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220 College Street, New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 772-4002
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Ranked #49 of 504 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
Shelton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

While many restaurants in downtown New Haven have come and gone, Pacifico has established itself as a mainstay for innovative pan-Latin cuisine. They do a very effective job of promoting their ongoing special occasion menus and the 4-course New Year's Eve menu at $55 per person was a solid value in an arena where many establishments go over the top... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend had been to Pacifico before and said I HAD to try it. Fortunately a Groupon popped up so I bought it. The deal was for two people and each gets one drink, a tapas and an entree. We each had a Mojito (one classic & one pineapple). Our tapas choices were a cerviche and crispy oysters over a... More 

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New Haven, CT
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My co-workers and I decided to try this place out on a Thursday when we could all get together after work. There were 5 of us and we were promptly sat at the nice sized window seat in front. Our waitress came over, gave us our menu, and asked if we wanted a drink. One of the women asked if... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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86 reviews 86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
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147 reviews 147 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Additional Information about Pacifico

Address: 220 College Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Phone Number: (203) 772-4002
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 26
Cuisine: Latin

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