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All 498 New Haven Restaurants

Pacifico

220 College Street, New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 772-4002
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Ranked #46 of 498 Restaurants in New Haven
Price range: $5 - $26
Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Latin
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
New Haven, Connecticut
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

i asked in my OpenTable lunch reservation to seat us in a quieter section of the restaurant, as I was dining with two 90 year olds who are hearing-challenged, so they sat us right under a speaker. When we asked that they turn the music down, they turned it off, but then turned the TV on at a high volume.... More

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

First time ever going to Pacifico. The food was unbelievable. We ordered two Tapas and two entrees. It was not over filling and the food was prepared to the Nines. Wonderful staff that was helpful and courteous. We will be returning. Very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Pacifico has a great environment if you don't mind Latin music and a dimmed lighting. The food was wonderful I enjoyed the flavors and the combinations of each plate. They were very well arranged and good portions.

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Gales Ferry
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Visiting friends (one whom now works at Yale New-Haven hospital) in New Haven, we walked around the campus (also enjoyable) on Saturday night of Labor Day Weekend and decided it was time for dinner. One of her co-workers recommended we try Pacifico. A really great choice. We were able to sit outside which was nice. The menu was a nice... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Interesting menu good service ... Tried thus with a groupon coupon... Service was very good and the waitress knew the menu very well... Enjoyed the apps and entrees.. Cooked well and nice presentation ... The food all seems to have some sweet taste which I don't particularly favor but overall I enjoyed... Seems a bit pricey but I did enjoy... More

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Hartland, Connecticut 06027
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Went to Pacifico last year before a show at the Shubert...thought it was very good. That is why we were so disappointed today at lunch. Three of us stopped in just a little before noon...no air conditioning (it was very humid today), weak service (we were so hot...why make us wait for water?) Then, we asked for change for the... More

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Prospect, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I tried this restaurant because of a groupon but was pleasantly surprised with how good the food was. The dip they bring for the bread is delicious. We went on a monday so all bottles of wine were 1/2 price- so we got an excellent bottle for $40! I loved the quinoa cakes and the pork with mango bbq sauce.... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The tappas plates were filling, I had the whole sea bass for dinner It was cooked perfectly. Good wine list. Service was good. Would make this a must go place when we are back in town.

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Pacifico isn't the best food in New Haven -- though it's very good. It's not the fanciest address or decor -- though it's comfortable and well put together. But the combination of everything always makes me smile. The pan-Latino cuisine and decor and drinks make me feel like its always late Spring or early Summer.

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CT
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Had a great dinner with my wife. The staff was friendly, and knowledgeable. The food was delicious, our favorite was the Duck.

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