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Food and restaurants in Oaxaca

Top restaurants

Mexican Restaurant
“An obligatory destination in Oaxaca to discover the Mexican gastronomical treasures within an exceptional space in which tradition and contemporary Mexico find each other.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“High end chef food with local ingredients, Oaxacan taste, amazing rooftop view”
  • 52 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Good taste, a sourdough sandwich perfect for breakfast. Moderately high cost”
  • 42 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Great food and drinks. Casual atmosphere with outdoor seating in an open patio that gets covered in case of rain or cold. Nice bar and great cocktails. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Food from the Isthmus. Try the botana plate that has a little of everything. Great mezcal, too! My favorite restaurant in Oaxaca.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Full of fresh produce, nick backs and one of the best local food courts in Oaxaca.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Well located, relaxed ambience, art in walls. Good tortas and oaxacan dishes. The owner is the friend of everybody :) Have a beer and see people walking. My favorite: Rollos de quesillo con hoja santa y salsa de chapulines! Try any torta (cheap & big!)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great spot for Thai food and a great atmosphere. Sometimes they have live music paying too. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

Cafes

Breakfast Spot
“Good taste, a sourdough sandwich perfect for breakfast. Moderately high cost”
  • 42 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Located on Alcala street, close to Santo Domingo. It has a nice patio and you can visit the library next door “Grañen Porrua” ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“A popular coffee joint with decent breakfast rolls, salads and sandwiches. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Good place for breakfast sandwich, deli bread, coffe and teas. Moderately high cost.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Café
“There's live music at 9pm or later almost every night at this tightly squeezed little bar – it could be son (folk), blues, trova (troubadour-type folk), jazz, cumbia (dance)... The atmosphere varies from buzzing to grave-like depending on the night. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Good prices, giant healthy salads and some of the best chicken tacos dorados around. Free wifi, but doesn't work out in their courtyard – you have to sit inside for that.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Great crepes and coffee. Right next to a small but stocked organic food mart.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Small cafe with nice breakfasts and sandwiches. The owner is Italian and he bakes his own bread and pastries every day - my favorite pastry is cinnamon roll. ---------- Pequeño local con buenos desayunos y sandwiches. El propietario es italiano y elabora el pan dulce él mismo todos los días, mi pan dulce preferido!”
  • 7 locals recommend

Bakeries

Breakfast Spot
“Good taste, a sourdough sandwich perfect for breakfast. Moderately high cost”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bakery
“El pan más bueno en Oaxaca, por supuesto hay Boulenc pero esto es un poco menos conocido y tienen muchas opciones. Mi favorito es la barra llena de chocolate derritido. Me encanta!!!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Great coffee and bakery. The best chocolate croissants. Try the upstairs. It is breezy and pleasant. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“One of the best breads in town! It's a must if you wanna drink a very delicious cup of coffee with a delicious bread ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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