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220 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
(203) 772-4002
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very enjoyable dinner here with my husband... very unique yet impressive ambience! The tapas were fantastic- I recommend the Short Rib Empanadas and the shredded duck and smoked Gouda quesadillas!!

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Thank JayhawkJoni
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was all decently good, but our service was terrible! We were there for a business dinner, and the waitress seemed like she had never looked at the menu before. As we ordered our drinks, we then had to point to which drink we wanted on the menu so that she could write it down. I had to repeat... More 

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Thank Cassie F
Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling around in different cities, sometimes it's very hard for me to find a restaurant I really like, but today I really enjoyed my lunch here! It made my day! Food is perfect. $9.95 for the lunch menu, $4 for drinks. I ordered Veggie quesadilla and Strawberry Lemonade. Environment is very nice and relaxing. I could enjoy the whole afternoon... More 

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Thank Sherrychen33
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320 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner before a show and was able to secure a reservation. It coincided with happy hour and since there were no outside tables free we got a table right next to the bar. The acoustics here are deafening especially during happy hour when the 20 somethings are taking advantage of cheap drinks. We asked how the Raciones were... More 

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Georgia
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Just go to Geronimo down the street. Limited menu, small space/limited seating. Staff rude and brought wrong order then argued with me. My date had to a argue on my behalf. Don't go. Thank God I wasn't paying or I would have left.

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Branford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

My daughter and I went in and were immediately seated in a very small (high-top) table by a wall in the bar area by the bathroom. Not having that, I asked to be moved- which the hostess kindly did. The original server was the hostess, after which we didn't know who our particular server was. He (Johnny) eventually came by... More 

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Connecticut
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, I can't rate the meal because it didn't arrive until 10 minutes before showtime. The restaurant was busy but not full. We arrived at 6:15 with a reservation before seeing a play at the Shubert which is conveniently located just across the street. One would expect a restaurant at this location to be accustomed to serving crowds in a... More 

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Thank Diane G
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

So good we ate there twice! The top this word well constructed and authentic in their presentation and ingredients. Well recommended.

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Thank Holly R
San Jose, Ca
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

My two kids and I, in our graduation finery, waited to be seated. I stood patiently at the empty Matre d' station. Two men walked in behind me. As they were walking in, a staff person appeared and, ignoring me, greeted them and directed them to their party. Later, when we were walked to our table, the staff person, in... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Walking in the downtown area of New Haven we found Pacifico, a Nuevo Latino restaurant. As we love a variety of cuisines we entered. We now are fans of this restaurant wishing we lived nearby so we could return. I had the short rib empanadas and the Quesadilla de Pato while my wife had the crab cake and a wonderful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $26
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: (203) 772-4002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?