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) #67 of 1,458 Restaurants in Minneapolis $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin,
423 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1928
+1 612-333-9953
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (46 reviews)
“tacos” (53 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
423 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1928
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great low key, quiet spot to talk shop or just watch world go by. Excellent service, excellent food, excellent apps. Favorite was app skewer shrimp. Will be back. Nice spot.

Thank Joey H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I visited Barrio recently and had an awesome experience. Happy hour is 3p-6p then after 10p M-F. At happy hour, you can seat yourself on the patio (otherwise seated by a hostess inside) where there is more than enough space. I ordered...More

Thank sydnewton94
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here because they had an outside eating area. However it was a very hot day and no umbrellas were available at any of the open tables, so we decided to eat inside. Sign at front said, " Please ask Host to be seated inside."...More

Thank Eve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Barrio with a large group and I was extremely impressed with not only the quality of food, but also the service. Finding quality Mexican food in Minneapolis was a wonderful surprise!

Thank lindseybreeden
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Outdoor seating probably the best thing about Barrio. The food was ok and offered no original twist. Even the tortilla chips we just ok - how does that happen?

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I got a to-go order with guac, chips and salsa, a carnitas taco, steak taco, and a chicken enchilada al pastor. The carnitas taco was solid and everything else was mediocre. Also, they are very overpriced for what you get. My whole order was almost...More

Thank Zach J
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I Was there during an evening event with 15 of my colleagues. It's mostly a finger food and tapas sized plates. All of it was good. The drinks and the tequila are varied and abundant. We had tacos and grilled meats and shrimps. The guacamole...More

Thank montrealboywnder
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Had dinner and drinks here on a Saturday night. Good food with a solid menu to choose from. Great atmosphere in the bar and also in the outside seating area. Great selection of drinks friendly staff a great place to spend a night when in...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner and drinks on the newly opened patio on a Saturday night. Great atmosphere. Prompt and friendly service. Maybe the best margarita I ever had in my left--although a bit pricy by my standards. Tasty guacamole with chips n fresh veggies. Excellent small plate...More

Thank gsmama2015
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went to Barrio for a late lunch on a Saturday. The staff were very quick and friendly in seating us. The atmosphere was tasteful and well done. We ordered several of the small plates and tacos. The chips and 3 kinds of salsa were...More

Thank paulieb00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
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
12:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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
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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