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Barrio Cafe

#10 of 2,536 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Encanto
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2814 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006-1205
+1 602-636-0240
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Gresham, Oregon
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

this is our 7th time here, twice this week! first place we head when we land in Phoenix. not to be missed!

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Thank GeneralDuncan
Albany, New York
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went two times while in Phoenix. Amazing enchiladas, $1.50 tacos during happy hour and half price drinks. sangria also fantastic. Get the table side guacamole. You won't regret it.

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Thank starsalign25
Virginia
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142 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Soooooo good!! The food was amazing! I had a poblano pepper stuffed with chicken, nuts, pomegranates and raisins. It was heaven! The margaritas are crazy good! Save room for dessert!!!! OMG!!!!

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Thank Navyspouse
Robbinsville, New Jersey
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I came here for dinner one night and we had a great time! Everything was absolutely delicious!!! Everything is very authentic and I highly recommend this restaurant!!!!

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Thank apappaslaw
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119 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Very friendly staff. Menu was great, made it difficult to choose. Good list of margaritas.

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Thank Luis J
Denver, Colorado
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234 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friend had the Chiles en Nogada, BH had the pollo poblano, I had the Pato en tamarindo (duck), all were delicious! Drinks: Had the Sergio el suave marg, And the flor de Jamaica (hibiscus) marg. The Sergio was Anejo with citrus pineapple, cilantro and jalapeño and was great. The hibiscus marg might have been better with a sugar rim than... More 

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Thank Koalatastic
Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance is fun but not out of the ordinary. The agua fresca is a nice choice but you'll be full after a glass and a bowl of chips. The salsa is good. Chips are typical. The tacos are pretty good too. Price is right. I like it but I don't love it. One time the service was poor but... More 

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Thank Laurie B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at Barrio Cafe at least ten times and each visit has been better than the last. I have tried almost every menu item and can't say enough about the taste and flavor and perfection that goes into every dish. Having spent over 40 years in the food & beverage industry qualifies me as somewhat knowledgeable on food... More 

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Concord, NC
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the Real Deal! In town on business and read some reviews… Thought I would check it out… Glad I did. Stopped in for dinner one night but it was packed and a decent wait so came back a couple days later for lunch. Good move. The enchiladas with chorizo sausage are unbelievable. The guacamole is also fantastic!... More 

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Thank 6lombardis
Louisville, Kentucky
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location: the building has beautiful murals on the exterior, hole-in-the-wall place...we drove a bit to find it but it was totally worth it. Service: our server was very nice, made excellent recommendations, and kept our waters filled Food: the best Mexican we've ever had Drinks: Lowrider Margarita (fresh lime juice, tequila, cointreau)-we don't like our drinks sweet so this was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2814 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighbourhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: +1 602-636-0240

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?