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Celebrating 30 years in 2015, Bandanas is a family run, seasonal restaurant in Wildwood Crest. At Bandanas, we live the motto "Love People, Cook Them Tasty Food". We believe that there's a kindness in cooking that sets something good in motion, and we want to share it with you. Everyday we make all of our marinades, sauces and salsas from scratch, with fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices. We seek out high quality meats, fresh-caught local fish, aged natural cheeses,and the season's best Jersey produce. Emphasis is on a lighter, healthier approach to cooking and our menu items are prepared to order. Although we have no liquor license, you may 'bring your own" or try one of our non-alcoholic
US$6 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Southwestern
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed 21 August 2021

Always a line outside so we tried it one night for dinner. We sat outside so I don’t know what inside was like. Food was delivered fresh and hot. Fountain soda had a strange taste to it so I would avoid that.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 17 August 2021 via mobile

Food was excellent; carnivores and vegans had plenty of options. Chips and salsa are extra and the food was kind of pricey for Mexican. Also, the county is dry; so they only offer virgin margaritas 😔

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 16 August 2021

We placed an order online for pickup -- simple, easy, fast and the food was excellent. Fresh chips, yummy homemade salsa, and we appreciated the vegan bowl option (tons of food, too).

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 August 2021

Had the beef burrito and hard shell american tacos with beans & rice, it was all very good. Ordered online for a specific time, and it was ready exactly on time.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 8 August 2021 via mobile

Bland steak salad. Rest of food is medicine at best. Definitely annoyed overhearing the waitress tell a large group “they’re done” when I still had a 80% full beer and didn’t get the bill yet. Felt rushed to finish drink w people lingering over me...for tableMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 July 2021 via mobile

Always our dinner spot for the first night. Service is great and friendly. Food is hot and tasty. Definitely go here

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 13 July 2021 via mobile

Nothing special, although crowded. Food was mediocre, service was good. Parking is on the street which makes it challenging.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 9 July 2021

All of our dishes (burritos, enchiladas, cheese & chips) were okay, but the tastes were very "off" for Mexican food. Was not a good Mexican food experience for us. Even the salsa had a strange taste. Service was poor, but we understand they are short-handed.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 5 June 2021 via mobile

Great BYOB! I had the pulled chicken burrito and my husband had the supreme burrito, both were delicious. The staff were very friendly

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 23 May 2021 via mobile

It's been at least 10 years since I've been here and this was my husband's first visit. The food was great, and the service was efficient and friendly.

Date of visit: May 2021
bandanas, Owner at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2021

Welcome back to Bandanas! Thanks for the great review and hope to see you again soon.

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17 July 2020|
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Response from linda m | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure since there are so few people going to the Jersey shore, it's unlikely but maybe on nice weekends, you should consider it.
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Response from Lovie411 | Reviewed this property |
They definitely do. Food is great!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bandanas Mexican Grille

Yes, Bandanas Mexican Grille offers takeaway services.

Bandanas Mexican Grille is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4