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El Barzon

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Italian, Mexican
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3710 Junction St, Detroit, MI 48210-3028
313-894-2070
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Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
MOLE IS THE BEST BUT VALUE NOT THERE

My wife and I recently visited for the first time. I was drawn by the good reviews and recommendation of friends over the years. What a decrepit part of town and not easy to reach from the suburbs. Parking in the back with a watchman for some peace of mind. ordered goat tacos with corn torillas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA
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Waterford
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We made this a destination before a Tiger's Game..but wish we had more time to really enjoy the ambiance of this great restaurant! With construction on most x-ways, we arrived 1/2 later than we had planned. We informed the wait staff that we were on a tight time and they were amazing! Our drinks were served quickly; our food came... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Since I love both Mexican and Italian dining, I knew we were destined for a great experience! We felt like we were on vacation! We were seated on the patio as requested and our server was wonderful! I had a Blue Azul margarita- a great choice! We ordered some appetizers (the caprese salad and calamari-- both good choices). For our... More 

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Atlanta
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305 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This was my fist time at El Barzon. Friends suggested it after we attempted to go to Selden Standard and discovered the wait was 2 hours. While not located in the most vibrant part of Detroit, the restaurant had a pretty sizable crowd when we arrived. It was a nice night, so we wanted to sit outside on the patio,... More 

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Northville, Michigan
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Both the food and service was exceptional - I had the veal which is the best I have ever had! My gal pal had mexican and she raved about it also.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It's hard to leave El Barzon once you've been seated... it's so comfy and pleasant, nice lighting, smiling waiters, good drinks, delicious food... love being there.

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I have eaten here several times. Love the atmosphere and service which are both great. The food to me is just okay, kind of lack luster and in need of more herbs, spices and flavor. Most of our friends have no complaints. Great menu selection and extensive list of wine and spirits.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I recently visited for the first time. I was drawn by the good reviews and recommendation of friends over the years. What a decrepit part of town and not easy to reach from the suburbs. Parking in the back with a watchman for some peace of mind. ordered goat tacos with corn torillas (the only choice) at... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Celebrated Mother's Day here. Seated in the patio which was very pretty and quite comfortable. Started out with a very generous plate of calamari. Perfectly seasoned and tender! My husband and I had the Chicken Enchiladas with salsa verde. We both enjoyed it thoroughly. One son had the lasagna, the other had a veal and prosciutto dish and my daughter... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We heard good things but most of food just ok. Had a rookie waiter who did not help. Wine selection by the glass was limited and wines disappointing at best. Desserts were good though

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Chelsea, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I can't speak for the Italian food, but the Mexican food at this restaurant is incredibly overpriced for what you get. The portion size is just average and taste is nothing spectacular. Also, presentation of the rice and beans was very poor and it came out after the rest of the food. ??? The atmosphere is nothing special, but the... More 

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Additional Information about El Barzon

Address: 3710 Junction St, Detroit, MI 48210-3028
Phone Number: 313-894-2070
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3710 Junction St, Detroit, MI 48210-3028
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 313-894-2070

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?