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Mi Barrio


5023 Wake Forest Hwy
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 957-9069

Google Reviews

Photo of Joseph Cabosky Joseph Cabosky
Jun 2, 2019 5

A local, quiet hole-in-the-wall indeed. But the best Mexican food we have found in East Durham. While the menu is Tex-Mex like, the food is much more authentic and tasty than your normal Tex-Mex place. In a small strip plaza by a gas station, i.e., don't go for the ambience. Go for the stellar food.

Photo of Jason Lazarus Jason Lazarus
Mar 1, 2019 4

It is literally “mi barrio” restaurant since I live right around the corner. We’ve been eating here for years and it is very good, generous portions and reasonably priced. The only knock is location and decor (which isn’t really their fault). It is, however always clean and the staff are very pleasant. Get the macho burrito or the enchiladas suizas.

Photo of Kyle John Kyle John
Apr 3, 2019 4

Service wasn't amazing but food was pretty good. I'll be going back again

Photo of Margaret Renfranz Margaret Renfranz
May 19, 2019 5

Great Mexican comfort food!

Photo of Ana Velasquez Ana Velasquez
Jun 7, 2019 5

Authentic Mexican food

Photo of Gase Gase Gase Gase
Sep 3, 2019 5

Olways Good

Photo of Gene Fry Gene Fry
Oct 16, 2019 3

Awesome authentic food

Photo of China Robinson China Robinson
Oct 24, 2019 5

Food absolutely delicious and fast service will go there again and I recommend this amazing place

Photo of Khi Turner Khi Turner
Dec 30, 2019 5

A+ | Very tasty hole in the wall Mexican place for a great value for the dollar

Photo of Bekki Petersen Bekki Petersen
Feb 2, 2020 5

Quality for the cost was great. Tomatoes and lettuce were fresh. Great little hole in the wall place for takeout

Photo of Adriana Del Valle Adriana Del Valle
Jan 27, 2020 3

Food was ok, service took a little while, friendly staff, but restaurant was small and overcrowded.

Photo of Leïla Leïla
Jun 26, 2020 5

This used to be my favourite place when I was living in NC. Excellent food and very kind people

Photo of Jorge Ceja Jorge Ceja
Sep 15, 2020 5

Its pretty good. Better than going to the taco trucks around the area near there.

Photo of Noe Corea Noe Corea
Sep 30, 2020 5

Good shrimp plate. Delicious

Photo of Daniel Bernal Daniel Bernal
Aug 23, 2020 5

It's a really good place

Photo of Christine Alston Christine Alston
Aug 31, 2021 3

It would be wrong to leave 2 stars because there were some things right with the meal, but I still wouldn’t eat here again nor would I recommend it to a friend. I got a takeout 2 ground beef tacos meal. I paid upfront and added in a $2 tip. I was expecting something authentic because the person who took my order appeared to be more comfortable with Spanish than English, and Spanish was the primary language I heard spoken around me. What I got was ground beef that tasted and looked like what I have prepared at home using powder from a package. I should note that I have not done that for many years because it is disgusting. The salsa was good but salty. The one slice of tomato was fresh tasting. The refried beans were very good. The chips for the salsa were burnt and I did not eat them. The taco shells were not burned. There was some cheese on the tacos but no cheese anywhere else.

Photo of Jason and Brandi Goodwin Jason and Brandi Goodwin
Feb 4, 2022 5

Hidden gem if you love Latin food

Photo of L Roberts L Roberts
Aug 26, 2021 5

I have been going here for 14+ years. A hidden gem. The food is absolutely amazing.

Photo of Betsy Taube Betsy Taube
Jun 6, 2021 4

Service a bit slow, food very good.