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El Barzon

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3710 Junction St, Detroit, MI 48210-3028
+1 313-894-2070
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11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Flat Rock, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The service was impeccable. Margaritas were the best. I had the ravioli. This dish was a really great choice. When we thought we couldn't eat anymore they came to our table with a computer presentation of their deserts. Great marketing strategy. I would definitely return to this establishment.

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Thank maryannrhodes
Sandusky,
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with great service, but the place is overpriced for Mexican and Italian dishes. Yes, it has both cuisines!! Pretty much every dish was $20 a plate. Mixed drinks were $10 and up. Beers were reasonable at $4-5. They did have a steak on the menu for $25, which is probably the best value. We were with a large... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Easter brunch was perfect. Beautiful day to dine in the patio. Bottomless mimosas, bloody marys. Brunch menu was great, i had the eggs benedict made perfectly. My husband had the Huevos Motulenos-he loved them! My son devoured the enchiladas suizas. Im ready to make reservations for Mother's Day brunch. Oh yea, they had a special bar of garnishings for your... More 

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Thank jredmom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

uhmmm! Surprise in Detroit. Spicy food good but shame about the account a little salty. Alert service

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Thank genninaitaly
1 review
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Who knew? This little gem is tucked away in an area I would not normally go.... but what a great experience. Gritty area - making a comeback - we hope, like the rest of Detroit. The place was packed. Good that our friends made reservations. The waitress was Kathy! Excellent! Very knowledgeable - and an interesting menu - both Mexican... More 

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Thank Katie B
Detroit, Michigan
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place is awesome! The owner is Mexican and worked many years in an Italin restaurant for many years prior to opening his own Mexican restaurant. The food is very authentic in both fares. The restaurant is very nice, they also have a bar and outdoor seating. My favorite is a mixed seafood dish in a broth. Nice wine list... More 

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Thank lunaroxie
Southgate, Michigan
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

First time dining experience thanks to Detroit Restaurant week and we absolutely loved it! Food was amazing and the service was outstanding.

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Thank Ernie67
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant did a great job at taking care of our group. Everyone enjoyed the food. We will definitely be back. This was my third visit and can't wait for the fourth. I will come back just 2 of us or will definitely bring back a group!

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Thank sobeleg
Detroit, Michigan
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179 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

An odd concept- Italian and Mexican but it actually works! This was a great compromise for us...he likes Italian and I can never get enough Mexican! I had the cucumber cilantro cocktail per our lovely server Kathy's recommendation! The drink was absolutely divine and included very fresh cucumber and lovely cilantro leaves. The complimentary chips and salsas were outstanding too.... More 

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Thank lindz3
Dearborn, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Heard good reviews & was pleasantly surprised that everything exceeded expectations! Interesting drink selection, Mexican & Italian on the menu + daily specials. Service excellent! Food fresh, nice presentation, great flavors! We were very pleased! We will be going back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3710 Junction St, Detroit, MI 48210-3028
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-894-2070

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