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220 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
+1 203-772-4002
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“paella” (17 reviews)
“guacamole” (22 reviews)
“tapas” (39 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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220 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with six adults. We had a reservation for five but my husband was able to join us at the last minute so we were six. Upon being seated we were berated by the hostess for not calling to change our reservation. She said...More

Thank franmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at Pacifico prior to a theater performance at the Shubert across the street. The outdoor seating was available and we enjoyed people-watching. Our server was attentive and was able to answer our questions about the menu and cocktail options. The food was served...More

Thank MuseumMom57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very loud music, making it difficult to carry on a conversation. The service was very slow - there were several people stopping by the table (to refill water or drop off food, etc), but they wouldn't ask if we needed anything - so my husband...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I had drinks and dinner here during a brief visit to Yale. I was warmly welcomed by Danny and we had a long chat. My dinner was excellent and I enjoyed both the layout and atmosphere. I will happily return if I come back to...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Sat at the bar for lunch. Octopus salad was great & spicy hot! Hamburger was huge!! Very friendly bartender & staff. Saturday & Sunday brunch menu. Nice place in downtown New Haven.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went to Pacifico yesterday for happy hour for my friends birthday. the staff was friendly and they were slow that night so the service was good. $5 margaritas, sangrias, and mojitos for happy hours which were decent, they also had apps for $3. I...More

Thank Jeanna432
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I wasn't thrilled to eat here. My colleagues chose it. My friends did enjoy their dishes. Mine was just a salad with chicken. Not hard to mess that one up. What I can say is that their guacamole is fantastic! I could have inhaled it...More

Thank drkarenr
Reviewed 3 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

Thank karissavantassel
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

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.

Thank lunaroxie
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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
18 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
US$ 5 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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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