Turn Tonight's Dinner Into a Fiesta

Turn Tonight's Dinner Into a Fiesta

Get your favorite menu items at El Banditos

For hand-rolled tacos, fresh guacamole and crisp margaritas you've been craving all week, El Banditos is the place to be any night of the week. We take pride in our menu, sourcing all our ingredients from local farmers (including Pavelka's Point Meats and Grass Run Farms in Decorah). When you dine with us, you're supporting the Iowa City community with every bite.

We have breakfast, lunch and dinner options, so there's something for every occasion. Visit us today to indulge in our fresh, homemade menu items.

Load up your plate with your favorites

El Banditos is more than your average Mexican restaurant; it's a place to spend time with loved ones and create memories you'll never forget.

At El Banditos, you can...

  • Start your dinner with a pile of loaded nachos, complete with shredded cheese, lettuce, jalapeños, beans, fresh guacamole, diced tomatoes and your choice of meat.
  • Sip on a 16-ounce margarita on the rocks. We also have pitchers available for you to enjoy with the group. Plus, you can order Jarritos for any kiddos at the table.
  • Share a platter of fried plantains, served with refried black bean crema and a rich queso fresco.
  • Order an entree of your choice. We have all the staples, including soft and hard tacos, quesadillas, burritos and enchiladas.

Have dietary restrictions? No problem. We have plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options for you to choose from. Browse our menu today to find your favorites.