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El Pacifico

#298 of 2,021 Restaurants in Frankfurt
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, South American, Central American
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Sandweg 79, Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 446988
17:00 - 00:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say about El Pacifico except it was amazing! We were here for a design fair and turned up around 7:30 on a Saturday night and it was absolutely packed. The lady who was seating people was very busy but absolutely had the restaurant under control and was polite about not having a table. She then kindly offered... More 

Thank thinquizzie
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I went to that place a couple of times now and it never disappointed me, however the menu is not dynamic therefore I would not consider it perfect. Nevertheless I suggest it to anyone searching for a nice Mexican evening.

Thank Mave G
Frankfurt, Germany
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

great atmosphere, nice food & drinks, kind service, guacamole and red beans paste are great! and also the mango drinks!

Thank muller_georg
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This restaurant is always busy and a reservation is a must. The restaurant has a hostess and the table seating is very well managed indeed. The cocktails are very good and the bar staff give the place a pleasant ambiance. The bar staff are particulary attentive in keeping the bar area clean. The food however needs some looking at. The... More 

Thank MsEuro
sosa s, Manager at El Pacifico, responded to this review

Hola, thank you for the open words. Maybe it was to busy, because we all ways want to serve the same quality. Maybe we make some mistakes with the food. I am very sorry about it. But well we have to do your best and of course we need to serve always the same quality. We are already looking to... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Luckily we had booked as the place was full. Very busy. The service was quick and efficient. We ordered different dishes and sort of mixed and matched. Both dishes were excellent. The lady serving was very helpful, adjusting the table, offering extra items if we needed them or ran out. We were sitting outside and it was unfortunate that later... More 

Thank Papongo
sosa s, Leiter Gästebetreuung at El Pacifico, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for the nice review. The next time you should make a reservation online per mail info@el-pacifico-ffm.de or with quando and give us a information for your table. Then we will try to make your wish comes true. Thank you again. The prices are adjusted to the rent we pay ;-(( sorry More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I always felt the food and drinks were ok at El Pacifico, however I just couldn't stand the service! So slow, extremely forgetful and just all in all, bad! I stopped going after trying it out a few times...waiting for a bowl of nachos for 40min, is bad! Anyway, things seem to have changed! We went last week and wow!... More 

Thank nazv13
sosa s, Geschäftsführer at El Pacifico, responded to this review

Hola we try all the time to be better and better and for sure we get a new menu since 2,5 Years and change the way to cook and we make the guest room totally different but same owner. So sorry to get the information that the older team was not so good, slow and forget a lot. So we... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Regularly come here with friends for dinner. The decor of the place is beautifully Mexican, with lots of colors, candles and pretty details. The food is very fresh and tasty (great guacamole). I love the tasty vegetarian options, especially the salad with grilled veg. Great place for a laid-back dinner in a vibrant fun place. Good date spot too!

Thank Katharina L
Frankfurt, Germany
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198 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Comfy chairs, friendly wait staff, well priced, amazingly tasty cocktails, great atmosphere in a great neighborhood... what isn't to love?! I went with a friend for a catch up over dinner and drinks. I love the atmosphere of the restaurant; kind of a Mexican feel but not comical and animated. We ordered the small nacho's to start, which were big... More 

Thank HSed22
alyth, scotland
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Had an early evening 'drinks & snacks' with my mother. We were on a discover the neighbor hood tour and this restaurant being close to her home is an ideal place for a very decent margarita or two & some Mexican tapas. Very busy evening with groups taking most of the tables, but despite being told to expect a wait... More 

Thank tomjunior
Briancon, France
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

I went to this restaurant with my father to have a little "father-daughter" moment, and it was quite nice. We were here at the "happy hour" so the coktails were a bit cheaper, I took one without alcohol ( I think it was the "green pacific") and it was really tasty and fresh. The food was also very nice and... More 

Thank Nora M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, South American, Central American
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandweg 79, Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Innenstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Innenstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 69 446988

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