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Bandidas Taqueria

#137 of 2,874 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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2781 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4C5, Canada
+1 604-568-8224
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09:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner with a girlfriend as I had been wanting to go for some time, and she had been a few times and recommended it. We went fairly late in the evening so it was moderately busy. They have expanded as well so there is more seating now. The service was slow to start, but once we ordered,... More 

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Thank samc862015
Delta, Canada
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108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With my son being a Vegan, we went to this restaurant to check out their Mexican Food. The tacos and enchiladas we ordered were wonderful. We really enjoyed the flavours and tastes. The service as well was friendly. The only downsides is that the way the seating of this restaurant is laid out, you are closely packed together and the... More 

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Thank Ed N
Canmore, Canada
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very popular spot, full to capacity the entire evening we were there--a local gem. Lots of variety, tons of creative choices, mexican flavours

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Thank mog2012
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180 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a vegetarian, and certainly am not a vegan. I prefer meat with my Mexican food as do the majority of my family members. As a result, I was apprehensive about inviting my family (3 generations) to the Drive for dinner, but we all enjoyed ourselves. My aunt & mother prefer more traditional Asian establishments. However, we were... More 

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Thank brenda p
Vancouver, BC
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60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This family friendly Vegetarian restaurant/cafe opens from 9 am to 12 am. I was supposed to meet up with my friend around 9:30 am and looking for a cafe/restaurant so that we can eat brunch. I have ordered Brito from Brunch menu, and my friend ordered Benny. Instead of English muffin, they use Corn Bread. They serve HUGE volume! I... More 

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Thank ryont
Vancouver, BC
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Love this place. We used to come more often but always hated the long lines. Now that they have expanded the place the wait was very minimal. Service was great and food was awesome! Love that they use corn bread for their eggs benny!!! One of our favorite brunch spots on the drive!

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Thank jackolatern
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A great place to grab a bite with a couple friends, there's always a ton of vegan options and the food is always delicious. I've never had a bad experience. The vegan truffles are amazing too. Highly recommend you check it out.

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Thank Grace L
Weston Super Mare
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Completely delicious. The food was fresh and tasty. I loved the fact that it was easy to make most options vegan. We had the vegan ice cream for dessert and it was by far the best vegan ice cream I've ever had. It tasted like the best, creamiest dairy ice cream. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank Claire W
Lethbridge, Canada
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Bandidas is a hidden gem with fabulous fresh food and some unique twists. The non-meat menu hits the spot with cornbread bases for many of the offerings. Prices are very reasonable and everything we tried was delicious

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Thank Carol2210
West Kelowna, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We were on vacation for a few days in Vancouver and staying close by this place. We found it had great reviews on Trip Advisor and we are fans of Mexican food so thought we'd give it a try. The most important thing to know is that this is a vegetarian restaurant. We DID NOT know this! They do some... 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2781 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-8224

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