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Barbakoa

££ - £££Mexican, Latin,
1341 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1036
+1 630-852-2333
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“ceviche” (17 reviews)
“guacamoles” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
1341 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1036
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to visit this restaurant. The margaritas are excellent. A nice variety to choose from. Fajitas, torta and tacos were all very good. The complimentary chips and salsa were enjoyed.

Thank Linda010659
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This was a different restaurant we tried by recommendation of family. We enjoyed the fresh made Tacos we had. The drinks were good and plenty Friendly staff. Would go back again.

Thank 1983linda
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Really good food! Great drinks. Really chill atmosphere. Service was great and the server was knowledgeable of the drinks and helped us decide.

Thank IH8ILUV
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with two associates had the steak tacos shrimp tacos and chicken tacos all were great Guacamole excellent but the donuts to die for fresh hot and brought to table in bag shaken and served Highly recommend

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The food was ok, but not particularly worth the price. We had a coupon, dio it wasn't too bad. The service was acceptable; again, nothing stellar.

Thank clfxntrk
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Our concierge from the hotel recommended this place and because the manager wanted to ensure we enjoyed our meal, she comped our drinks. The food was amazing. The drinks were fantastic! I recommend the moscow mule. Delish!

Thank brittanymclaney
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This is the best Mexican restaurant I have been to. The food was great! The staff is awesome. I will definitely visit this place again when I am in the area.

Thank dwight b
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Love this place. The food was absolutely delicious! It's the best, I will be back very soon. The atmosphere is decorative too.

Thank tricia o
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Even with a Groupon it was still expensive and we did not think it was that impressive of a meal. All in all an average experience

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The atmosphere is fun and friendly. They have great drinks, and the food is really good. We went with our family, and everyone enjoyed their food. I've never had a long wait, but they do get busy, as it is located in a fairly busy...More

Thank Rhonda S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1341 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-852-2333
  • E-mail
Description
Barbakoa is a modern Latin restaurant designed to give a contemporary appeal with an authentic Latin flavor! The premier spot for tacos and tequila in the Western suburbs, Barbakoa offers outstanding cuisine, an electric atmosphere, and exciting parties and events.
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