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Casa del Barco

320 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219-4060
+1 804-775-2628
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“empanadas” (14 reviews)
“guacamole” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
320 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219-4060
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the enchiladas, delicious. Also enjoyed the tamales as well. I really love the set up of the restaurant and its location. Pretty cool and nifty spot. Will definitely be back.

Thank Pottssey
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's absolutely beautiful inside and out. We came last for drinks and came back this morning for brunch. We were maybe two of 12 in the whole restaurant both times- Saturday night and Sunday morning. They have two house made salsas, made to order breakfast...More

Thank Heather L
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for sharing your feedback with us. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed both of your experiences with us and we hope to see you back again sometime soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is along the canal walk, so it makes for a great place to grab a bite to eat after walking the trail. The music was a little loud inside, so fortunately we got to eat outside along the canal. The quiet setting, people...More

Thank stevevw31
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping in with us and taking the time to write a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you back again sometime soon.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

My son and I were staying at the local Richmond Hotel just up the street from Casa del Barca. Arriving at the restaurant the server was friendly and attentive. The cops and salsa were great to start. My son had the fajitas and they were...More

Thank Myron D
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for sharing your experience with us. We apologize that your enchiladas were not served hot but we are happy to hear that your server was able to help resolve the issue for you. We...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Jeni and I stopped in for some happy hour drinks and taco's this past Saturday. The food was great and so were the drinks. Good atmosphere too. Late August and early Sept is a slow time in Richmond so while we had a great time...More

Thank Jonathan H
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your tacos and cocktails and we hope to see you back again sometime soon!

Reviewed 23 August 2017

After standing in the sun/heat at Brown’s Island for an hour trying to get some Eclipse glasses (and then being told they were all handed out within 10 minutes) I was beyond aggravated, so my husband and I decided to do the next best thing...More

Thank Holly H
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review and for sharing your experience with us! We are happy to hear that we were able to help turn your day around at our eclipse party. We hope to see you back again...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

So, I had wanted to eat here for a while. Parking is a challenge...and after we arrived, I learned the restaurant will validate parking at lot several blocks away. Also, the margarita here (usual, standard one) is made with tequila and lime only. Whew! It...More

Thank loist51
Housepitality F, Director of Sales at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for dining with us. Casa del Barco validates parking for the Troutman Sanders/Riverside on the James parking garage at 1001 Haxall Point, Richmond VA 23219. the parking garage is just across the canal bridge from our front door. We're glad you liked the empanadas...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Drove to Richmond to visit our attorney son and have lunch. We were warmly greeted and seated immediately in a lovely old brick warehouse converted to a restaurant. Despite the tall ceiling it was not noisy and populated mainly by young professionals having lunch on...More

Thank nannyinva
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are happy to hear that Lauren took such great care of you and that you all enjoyed the food. We look forward to seeing you back again soon!

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Great dinner on the patio tonight. Our server was great, can't wait until the Chesterfield one opens

Thank hokie1982
Housepitality F, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner on the patio and we look forward to seeing you at our Chesterfield Town Center location in 2018!

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Great stop off for lunch, dinner & after hours. Great food & vibe. 'Great' service from Kevin & fully agree they should commission VCU students to do something cool with the ever-growing bottle-art. Strongly recommend if you are ever in Richmond to stop by 'at...More

Thank Coachcline
Anne R, Guest Relations Manager at Casa del Barco, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed everything and that Kevin took such great care of you. We hope to see you back again soon!

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Amy T
23 June 2017|
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Response from travelerLittleTownSc | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Brought our young grandchildren. No problem and server did a good job of involving them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219-4060
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-775-2628
  • E-mail
Description
Residing in the restored Italianate Building at The Locks on the historic Canal Walk (formerly the Reynolds North Plant), Casa del Barco is Richmond's singular destination for authentic Mexican cuisine. Beverage Director, Michael Avery, has compiled the most extensive stock of tequilas in the region - over 120 varieties to entertain the palate. From rare Anejos to robust Reposados, the selection is sure to impress the novice as well as the most cultivated enthusiast.
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