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Barrio Urban Taqueria

(Now Closed)
Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Lake View East, Chicago
36 Tips and reviews
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  • Adam S.
    Adam SegerSeptember 12, 2011
    The Smokey Margarita with hum (locally made, the 'World's Most Unique Rum'), Mezcal and a lip-smacking chile rim is worth the trip unto itself, but with food it really comes to life
  • Gilt City
    Gilt CityDecember 19, 2011
    A standard taco order allows you to choose four different fillings—from skirt steak to fish to veggie and seven other choices—accompanied by a trio of salsas. Variety, amigos.
  • Mary R.
    Mary ReisertDecember 24, 2011
    Try the guacamole. It's prepared right in front of you to your custom taste. Also, you can't go wrong with the blood orange margarita.
  • Ana T.
    Ana TejedaAugust 13, 2011
    The shrimp and scallop ceviche is worth trying. The fresh green peppers and avacado round out the flavor of the shell fish.
  • Gregg T.
    Gregg TomlinsonJanuary 29, 2011
    Shrimp & scallop fajitas were fantastic! Also, my daughter loved the short rib sopes. Seriously friendly staff!
  • Graham P.
    Graham PocialikNovember 20, 2011
    Skirt Steak Tacos are good. Good service and was rather relaxed, even during the Bears' game.
  • Jason G.
    Jason GilmoreJuly 4, 2012
    EAT the Tacos (4 4 $11) battered fish, adobo shrimp, ahi tuna, vegetarian
  • esperanza r.
    esperanza rosasJune 7, 2013
    amazing tacos and great service! will definitely be returning!
  • Smokey B.
    Smokey BoyleJanuary 10, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Best food in the city! Trust me I eat enough to know the best of the best!
  • Rick T.
    Rick TorresMay 26, 2013
    Even if you don't normally like mojitos, you'll love the Cucumber Mojito here.
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoMay 1, 2012
    During Bulls playoffs season, ask for the "See Red" menu for $5 cocktails.
  • Michael L.
    Michael LorenzenJanuary 31, 2011
    Good salsa. Great fish tacos. House margs are good but a bit on the small side.
  • Gabriel J.
    Gabriel JuacheSeptember 25, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The pumpkin pie margarita is delicious!! Great addition to the drink menu for this season.
  • Rachel M.
    Rachel MellNovember 13, 2011
    Second that on the scallop and shrimp fajitas. Absolutely amazing :)
  • Allyson C.
    Allyson ClarkJanuary 21, 2013
    They are blasting the AC in January so bring a sweater.
  • Katie A.
    Katie AllenJanuary 28, 2011
    Very good for lunch! The chicken steak and shrimp tacos are good!!
  • Smokey B.
    Smokey BoyleJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Best chips in town! I get them daily!!
  • Smokey B.
    Smokey BoyleDecember 13, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Help is amazing :) food killer :) what more can you ask for!!
  • Heather K.
    Heather KMay 5, 2012
    Eat somewhere else they lie about featured specials on the website and thinks they can change it whenever too many ppl come in
  • Meghan M.
    Meghan McCarthyApril 6, 2013
    This place was highly disappointing. The food didn't taste like authentic Mexican food, the waitress was rude, and it was a hassle to get more chips and salsa. Never coming back to this place.
  • kate F.
    kate FELDTJuly 15, 2012
    2 recommendations - 1) window seating 2) short rib tacos
  • Kristen S.
    Kristen SMay 5, 2012
    This place is amazing! I highly recommend it
  • Rhiannon C.
    Rhiannon CNovember 18, 2012
    Salsa has no flavor and the chicken tortilla soup was really just canned tomato soup with chunks of chicken thrown in. Service was slow and waitress was rude
  • Lorie M.
    Lorie MApril 5, 2013
    Guacamole is fantastic!
  • Empire P.
    Empire PepeMarch 20, 2012
    Mexican Salmon is superb!
  • Fonso M.
    Fonso MAugust 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Guacamole and rehab margarita are amazing
  • Elaine C.
    Elaine ChernovMay 7, 2011
    Those margs will mess you up. Like, for days. Not even in a good way.
  • Beau B.
    Beau BrownMarch 26, 2013
    Check out G Dine! Great deal.
  • Christina G.
    Christina GaceMarch 19, 2012
    $3 tequila shots during happy hour.
  • John L.
    John LoportoMarch 25, 2012
    Get the queso! Your soul will thank you
  • Giovanni S.
    Giovanni SciarrabbaApril 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Bottomless Mimosas
  • Craig W.
    Craig WatsonFebruary 13, 2013
    The website says they're open but they're not. Needs an update.
  • Lina C.
    Lina CaroMarch 8, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome 3 leches
  • Heather K.
    Heather KMay 5, 2012
    Eat somewhere else
  • Felice S.
    Felice SchlessingerAugust 19, 2012
    Food is awful ! Save your money
  • Heather K.
    Heather KMay 5, 2012
    Terrible customer service
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