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Cocina del Barrio

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5036 France Ave N, Edina, MN 55410 (50th & France)
+1 952-920-1860
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been there a few times for Happy Hour. The margaritas are great & the happy hour menu is wonderful. We had a potato appetizer - I don't remember the name of it - but it was well worth it. Also - I had a fish taco and a chicken taco - there are four or five different small... More 

Thank ambormes
Minneapolis, MN
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is ok but not amazing. I would prefer to go here for guac and margaritas :). Small boring patio for summer. Better patios at the neighboring restaurants.

Thank TravelQueen1313
Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not cheap, $5 may seem like a lot for one small taco, but it was delicious. The chicken entree was one of the best chicken dishes I have ever had, ever.

Thank J D M
Wayzata, Minnesota
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102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Our first visit to Cocina del Barrio was a hit! The service was prompt, helpful and friendly. The food was excellent, as were the tequilas. Highly impressed! I don't know why we waited so long to try this hotspot but we will be back again soon.

Thank mnkittycat
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Enjoyed a variety of small plates at the reduced happy hour price. It was fun to order a few for the whole table and share. The drinks were okay.

Thank Karenstauber
Eagan, Minnesota
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Lunch for us was guac with chips Side of fresh veges, cilantro rice , black beans, corn and flour tortillas. Everything was delicious and perfect. Great service and interesting decor.

2 Thank Craig O
Edina, Minnesota
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Salsas are poor, food in general is for gringos; nothing authentic Mexican here. 50th & France prices. Try it if in the area no reason for a special trip.

1 Thank Stephen D
Marlton, New Jersey, United States
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Decent Mexican food served with quick friendly service. The chip and salsa trio was actually quite good. And the barbecue pork sandwich was made with fresh ingredients . Go figure for airport food

Thank Bill S
Northfield, Minnesota
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97 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We ate here after a movie at the Edina Cinema. I was impressed with variety of tequilas and mezcals that were offered with tasting flights available. The menu was interesting with combinations of ingredients that sounded delicious. The server was friendly and helpful in describing dishes, answering questions and making suggestions. Our meal arrived in good time and was well... More 

Thank Doug H
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Go here if you want a more upscale mexicanish flavor. Don't expect the normal mechanical fare. It's a lovely place. Clean, attentive staff, decent food. Just not our style. We won't be back. It just didn't satisfy.

Thank Alvarado76

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5036 France Ave N, Edina, MN 55410
    (50th & France)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Edina
  • Phone Number: +1 952-920-1860
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?