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Ixtapa Grill

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2547 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3021
+1 203-230-2586
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite spots, great house chips and salsa. Food and drinks are really good and they often mail out coupons for buy one get one dinners.

Thank Heather P
Killingworth, CT
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627 reviews
457 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

First the positives: the service is fast and friendly. The drinks are great and they have Mexican beer on tap. They are open til 10 pm. The prices are very reasonable. They have the largest vegetarian section on their menu of any Mexican restaurant I can think of. So that all sounds, good, right? But then the negative: the food... More 

Thank v0yageur22
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is my family's choice when we go out for Mexican food. Service is fast and friendly and the food is aways food. It a great place to meet friends for a fun get together.

Thank bmurray24
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155 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a dinner on a weeknight the place was busy but not crazy.Our wait staff was nice and joked around with us. Service was great and the food was excellent. A great place to try something different without regretting it if I don't like it.

Thank db639
East Haven, Connecticut
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148 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

My husband and I visited for the first time. We loved the authentic food, great service, cozy atmosphere and wonderful margarita's!!! My husband tried their soup and loved it. Everything about this place is awesome!! I can't wait until we are in that area again for dinner!! Friendly staff & A+ food.

Thank OLynn78
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We've been here a few times now and absolutely love it! You always get salsa and chips to start, the salsa is so good and tastes very fresh. The amount of food you get is crazy! My boyfriend is always able to finish his food and then usually eats whatever is left of mine, not here! And if you order... More 

Thank Nmg077
Hamden, Connecticut
Level Contributor
51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great margaritas, Negra Modelo, the food is wonderful, the service terrific and the prices very reasonable

Thank JeffG831
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Nice authentic Mexican place. Food, service and ambiance was good. Variety of traditional Mexican dishes. I recommend. It.

Thank Shaukat K
Hamden, Connecticut
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Ixtapa has been around for over 15 years and that is because their food is great and the service is professional and friendly. They have a variety of choices on their menu of Mexican food and it has always been delicious! I am a repeat customer and would recommend it to Mexican food lovers or anyone for that matter!

Thank deborahe249
Hamden, Connecticut
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I liked the food, the service and the prices. Very nice casual place. I will definitely go there again when in the area.

Thank Igor N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2547 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3021
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-230-2586

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