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Bandido's Mexican Cafe

122 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2562
+1 919-732-8662
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“shredded beef” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (5 reviews)
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122 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2562
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Your typical college town Tex mex restaurant . All the essentials but really good and fresh with great attentive service. Prices were unbeatable.

Thank Angel R
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Came here to eat with 4 children under 3 and 4 hungry adults. Service was fast and food was great. The wait staff are always friendly.

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We used to go to the Bandido's in Woodcroft Shopping Center in Durham and have missed it since it closed. We now live closer to downtown Hillsborough and it was good to find that this Bandido's is still the same. Their seasoned chips are good,...More

Thank RobinL270
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Loved the food but this time I found the portions to be a little smaller :-( Salsa is always a winner. Loved there grilled veggies. Will go back again.

Thank Sweta A
Reviewed April 4, 2017

When visiting Hillsborough, stop and have a taste of what good Mexican food is. We ate there today and the price is so affordable and they over fill the plates. Any restaurant in Hillsborough is busy at lunch but Bandidos still manages to get their...More

Thank Betty E
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Fun atmosphere and great food! The staff is always polite and friendly. They have a particular meal that you can win a T-shirt if you can eat it all and my husband took the challenge lol. The kids love coming here as well and getting...More

Thank Jessica E
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Doesn't distinguish itself from its thousands of "mexican" restaurant brethren across the country. Basic tex-mex fare in a basic ambiance.

Thank MistaPoupou
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Scary tacos (what's that smell??); roaches in the restrooms, and margaritas that taste faintly of Dr. Bronner's Soap. Pass!

Thank mhill0812
Reviewed January 9, 2017

If you are looking for delicious poblano pepper with shredded beef, go to Bandido's Mexican Cafe. You won't be disappointed. We had lunch there recently and it was so good, we ordered 2 to take home.

Thank annt575
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Very fast, had great recommendations from our waitress. Solid stop. Its hard to get a five star out of me and I feel I've been to more authentic places, and being from Chicago I'm very spoiled with amazing unique taco joints. I'd still highly recommend.

Thank Christa G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2562
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 919-732-8662
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