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Barrio Costero

610 Bangs Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6904
+1 732-455-5544
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“nachos” (13 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
610 Bangs Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6904
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t listen to the negative reviews below. This place feels like NYC but in the heart of Asbury Park. The reviews below almost stopped me from coming here. But glad I didn’t listen. The starters were to die for. The tacos made my mouth water....More

Thank Jennifer C
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jennifer for defending our restaurant. LOL We appreciate the fact you came in despite the current reviews & judged for yourself. I believe I spoke to your table personally & heard this story from you & your guests. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I dined here on October 24 2018. My girlfriend likes Mexican food and I noticed the good reviews, so we decided to try. There is street paid Parking only. Inside the atmosphere was hipster with music playing. We ordered the beef and...More

Thank medic72
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're sorry you & your girlfriend had an unpleasant experience with us. We should have provided you with more chips (free of charge) if you wanted more. I apologize if my server did not offer you & your girlfriend We would like to invite you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was not good. Very weak, watered down margaritas and mediocre at best food that is totally overpriced.More

Thank mtama09
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sad to hear of your unpleasant experience with us. We take all reviews seriously whether good or bad. I would like to know what in particular was poor about the service so we may address it immediately with our staff. In regards to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a great creative meal. We stayed with all vegan dishes this past Thrusday Night and wow what a great flavor explosion . Anthony and the Team do a great job. Thanks for the busman's holiday again.

Thank CombatCulinary
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words. Vegans are always welcome at Barrio Costero!! Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a 630 reservation for 9 of us. I called 10 minutes prior to let them know that we were running late. No problem, your table is waiting for you. Once arrived we were seated promptly. Our server Stephanie, was courteous and knowledgable. Good...More

Thank Bailey2004
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Bailey for the kind review. Organizing large groups can be difficult at times. We are happy to hear you & your guests were pleased with everything. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited with friends a few weeks ago. Had a great time! Very cool vibe and atmosphere. Not your typical mexican decor. we sat at the bar and ordered drinks and food to share. The bartenders couldn't have been friendlier. Highly recommend the Jalisco & Tiger...More

Thank C8581IRjessicat
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jessica for the nice review. We've recently updated our cocktail list & would love for you & your friends to stop in again for a try. We've kept our classics, such as "Jalisco is Burning", & have added some new cocktails like "Another One"....More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Had dinner there on a Friday night recently. We were a large group staying in town to attend the Sea.Hear.Now. music festival. As with any large group, things change - our reservation went from 8 to 4 to 8 again. The folks at Barrio Costero...More

Thank MelissaS2809
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hello Melissa, We remember your party that weekend. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. It was a crazy weekend as you well know & we appreciate the kind review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We were her with my son and his friend on the holiday weekend. Very cool place. Not your typical Mexican restaurant. An elevated spin on a few Mexican dishes. Tapas so you can try a few different dishes and share. Not a large menu. Great...More

Thank David-Vickie
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. As you mentioned we are "not your typical Mexican restaurant" We pride ourselves on being unique. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

The place has a great buzz of energy on a Friday evening. We had a couple of cocktails at the bar while waiting for our friends to arrive. We had several small plates and a large plate to share. Swordfish and pork loin were the...More

Thank Kickie
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you for the positive review & feedback. We hope to see you all again in the near future

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Cool vibe, decent but not fast service. Food is creative but simply trying too hard. Almost every dish or drink we ordered was over spiced, over salted or over marinated. The subtle favors of these interesting dishes get lost in an assault on your taste...More

Thank AdelleKirkCsontos
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you for your feed back on our dishes. Did you have similar issues with our cocktails? We try & strive for excellence here at Barrio Costero We will take your words to heart & will look into the matter. Thanks again for coming in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Bangs Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6904
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-455-5544
  • E-mail
Description
Barrio Costero is a coastal Mexican restaurant in Asbury Park sharing remarkable culinary experiences with fresh, local ingredients and delicious cocktails. Our name, Spanish for "coastal neighborhood," embodies our approach to seasonal cooking and genuine hospitality. Join us to share an experience filled with inspired cuisine, refreshing drinks and authentic coastal vibes.
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