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220 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
+1 203-772-4002
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“paella” (19 reviews)
“guacamole” (23 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I were visiting Yale. The concierge at our hotel recommended Pacifico, so we went. The ambience was nice; and we enjoyed the burrata with tomato and the fish tapa appetizers. And we enjoyed two adult cocktails. But the only thing we’ll remember...More

Thank kaleflagg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun and inviting - this place sure pulls you in. While I found the food just okay, I still enjoyed myself. Why? Best margaritas I've had in ages - clearly there is some love at the bar. And the service was very friendly.

Thank cblukens
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had a nice evening at Pacifico - their Mojitos and Guacamole are simply perfect! The ambiance is nice but it was a bit crowded (perhaps, sign of being a popular place!) - so, be sure to make a reservation in advance especially if you...More

Thank Shahana19
Reviewed 5 March 2018

First let me say this is not a seafood restaurant per se. It is however a fun place to food, drinks and atmosphere. The food was good but there weren’t many seafood options on the menu. Lots of drink options and overall a jovial atmosphere....More

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The raw oysters we had were fresh and briny so our visited started off well. The rest of the dishes were bland, poorly executed versions of dishes that are far superior at other local spots.

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here with my wife. Her salad was one one of the best she ever had (her words). I had the Paella. It was a great dish. Not too big and not too small. Cooked perfectly and the seafood was not dried out and...More

Thank gdf
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Good service, creative food choices, and a nice ambiance. Park around the corner on Colege Street across from BAR restaurant.

Thank Bobfromhamden
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a nice restaurant for Tapas across from Shubert Theatre. We went early for our son's birthday. The portions were good, service excellent. We used a Groupon which turned out to be a fantastic deal. Would definitely go again. We recommend the Cranberry Salad...More

Thank VacaCouple2014
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Stopped at Pacifico recently before a college Music Hall event. Glad we did, the drinks where good and the service at the bar also quick. We only had drinks and Guac but the Guac was amazing, home made and delicious.

Thank sVT_traveler
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food at this place was off the charts phenomenal! It was what they call Restaurant Week in New Haven. It was prix fixe. Our waiter was slow to come to the table to take our order. He was non-existent for most of our meal....More

Thank michaelramos1
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Jean D
3 March 2016|
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Response from Felicia H | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any in the menu
Dorothy H
19 December 2015|
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Response from Felicia H | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I would call first and inquire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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: +1 203-772-4002
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