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El Barzon

3710 Junction St, Detroit, MI 48210-3028
+1 313-894-2070
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3710 Junction St, Detroit, MI 48210-3028
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

Went early (5:30p.m.) on a Saturday April 21, 2012, so parking was a breeze. My friends kept thinking it was just another Mexican Village resturant, not cool enough to be IN Mexican Village. When we walked in, one remarked,"Oh, this is beautiful." The decor doesn't...More

Thank wendylynn1999
Reviewed 22 April 2012

I had read reviews but the location, off Michigan Ave on Junction seemed too "out of the way," even for Detroit. 50 years ago, this had been the one of the Polish neighborhoods, nearing Dearborn. This was a Saturday late lunch. I was told reservations...More

Thank gpduf
Reviewed 15 March 2012

The chef/owner, who is Mexican used to be the chef at an up scale Italian restaurant. Choosing between the Mexican and Italian menus is a tough choice. They are both excellent. It is not in the greatest part of town but it is worth the...More

Thank marvfish
Reviewed 25 February 2012

We finally got to El Barzon last night and it was great. A nice atmosphere and all the staff were very friendly. Our waiter Rodolpho was very professional and answered all our questions easily. I had the veal saltimbuca from the italian side of the...More

Thank maurbol
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Before we went, I was skeptical....Mexican and Italian? Really? We were told they had the best guacamole ever so, hey, why not give it a try. Well, it truly is the best guacamole I've ever had, not to mention the Margarita El Barzon! It was...More

Thank kmoots
Reviewed 30 January 2012

You can read about this restaurant in many places. The menu features Mexican food on the left and Italian food on the right. When we ate there two of us had Mexican food and the other two had Italian. And by Mexican I don't mean...More

1  Thank Steve-GI
Reviewed 5 January 2012

We and a group of friends dine there quite often and have Never had a bad meal or experience. The food is Wonderful and the staff is Knowledgable and Friendly. We Highly recommend El Barzone!

Thank Me&HimNorthville
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Mexican Italian restaurant. I went with 8 other people this last time. We all ordered different meals both Mexican and Italian. It was one of those take a bite and pass so everyone could try kind of things. The fare is not "regular". It is...More

1  Thank SunLover5640
Reviewed 9 December 2011

The owner/chef is Mexican but was trained in an Italian restaurant, hence the best of both worlds. I went with a group of 6 and everyone loved the place. Very good food and reasonably priced. The service could have been a little better, the waiter...More

1  Thank Martin085
Reviewed 1 November 2011

The food was delicious. I had an arugula salad and beef and cheese enchiladas. I loved the green sauce on my food. My husband had beef and shrimp fajitas and a cheese tamale and a chicken tamale. We have enough food left to eat two...More

1  Thank 921cleaner
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4 March 2017|
Response from Darryl D | Reviewed this property |
I am not familiar with the menu enough with their menu beyond the menu having vegetarian options. I would call or email them to find out.
1 January 2017|
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Response from bfmscs | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine.
29 October 2016|
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Response from Marie A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a bar area inside but it is not very big.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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