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Bandido's Lima

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2613 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805-1207
+1 419-331-0855
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A nice place to visit on your birthday. 8 dollars of your meal. I live to get the fajita lots of a good food. Friend ice cream. Yum

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Thank Shelley M
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We used to come here a lot growing up. This was my first time here in years. I was extremely disappointed. The menu shrank. The food was very mediocre. The salsa was the only high point in the visit. The staff was more concerned on chatting with one another than focusing on the tables, they were very loud and rude.... More 

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Thank Brilef
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to this restaurant since early 90's. Ups and downs but lately the service has been creepy and subpar and the food is not good. Sometimes too salty but overall not enjoyable. Two years ago this was my favorite then things went downhill. I continued to go thinking it was a fluke. After 6 times I think this... More 

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Thank HeatherAJD
Lima, OH
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Had a family birthday dinner here. Food was so-so, service not good. 1 big party nearby got all the attention and we had to wait, ask for drinks, etc. Had to stop on the way home and use the bathroom to get rid of it. Can't prove what caused nausea, but won't chance it again.

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Thank cinskeep
Lima, Ohio
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We have eaten here many times as always the food and service is amazing. We love going to the Lima, Ohio location.

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Thank Mark M
Elida, Ohio
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

People give Bandidos a bad rap, but the food quality is always consistent, the wait staff is amazing, and the prices are always reasonable. My family loves coming here.

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Thank Jeff S
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133 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Has been a while since we broke tortillas here, but management seems to have changed since our last visit, and for the better. Extremely good service, very clean and a new menu. It seems to be a move in the right direction. Everything was fresh and tasty. Build your own is a nice touch. Most any variation you can think... More 

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Thank Fred B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Family outing for birthday celebration. BANDIDO'S NEVER DISAPPOINTS!!!! Food and drinks exceeds expectations, and service is topnotch!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

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Thank suzanne w
Lima, Ohio
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

I could just fill up on the chips and salsa. The place has been around a long time. Never been disappointed in the food. can be busy at times.

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Thank Daniel S
Columbus, Ohio
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

I've been to Bandido's more times than I can count. The employees are always cheerful and polite and their food is always delicious. The free chips and salsa are addicting and usually fill us up even before our food arrives. I usually get the enchiladas, either chicken or seafood. A word of advice, the seafood enchiladas are super rich, so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2613 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805-1207
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lima
  • Phone Number: +1 419-331-0855

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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?