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3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
+1 949-673-3524
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“corn bread” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (24 reviews)
“taco salad” (19 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

First timers and we will return. Early dinner on a week night and were seated immediately. Noticed that they have an extremely nice covered waiting area outside. There were quite a few people waiting to be seated when we were leaving so our early dinner...More

1  Thank KarenK518
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

In 2016 while on vacation this restaurant was highly recommended for dinner. They did not disappoint!! This year, August 2017, we returned but were very disappointed in our dinner. The cornbread was absolutely the best as last year, but the rotisserie chicken with potatoes was...More

1  Thank Tybeerunner
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Love the smoked salmon appetizer!! It's my favorite thing to eat there. We had the enchilada with tri-tip for $35 I wouldn't waste my money. The enchilada was good but the tri-tip was charred and too chewy. They offer free corkage which we love and...More

Thank Sherena T
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

While the fish specials and steaks are great my personal favorite is off the menu. The cluck and moo has chicken and ribs. Add the jalapeño corn bread and it can't be beat.

Thank tclaw
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Bandera is a lot of things. It has a bar that welcomes singles. And it has cozy booths where you feel private and can actually have a conversation. Service is great. I love the food, especially the beef back ribs. My husband likes the squash...More

Thank Balticlight
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Staff courteous, portion sizes large could easily enough to share. Busy restaurant, would suggest you book as we did. Well worth a visit.

Thank stella2sam
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Recommend getting reservations. We were seated right away but the place was packed. My husband had the small dinner salad to start and thought it was delicious. His barbecued salmon was cooked perfectly and my main course salad was very good with large pieces of...More

Thank Phyl145
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

So I had a few hours before my flight back home. Checked out Ocean Blvd. and ate here. I got a table right away. My medium rib eye was cooked to medium-well and I did not have time to send it back. The grilled artichokes...More

Thank JBR888
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I was nervous about this visit after reading some reviews complaining about how they were treated and hustled out. Our experience was nothing like that! The service was extraordinary, our food was perfect and the atmosphere, while busy, was very nice. I reserved a table...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Stopped for early dinner after day at the beach. Good service, good food for a fair price. Burgers and fries are tasty also.

1  Thank rohdetampa
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Donna B
22 January 2017|
Response from george f | Reviewed this property |
Hi back--I am not familiar with the problem or the restaurant policy regarding it. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 E Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625-2331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach  >  Corona del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 949-673-3524
American Cooking with a Southwestern Flavor.
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