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Zocalito Latin Bistro

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420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-3416
970-920-1991
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Dessert, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 96
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden gem with delicious food

This is a great off the beaten path place for a delicious dinner or apres ski drink and appetizer. The chicken chile relleno is awesome and their take on guac and salsa and chips is fabulous!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
bernandpaul
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Boulder, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Boulder, Colorado
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76 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a great off the beaten path place for a delicious dinner or apres ski drink and appetizer. The chicken chile relleno is awesome and their take on guac and salsa and chips is fabulous!

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Province of Rome, Italy
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81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

They have tables set up right in the middle of the shopping district, so you have great people watching while you dine. Superb salsa/guac combo with high quality ingredients. I had lamb tacos that had very good flavor and spice $18.00 just take them out of the little dish they are served in or they will fall apart. we also... More 

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Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This restaurant is downstairs in a little alley right off of Hyman. There is a varied menu with some unusual Latin dishes offered. The food was good - just not great!! The interior is colorful and once you get past the bar is very cozy. The service was good and the staff is friendly. Probably won't go back....

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miami fl
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

High end mexican dishes prepared in an innovative manner by a French master. Dont be fooled by the simple feel of this basement establishment, the food will captivate your taste buds and show you what true Mexican flavor can be. Probably the best Mexican dishes we have ever had and this is being said by people who have visited mexico,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We had a great meal with good service at a table of 7 people, unfortunately our nice dinning experience was stained when the manager came to our table and told us that it was too much work/hassle for him to take more than 2 credit cards. Which normally would be understandable but we spent a lot of money and were... More 

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Murrieta, Ca
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

What's NOT to like about this place? I've been there several times in the past. I will go there again many more times in the future. Their New Head Bartender is a hoot. I suggest you don't get him going too much. You could end up spitting some of your drink out laughing your butt off. The Dude is a... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A different excellent twist on Mexican Food. Not to be missed. You will not find the typical burritos, chimi's or taco's there. Instead you will find inventive sauces, unusual chilis, different combinations. If you are in Aspen and are tired of the many Italian or French restaurants then you much try it. BTW the restaurant is in a basement (with... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Amazing food. Being a foodie I was impressed by this little joint. The staff are lovely and always make you feel welcome. I love going to this place.

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Napa, California, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We really appreciate chefs that go the extra mile. Very inventive sauces with not so common chilis. Wonderful, fresh ingredients. We had tamale and rellano that were off the hart!

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Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We heard about this restaurant from others who have been there and we made it a priority to have a nice dinner there. We were greeted by Ian who is very personable and sincere. He had lots of suggestions for us and it was hard to decode what to order because the menu is so good. We chose the Oaxacan... More 

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Additional Information about Zocalito Latin Bistro

Address: 420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-3416
Phone Number: 970-920-1991
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-3416
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: 970-920-1991

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?