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Casa De Bandini

Casa De Bandini

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Carlsbad
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8.5/10
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  • Ranked #2 for Mexican restaurants in Carlsbad
  • Carlisia C.
    "Any margarita worth having is worth having with Don Julio!"(3 Tips)
    Shelly R.
    "Ask for the house margarita at happy hour, same price mas delicioso!"(12 Tips)
    Heather T.
    "Excellent Margi's and salsa, also love the fresh, homemade..."(2 Tips)
    Brian G.
    "Go with the Mole, some of the best around.....Love it!!!"(3 Tips)
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  • Jonathan Z.
    Jonathan ZupnikSeptember 13
    Been here 10+ times
    Great Mexican restaurant, incredible food and reasonable prices we love the guacamole and Caso Fundido to start and they make the tortillas fresh every day and bring them out nice and hot (corn/flower
  • Rick R.
    Love it all. The drinks, the food, happy hour, live music, indoor or out. Our custom nachos include pulled pork. Mango Margs are refreshingly tasty
  • Kadi D.
    Kadi DonnellyOctober 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Their refried beans are bot vegetarian friendly, so watch out! Otherwise, they have great food. Can't go wrong with Sopa Azteca :)
  • Laurel F.
    Laurel FuquaMay 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    My favorite Mexican place ever!! Great service, amazing good and fabulous bartenders. Ask fix Jessica or Fidel to fix your drink.
  • Judi B.
    Judi BonillaAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the nachos for a shared dinner! Lots of tastiness and skip adding beef or chicken (the chorizo is plenty).
  • Color Ink B.
    Color Ink BookJanuary 11, 2015
    Was happy with everything, Cadillac margarita, taco sampler and quesadilla! Service was good as well!
  • Michael C.
    Michael ConteNovember 17, 2014
    The arroz con pollo was amazing here and really great atmosphere for a cheap price!
  • Heather T.
    Heather TNovember 7, 2014
    Excellent Margi's and salsa, also love the fresh, homemade tortillas :)
  • Anita H.
    Anita HandsonDecember 31, 2013
    Food was yummy and the great service is what's going to keep me coming back!
  • Natalia S.
    Natalia SinaiDecember 27, 2014
    My favorite things to eat here are the burritos and tacos there DELISH.
  • K L.
    K LaJuly 23, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The Enchiladas Del Mar is fabulous and of you order a Don Julio, go large!! Better value and u r only going to want more ;-)
  • Adam B.
    Adam BugaJune 20, 2014
    Surprisingly decent food. Nice live music. Good service. Shop while you wait.
  • Sally C.
    Sally CrawfordFebruary 7, 2013
    Theyake their tortillas yummy & their carnitas is really good
  • Brian G.
    Brian GoodNovember 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Go with the Mole, some of the best around.....Love it!!!
  • Shelly R.
    Shelly RunyonNovember 22, 2011
    Ask for the house margarita at happy hour, same price mas delicioso!
  • Carlisia C.
    Carlisia CamposFebruary 22, 2014
    Any margarita worth having is worth having with Don Julio!
  • Adam B.
    Adam BugaJune 21, 2014
    Good food all around. Nice decor and live music.
  • Jaclyn
    JaclynAugust 6, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Mango Margarita...tastes like fresh mangos. Pollo Fundido is also a winner
  • John K.
    John KiddeApril 8
    Very good food, quality service, always a good time.
  • Kim D.
    Kim DruschDecember 26, 2011
    Perfect matgarita. Order 3 Amigo with Don Julio Anejo & make it skinny with agave. Freaking awesome!
  • JD M.
    JD MorrisJanuary 27, 2013
    Great fro family and friends! We last went for New Years dinner!
  • Tacey T.
    Tacey TanMay 26
    Mole poblano, carnitas ala michocaun and rolls Royce margaritas
  • Chuck C.
    Chuck ClarkFebruary 10, 2014
    The medium margarita is huge!!!
  • Edwin L.
    Edwin LapAugust 15, 2014
    Everything! Cabo Wabo Tequila.
  • Shannon R.
    Shannon ReedJanuary 11, 2010
    Their gynormous margaritas are amazing. For added enjoyment, add an additional shot of tequila.
  • Chuck C.
    Chuck ClarkFebruary 10, 2014
    Fish burrito is big, but disappointing. Too much of the Mexican cooking oil. My wife thought her California Taco was disappointing. Chicken was probably prepackaged dish heated up in a microwave.
  • Steve♥Tami
    Steve♥TamiJuly 20, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Next to Javier's in Newport, Irvine or Cabo....this place has the best Mexican food and atmosphere.
  • Jennie C.
    Jennie Carson HildreAugust 16, 2013
    Servers are pretty annoyed that they have to be there. Tequila selection was a little lacking. But chips where really good though!
  • Ti W.
    Ti W.March 30, 2012
    Drinks & chips were served right away, but entree was on the slow side.
  • Steven L.
    Steven LarkyJune 2, 2013
    Mango burrito on the healthy section is deliciouso!
  • Joe F.
    Joe FOctober 12, 2015
    Horchata is awesome!
  • Andrew J.
    Andrew JohnsonSeptember 23, 2014
    So unhealthy yet so good. Chimichanga...
  • Ken B.
    Ken BruckerDecember 12, 2014
    Try a margarita made with agave syrup!
  • Jamie L.
    Jamie LimaJanuary 3, 2015
    Best Mexican food I've had in a very, very long gone time. ¡Ándele!
  • Stefanie D.
    Stefanie DelMarJanuary 4, 2012
    Chicken mole is the best ever
  • Gokhan
    GokhanSeptember 15
    All meals and service
  • Les K.
    Les KollegianDecember 27, 2011
    Food and service is mediocre at best. Cadillac margarita is a good call. Get the large.
  • Pamela Y.
    Pamela YagerJuly 10, 2012
    Yummy strawberry margaritas
  • Jack M.
    Jack MJune 5, 2010
    Good margi's but be sure to ask for what size u want
  • Alice B.
    Alice BandyJune 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Really fun with the music on the weekend
  • Paula T.
    Paula TurkApril 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Cheese crisp!!!! Amazing!
  • Jeffrey K.
    Jeffrey KingFebruary 19, 2011
    Check in w Facebook and get a free appetizer!
  • Kris S.
    Kris SApril 27, 2012
    Birdbath Margaritas!
  • Dave H.
    Dave HammondNovember 12, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Skinny margaritas rule!
  • Bill F.
    Bill FergusonApril 24, 2010
    Ask for the hot salsa
  • Chris J.
    Chris JonesMarch 29, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Karla is an idiot.
  • Wendy P.
    Wendy PatroliaNovember 4, 2009
    Don't eat the cheese dip if it is solidified.
  • Chris H.
    Chris HusongNovember 9, 2009
    get the seafood Chimichanga Read more
  • Black S.
    Black StephanJuly 2, 2011
    Los camarones al mojo de ajo no es muy mojo...
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