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El Barrio

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
2211 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3880
+1 205-868-3737
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2211 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3880
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on Saturday night at 630pm. Was told 30 min wait. Were seated in about 35 min. All good so far. Ordered chips w queso and salsa and the street corn app. Called something different on menu. Queso was decent. Salsa was fresh. Chips...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down, my favorite place to grab Mexican in bham. I highly recommend the tacos. And their cheese dip is to die for!

Thank Lara C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here again within the last week and were pleased to find things have not changed. El Barrio is one of the top rated restaurants in Birmingham for several reasons. The location is "cool" (in the downtown 2nd Avenue district). The service is simply...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been there several times. Great food and wait staff. The atmosphere is fun and enjoyable as well.

Thank midast1006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Birmingham. It never disappoints! Whenever I have out of town guests, I bring them here. There is often a wait, but they will text when your table is ready if you want to go to a nearby...More

Thank taylorbaskin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The answer to the question is an emphatic YES! The creative menu is one of a kind. Absolutely everything on the menu is fantastic. We go there as often as we can. The daily specials are always worth it. I am particularly fond of the...More

Thank davethetraveler2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great ambiance. If you are past 40, it will make you feel 10 years younger by just walking in.

1  Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food,Service excellent. Teriffic surroundings. Hip crowd. Reasonably priced. Parking is iffy. Plan to spend some time here. One of my favorites

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for casual lunches - personal or business. There’s always a wonderful vibe, and the food is fantastic.

Thank markr42016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is fantastic and you will not leave disappointed. I try to visit every time I'm in town. Well worth the wait!

Thank RyanDemo
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Questions & Answers
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Kyle P | Reviewed this property |
No reservations and check their website for daily hours. I know they're closed on Monday...
December 20, 2016|
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Response from Tkdpal | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2211 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3880
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-868-3737
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