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220 College Street, New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 772-4002
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Ranked #48 of 500 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
Greenwich, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
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
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
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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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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
142 reviews 142 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 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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Springfield, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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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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