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Barrio

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423 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1928 (10th and Nicollet)
+1 612-333-9953
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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297 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Barrio with another couple. Drinks were good, and a fun if noisy atmosphere. Each couple ordered two of the small plates and, along with a basket of chips and dip, it was an adequate meal. If you have a big hunger, however, you could rack up quite a bill.

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Thank Chip1701
Thunder Bay, Canada
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165 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Friday night, and man was it packed and loud! My wife ordered steak tacos, and I asked for something free hand vegan, and it was pretty nice too. But the highlight was the nacho board, which was basically a basket of corn chips and three sensational salsa's. Amongst the best I ever had! We'll be back... More 

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Thank Rink64
Lino Lakes, Minnesota, United States
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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour drinks and small plates are excellent. Wait staff prompt and pleasant. Had plenty of time to get to concert at local establishment.

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Thank Lisa C
Bentonville, Arkansas
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chips and salsa were good, the habanero can be very spicy if you have a Midwest palate. The verde was very good. Corn chowder soup was excellent had had a great blend of creaminess, fresh sweet corn and queso fresco, highly recommend this dish. The pork belly taco was very good, nice savory seasoned pork belly topped with the habanero... More 

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Thank Kalfgd
Winnipeg, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My son and I ate supper here before the basketball game. We were lucky to grab the last table and were tight for time. No worries as we ordered tacos, tostadas and tamals off of the nightly specials menu. All were delicious. We also ordered the guacamole with the chips and that too was really tasty. All around good tapas... More 

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Thank Urbangarden129
Chicago
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I were in Minneapolis for a short trip from Chicago and were so happy we stumbled on Barrio. The food was solid, the drinks were great, and the atmosphere was really cool. I can see the bar area getting really congested on weekend nights but what bar isnt? I definitely suggest checking it out for more of... More 

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Thank Derek S
Andover, Minnesota
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stopped in after a concert for apps and drinks. The tacos are amazing, as is the guacamole. Love the selection of small plate tacos, so much flavor! Excellent margaritas as well! Friendly and attentive service.

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Thank Joanne K
Duluth, Minnesota
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The food came out really quickly and was delicious. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meals. Everything was very fresh and flavorful. The margaritas were good and the bartenders were great. It was very busy so we sat at the bar. If you are planning to go with a group be sure to make a reservation. It fills up!

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Thank kmcbod5
Minneapolis, MN
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99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This is a fun spot, more of a bar but the food is ok Great Spot to hang out and chill or go before dinner

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Thank TravelingFamx
Johnson City, Tennessee
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Had a quick dinner while in town for a convention. Great tequila list, the tacos are ala cart so you can try several, and the chips were f-ing wonderful.

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Thank Patricia W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1928
    (10th and Nicollet)
  • Public Transportation: There is an available public transit bus stop right in Nicollet Mall in front of Barrio.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-333-9953
Description
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 and people-watch while sipping “The Trinity” our hand crafted signature margarita! DJ Music keeps the crowd going late night every Friday and Saturday night from 11pm to close. Private Dining and/or Event Space is available at each location.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?