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Cinco

1600 Painters Run Rd, Upper Saint Clair, Pittsburgh, PA
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Ranked #696 of 1,854 restaurants in Pittsburgh
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Apr 5, 2014
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Stopped in on a Tuesday evening. Only about half dozen tables occupied, however it was early...maybe things pick up a little later. Waitress was very friendly and offered suggestions. The chips and salsa, although not included with meal as seems to be the norm in Mexican restaurants, were well worth the couple extra bucks! Our dinners - burrito for me... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

My family enjoyed a very good meal at Cinco. The staff was friendly and the drinks were delicious. I was a little reluctant to eat here since some of the reviews were bad. I thought the food came out quickly and it was hot. The wait staff couldn't have been nicer,taking time to explain some dishes to my children. Great... More

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Pittsburgh
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32 reviews 32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Forget the Franchise Mexican places. This is the real deal. As close to authenic as it gets. If you want good fresh food at a decent price. Go here.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

just returned from our first dinner trip to Cinco's in Upper St. Clair. My wife and I were greeted cheerfully at the door and led to a convenient table. The menu showed a large variety of creative Mexican dishes and salads as well as drinks to accompany the meals. The atmosphere was pleasant and the bar and dining areas were... More

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South Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

we had a groupon coupon so we went.....my blue margarita was amazing and very strong...lol...we had the steak fajitas (15.50) the chips and salsa were extra (2.50) the salsa was very watery and i dripped all over us and the table...the fajitas and rice were amazing...we had left overs and my husband asked for extra tortilla shells to go with... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We have eaten at Cinco twice and had a similar experience on both occasions. The good: -food is great. very authentic -prices are decent for what you get -staff is nice The bad: Only the service, which was: -slow -chaotic -ordered items were forgotten -no silverware until requested when food came -had to flag waitress down to get a second... More

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Jefferson Hills, Alabama, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Beware Health Hazard. Place half empty. Took 1 hour to get food. Food came out cold even after I sent it back still not hot. Ask waitress if there was a manager on duty she States he was the one cooking. Now that's scary!!! Steer clear

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pittsburgh, pa
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8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We purchased a Groupon to try Cinco for the first time. First time will be the last time. When we arrived we were told to sit anywhere and our server would be with us. The place has no decor, and is very plain. We were given our silverware wrapped in a cloth napkin. My napkin smelled like someone clean the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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194 reviews 194 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I've been trying to think of a positive in the week since I ate here. Perhaps that the vegetables inside the vegetarian burrito were cooked the right way--not crunchy and not mushy. That's about it. We were ignored when we walked in and had to ask where to sit. Then we sat, and sat and sat. The waiter (who turned... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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152 reviews 152 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

I loved it. I eat Mexican food about 3 days a week and I was pleasantly surprised how awesome the food was. I had the tequila fajitas and they were amazing. The homemade margarita was great. It was worth every cent. Nikki our waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable. I will go back again. And again. It was great The... More

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