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The Bank - Mexican Restaurant & Bar

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Mexican, Southwestern
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28645 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA
+1 951-676-6160
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09:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit was most enjoyable, the food was great, the service, and hospitality was beyond words. We will come again and often.

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Thank Edgar C T
Azusa, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be one of the best Mexican Restaurants in Southern Calif! The staff is friendly and really wants to make sure you are having a great meal. The chips come to the table hot! The food tastes so good, you just want to stay there and have more. There is outside dining as well. Location is clean and... More 

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Thank sparky91702
Oceanside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

So while walking in Old Town Temecula, I noticed the outdoor bar with a couple football games on so we net in for a quick beverage. We were greet ed immediately after seating ourselves with chips and salsa. I had their Cadillac margarita and it was fantastic. Strong AND smooth at the same time which isn't easy with a margarita.... More 

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Thank Mike S
Christy P, Owner at The Bank - Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

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Ramona, California
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Yes, this is in an old bank. Food, service and ambiance was great. I got the Tostada Supreme with carnitas for 11.95. Guests got shrimp salad; salad and tortilla soup and the car;nitas plate. Margaritas were really good also. Great location for going to the Temecula Theater.

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Thank Eileen C
Christy P, Owner at The Bank - Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Come back soon:) More 

Peoria, Arizona
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Nice meal in the heart of Old Temecula in an old bank building. It was a good Mexican meal and nice to have the choice between refried or black beans.

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Thank Desertgal422
Christy P, Owner at The Bank - Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great location in Old Towne Temecula. In an old bank building. Worth a read about the thwarted bank robbery. Burritos were very good. Chips were a little thick for my taste. Sit outside and watch the world drift by.

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Thank Ethan W
Fallbrook, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Located on busy Front Street in Old Town Temecula, this restaurant has been around for a very long time. I first ate there in the late 1970's while traveling through to Lake Cuyamaca. I had wonderful things to say back then, but not this time. The best part of the visit was that we were promptly seated, but after that,... More 

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Thank Ann T
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Right at the intersection of Main and Front Streets...Inside or Outside seating. Great homemade Guacamole....excellent Marghritas and generous portions. Reasonable pricing and good for an all around fun evening when you just want Mexican Food...Very casual atmosphere, clean and good service. Ole...Enjoy!

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Thank RDU-Yankee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Located in the heart of Old Town Temecula. Great food and atmosphere. Great service and reasonable prices.

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Thank James H
Oxnard, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

So, we've been here twice and have sat at the outside bar both times. They do have indoor seating however. We just like the casualness of outside. The margaritas are great! So are the tostados and oh yes the guacamole! We really enjoy the atmosphere, the drinks and the food here. We will go back the next time we are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28645 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-676-6160

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?