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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Mexican Restaurant
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“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
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“High end chef food with local ingredients, Oaxacan taste, amazing rooftop view”
  • 52 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Good taste, a sourdough sandwich perfect for breakfast. Moderately high cost”
  • 42 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“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
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“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
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“Full of fresh produce, nick backs and one of the best local food courts in Oaxaca.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“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
Restaurant
“Wonderful cocktails and small bites in a beautiful space with brick walls and good music playing. Tiny bar area if you just want to grab a drink and a bite, or if you are traveling solo and want to eat at the bar instead of at a table.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
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“Alta cocina regional de vanguardia en un restaurante con salones elegantes, mesas de madera y toques rústicos. This has become a very popular restaurant in Oaxaca, Oaxaqueña food with a special touch, this place is a little expensive but is worth to try.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A great place to try traditional Oaxacan food. I recommend the mole sampler, where you can try several types of mole in one plate”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great fire oven cooked pizzas. Favorite is Flavios Special, full bar and drink options, Best value is the Long beach iced tea. opens at 7 PM. Winter months need to make reservations.. otherwise its a long wait.. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Try mole negro. The place is a bit formal and more expensive than regular places. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Restaurante de mariscos, con sabor tradicional mexicano. Se encuentra en el centro de Cruzecita. ---------------------------- Seafood restaurant, with traditional Mexican flavor. It is located in the center of Cruzecita.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“French Toast Breakfast is really good. Really nice sit down AC Restaurant. Economical and good range of breakfast lunch and dinner Mexican, pizza, burgers, pasta plates.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Book Store
“Wonderful cafe with lots of vegetarian options, plus an independent book store and tiny organic and natural foods market for snacks to go: try the vegan cheeses and kombucha. Run by a cooperative of local women who are involved in social justice projects.”
  • 19 locals recommend