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Barrio is a classy-casual restaurant and tequila bar specializing in chef driven Latin-American cuisine with a sultry and hip Latin-theme bar atmosphere located in downtown Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Edina. Barrio offers made to order guacamole, salads, tortas, tacos, enchiladas, and tamales along with snapper ceviche and larger plates such as Seared Ahi Tuna, Chicken Chimichurri and Ribeye. The extensive beverage menu displays over 100 varieties of tequila, authentic cocktails and wine selections. Happy Hour is available Monday-Friday 3-6pm and 10-midnight. Join us on our extremely popular patio seating area(first come, first serve), located on Nicollet Mall for an ideal experience to relax
US$20 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Mexican, Latin, Bar
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews guacamole tacos sopes corn chowder chicken salad steak small plates great margaritas tapas style mexican restaurant nicollet mall happy hour fun atmosphere sat at the bar friday night an appetizer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe our view was skewed, having gone here on Halloween...but we thought Barrio was hopping fun with very attentive waitstaff. The food was very tasty and plenty of it. Barrio provided a very entertaining evening and quality meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pjhahn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tacos and margaritas. Must get guac as an appetizer. So good. Excellent service. Will definitely go back

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great restaurant? Hmmm. Maybe. But great place to hang out with friends and drink/eat? Totally. Four things: Guacamole, Mole, The Bario Paloma and the fish tacos. I don't know if I'd choose Bario for the dining experience but I'd sure go back if I'm with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 12 February 2019

My office friends and I love Barrio! A skip down Nicollet Mall - it is conveniently located. The food is fabulous and the Margarita's even better! The luncheon specials were priced reasonably and super delicious! One of my favorite places to go!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lkannenberg
Reviewed 22 January 2019

We were there on a Friday night--and it was plenty noisy, but my wife loved her Tuna Taco and I had two pork tacos--with a green chili sauce--and they were perfect.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ArkansasGlen
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Last night, we met two other couples for dinner and drinks here after a show at the Brave New Workshop. We had a nice big, corner, U-shaped booth that comfortably sat the six of us and enabled us to have a conversation without yelling. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ViajeroJBW
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

On our walk from the train to Hollidazzle we like to stop on Nicollet at Barrio for the corn chowder. How’s that for a Holiday tradition? Good beer and tacos too. Cheers

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 186curtisp
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Trendy spot full ala carte menu so watch how that adds up. Small portions but very tasty. Waitress was not freindly (at all) but efficient. Supporting staff was great, changing out plates, filling water etc. Should promote them!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Sad , $45 dollars one tiny taco, I tiny enchilada, Rice an Beans $11 , I shot glass of wine , an guacamole no flavor what so ever, My home town Mexican Restaurant excellent dinner for 2 25 dollars, Don’t waste your time or money...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mikemE5309VB
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Went in for dinner. Appetizers were the best. Guacamole was exceptionally good. Enchiladas were the best that I ever had. One of my best Mexican experiences.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brutus1968
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