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Barrio Costero

610 Bangs Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6904
+1 732-455-5544
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“nachos” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
10:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
610 Bangs Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6904
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited with friends a few weeks ago. Had a great time! Very cool vibe and atmosphere. Not your typical mexican decor. we sat at the bar and ordered drinks and food to share. The bartenders couldn't have been friendlier. Highly recommend the Jalisco & Tiger...More

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner there on a Friday night recently. We were a large group staying in town to attend the Sea.Hear.Now. music festival. As with any large group, things change - our reservation went from 8 to 4 to 8 again. The folks at Barrio Costero...More

Thank MelissaS2809
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Melissa, We remember your party that weekend. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. It was a crazy weekend as you well know & we appreciate the kind review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were her with my son and his friend on the holiday weekend. Very cool place. Not your typical Mexican restaurant. An elevated spin on a few Mexican dishes. Tapas so you can try a few different dishes and share. Not a large menu. Great...More

Thank David-Vickie
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. As you mentioned we are "not your typical Mexican restaurant" We pride ourselves on being unique. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place has a great buzz of energy on a Friday evening. We had a couple of cocktails at the bar while waiting for our friends to arrive. We had several small plates and a large plate to share. Swordfish and pork loin were the...More

Thank Kickie
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the positive review & feedback. We hope to see you all again in the near future

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Cool vibe, decent but not fast service. Food is creative but simply trying too hard. Almost every dish or drink we ordered was over spiced, over salted or over marinated. The subtle favors of these interesting dishes get lost in an assault on your taste...More

Thank AdelleKirkCsontos
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feed back on our dishes. Did you have similar issues with our cocktails? We try & strive for excellence here at Barrio Costero We will take your words to heart & will look into the matter. Thanks again for coming in...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

We were visiting friends in Asbury Park and had a fun dinner of multiple unique Mexican small plates at Barrio Costero. The food was really good and different from your everyday/typical Mexican. The atmosphere was very fun, but definitely a little loud and often hard...More

Thank JohnandMarylou
DerekB2392, Manager at Barrio Costero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review. We are definitely not your typical Mexican restaurant We are not, what people have become accustomed to as a Mexican Restaurant (Tex-Mex) We realize the sound is a bit of an issue & are glad it did not put...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We ordered braised short ribs, a pita crusted tuna and watermelon, fish tacos, ceviche, crab and watermelon, the daily catch and strip steak. The food was creative but not great. The atmosphere was also not so great, as it was so loud you could barely...More

Thank Vivian B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Beef tacos and nachos choices were a truly sophisticated surprise. However, the hidden gems here are best mined at the bar. With Jamie at the helm and a crew of loyal disciples, the range of exceptional cocktails flowing there would turn a menu into a...More

Thank clytoneus
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t sure about going out for what I had assumed would be “Mexican” food in asbury would be at at top of my dining wish list. Well....I will be the first one to admit that mistake! Barrio Costero is a wonderful dining experience. The...More

Thank slonnie
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Small dish restaurants are trendy right now, and this one takes Mexican food to the next level. There's little on the menu, billed as "coastal Mexican cuisine" that's ordinary. We enjoyed most of what we tasted. The server recommended 2-3 small plates per person to...More

Thank Heidi D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Bangs Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6904
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-455-5544
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Barrio Costero is a coastal Mexican restaurant in Asbury Park sharing remarkable culinary experiences with fresh, local ingredients and delicious cocktails. Our name, Spanish for "coastal neighborhood," embodies our approach to seasonal cooking and genuine hospitality. Join us to share an experience filled with inspired cuisine, refreshing drinks and authentic coastal vibes.
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