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Barbosa's

4804 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3244
+1 816-232-0221
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible30%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
4804 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3244
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We've tried this location on two separate occasions and we've been deeply disappointed each time! The food is very greasy and we got the distinct flavor of old, over used Fryer Oil. Another problem we've had is cold food which made our experience even worse....More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great barbeque, excellent selection of meats/combos. Price is reasonable. Service is reasonable. We also go before dinner rush (3 or 4 pm) so it's not noisy so easy to converse.

Thank Alvin P
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I have been going to Barbosa's since it was a five-table restaurant inside a duplex where recipes were being created. It is no longer owned by a Barbosa family member, but the new owner seems to have made it better. It is a different type...More

Thank Shirleylwm
Reviewed 6 December 2016

this Mexican restaurant is well known in st joseph, but the quality has gone down in last few years. the portion sizes of nachos and cheese have decreased noticeably. and the prices have gone up very much. service is usually good. food flavor is mediocre.

Thank lmij
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Since this was our first time at this establishment we were served samples of several different delicious treats like beans, rice, guacamole and Mexican spaghetti with their homemade flour chips. We had the ultimate margaritas that were some of the best we have had. Several...More

Thank YBK2014
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Went there on a recommendation and glad that we did! We were there at lunch time but we got our order in a very timely manner! Chips & cheese dip were very good...love the homemade chips...pretty sure best I've even had! Three of us in...More

Thank CHazen
Reviewed 14 June 2016

wonderful authentic mexican foods, my favorites is always the red pork chili sauce and beans,but the taco are also excellente

Thank David L
Reviewed 16 February 2016

When in town,This is on our for sure list, Have been coming here for decades, Have got to know the family pretty well and the food is always just what we want. Thank you as always

Thank cvcocktails
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I have been a constant champion of this place since I had my first taste when they were serving out of their house over 40 year ago. We wanted the order "to go" because we had places to go and things to do before we...More

Thank Becky K
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

In former reviews, I did not read that anyone opted for CHICKEN tacos and enchiladas, which are my favorite. It is shredded lightly spiced pulled, chopped chicken in the tacos and enchiladas. The "choice of three" plate allows for any combination of tacos, enchiladas, tamale,...More

Thank Stephanie F
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4804 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3244
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-232-0221
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