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Tequila Barrel

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$9 - $17
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Mexican, American, Grill
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed June 2, 2022

I am travelling alone and wanted to have a few drinks, dance and listen to good music but the way they run tables is extremely rude. I got Moved 3 times even though the tables I was sitting at we’re not reserved (I asked). To...be fair the first time was because I was smoking in the wrong section which was a metre away from the actual section both being pumped with the smoke from the DJ anyway. So I go to sit down somewhere else and was quickly made to get up to let a group of three sit down. Then I find another seat, sit there for a while and then get moved to let another group of women in. I’m fine with going out alone but it’s embarrassing to be made to move because of that! They are long sofa chairs which in both cases I could have still fit with the people that wanted to join. The standard I’ve experienced anywhere else is that if you are sitting somewhere first then you have priority and other people are welcome to join. Horrible experience. I left after 2 drinks. You’d think because I was visibly upset that they would offer a free drink at least. Usually when travelling I’ve experienced people making extra effort to make me feel comfortable as a single woman and they made me feel like absolute trash because I wasn’t part of a big group spending a ton of money. I was buying premium cocktails but the group next to me buying the cheapest beers had no problem….not that I’m saying they should I just don’t get it.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed April 20, 2022 via mobile

DONT GO THERE! THEY STOLE MY MONEY! There is plenty of bars and restaurants in the fifth avenue but definitely this one is not recommended, they stole my money!!! I’ll never come back!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed February 15, 2022 via mobile

I Only had 2 beers in here (daytime) It did not feel very welcoming as I walked in felt I was being watched, bar staff was ok I didn't try the food Would I go back again ? Probably not John

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 5, 2022

Some things don't belong in Playa, KFC for one, another is Tequila Barrel, but it doesn't belong anywhere. It's that want to be hip spot, that drags, picks, and chooses, who they think are cool off 5th and try to lure them in, and empowers...their security to be absolute jerks. They will kick you out if you are not spending money, or drinking how much they think you should. And your whole looking cool experience will backfire. It's overpriced, LOUD, and mainly gets people in because of their own ego in wanting to look cool and part of the hip crowd. They'll sit facing 5th choking on a hookah putting on their game face. Oh yeah, this is supposed to be the place to watch games, but you will never hear it, not even a uttered word. The music is louder than the egos of security and patrons. Needless to say, if you are an attention seeker, you might enjoy the vibe of this place, but you are planning on hearing a game, enjoying social time with friends, local food, or not being hassled by security, this is the wrong place...More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 29, 2021 via mobile

Visited here in early December to watch UK football games. The staff were always friendly and accommodating and always made sure the game we wanted to watch was on the main screen and with sound. We visited here 3 times and each time was lovely....We will definitely be returning upon our next visit to Mexico. Also, try the burger tacos. They are out of this world.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 26, 2021

Just came back from this place (which I have visited at least 20 times before). Not sure what has happend at this place since my last visit 2 years ago but this is what happened today (in chronological order): 1) Wanted to see Premier League....Was brusched off bigtime since thay "didn't have time" because they proritized all the betting on NFL going on 2) Long after kickoff finally got the game with a totally useless internet broadcast. Couldn't even see which time was which 3) NFL kicked off 1PM. 10 games at the same time. They had sound on the Bills-Pats game but no picture. After a while they took the sound off completly. So me and 50 more was watching diffrent games but not one had sound on any game 4) 4.25 they put sound on Chiefs-Steelers but so low no one could here a thing 5) Had to leave at halftime since I could not hear a thing 6) Bill arrives. They obviously raised the price of Sol from Saturday (70 pesos) to Sunday (85 pesos) because they can. Sol is otherwise normally 40-50 pesos in PDC 7) They put another persons food on my bill 8) Me and my wife had 9 Sol in total. They forgot 3 of them (33%) and we had to remind them over and over and over 9) We had 2 Quesadillas. They forgot 1 (50%) and we had to remind them over and over and over again. Last one finally arrived 35 min after we ordered it 10) Should of course given zero tip but decided 5% was OK. Waitress was totally pissed off. Tried to explain all the shortcomings but she did not listen anymore In short: will not be back until hell freezes overMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed October 10, 2021 via mobile

I went to this place because they have the NFL games live on big screens , so I was wearing my 49ers jersey . The hostess was not very friendly and asked which game i was interested in watching so I told her the 49...ers game , the game was already on tv so she told me to wait aside because the game will be starting in 30 minutes so I pointed at her the Tv with the game already going on , so she didn’t knew what to do and brought me to a dirty table , was there for about 10 mins no body cleaned the table , so I moved to the bar . At the bar the bartender was just ok so I have ordered food which was delicious , Tequila Barrell Burger and a beer . Music was extremely loud and the environment really didn’t feel what I was expecting so I finished my food and decided to leave on half time . They can improve .More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed July 25, 2021 via mobile

Find somewhere else to go. If you don’t drink enough, they will kick you out. Disgusting. Many other options… tourists beware!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 25, 2021 via mobile

My son and his 2 friends were grabbed off the dance floor and kicked out because they were not drinking enough. They tried to explain to the security guard that they had 6 shots and would still be drinking. The security told them they had...to drinking constantly! Then he pushed one of the boys for no reason. Do not go here! They literally grabbed them off the dance floor and pulled them to the entrance, for not drinking enough! And they were drinking, but obviously not while dancing. Stay awayMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 6, 2021

Wife and I came here for drinks and the set up is perfect, music diverse and excellent food and service.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 8, 2021

The security guys literally profiled me! With no explanation, they hooked on the rope as I approached to enter. Then a hostess came over and said they were closing soon and the time was 11:45pm.. laughable really. Oh yea - I'm black

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed January 8, 2021

We had Frananda as our waitress and she is wonderful. We had a great time. The staff was awesome and the atmosphere is fun.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 18, 2020

Place felt safe for tourists, service was alright and the clamatos were delicious. Great place to have a beer after walking under the sun in the 5th Av.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 15, 2020

Hamburger very good , service was nice until 10:00PM then it falls, and the price was to pricy for a hamburger and some small drinks

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 10, 2020

I love this place i always go every year . the staff are so welcoming and friendly the service and food is also good you must go into the Restroom Men they are so funny but good can not answers for the ladies . i...will be back next year already booked holiday for sept. we would of been there this September but you know why . it is a great place see you soon guys and girlsMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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They only take reservations in person... you will have a minimum consumption, per chair of 500 Pesos...
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Tequila Barrel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4