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526 Westcott St, Syracuse, NY 13210-2549
315-472-3633
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Ranked #16 of 599 Restaurants in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $12
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 1:30 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Boulder, CO
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

We gathered the clan aging from 66 to 2 around a comfortable table and a very tasty Sunday brunch. Offerings ranged from traditional breakfast fare ordered off a reasonably priced selection of side items to creative dishes with a Mexican touch. Pancakes and French toast are served with real maple syrup as befits a restaurant in upstate New York. The... More

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Syracuse, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Recently restructured Alto Cinco is even better than it was before. Still cozy, but now there's plenty of seating inside and out. The atmosphere is pleasant and unique and unlike any other place in central New York. The food is both interesting and delicious, the waitstaff is helpful and attentive and the wine list and beer selection is second to... More

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Syracuse, New York
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70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Came back home from business, and wanted to take my boys out. They recommended “Alto Cinco”, a Mexican restaurant. It was in a quiet area of town. It was obvious that they expanded their establishment three times, enlarging into the next establishment for extra eating room area. I understand why. For starters we had “Chips, Salsa & Guac”. We had... More

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Syracuse, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My favorite thing to order is the California burrito. The California burrito consists of rice, beans, cheese, salsa, sour cream, roasted red peppers & guacamole. I must say that it is better to eat at the restaurant than take-out. I have ordered take-out a few times now and it loses something in flavor, probably because it is not as warm... More

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Manlius, NY
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I never am disappointed eating here. I've come for breakfast, it was packed!!! Delicious food and plenty of it. Just recently went for lunch. I noticed that they had expanded and yet still packed! Says a lot about the food! Gluten free tortilla is available upon request. Also a vegan menu! The guacamole was excellent. Ate only 1/2 and took... More

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Manlius, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The wife and I stopped by for a quick lunch early afternoon on a Saturday. I had never been there before and was looking forward to it. We ordered the chips and guacamole as an appetizer and found both quite good. I ordered the burrito with jerk chicken and my wife ordered the gluten free chicken quesadilla. Both were very... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

After a late movie, we looked for dining in the area and found this open and available at 1:15am. We were the only ones in the dining area with several patrons in the bar. Food was interesting, but lukewarm and clearly not at its potential. We didn't make waves as we felt like odd men out at that hour. Certainly... More

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Rome, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Alto Cinco is our go to place for the best mexican food around. The food is always fantastic. Be sure to try the chips & salsa and the cornbread. They also have a great rotation craft beers on draft.

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Endicott, New York, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

.I had not had Alto Cinco in forever and now am probably not ever going to again as a result of the bad experience I had this past Friday night. I ordered two soft bean tacos and a chicken enchilada. I ordered by using Grub Hub. I got the text message my order was ready at 8:33PM. I picked it... More

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Syracuse, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My favorite Mexican restaurant .. Great little neighborhood vibe, surprisingly good wine selections, reasonably priced, excellent food. I recommend the shrimp tostada! Usually crowded but grab a cocktail and you don't mind the wait!

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Additional Information about Alto Cinco

Address: 526 Westcott St, Syracuse, NY 13210-2549
Phone Number: 315-472-3633
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday 8:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday 8:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: Mexican

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