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Barrio Cafe

) #11 of 2,594 Restaurants in Phoenix ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, , Latin
2814 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006-1205
+1 602-636-0240
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (222 reviews)
“churros” (49 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2814 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006-1205
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1 - 10 of 899 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The filet mignon was so tender & juicy . I ordered medium rare & maybe a bit over cooked, but was it tender...I mean you could cut it with a fork. It was accompanied with mashed potatoes, reduced wine sauce & steamed zucchini. We had...More

Thank OilerATC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In a GOOD way! The tacos and margaritas were amazing, and my kids loved the quesadillas. The staff was very friendly, helpful, and quick with service. The decor was classy urban, and confused me a bit because every other Mexican place is typical colors, pictures,...More

Thank Mandy W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family and I stopped in for dinner tonight and enjoyed a great meal. The pork tacos and margaritas were very good. The chefs here clearly take pride in their work. Our waiter was also very attentive and polite. The drinks were a little pricey....More

Thank Mwyrick1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the Cafe Barrio. The first one was their families. This it was just lunch with the boys. There wa a line forming when we got there so it was a good thing we got there early. Again we found...More

Thank FredLee64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not your typical Mexican restaurant. The food has Mexican flavors with a twist. Delicious lunch. The mole enchiladas were to die for and he had the chile relleno. Hidden gem. Strongly recommend!!!

Thank MXA70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic! The flavors just dance in your mouth! I haven't eaten Mexican food that tasted this good in a LONG and I was IN Cancun a month or so ago. Highly, highly, recommend. And HAVE THE DESSERT. Don't skip dessert. But go!!!

Thank debtay74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Literally drove straight there after landing at Sky Harbor. Excellent food - had the tacos. Their homemade spicy ketchup with the fries was delicious. Highly recommend. Prices are high, but worth it for the dishes.

Thank DexAloha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here about a year ago and absolutely enjoyed the experience. It's a smaller hole in the wall place but the food is exceptional. I got the carne asada tacos and was not disappointed. My favorite item was the churros - honestly they were the...More

Thank Avery S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back for our yearly Heard Museum Fair visit, and that means Barrio Café. This is a great break from typical Sonoran food, these plates don't swim with cheese, and you're not served refritos. The vegetable component of each meal is important-and delicious. We've ordered pretty...More

Thank rcatesby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got the red enchiladas with egg, husband got the enchiladas suizas without onions. Small place but food is good. Wish it was a lil more spicy but you can always ask the waiter. Quick service and good food.

Thank Vicky M
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How far in miles is the restaurant from Chandler Mall?
27 November 2016|
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Response from _jeffreyharakal01 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea as I have never been to Chandler Mall- just enter them both on Google Maps or Mapquest for directions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2814 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighbourhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: +1 602-636-0240
  • E-mail
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