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3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
+1 949-673-3524
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (50 reviews)
“macho salad” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (31 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bandera was recommended by family from Newport Beach, and we were happy we went. The dress is what I would call dressy casual. We had a reservation for six o’clock and were seated promptly. Other reviewers had recommended the cornbread appetizer and it was as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheSearcherxxxx
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Love to have cocktails there and the smoke salmon is a must. The grilled artichoke is a great appetizer but the rotisserie chicken is very good. This place is close to my house so I love to walk over and enjoy good food and cozy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ken M
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food great service simple menu and average pricing. Great service, no rush thru your dinner. Wonderful ambiance. Very nice mid price dining in a great atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 243ChrisA
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Make sure you get there early because there is always a wait after they have been open for a few minutes, but it's worth waiting for. The chicken salad is to die for along with the ribs. I just wish they would be open for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank John L. B
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This place has a solid menu with classics that can please anyone in your family. But nothing is out of the ordinary— a good bistro style place. It’s on the expensive side.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Odyssey733953
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here more times than I can count over the years so it’s time to give Bandera credit. It is without a doubt one of my favorites in all of Orange County. It never disappoints. I love the ambience - trendy yet upscale casual...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OU812Kiev
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Found this place in 2004 on my first visit to Usa, food was great then. Now my third visit one of the best restaurant experiences and food ever tasted. Great service, wonderful staff, fantastic food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank marc291
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We are big fans of Houston however and due to my birthday , my spouse wanted to try something different. Banderas was recommended and definitely it was a winner. Love the small sexy version of Houston with the quality and high standard of service and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LinchyTica
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I had heard Bandera had a "secret menu item" of prime rib. Had heard many good things about Bandera so decided to try it. We went on a Sunday and had reservations for 5:00 p.m. I believe they do not open until 4:30 p.m. on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very enjoyable restaurant with great ambience. Great margaritas and the food was super tasty. The roast chicken was excellent as well as the red cabbage. Our table also enjoyed the hamburger described as the best ever as was the chicken sandwich. Portions were very large....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BKL33458
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Hi back--I am not familiar with the problem or the restaurant policy regarding it. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$31
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach  >  Corona del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 949-673-3524
American Cooking with a Southwestern Flavor.
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