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Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar

) #159 of 3,102 Restaurants in Seattle €€ - €€€ Bar, Mexican, Pub
1420 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3906
+1 206-588-8105
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (12 reviews)
“guacamole” (17 reviews)
“cazuela” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Mexican, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1420 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3906
Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pretty pricey and not worth the money. The margarita I purchased was tasty, but I didn't realize a Mexican restaurant could ruin carne asada. One...why would you cut your customers meat. Two...if you do....cut against the grain. Meat was chewy and not worth the $25...More

Thank Baxter0915
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here in Capital Hill and it was delicious! My husband had the carne asada and I had the carnitas. We had delicious salsa and chips and good drinks! We enjoyed our time at this restaurant and had good service as well!

Thank aliciabaumann
Reviewed 3 April 2017

First time, I got tacos where the meat was cold. Everyone has an off day, so came back a second time for dinner. Interesting side items and the cauliflower appetizer was good. Sides of beans and rice were just fine. Guacamole was good, standard. Just...More

Thank kate554433
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Because I had read mixed reviews about this restaurant, and I had not yet found any really good Mexican-influenced cuisine in Seattle, my expectations were somewhat low. I was pleasantly surprised! The menu had many delicious sounding options. My spouse ordered a special soup of...More

Thank je-voyage-partout
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant many times - but not recently, until today. We either caught them on a bad day, or they have gone downhill. Saturday brunch was a letdown, with sub-par breakfast burritos and a Bloody Mary too spicy to finish. Service was...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I've eaten here at least 20 times and have never been disappointed. I love the Barrio chopped salad and the tacos and enchiladas have interesting ingredients (butternut squash and kale enchilada for example) and are delicious. Their happy hour has has a large variety of...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was there on a weeknight during happy hour with some colleagues to plan an event. The noise level was just right to talk with one another without feeling like we had to raise our voices to be hear. AND the food was amazing: I...More

Thank Lori K
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It was delicious and the happy hour prices were great. I got the mango margarita, and it was rimmed with chile lime powder (YUM) and I also got a chicken taco which was $4. I thought it would be small but one was perfectly stuffed!...More

Thank melm1993
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We have been to Barrio numerous times and each time we have been pleased -- until our last visit. Something was definitely different in the kitchen. But we will give them the benefit of the doubt and try again. Usually the nachos with smoked mushrooms...More

Thank Claudia K
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Ate here last month, it was so good, if you like Mexican you have to try it when in Seattle. All 3 of us loved our meals and drinks. Service was spot on. Great vibe in the place as well.

Thank montana43
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3906
    (Madison or Pike)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 206-588-8105
  • E-mail
Barrio is a restaurant that combines Mexican cuisine with innovative craft cocktails in an energetic urban environment.