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€€ - €€€Mexican,
4804 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3244
+1 816-232-0221
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible28%
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“burrito” (6 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
4804 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3244
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

3 stars because I've never had to pay for chips and salsa, doesn't matter if they are flour or corn you still have to pay....... and our waitress was very inattentive. There was a bus boy that refilled drinks for us a couple of times....More

Thank Misty J
Reviewed 18 May 2018

I grew up in St. Joe but have lived elsewhere for several years. I have to indulge a couple times on every trip back. The thing is that people either love this style of Mexican or can't stand it. You won't know till you try...More

Thank LiveYourWay
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Barbosa's is the best choice for a Mexican meal. Love their tacos, enchiladas, and fideo. My husband loves the meatless burrito. Their Cherry Pepsi is the best. Their fountain drinks are always so good. Love it!

Thank Phyllis H
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Barbosa's offers unpretentious sit down dining: plain and spacious. The wait staff is pleasant and attentive. The menu meanders off the beaten path with 5 different margaritas, wheat and corn chips, and a full menu that would take a few visits to explore. We had...More

Thank aeionic
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We've tried this location on two separate occasions and we've been deeply disappointed each time! The food is very greasy and we got the distinct flavor of old, over used Fryer Oil. Another problem we've had is cold food which made our experience even worse....More

Thank Z5431FEscottb
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great barbeque, excellent selection of meats/combos. Price is reasonable. Service is reasonable. We also go before dinner rush (3 or 4 pm) so it's not noisy so easy to converse.

Thank Alvin P
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I have been going to Barbosa's since it was a five-table restaurant inside a duplex where recipes were being created. It is no longer owned by a Barbosa family member, but the new owner seems to have made it better. It is a different type...More

Thank Shirleylwm
Reviewed 7 December 2016

this Mexican restaurant is well known in st joseph, but the quality has gone down in last few years. the portion sizes of nachos and cheese have decreased noticeably. and the prices have gone up very much. service is usually good. food flavor is mediocre.

Thank lmij
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Since this was our first time at this establishment we were served samples of several different delicious treats like beans, rice, guacamole and Mexican spaghetti with their homemade flour chips. We had the ultimate margaritas that were some of the best we have had. Several...More

Thank YBK2014
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Went there on a recommendation and glad that we did! We were there at lunch time but we got our order in a very timely manner! Chips & cheese dip were very good...love the homemade chips...pretty sure best I've even had! Three of us in...More

Thank CHazen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4804 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3244
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-232-0221
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