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Pacifico Restaurant

220 College St, New Haven, CT 06510
+1 203-772-4002
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“guacamole” (26 reviews)
“tapas” (42 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 College St, New Haven, CT 06510
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Pacifico has been a favorite of ours for several years. In general, it is a fun and lively ambiance with delicious food & great service. Lately, we've noticed a slip in the professionalism of the staff, but the food remains just as delicious as it...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank karissavantassel
Moe G, Owner at Pacifico Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks for the review! We're looking forward to making your next visit a great one.

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had dinner here last night, Saturday, at 6:30. Surprised it was not real crowded. Menu has nice tapas but smaller than average portions. We had 4 meals ranging from a mixed grill special, a burger, paella, and grilled chicken. Tangy and spiced but not...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank marrs5
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a Latin Flair. They have small plates, Seafood, salads and more. They also have great guacamole as an appetizer. The food was good. Service good as well.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank lunaroxie
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Eaten here a few times and never had a bad meal. All the fish dishes were good and presented well. You wont have a bad meal,

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank bilasi
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Immediately after the graduation ceremony this place offered the place for celebration and relaxation with lots of cheers. Good stock of beers and wines with cocktails it offered a perfect lunch with Burrito and and Veggie Sandwich and Ensalada con Salmon with Cubano.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank DeepakA941
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

While Yale graduates had family in town, there was comfortable seating with reservations made in advance. The receptionist had us in seats promptly. She said it was a 3 day surge around Yale Graduation but much more balanced after the big event. We had a...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank kevin s
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely, Spanish themed restaurant, excellent service and delicious food. Sat upstairs and enjoyed view of city, close to YALE University and parking lot was resonable.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank marycet
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place is good for a night out or when you don't have reservations elsewhere and find yourself in New Haven. But not for a great culinary or dining experience. Here's why: The food is pretty uneven. The yucca fries, for example, are perfect. They...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank TUW
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Delicious food. Lovely atmosphere. Comfortable seating. Serving staff excellent and fun. We had 5 different meals and each was very good. The desserts were fantastic...especially the flan.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Marge S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Let me start by saying that the food was fantastic. The service, however, was disappointing, at best. We were seated at 6 PM (made reservations, which I strongly recommend). Our waiter was wonderful, but the food took FOREVER. Our appetizers were brought to the table...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Blockstar2014
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Jean D
3 March 2016|
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Response from feliciah0809 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any in the menu
Dorothy H
19 December 2015|
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Response from feliciah0809 | 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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 College St, New Haven, CT 06510
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-772-4002
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