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3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
+1 949-673-3524
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornbread” (44 reviews)
“macho salad” (19 reviews)
“ribs” (24 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In 2016 while on vacation this restaurant was highly recommended for dinner. They did not disappoint!! This year, August 2017, we returned but were very disappointed in our dinner. The cornbread was absolutely the best as last year, but the rotisserie chicken with potatoes was...More

Thank Tybeerunner
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Love the smoked salmon appetizer!! It's my favorite thing to eat there. We had the enchilada with tri-tip for $35 I wouldn't waste my money. The enchilada was good but the tri-tip was charred and too chewy. They offer free corkage which we love and...More

Thank Sherena T
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

While the fish specials and steaks are great my personal favorite is off the menu. The cluck and moo has chicken and ribs. Add the jalapeño corn bread and it can't be beat.

Thank tclaw
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Bandera is a lot of things. It has a bar that welcomes singles. And it has cozy booths where you feel private and can actually have a conversation. Service is great. I love the food, especially the beef back ribs. My husband likes the squash...More

Thank Balticlight
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Staff courteous, portion sizes large could easily enough to share. Busy restaurant, would suggest you book as we did. Well worth a visit.

Thank stella2sam
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Recommend getting reservations. We were seated right away but the place was packed. My husband had the small dinner salad to start and thought it was delicious. His barbecued salmon was cooked perfectly and my main course salad was very good with large pieces of...More

Thank Phyl145
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

So I had a few hours before my flight back home. Checked out Ocean Blvd. and ate here. I got a table right away. My medium rib eye was cooked to medium-well and I did not have time to send it back. The grilled artichokes...More

Thank JBR888
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I was nervous about this visit after reading some reviews complaining about how they were treated and hustled out. Our experience was nothing like that! The service was extraordinary, our food was perfect and the atmosphere, while busy, was very nice. I reserved a table...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Stopped for early dinner after day at the beach. Good service, good food for a fair price. Burgers and fries are tasty also.

1  Thank rohdetampa
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a great restaurant in all aspects; service, food, attention to detail, drinks, name it, they do it very well. We had reservations, arrived to standing room only and within 5 minutes we were seated and had a drink in our hands. A very...More

Thank cutter634
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Donna B
21 January 2017|
Response from george f | Reviewed this property |
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$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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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