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11220 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35803-4415
+1 256-489-3232
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11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Huntsville, Alabama
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I believe this place is just "Southside Cantina" now. They have good food, served quickly. It's a very cool, quirky atmosphere with friendly service. I like just the regular beef tacos.

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Thank ceemacks
Huntsville, Alabama
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Maybe they have some other tasty food I didn't try, but the burrito was disgusting, no flavor what so ever.

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Richmond, Virginia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Thursday night: Dave Anderson (voted Number 1 Best Musician in the Valley) takes the stage and performs for three hours with nothing more than a beer for a break. Lovely Tess remembers what you want to drink and has it at your table before you've situated your Hush Puppies under your chair. Food is good. Music. Is. Great. Dave Anderson... More 

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Thank Linda E
Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The Bandito Southside was spawned from the Bandito Burrito on Governors Dr. There are a couple of other locations in Madison and US72. But Southside is the best cleanest location. I think the Southside location is independent of the others. But the menus at each are nearly identical Southside has a food side and bar/band side. Yet place still maintains... More 

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Thank Keil1966
Sheffield, Alabama
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147 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This restaurant does not have the eclectic 70s counter culture feel of Bandito Burrito on Governors Drive. Instead, the feel is that of a more spacious sports bar with a Bama football theme. The menu is similar to that of the Governors drive restaurant with plenty of vegetarian options, reasonable prices, and good quality. There are a few tables outside... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

We've eaten dinner here several times. The food has always been good-tasting and served quickly. Several nights a week live bands perform there too. The prices seem a little cheaper than some of the other Mexican restaurants in town. I recommend this place.

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Thank Jim R
texasese
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

I've been going to bandito since the place opened. Tess, who runs the bar, is a friend along with Tom in the restaurant. lots of comfort food, good salsa, and I guess you just have to work your way thru the menue. Definately something there for everybody. The bar is usually hopping with great live music and terrfic drinks. And... More 

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Thank texasese
Boston, Massachusetts
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148 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

I stopped in for lunch with some work folks and had a #10 combo. They have a really big beer selection which is great. The enchilada had a nice red sauce on it, the re-fried beans were very good and the taco that came with the meal was also very nice. I think this was comparable to Mexican that you... More 

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Thank kukrusher
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Trip Advisor has the wrong hours posted. Bandito Southside is OPEN late Monday thru Sat. Hours are 1100 am to 1:00 am every Monday through Saturday. Always fresh good, nonsmoking, family friendly. Live music nightly.

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Thank Holley186
Huntsville, Alabama
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

I love Bandito Southside. Been there for lunches, dinners, and just the bar & to see bands. These really are my favorite burritos on the planet, and I'm crazy about their salsa. Usually have just about any beer you could want. Good family atmosphere, too, though which I find is rare for a place that is 1/2 bar, but I've... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
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
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11220 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35803-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-489-3232

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