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Bandanas Mexican Grille

5607 Atlantic Ave, located six blocks south of Rio Grande Avenue at Atlantic and Buttercup, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-4305
+1 609-522-5735
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (49 reviews)
“ice cream” (107 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5607 Atlantic Ave, located six blocks south of Rio Grande Avenue at Atlantic and Buttercup, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-4305
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1 - 10 of 516 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We made two trips here this summer. Always stop after the first dinner rush and seating and service is tops. Dined last on 9/14, had the shrimp and the steak charitas. Love the street corn and rice. Had great service both times from Sorin. WIsh...More

Thank sam280_
bandanas, Owner at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the solid endorsement of our food and service! Sorin is an awesome server- polite, caring efficient and knowledgeable...happy to know you agree! Our elote corn, rice and charitas are all delicious in our opinion too! One of our agreements as a Surfrider certified...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Bandanas for the first time on September 4, 2018 (post-labor day) for lunch at noon. It seemed like we were the first customers of the day, but our food & service was excellent (I wish I could remember our hostess/servers name.) We started...More

Thank Samantha J
bandanas, Owner at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the excellent critique of our food and service! Happy to hear that you found our fresh and tasty nachos, burritos, quesadillas and sundaes worth the cost. So glad you found us...it’s always fun to discover a new spot that you really like!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were returning from the boardwalk in Wildwood and wanted something quick to eat and arrived at Bandanas. We ordered takeout of beef tacos which was spicy and tasty. We eat a lot of Mexican so we can compare to other Restaurants serving the same...More

Thank Spyrig
bandanas, Manager at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy to know you found our tacos spicy and tasty. Being a smallish sort of place, we pride ourselves on our ability to make all our menu items (except chicken tenders and fries!), fresh daily. This, of course, includes our salsa, which is full of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been eating here every trip to Wildwood Crest for the past 3 years. I do not like spicy food. For our first two years, I asked for the children's taco meal. It was good, I was able to eat two...More

Thank Sandy F
bandanas, Owner at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sandy, Thank you for bringing this up. We do have a kids menu, and it is meant for kids, to make family dining out more affordable, and to offer items that appeal to kids. Our mildly seasoned ground beef used for preparing kids menu...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm gonna go with 4 stars!! This was my first time there. Stayed at the hotel next door and smelled the food all day so I had to try it. My daughter and I order the nachos loaded... huge mistake.... in a good way! Way...More

Thank donna3174
bandanas, Manager at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Donna, for your review. Glad you enjoyed our service, nachos, tacos and salad and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here. Very friendly staff. Small wait time not bad. Food was decent. Menu has a little something for everyone. Fair price.

Thank rtk71
bandanas, Manager at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

All righty then! Thanks!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well prepared food, good service, plenty of satisfying choices with a moderate wait time which is typical in Wildwood for a good restaurant on a Sunday night in the summer.

Thank Ken K
bandanas, Manager at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the opportunity to serve you! Glad you stopped by and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is very good. We had to wait about 45 minutes for a table but it gave us the chance to go to get some wine since it is a BYOB. They have a good selection of Mexican dishes.

Thank Ang0427
bandanas, Manager at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the double thumbs up! And great use of your wait time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This very popular restaurant is usually crowded. It is clean, and it has a variety of Mexican (or Southwestern) food. Don't miss their terrific ice cream dishes. It is slightly expensive compared to other restaurants in town that serve southwestern and Mexican food.More

Thank Phyllis F
bandanas, Manager at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Phyllis, Thanks for describing our ice cream dishes as terrific! We agree! From fresh made in-house cones to crepes, waffles, empanadas and our signature fried banana split, it’s hard to decide what to pair with your scoops of creamy deliciousness. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived before the rush(5pm) and got seated immediately. Ordered up some Guac and chips and have to say it was delicious. Ordered your basic entree's... taco salad, burrito etc. Everything tasted decent, nothing "out of this world". The taco salads were mainly lettuce, but...More

Thank boomer3297
bandanas, Manager at Bandanas Mexican Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Happy to hear you found our guac and chips delicious, although it sounds like you almost hated to admit it, lol. Our taco salad, served in a crispy tortilla bowl, is full of cold, crunchy lettuce, a nice portion of seasoned ground beef, freshly grated...More

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They definitely do. Food is great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5607 Atlantic Ave, located six blocks south of Rio Grande Avenue at Atlantic and Buttercup, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-4305
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-5735
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Description
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 beers or margaritas to complement your dining. Make sure to save a little rooom for your sweet tooth, and indulge in one of our amazing original ice cream creations. They're sure to bring a smile to your face and make your tastebuds dance! Relax and Enjoy! Open Weekends through June 11, 2015 and then daily beginning Friday, June 12, serving lunch, dinner and dessert. Be sure to check out our Build Your Own Burrito Bar available in season daily til 3 pm. Adios for now!
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