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Bandera

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11700 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-1503
+1 310-477-3524
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Montrose, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An excellent restaurant. Ahi Tuna, Steak, Kale Salad, Banana Cream Pie, Oreo Ice Cream Cookies, Rib Eye Steak, artichoke, all delicious. Service was excellent. Parking was easy. Really good value.

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Thank Jacqueline C
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The ribs are superb. The service is consistently good. Also try the artichoke if you can. The ambience is a bit noisy.

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Thank ferrosario66
Houston, Texas
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126 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

What an amazing restaurant. It had nice quiet live jazz with the amazing beef ribs....FELL OFF THE BONES....YES IT DID! The waitresses were so very nice and helpful.

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Thank swalkerd
Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a constant in LA. Really consistently good food everytime I go and I go all the time. The location is not touristy so it has to be good. Many other places in the area close and this place stays because it is so good.

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Thank Sailysailing
Boerne, Texas
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I have been going here for years and love this restaurant. My favorite item is the grilled artichokes which are hands down the best I have ever had. They have a wood rotisserie and know how to use it. The menu has a nice selection of fish, poultry and beef. The jazz groups that are usually playing make for a... More 

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Thank Curt S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Outstanding French dip sandwich and roast Castroville artichokes. The French dip is shaved prime rib on exquisite bread with horseradish sauce and au jus. One of our favorite meals in LA.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was my second time here in the last year while visiting Santa Monica. This is part of a chain of restaurants operated by the Hillside Group. They know what they're doing when it comes to food and service! Great ambience here, jazz trio in the corner, darkly lit room with centre piece bar and attentive bartenders. We sat in... More 

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Thank kidcollins
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Nothing I hate more than constantly having to pay to valet. Sometimes it's such a joke, especially when restaurants take over public meter spaces for valet. Like we aren't paying top dollar already to eat out in LA? Anyway, it's my own personal hangup. But here in Brentwood it's $7 and then you need to tip. I don't know, I'd... More 

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Thank MygalLLL
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I went to Bandera just before leaving Los Angeles and it definitively hit the spot. The food was amazing but the service was outstanding. We had the best cornbread of our lives and the ribs were perfect, tasty and tender. They also had a jazz band which made our experience even better. I strongly recommend this place. PD: Im not... More 

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Thank Erick G
Winter Park, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Casual dining. Live music at night. Busy and noisy on Friday night but food is good and not real expensive. Good Fries, Roast chicken that is moist, great burger.

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Thank MonsieurOllie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11700 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-1503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-477-3524

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