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EL Acapulco

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84 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854-3063
+1 203-853-6217
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

The food here is far from authentic Mexican, unless you consider that it might have been cooked by a 12 yr old Mexican kid. Our first hint to a bad experience was the salsa, which was clearly massacred through a blender at least a dozen times before it reached our table. I am very surprised that this place could survive... More 

2 Thank Magnumbull
Stamford, Connecticut
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

This food is excellent. This is truly home cooking mexican food. The family has owned this restaurant for over 20 years and my family and I have never had a bad meal. Don't expect fancy, but expect delicious authentic food. This is a food that you will crave.

1 Thank LewLew22
Norwalk CT
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2013

I went there a couple of years ago with my husband, and we walked out of the place because I was totally gross out by the food. I am Mexican and like a good fresh food, I know is hard to find good Mexican in the area, so I decided to give it a second chance with a group of... More 

1 Thank Bolita10
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132 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013

This is a no frills, quiet, and spacious restaurant, in the heart of SoNo, serving standard Mexican fare, that is consistently excellent and delicious. Nothing gourmet here, but it is high quality, very tasty Mexican food that will not disappoint anyone in your group. The restaurant appears to be run by a family, and has been there for more than... More 

2 Thank chazmatters
Newington, Connecticut
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98 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2013

The plates are hot. The enchiladas are delicious. The rice and beans are also good and so are the non alcoholic beverages. X rating 4.5

1 Thank JohnX269
Norwalk, Connecticut
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

It's a family owned restaurant in the heart of Sono. Great service, great food and drinks. Definitely would recommend :)

1 Thank lcuevas915
New York
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

If you like Mexican dishes, then this is a great place to get authentic regional Mexican food that miles beyond many "Americanized" Mexican dishes that we all-to-easily settle for. I get the three cheese enchilada special with rice and beans, along with black bean soup and a side dish of pico de gallo. There is rice and beans and then... More 

2 Thank jessejames4
Block Island, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2013 via mobile

My family has been going to the Alcupulco for probably 30 years and its the first stop I have to make when I get back in town. Nothing fancy, just good Mexican food. The best part is the 50 or so combinations to choose from for entrees, although I always seem to order the same thing and a pitcher of... More 

1 Thank kikionisland02807
Milford, Connecticut
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2013 via mobile

Been coming here for years. They have the best enchiladas you will get anywhere. Delicious taste, whether you get the beef, chicken or cheese served bubbling hot. I have yet to find a good, decent enchilada anywhere. Prices are very reasonable. Family owned and always very nice. Lets keep them in business for years to come:)

1 Thank Beccamarie72
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2012

Good fare, but no surprises. Same old day in and day out. I do like it, but it's nothing extremely special. The only special about the place is that it has been there since the 70's. In the 70's when Mama Vicky ran it, I hear it was phenomenal, but when the family took over after she died, it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854-3063
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: +1 203-853-6217

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