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DOWNERS GROVE, IL (SEPTEMBER 16, 2015) - Barbakoa (1341 Butterfield Road) is celebrating Mexican Independence Day in true Mexican spirit with delicious drink and food specials. Barbakoa’s cuisine and cocktail list are both heavily influenced by Mexican flavors, and the restaurant will pay homage to the country’s freedom on Wednesday, September 16th. Toast to Mexico with tequila, tacos, a pig roast, a piñata, and more!

The celebration will kick off at 6pm with a pig roast on the patio, complete with a piñata and other festive decorations. Grab a complimentary slow-roasted pork taco from Chef Dudley Nieto and wash it down with a $5 margarita. Chef Dudley will also prepare green, white, and red tamales for $5.

Mexico’s Independence Day is a holiday dedicated to celebrating the country’s freedom from Spanish rule. It is traditionally filled with parades, bands, showers of green, white, and red confetti, and patriotism.

To make a reservation, call Barbakoa at 630-852-2333 or visit

About Barbakoa

Barbakoa is a modern Latin bistro that brings casual fine dining with an urban vibe to the Western suburbs. The concept is the result of a partnership between Jerry Kleiner and the Buonavolanto family, who recruited award-winning Chef Dudley Nieto and Mixologist Adam Seger. The restaurant features a refreshing new approach to modern Latin cuisine in an inviting, upbeat atmosphere with a lively bar at the epicenter of several distinctive and colorful dining spaces. Bright, fresh ingredients and traditional regional influences come together with other Latin American flavors in a variety of vibrant dishes and authentic cocktails made with top shelf tequilas. Barbakoa also offers a host of innovative tacos and tequilas, plus Latin-influenced cocktails and an enviable wine list. For more information, visit Barbakoa online at, like them on Facebook, or follow them on Twitter.


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