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Cocina del Barrio

5036 France Ave N, Edina, MN 55410
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Ranked #29 of 86 Restaurants in Edina
Price range: $14 - $30
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Latin
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Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 50th & France
Description: This restaurant recently opened at the shops at 50th and France. It is a sister restaurant of Barrio Tequila Bars in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. It is very trendy and quite good!
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Mpls, MN
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just reading a few reviews on here and I have to say our experience was pretty different than some. I think this restaurant is very unique and it's really worth a try. Understandably many people will NOT like the food because of how it tastes and is served. I thought it was amazingly good and very different, a little on... More 

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125 reviews 125 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Minneapolis airport is rated as one of the top airports in the country. I have never taken the time to eat at the airport, but had a long wait time and decided to have a bite to eat. The place has a bar and tables and big screen televisions. We ordered a couple of beers, they have about 5-6... More 

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Ames, Iowa
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Had a delightful lunch at Cocina del Barrio. Everything we had was quite good. It was a beautiful day, and we ate outside, which certainly enhanced our experience. Started our meal with their freshly made guacamole with a side of a smoky salsa. We shared the goat cheese and beet salad and the chicken tinga salad. Also, I had one... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Won't bother going back for another visit. The decor is interesting, but that would not be enough to save this place for me -- unless they up the ante and do something like La Casa Bonita... I love Mexican foods and like to try them eating out and creating meals at home, so this wasn't our first experience with the... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The 'rita was great. The food was flavorful, fresh and very authentic in flavor with a non traditional flair on presentation. I was seriously disappointed with the price. 2 sopes for 10 bucks. Fresh quac was fabulous but then when we ran out of chips we were charged another dollar for more chips. WTH is that, we were not even... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

My wife and I stopped by Barrio mid-afternoon on a Saturday and took a high-top table in the front bar area. There were many great tables available due to it being between the lunch and dinner timeframes. We had attentive service right from the beginning and started with their Trinity margaritas and chips with a salsa trio of roasted tomato-chile,... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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84 reviews 84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Went to Barrio last night with some friends and it was a cool place, but... I loved the food, excellent food, very authentic Mexican. But $5 a taco is insane... I lived in Cancun for 7 years and even in the most expensive tourist areas they don't charge that much... And when my wife asked for a margarita the waiter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

My friend and I stumbled upon this restaurant while strolling down Frances Ave. We were lured by the aroma of the wood grill. As we stood outside debating, a couple of regular visitors raved to us about the place and so we followed them in. The guacamole alone would have sent us home happy. It was the freshest and tastiest... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We went here July 4, 2013 and were pleasantly surprised. Like the others have mentioned, the service is slow and I never was able to get a soft drink refill, but the food was really good. We got the guacamole and chips and had the pork burritos. The waiter did point out which were the "small plates". The burritos weren't... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Took a LONG time for food and I was alone long after the rush on a slower night. Food wasn't that great. Drinks were good though. Atmosphere was very nice. Typical Edina restaurant-nice ambience, hip crowd, food is nothing to write home about. Overall, I doubt ill be back.

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Additional Information about Cocina del Barrio

Address: 5036 France Ave N, Edina, MN 55410
Phone Number: 952-920-1860
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Edina
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 14 - 30
Cuisine: Latin

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