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Zocalito Latin Bistro

420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-3416
970-920-1991
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Ranked #23 of 148 Restaurants in Aspen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We went here for the first time after passing by for years. We are SO glad we did--the cuisine was truly authentic, and I loved how many of the special ingredients (such as the peppers used to make hot sauces) were brought in by the head chef from local farmers in Mexico and Peru. We had incredible service, and our... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Host/waiter/bartender was very rude to each person in our party at different times, and slow. Wife got sick after eating a shrimp plate. I observed the only other waiter leave the bathroom after NOT washing his hands...he was in a stall having a bowel movement. I took the time to speak to the owner/chef. I told him the duck was... More 

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boulder, colorado, usa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

our 3 time to Zocolito. Getting to be our favorite, must go, restaurant in Aspen. Last visit, Ian M, was the waiter. He really made our evening. Possibly the best service ever. We trusted Ian to do all the ordering for our table of 4. He really came through. Great job.

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Boulder, Colorado
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248 reviews 248 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Our first time here and it starts out with uncertainty as it is located off the mall, and downstairs. But once seated it became more comfortable, with the friendly service and interesting sculptures inside (see pic)... Food was much more interesting than we expected. We started out with the Tostado de Cabrito (baby goat, see pic) and it was delicious.... More 

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Glenwood Springs
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I used to go to this place just for the mojitos which were very good, until they changed the way they do the drink, and now they are not worth the trip. My last time there we went for dinner as I had been given a gift card for this place, and by looking at the prices of the food... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This little bistro is tucked behind and below some shops in downton Aspen. Staff was friendly and the dinner was delicious - we enjoyed both steaks and seafood. Walls were decorated with masks. The mojitos are their specialty - I recommend one!

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Longmont, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

What a great find this was! The main restaurant is downstairs off the street and there are outdoor tables street-side for people watching if you prefer. So many of the menu items were unique combinations of both tastes and textures. We decided upon several of the tapas (chicken tamale, pork sopes, the chicken ceviche and grilled pork tacos) - each... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I had dinner here with my wife and two teenagers. Everything was wonderful. We had soup and tamales as tapas/appetizers and then everyone got a different entree. They were all cooked and seasoned perfectly, with each dish having a unique sauce that almost had us licking the plates. The service was a little inattentive at times, but it was always... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I am a big fan of Zocalito for their fresh fruit mojitos. The pulled pork tacos and guacamole appetizers are delicious. I also really like the black cod entree as well as the black bean soup.

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Novato, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I found the food a step above average. Place was empty at prime time on a Thursday night. Needs to step up to the Hype. Guessing the chef had the night off.

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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

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