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Alto Cinco

526 Westcott St, Syracuse, NY 13210-2549
+1 315-472-3633
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“burrito” (54 reviews)
“bbq tofu” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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526 Westcott St, Syracuse, NY 13210-2549
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Reviews (260)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We try to make Alto Cinco a Syracuse destination. Our lunch Friday reminded us why we need to keep coming. The service and food options are excellent. Vegetarian friendly with great non-veg options too. Excellent chips and salsa. The guacamole was perfect. The burritos wonderful...More

Thank cingalemille
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

What a great find in downtown Syracuse. Eclectic decor. Great tacos and burritos. Local draft beer and today - Monday $5 margaritas. Rachel took really good care of us.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Traveling as Vegan's and Vegetarians, on the very rare occasions we eat out, we are always looking for an eating experience that blends the very best of seasonality, freshness, healthy options, creativity and value for money. Alto Cinco ticks all the boxes. We turned up...More

2  Thank Lali George K
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on the great reviews it received on TripAdvisor. Our night did not go as well as we had hoped. I chalk it up to growing pains. They have grown more popular than their capacity in space and service. Despite having...More

1  Thank mch32
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my boyfriend, their guacamole and chips were incredible. That was so filling alone. They have an awesome Mexican pizza too. Bartender was nice but he'd remove things and didn't ask first. Always ask before removing anyone's dish(es). Something for everyone on the...More

Thank OnondagaHill
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you are a vegetarian yet love Mexican food this is the place to come. For your carnivore friends they do serve the best chicken enchilada I have ever had.

Thank James H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Alto Cinco is a great place for good food and drinks. It is still small even though they expanded, so sometimes you must stand and wait. Their selections of foods and wines are good and their beers are fair. While the foods and wines are...More

Thank DrRalph K
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Catfish tacos are excellent. Several of my vegan friends also swear by this place. Order a margarita; They used fresh squeezed juices and you won't be disappointed.

1  Thank elizabethgD1368KX
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I made a reservation on their website for 6:00pm. When my guest and I got there we were told it would be another 10-15 minutes before a table was ready for us. At 7:15 THEY STILL HAD NOT SEATED US. There were three other groups...More

1  Thank Veronica P
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Predominantly Tex/Mex with great service and varied menu. Great bar as well. Lobster Tacos TDF. Large seating and very popular

2  Thank dayseezr
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Nearby Attractions
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2.59 km away
Museum of Science & Technology
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3.00 km away
City Market
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2.25 km away
Landmark Theatre
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2.78 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 Westcott St, Syracuse, NY 13210-2549
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-472-3633
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