Bandit Grill and Bar Bandits' Grill & Bar

Bandits' Grill & Bar

589 N. Moorpark Rd. (Wilbur Rd.)
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Cuisine: Barbecue
The barbecue at Bandits' has a loyal following for good reason.
Openings: Lunch & Dinner daily
Bandits' Grill & Bar, Thousand Oaks, CA

Bandits' Grill & Bar Restaurant Review:

This slick-looking Thousand Oaks spot has upscale décor and a shiny open kitchen. But that doesn’t mean they don’t know down-home barbecue. The brisket, pulled pork, chicken, tri-tip and St. Louis ribs are slow-cooked and then finished over an oak wood fire to give them a pink color inside and a nice char outside. On the tri-tip and chicken, you can choose your favorite seasoning. The pulled pork and brisket come swathed in a bit of sauce already. Any of these meats are available as a full dinner plate with 15 different sides to choose from including mashed potatoes or quinoa. Get the mahi mahi tacos for a change of pace. If all that food overwhelms you, opt for one of the many salads like the iceberg wedge with blue cheese and bacon, or the Caesar served with either blackened chicken, shrimp or salmon. For those who have any room left, desserts are limited and decidedly simple. There’s old-fashioned cheesecake, chocolate cake and three flavors of ice cream --- you guessed it: vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. Also located at 1980 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 805-445-4742.