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Condado - Tacos, Tequila & Margaritas - Short North

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    jamesr
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    Does anyone know what space/site they are referencing in this article?

    I’ve been to Barrio in Tremont and had a great experience, but it seems to be on par with Bakersfield. Thoughts?

    #1035288

    jamesr
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    jamesr
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    #1048992
    King Gambrinus
    King Gambrinus
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    I’ve been to Barrio in Cleveland. I thought it was pretty delicious. It’s very similar to Bakersfield or Local Cantina, but the interesting shell combinations are a cool twist.

    #1049329

    News
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    Cleveland Restaurateur Opening Condado Tacos in The Short North
    November 6, 2014 12:00 pm – Walker Evans

    When Joe Kahn launched his build-your-own-tacos restaurant in the Tremont neighborhood in Cleveland in 2012, he had no idea it would prove to be so popular. The restaurant, known as Barrio Tacos (not to be confused with the short-lived Barrio Tapas here in Columbus), opened a second location in Lakewood in 2013, but then Kahn sold the business to his partners and decided to bring the concept to a different market with a different name: Condado.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/cleveland-restaurateur-opening-condado-tacos-in-the-short-north

    #1049342
    bobcatz
    bobcatz
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    All my Cleveland friends rave about Barrio, so I’m excited to try this. I wonder if it’ll be different in any way?

    #1049347

    jOHnH
    Participant

    BArrio is awesome, very excited for this. Not to hate on Bakersfield, but Barrio tacos are next level. Curious to see what they do with the old Circus space. I went to the Barrio in Tremont (I think, it was that location), and they had an awesome patio and pretty cool interior as well. Circus/High 5, is a pretty generic lay.

    #1052528

    News
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    Nightlife Review: Customization is Key at Condado Tacos
    November 28, 2014 7:00 am – Jenna Taylor

    Condado, the latest Mex-American concept created by restaurateur Joe Kahn has officially opened its eclectic doors for the first time in Columbus. The restaurant occupies the old Circus Bar at 1223 North High Street, a location convenient for those who work, play, or live in the Short North area. The atmosphere here has a personality unlike any eatery that has dared to dance its’ feet in this highly competitive part of High Street. Artwork resemblant to the Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead, is hand-painted and stenciled throughout the walls of Condado by the Finko Creative group. Dim lighting and aged wooden church pews balances the need to be contemporary without losing that sense of home feel.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/customization-is-key-at-condado-tacos-jt1

    #1053714
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
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    We popped in here on Saturday night for take-out and enjoyed it quite a bit. Two tacos were filling enough for me for dinner (I had the shrimp ceviche ones) and the chips and guac were pretty amazing too.

    The whole space was pretty busy, but take-out service was still quick, which was nice.

    We’ll definitely be back for sit-down service sometime in the near future.

    #1053722
    ntn
    ntn
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    I have been there 4 times already… I kind of enjoy it. This place is awesome for drawing people to the northern side of the SN

    #1053754
    Liner Notes
    Liner Notes
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    Last night, we planned a sort of impromtu birthday party here for the wife. The staff was extremely accommodating, courteous and attentive. The tacos were delicious and margharitas were tasty too. Their selection of local brews on tap is perfectly curated. We will definitely be there often. Condado is a much needed and welcomed addition to the Garden District!

    #1060691
    vestanpance
    vestanpance
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    Went here for the first time on Friday. We made it by happy hour and enjoyed the half of margaritas. One weird thing is they make you sit at the communal tables if you want to get the happy hour pricing. We’re not anti social so no big deal, but it did seem funny to be elbow to elbow all the way down both sides of the long table with the rest of restaurant completely empty. (which changed by the time we left to be packed).

    I had the standard Gauc, el santo taco, and a poncho’s ghost taco. Everything was really good and I actually after eating a whole bowl of gauc could have just had one taco. They are good size.

    We’ll be back.

    #1122958
    vestanpance
    vestanpance
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    We tried to go last Saturday night around 8:30pm. I expected it to be pretty busy because of the weather but holy shit was it crazy. There was a line down the block at least 35 people deep waiting to get in. It looked like to get into a dance club (ironic?) or a concert

    I guess the students are venturing south more these days.

    I’m a fan of this place but we’ll stick to weekday happy hours or until Summer when the swarm leaves.

    #1122968

    RedStorm
    Participant

    ^Only two down sides – the noise level (music always seems too loud for my taste) and the crowd. I wonder if in the summer it thins out with more patio use. I’ll have to see as they make some of the best margaritas in the city -> the blood orange specifically.

    #1122998
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    I’m a fan of this place but we’ll stick to weekday happy hours or until Summer when the swarm leaves.

    Two weeks until location #2 is up and running.

    More details coming soon. ;)

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