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Barrio Chino

253 Broome St. (Allen St.) Send to Phone
212-228-6710 | Menu
Creative Mexican fare on the lower Lower East Side.


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Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
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Barrio Chino, New York, NY


Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


Barrio Chino Restaurant Review

: Named for its location---in the southern section of the Lower East Side where Chinese and Hispanic cultures cross---this ten-table Mexican eatery focuses on small plates and strong cocktails. The atmospheric space, with exposed brick walls and hanging Chinese lanterns, is the perfect venue for sampling the creamy jicama-laced guacamole (and homemade chips), the rich mole-slathered chicken enchiladas, and the savory chile en nogada (a grilled poblano pepper stuffed with pork, pears, apples and raisons and then topped with a walnut sauce). A visit wouldn’t be complete without a margarita, mixed with your choice of jalapeño-infused or (the even spicier) habanero-infused tequilas.





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