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Alto Cinco

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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526 Westcott St, Syracuse, NY 13210-2549
+1 315-472-3633
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8:00 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 1:30 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 1:30 am
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OnondagaHill
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here with my boyfriend, their guacamole and chips were incredible. That was so filling alone. They have an awesome Mexican pizza too. Bartender was nice but he'd remove things and didn't ask first. Always ask before removing anyone's dish(es). Something for everyone on the menu. They have a small bar, more craft beer on tap.

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Thank OnondagaHill
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a vegetarian yet love Mexican food this is the place to come. For your carnivore friends they do serve the best chicken enchilada I have ever had.

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Thank James H
Manlius, New York
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Alto Cinco is a great place for good food and drinks. It is still small even though they expanded, so sometimes you must stand and wait. Their selections of foods and wines are good and their beers are fair. While the foods and wines are Gluten Free in many cases, the beers are not. Plan to spend some time when... More 

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Thank DrRalph K
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Catfish tacos are excellent. Several of my vegan friends also swear by this place. Order a margarita; They used fresh squeezed juices and you won't be disappointed.

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1 Thank Elizabeth G
Syracuse, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I made a reservation on their website for 6:00pm. When my guest and I got there we were told it would be another 10-15 minutes before a table was ready for us. At 7:15 THEY STILL HAD NOT SEATED US. There were three other groups there that also had reservations and had been waiting for over an hour and a... More 

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1 Thank Veronica P
Syracuse, New York
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Predominantly Tex/Mex with great service and varied menu. Great bar as well. Lobster Tacos TDF. Large seating and very popular

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2 Thank dayseezr
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places ever! The catfish burrito 🌯 is just perfect. The salsa is super fresh. And the guacamole is out of this world. All in all I really love this place and go whenever I'm in Syracuse.

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1 Thank blfitch529
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Very long wait, poor and slow service. Would never return. Food barely mediocre, if you have ever had real Mexican food, you will not find anything near it here.

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1 Thank Tracy Q
DeWitt, New York
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Alto Cinco is a must go to place in Syracuse. It's not far from SU, downtown or suburbs of Syracuse. Great food of Mexican cuisine. Very quaint bar with trendy atmosphere for dinning. I also recommend Alto Cinco for takeout.

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1 Thank stang555
Syracuse, New York
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Great gluten free burritos and chips were fresh and crunchy. Seriously delicious food. Service was fast and place was clean.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 Westcott St, Syracuse, NY 13210-2549
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-472-3633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?