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11700 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-1503
+1 310-477-3524
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“macho salad” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (13 reviews)
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11700 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-1503
Neighbourhood: Westside
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you order BBQ here, watch out! I ate a piece of wire (BBQ brush bristle) concealed in a BBQ salmon filet. Wound up in the ER. After this happened to me, I googled, and BBQ brush wires are a well-known hazard. Amazed that this...More

Thank BBQBadger
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is my favorite place in LA. Love the scene, the food is wonderful and the menu is fun. I love Bandera and the head chef is very nice. I cant wait until I get to go again, love it!

Thank maxwell r
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I have been coming here for years. Just drinks or dinner. Ambiance, crowd, and staff are geat. Live jazz every night and excellent wine list. My #1 go to place in LA when I want a burger or bbq ribs (literally fall off the bone)....More

Thank chayrandl3r
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This was our first visit to Bandera and it was a success. Owned by the same chain as Houstons, the menu and atmosphere have some similarities. Unlike Houstons, Bandera takes reservations, eliminating the typical 45 minute wait for a table at Houstons. Very busy bar...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I love Bandera and try to eat here every time I'm in town. The grilled artichokes are the best I've had anywhere, period! The atmosphere here is always upbeat whether you're at the bar or eating at a table. They always have a great group...More

Thank Curt S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

An excellent restaurant. Ahi Tuna, Steak, Kale Salad, Banana Cream Pie, Oreo Ice Cream Cookies, Rib Eye Steak, artichoke, all delicious. Service was excellent. Parking was easy. Really good value.

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The ribs are superb. The service is consistently good. Also try the artichoke if you can. The ambience is a bit noisy.

Thank ferrosario66
Reviewed 17 January 2017

What an amazing restaurant. It had nice quiet live jazz with the amazing beef ribs....FELL OFF THE BONES....YES IT DID! The waitresses were so very nice and helpful.

1  Thank swalkerd
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a constant in LA. Really consistently good food everytime I go and I go all the time. The location is not touristy so it has to be good. Many other places in the area close and this place stays because it is so...More

Thank Sailysailing
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I have been going here for years and love this restaurant. My favorite item is the grilled artichokes which are hands down the best I have ever had. They have a wood rotisserie and know how to use it. The menu has a nice selection...More

Thank Curt S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11700 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-1503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-477-3524
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