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Barrio Lowertown

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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Good Food But Service Problematic

This place could be really good. Some of the tapas were excellent including tequila shrimp... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
maskvg
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
via mobile
Go Some Place Else

Over priced tacos (approx. $5 each) leaves you hungry and wanting more at Barrio. I wonder too... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
savedade
,
Mankato, Minnesota
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14 Oct 2018
“Good Food But Service Problematic”
2 Oct 2018
“Go Some Place Else”
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235 6th St E, Saint Paul, MN 55101-1974
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This place could be really good. Some of the tapas were excellent including tequila shrimp, guacamole and fish tacos. But it clearly needs more staff. Our food arrived quickly, but still no drinks or plates. We finally got up and got some plates to use....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maskvg
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Over priced tacos (approx. $5 each) leaves you hungry and wanting more at Barrio. I wonder too about how clean the kitchen because light bulbs are burnt out in the chandelier and star lights and the bathroom needs some TLC--details matter but not to management....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank savedade
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This place was ok, it was crowded so obviously the hipsters enjoy it here. Service was great, but food just so so. Maybe it was what we ordered. (tacos a la carte/ tapas style) they came out 1 by 1 which was weird but ok....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ahodro1
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been here many times and have never left in a fowl mood. The service is always good to great and the food proves strict standards for quality in the kitchen. The atmosphere is dim-casual and rustic yet clean. It may...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Brett W
Reviewed 4 December 2016

7 of us went for dinner. Ordered drinks from a large cocktail menu. Skinny and cucumber margaritas were great. Ordered guacamole and ceviche while we were deciding on taco choices. No free chips and salsa. WHY? Given drink prices it's the least they could do...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank SNG56
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Barrio offers a variety of excellent margaritas and food to complement them. Once, just once, the chips were stale, but the tacos and everything else have never been. Happy hour prices are excellent, too.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank dzingrant
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Met up with some friends on a Friday night. Had a reservation and got seated right away. Service was spot on and the food was excellent. Don't be afraid to try the different types of tequila. Great atmosphere and great food.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank TRMNTR
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We've been there three times and have had fantastic experiences each time. The food is authentic (the only other place we've had such "true" tacos is in Texas). The prices are good, the food is good, the ambiance is good. There is outdoor seating for...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank WinonaBeth
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We had wondered down from Minneapolis on the green line tram to the end of the line and walked a block up and found barrio. Great find. Special was a watermelon margarita. Muddled. So good we had two. For app dont miss the queso fundio,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank kristin h
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Monday evening dinner....place was not so crowded obviously being a Monday... Started off with Chips and Signature Salsas which is Cumin dusted tortilla chips served with salsa verde, habanero salsa and roasted tomato-chile de arbol salsa. was really nice skip the habanero sauce its extremely...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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