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Barrio Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
2814 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006-1205
+1 602-636-0240
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (237 reviews)
“cochinita pibil” (56 reviews)
“churros” (52 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2814 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006-1205
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter and I went in on a saturday for lunch. The place was quite busy and things got a bit crazy trying to get a table. The service was good, but the place was kind of noisy. Saying that, I must also say that...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Busy Saturday night, all hustle and bustle, order a drink while you wait, or ask for one of the three seats at the bar, which is what my friend and I did, with no regrets. We had fun making up stories for the kaleidoscope of...More

Thank snowyknoll
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here before our flight with minimal expectations. The food was of good quality, nice to see fresh avacado on the taco's! Service was prompt and attentive.

Thank SJBandkids
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very loud music difficult to difficult to hear and communicate. Good service, fun atmosphere, food was good but not great

Thank Coast2Coasts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location I understand is the creative duo's 1st and it is a surprise on so many levels. 1st off the food is fresh, clever and exceptionally great; a foodies nirvana! 2nd the cocktails are generous and equally special. Last to mention is they have...More

Thank D M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is colorful inside and out. It is not a very big restaurant and does not take reservations. We came in on a Thursday evening around 5 pm. When we left, there were guests waiting to be seated. Come early. The esquites appetizer dish...More

Thank BellaAntigua
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First stop for us upon arrival in Phoenix. Was everything I hoped for! Tableside guacamole was amazing! We had enchiladas suiza, which had what I would describe as a mexican version of Alfredo sauce. Margaritas were good. The decor is very traditional, nice table linens...More

Thank cruisefanz4ever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here. Brought parents from Iowa where there is nothing really but super casual fast food style Mexico. This place is more upscale Mexican cuisine, regionally specific to where the chef is from, although I read the menu and did not see which region....More

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not my cup of tea, this is more hip than I would like. One gets used to a certain expectation of food type or style, this wasn't what I was thinking. I felt uncomfortable the whole time we were there the neighborhood not withstanding. The...More

Thank Bigiron383
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food and drinks with unusual dishes served in delightful, small restaurant. Staff was very friendly, explained dishes on menu and service was prompt. Many vegan choices were offered. We especially enjoyed the scallops with watermelon radishes. They also offer a tastings menu, but we...More

Thank boisekari
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Rosemary S
18 November 2017|
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Response from D M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of they do or not, but give them a call
Rosemary S
18 November 2017|
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Response from GastroEclectico | Reviewed this property |
It appears they don't on their website, but I'm sure since they take major credit cards, giving one, with the recommendation of Barrio... would get them there to try it out!
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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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