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Cocina del Barrio

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5036 France Ave N, Edina, MN 55410 (50th & France)
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply wanted a table for 6 to sit outside on an empty patio, asked GM if we can some how make it work even if tables are separate. The GM responded and said we should simply leave. We can't accommodate a group of 6. We are locals and are frequent visitors. Very sad and will not return. Poor attitude.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Love eating "small plates" so can try various things. All in family loved our selections. The margaritas were unique and great! (Try the one with black salt on the rim.) Like that the venue has nice big screened windows so when perfect summer day still feels like are outside.

Thank Peggy S
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Tried this place for lunch for the first time. The decor is very dark and dreary. The waitstaff were friendly enough. Food was awful and too expensive for the portion size. The menu is a la carte, somewhat unusual for a Mexican restaurant. One small, two-bite taco is $5.00. Not at all memorable.

Thank Sugar4304
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We stop in on a quiet Sunday, (late afternoon), for a Margarita and an Appetizer. My son had been here before and ordered a Dragon Margaritas and Guacamole. DELICIOUS! The Bartender helped us picking out a Tequila Flight. Clase Azul Reposado Tequila was definitely our favorite out of the flight. Only one surprise, the guacamole needed more chips. We were... More 

Thank PhotosAreForEver
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

We visited Barrios late afternoon on a Saturday. The lunch menu was pretty limited (BOOOO!). I had a chicken dish with salsa verde, avocado, cabbage, and black bean (don't recall the name). This was by far the best tasting chicken I have ever had. The salsa Verde was amazing. My husband had a burrito and that was great. Service was... More 

Thank TootleLou2
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Food is amazing! Not too busy at 330 on Saturday. Service was quick ! Salsa verde Mmmmmm . Just the right amount of food. Reasonably priced

Thank Judy T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I am not sure why I never write reviews of the local restaurants I love. When traveling, I always seem to find the time. I love this place. Great atmosphere, terrific service, and wonderfully different Mexican style. Try the corn chowder it is the best I have had. Also the ahi tuna tacos are great. Oh and the sauces, and... More 

Thank dwalters88
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Stopped at the airport location. Small portions and a large price. Won't be stopping again while traveling. I was looking forward to a good meal and the chicken tacos we marginal....

Thank Dawn K
Becker, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

I had a nice experience here. There is nothing wrong with the atmosphere. The facility is clean enough. The bartender helped me make a good choice on a tequila flight. If you are in Edina and looking for good tequila, this is the place! Having been at the downtown location several times, I cannot give this 5 stars: tequila selection,... More 

Thank curioustravelor2010
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the Twin Cities! No, there is not free chips and salsa, but this is not your typical Mexican restaurant either. If you're looking for burritos smothered in gravy or fajitas on a skillet with oil...do NOT come here! What you will find here is an innovative blend of flavors....small plates that are... More 

Thank Jasmine L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
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: 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?