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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was pretty good! Kind staff and affordable prices, the whole place is adorable but same time a little tiny so you can’t be 100% comfortable if you are having lunch in group.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank estgrans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I travel to new locations, I always try to visit places that locals rave about. I am ecstatic when I visit a restaurant that has plastic furniture, takes cash only, and has a line out the door - good vibes for a local joint!...More

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank eddiejov55
Reviewed October 13, 2019

All the great reviews are accurate. Somewhat unexpectedly, the lamb soup/consomme was outstanding, perhaps the best dish on the menu (which is saying a lot) -- deep, spectacular flavors. The lamb and spicy pork tacos were both great.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank larrybard
Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

Best tacos I’ve ever had. The barbacoa is delicious, service is quick and very efficient. I recognized the owner from the Netflix series, it was great to see her.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Danny P
Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

Beware-it doesn’t matter what other posted sites say, this place is ONLY open Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Also, check the address. We got an address off one site and had to walk forever to find it-and we went to a day they were not open...More

Date of visit: September 2019
3  Thank GretaPiggy
Reviewed August 26, 2019

I found out after eating here that apparently it was heavily featured on Netflix, but I just saw the giant line while checking out the market and I figure when it comes to food it's always a good idea to follow a giant line. I...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Explore814695
Reviewed August 23, 2019

My husband and I went here at 10:30 am on a Monday. We enjoyed the lamb and pork tacos but I was dissapointed that they did not have guacamole to top them off with. The apple cake was so dry it literally was sticking to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank lookinforelvis
Reviewed August 7, 2019

I'm from L.A., I live in Brooklyn and I tailed it to South Philly just to try these tacos and they are delicious. I had been reading about this place for years and it is absolutely worth it. The price point is good, the wait...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank gomezofNYandLA
Reviewed August 3, 2019

The consome may look simple with rice and garbanzo beans e but is rich in favor. The tortillas are not grainy like what I thought was "authentic" Mexican.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Munyin C
Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

South Philly Barbacoa definitely lived up to the hype. We got there around 11 and there wasn’t much of a line. We tried all the tacos, quesadillas, and got a platter of mixed meat to go. The tacos were excellent. I think I liked the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Response from Michelle T | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know for certain but I didn’t see anyone with their own drinks. It’s really for a quick bite and with the long wait, they really want people in & out.
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