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Casa del Barco

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
320 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219-4060
+1 804-775-2628
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“guacamole” (25 reviews)
“empanadas” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
320 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219-4060
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were having a family gathering this weekend and had a group of 9 for dinner. We had reservations and were seated promptly. There were a number of large groups and the bar was busy. Service was great. They immediately brought chips and various sauces...More

Thank Karen C
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so glad to hear that you had such a wonderful experience for your family gathering and that all of the food and margaritas were so delicious. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and for writing such a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place which is on the edge of the Richmond Canal Walk! Blood orange margarita was delicious and the fish tacos and chicken tacos among the best we've ever had. And the patatas bravas made us think of tapas in Spain!

Thank Martha A
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the blood orange margarita, the tacos and the patatas bravas. We hope to see you back again sometime soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking g on the canal trail and found this place. Great beer and fish taco were amazing. Nice bartender and nice patio

Thank kurt k
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in and taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the fish tacos, beer and the service and we hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hosted an after party here for the guests of our wedding. It was great! We walked straight in and the whole bar area was just us. The bartenders were fast and responsive,, Talking about you Cole! We really felt welcomed by the staff and...More

Thank James S
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your after party at the bar and that Cole took such great care of you all. We look forward to seeing you back again sometime soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the enchiladas, delicious. Also enjoyed the tamales as well. I really love the set up of the restaurant and its location. Pretty cool and nifty spot. Will definitely be back.

Thank Pottssey
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the enchiladas, tamales and the atmosphere. We look forward to seeing you back again sometime soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's absolutely beautiful inside and out. We came last for drinks and came back this morning for brunch. We were maybe two of 12 in the whole restaurant both times- Saturday night and Sunday morning. They have two house made salsas, made to order breakfast...More

Thank Heather L
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for sharing your feedback with us. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed both of your experiences with us and we hope to see you back again sometime soon!

Reviewed 7 October 2017

The restaurant is along the canal walk, so it makes for a great place to grab a bite to eat after walking the trail. The music was a little loud inside, so fortunately we got to eat outside along the canal. The quiet setting, people...More

Thank stevevw31
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for stopping in with us and taking the time to write a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you back again sometime soon.

Reviewed 10 September 2017

My son and I were staying at the local Richmond Hotel just up the street from Casa del Barca. Arriving at the restaurant the server was friendly and attentive. The cops and salsa were great to start. My son had the fajitas and they were...More

Thank Myron D
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for sharing your experience with us. We apologize that your enchiladas were not served hot but we are happy to hear that your server was able to help resolve the issue for you. We...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Jeni and I stopped in for some happy hour drinks and taco's this past Saturday. The food was great and so were the drinks. Good atmosphere too. Late August and early Sept is a slow time in Richmond so while we had a great time...More

Thank Jonathan H
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your tacos and cocktails and we hope to see you back again sometime soon!

Reviewed 22 August 2017

After standing in the sun/heat at Brown’s Island for an hour trying to get some Eclipse glasses (and then being told they were all handed out within 10 minutes) I was beyond aggravated, so my husband and I decided to do the next best thing...More

Thank Holly H
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review and for sharing your experience with us! We are happy to hear that we were able to help turn your day around at our eclipse party. We hope to see you back again...More

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Amy T
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Response from travelerLittleTownSc | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Brought our young grandchildren. No problem and server did a good job of involving them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219-4060
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-775-2628
  • E-mail
Description
Residing in the restored Italianate Building at The Locks on the historic Canal Walk (formerly the Reynolds North Plant), Casa del Barco is Richmond's singular destination for authentic Mexican cuisine. Beverage Director, Michael Avery, has compiled the most extensive stock of tequilas in the region - over 120 varieties to entertain the palate. From rare Anejos to robust Reposados, the selection is sure to impress the novice as well as the most cultivated enthusiast.
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