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scrambled egg & bacon $+2
cinnamon french toast
grilled homemade cinnamon bread
served w/ blackberry puree
scrambled egg & bacon $+2
cinnamon french toast
gringo breakfast
rosemary potatoes, scrambled eggs, sauteed tomatoes, scallion, & grilled bread
scrambled egg & bacon $+2
cinnamon french toast
breakfast burritos
eggs scrambled w/ cheese, served w/ fresh tortillas, black beans & salsa fresca
scrambled egg & bacon $+2
cinnamon french toast
avocado scrambled
egg scrambled w/ avocado & cheese, served w/ a tortilla, black beans, & jalapeño- rosemary potatoes
scrambled egg & bacon $+2
cinnamon french toast
breakfast torta
fried egg, cheese, guacamole, lettuce, tomato, mayo, on a fresh torta served w/ crispy potatoes
scrambled egg & bacon $+2
cinnamon french toast
breakfast tacos
corn‎‎‎‎‎‎ tortillas, filled w/ potatoes, scrambled eggs, jack cheese, avocado sauce, chipotle cream, corn salsa, & cilantro w/ black beans & sour cream
carnita $+4.5
scrambled egg & bacon $+2
cinnamon french toast
barrio potatoes
crispy red potatoes topped w/ black beans & cheese, jalapeno, avocado sauce, sour cream & salsa fresca
scrambled egg & bacon $+2
cinnamon french toast
soy chorizo scramble
egg scrambled, w/ soy chorizo & cheese, served w/ fresh tortillas, black beans, crispy potatoes & salsa fresca
coke diet, coke, sprite
mexican coke
ice tea
fresh squeezed orange juice
side of bacon
scrambled egg
side of sauce
fruit face french toast
eggs & bacon
cheese quesadilla
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Mexican, Latin
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner there one evening while visiting and absolutely loved it. He had seafood tacos..salmon,shrimp and fish and I had the steak tacos. We both devoured them , they were so good with so much flavor. I had a house...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank amr0bins0n
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Decent tacos, good prices, better drinks.... Not 100% authentic, but not bad at all. Would visit again.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Guille2101
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We came here for an anniversary brunch and were here right when they opened. First thing we noticed is how beautiful the place is. The colors and decor are so fun and spirited, reminding me of Dia de los Muertos celebrations. Outside a sign proclaimed...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kelci G
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Food was okay, but the service was really slow. We sat down for probably 10 minutes before anyone even came over. The margaritas were really good though, I'll give them that. We came in because we had a Groupon that we wanted to use but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Matthew F
Reviewed July 11, 2018

My family has loved eating at Barrio Star for several years now. Tucked away just north of Balboa Park (thus away from the crowds), the atmosphere is super charming with lots of energy and Mexican/Dia de los Meuertos inspired decor. The food is excellent and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank amade10
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The food and service was outstanding. We sat on the sidewalk and split tacos, the margarita flight and dessert. All was wonderful and relaxing. The tacos had homemade tortillas.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank CyBClio
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Ate here with a Groupon.... A friendly waiter, clearly enjoying his job with a good knowledge of the menu. A relaxed place with plenty of draught beer options as all the usuals including margaritas. A tasty entree with good service. A place to return to....check...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank drdanielmacdonald
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The food is stellar and the waiter was perfect. There when you need him and not there when he isn’t. Everything is good. The guacamole is spectacular but for $8.50 the serving size is incredibly small. To soyrizo taco plate is great. All in all...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank randallblaum
Reviewed April 9, 2018

we went there on a Tuesday and had great service. Everyone enjoyed their food. I had the margarita sampler and really liked 3 out of the 4 samplers.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 200foodfan
Reviewed February 28, 2018

We had a Wednesday evening dinner at the Barrio Star. Our server, Jessica, was adequate, but not overly friendly. My wife's wine was served promptly, but not the usual complimentary chips and salsa. It took some time to get our taco plates from the kitchen...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank gordonc11
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