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Bandido's De Zihua

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Calle 5 de mayo, 8, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 553 8072
11:00 - 03:00
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Many friends like this restaurant because they speak English and the food is consistently good. A lttle overpriced and not quite local but a safe place to eat

Thank Joseph S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the live music here and the food and service was wonderful! It's in the perfect location for a day of shopping in downtown zihua!

Thank Shara M
North Bend, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bandido's is a favorite place for us to people watch and grab a cervesa or margarita while wandering around Zihua. This open air restaurant is right across the street from the market and is a great place to people watch on a hot afternoon or as day transitions to evening. Despite other reviewers opinions, we have never had issues here.... More 

Thank Xmjackson
Waterloo, Canada
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the shrimp molcajete. It is quite good but messy and extremely filling. Salsa is made at your table. A very nice touch. It was a Friday night so it was loud and since the restaurant is right on the sidewalk, the traffic is also loud. All in all, I'm glad we went but would give it a miss... More 

Thank Brenda L
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We, like other reviewers, were thinking this place was a tourist trap, and walked by many times. But it was fantastic. The quality was impressive.

Thank Denise D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many good restaurants in Zihuatanejo but this is not one of them. I do not generally write a review but the food was not good. We are marking this one off our list.

Thank KBCOwner
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have great service and live music. The food was great too, try the ribs and the salsa. Awesome surroundings.

Thank Scoutchris
Chachapoyas, Peru
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106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's in a good section of the town near all the shops, a hop to the pier or beach, and everything's fine. It's americanized, and I didn't get much out of the flavor, but filling. I tried the Skirt steak Tampico style and I'll give some other stuff a go later. They didn't give you refills on iced tea without... More 

Thank Michael M
Rockford, Illinois
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended for good, authentic Mexican food. It had that and more. Salsa was made at our table and was the freshest and best we've had in the last 10 days here. My wife had the Coconut Shrimp which was very good. But here's the surprise. Rack of Lamb was a special this night and it was as... More 

Thank TorxPlus
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stopped in for Margaritas and a light snack. Loved the atmosphere and the location, open to the street, right across from the mercado de artesanias, if you sit on an 'outside' table you can shop from your seat! The locals will try to sell to you from the sidewalk. The place was packed as it was almost noon, so... More 

Thank Leanne S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 5 de mayo, 8, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 553 8072

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