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Barbakoa - CLOSED

1341 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1036
+1 630-852-2333
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“ceviche” (18 reviews)
“picadillo” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Latin, Spanish
1341 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1036
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

We were disappointed, we had to sit in the bar for lunch which is quite different than the beautiful restaurant. We were on the far side and it smelled like sewer. No special decor. Our glasses were dirty. Just a mess. We were celebrating a...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank jeanniewalton1
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Happy hour with co-worker was fun. Food was good. Order 3 chicken tacos, filling!!@ And also ordered nachos off the happy hour menu. Bar area set up really nice, waiter David was very attentive and funny. Very good customer service!!!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lakesha c
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

I went with a friend for lunch, and ended up having a business dinner the next night. Both trips the food was good, I had the carne asada tacos for lunch, and the next day I had the cheese and onion enchiladas. We had the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank staceyw779
Reviewed March 27, 2018

My husband and I have been here several times for happy hour and enjoy the bar atmosphere, great specials on drinks and appetizers. We decided to try it for dinner we arrived on Monday at 645, the 2 hostesses did not even say hello, we...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Valleygirl517
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Seated promptly. Staff was friendly and polite. Drink and food order was taken in a timely manner. Food was delicious, very flavorful. Great decor and atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Arctic-Art
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited at 6pm on a wednesday, sat in the bar, very cozy & warm. We felt very welcomed by all staff, Happy hour chicken nachos were amazing, picadillo sopas were very good, also ordered off regular menu. $5 margarita was well worth it! The 2...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Brewgirl10
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice place. This was our 3rd visit.Food is good. Menu has a lot of options. Service always very good.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Rich E
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I started with the ceviche, which was the best we have ever tasted! It had just enough spice to bring out the flavor of the shrimp, but not lose the taste of lime and cilantro. Our Casa Margaritas were great. We both...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank HeleneBeisecker
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

First time to visit this restaurant. The margaritas are excellent. A nice variety to choose from. Fajitas, torta and tacos were all very good. The complimentary chips and salsa were enjoyed.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Linda010659
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This was a different restaurant we tried by recommendation of family. We enjoyed the fresh made Tacos we had. The drinks were good and plenty Friendly staff. Would go back again.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank 1983linda
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1341 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-852-2333
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Barbakoa is a modern Latin restaurant designed to give a contemporary appeal with an authentic Latin flavor! The premier spot for tacos and tequila in the Western suburbs, Barbakoa offers outstanding cuisine, an electric atmosphere, and exciting parties and events.
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