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Zocalito Latin Bistro

420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-3416
+1 970-920-1991
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“guacamole” (19 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
420 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-3416
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top notch little restaurant with great food, margaritas, and atmosphere. Liked following the staircase to its cute, almost hidden entrance below street level. We were impressed by the salsas made from a variety of chiles that the chef imports from Oaxaca. The guacamole is also...More

Thank Himne
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The concierge at our hotel recommended this restaurant because we like spicy food. The food was very hot and spicy, but flavorless. I sent back my mojito which tasted like dishwater. My husband's margarita was watery. I got the Aztec soup --very spicy, but flavorless...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I visited this restaurant with 8 friends - all of us from out of town -- during the food and wine festival. The outdoor seating was nice! As we were being seated, the hostess mentioned that a couple people had not reported to work, so...More

Thank Egmath
Reviewed 24 May 2017

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 18 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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