Over twenty-five years ago Jim Schindler opened the first Bandido's Restaurant on Winchester Road in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Armino Cortez, a Mexican chef, originally created all of our authentic Mexican recipes that we still prepare fresh daily in our kitchens.


Fort Wayne Locations
Georgetown Square
Winchester Road
Southwest (Illinois/Glencarin)
Glenbrook Commons

Bandido's serves about 3,000 customers daily and has won several awards including, "Best Mexican Restaurant" in Fort Wayne, Indiana and Lima, Ohio. Moreover, Bandido's has been designated, by the Best Restaurant of America's publication "Where The Locals Eat," as having the "Best Mexican Food!"