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Saoco Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Latin, South American, Colombian
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456 Forest Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-1341
+1 203-389-0038
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Their food was amazing. Portions were huge. All the staff was friendly. Since my first visit I've called in for empanadas to pick up on the way home. ( It's not on the way😉)

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Thank Tommy S
Hamden
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

The moment you walk in you're greeted warmly with the decor to draw you in to Columbia! Buen! Warm inviting friendly and completely delicious dishes which keeps you coming back. Juan Carlos and his beautiful wife Marcella and family are truly a blessing they look forward to your return! And believe me you will return to treat yourself to these... More 

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Thank Wanda M
Deer Park, New York
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We were a family of 5 going college hopping over the weekend and when we all got hungry we just happen to be passing by Saoco Restaurant. So being that my wife is Colombian and we thoroughly enjoy eating Colombian cuisine we couldn't resist stopping by here instead of the typical food joints. I will give my rating based upon... More 

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Thank Dan D
New Haven, Connecticut
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Loved this place, was looking for a new cultural experience. The restaurant is small and very clean. The food is amazing. Got the pollo con arroz, and loved the dish. I am going back tomorrow!

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Thank Roseann_S_123
New Haven, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Sacco is right up the street from my house drove by it for years finally took my fiancé on her bday and the food and service was amazing .the blood sausage had to order another one it was so good and the steak was cooked perfectly highly recommend

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1 Thank niru36
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

First time eating Colombian food. A friend of mine suggested I taste this cuisine. I visited this establishment and the waiter suggested I try the red snapper. I took my meal as a take out but sat in my car outside the establishment to eat. The fish was too salty and over cooked. Very dry. The white rice was also... More 

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1 Thank Diane L
new haven, ct
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406 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

My husband suggested we go to Saoco because it was highly rated on Trip Advisor. Must have passed it hundreds of times and just never thought of going there to eat. My husband had the lomo de cerdo and I think was a bit put off because I think he expected something like pulled pork or carnitas. He did like... More 

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2 Thank sullific
New Haven, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

I hadn't come here in a few years but recently wanted to have some Colombian food and rediscovered this place. The food is still as good as I remember! I had creamy chicken with shrimp and it was flavorful. I eat rice and beans pretty much everyday in my household but sometimes want different Latino cuisine to switch it up... More 

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2 Thank Rosesnow33
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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238 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

I love to eat. I love to taste food from different places, but sometimes it is very difficult for me to do so for different reasons. One day watching TV at home, I saw an Ad from a Colombian restaurant named Saoco. The plates that were showed looked fantastic. They looked tasty and with enough food to feast a group.... More 

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1 Thank WaiPRUSA
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

I wish I can give them 10 stars. Place it's very clean, personal are very nice and friendly. And food... just amazing!!!

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Thank Jose G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, South American, Colombian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 Forest Rd, West Haven, CT 06516-1341
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-389-0038

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