Upon first visit, I was really impressed with El Bandido, a Tex-Mex restaurant located in Atlanta’s Little Five Points neighborhood. So, when I was in the middle of planning a super-last minute Happy Hour meetup before the holidays, I knew it was the perfect spot. Not only is the food on point, but their house margaritas are $2.99, every Tuesday. Despite the last minute notice, a nice-sized crowd turned up at my third ever #MeetMeAtTheBar. I had boozy gifts on deck for a few of those in attendance, and the margs had everyone in Lushworthy spirits.
In case you missed it, check out a few photos in the gallery below, and stay tuned for details on the next #MeetMeAtTheBar!
I absolutely love discovering new places to get my drink on in Atlanta. After walking past a spot on Euclid Ave. called El Bandido countless times, I finally gave it a shot after spotting an outdoor banner promoting $2.99 margaritas on Tuesdays. Smart move. Not only is their house margarita one of the cheapest in the city, it’s also hella strong. I’m no lightweight, and I was tipsy off of one. Two margs, and I was set. Thank you, El Bandido.
I also had the pleasure of dining on their tortilla soup, which was another pleasant surprise. Not gonna lie to you guys, but I’m pretty sure that’s the first time I’ve ever had chicken tortilla soup. It was delicious though. I was really impressed by the presentation. The tortilla crisps and the placement of the avocados made for a five-star dish, visually.
In addition to their margs and chicken tortilla soup, El Bandido offers a hearty variety of your usual Tex-Mex options. You can find El Bandido at 1083 Euclid Ave.