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Zocalito Latin Bistro

) #50 of 112 Restaurants in Aspen ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-3416
+1 970-920-1991
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (16 reviews)
“sopes” (16 reviews)
“guacamole” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
DETAILS
420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-3416
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We always make Zocalito's our first stop in Aspen because we love the food, the staff and the convenient location. Thought it couldn't get any better, but we decided to try some new menu items and WOW! Mike continues to come up with new seasonings...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Visually, a dive. Basement setting. Dimly lit. Didn't smell great. It was a leap of faith to sit down and order. But boy were we glad we did. This is not Tex Mex. And I'm not sure if it is authentic Mexican. But the flavors...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Enjoyed it last ski season and decided to take a different group there this year. The service is attentive, cheerful and fun. The drinks sublime. The food either off the menu or the specials creative and delicious. Oaxacan chicken in a mole sauce, Pork tacos,...More

Thank cjdotheworld
Reviewed 25 February 2017

an average rating for average food. I found our food not fresh. It was deliciously made, but you can tell when the ingredients are not fresh. The guacamole was brownish meaning it had been sitting around a day. The tamales were delicious as was the...More

Thank PaxLovesMe
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Just finished our 4th visit to this partially hidden gem in Aspen. The commitment to really creative Oxaca influenced offerings is impressive and well executed. The queso appetizer and the guac are great starters and the duck and skirt steak meals were well spiced and...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This little place is tucked away underground. Its small and cozy. The decorations are similar to those of the region where the food is from. The food was really good.

Thank blncg
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My husband and I were looking for a 'new' place to have dinner in Aspen. Our criteria......someplace we hadn't been before (check), interesting/good food (triple check), reasonable price (double check) and fun environment (double check)..... The service, starting with our welcome, introduction to the premise...More

Thank _leslie_lynne_gordon
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was very impressed by the menu selections and food. Not your average Mexican - much more latin inspired. Wonderful. I had a shrimp dish and my hubby had chicken in a mole sauce. Both were great. THe margaritas were also excellent. Pricing is fair...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Wednesday night. Recommended by our hotel desk person, we found this place off to the side of the main strip and down a flight of steep stairs. My pulled turkey taco with pumpkin mole was OK, even though the turkey tasted like beef and I...More

Thank AVGTXN
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It had been about 9 months since our last visit. Wait staff was all new and very attentive. This is one of our favorite places to go as it tastes so different. Subtle complexities. We have an 8 year old and they made him this...More

Thank lee b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-3416
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-920-1991
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