Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Oaxaca City

Casa Oaxaca

Casa Oaxaca restaurant works magic combining Oaxacan and other ingredients in original and delectable ways. You might go for the chilies stuffed with ceviche accompanied by tropical-fruit sauce, the organic turkey b…
Top Choice Fusion in Oaxaca City

Restaurante Los Danzantes

Excellent Mexican fusion food in a spectacular architect-designed patio makes Los Danzantes one of Oaxaca’s special dining spots. The hierba santa leaves rolled round two cheeses are a great starter, and crème brûlé…
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La Olla

This superb little restaurant and cafe produces a spectrum of marvelous Mexican (mainly Oaxacan) specialties from squash-flower soup to beef fillet in mole amarillo (yellow mole) with wild mushrooms, as well as good…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Oaxaca City

Tastavins

The seven tables and three or four bar stools tend to fill up quickly, so get there earlyish. Tastavins is superpopular for its combination of tasty Spanish and Italian dishes, excellent fresh salads and good select…
Market in Oaxaca City

Mercado 20 de Noviembre

Dozens of good, clean comedores inside this large market serve up tasty, traditional Oaxacan and Mexican staples. The biggest treat for carnivores is the hugely popular Pasillo de Carnes Asadas (Grilled Meat Passage…
Oaxacan in Oaxaca City

La Biznaga

Locals and visitors alike jam the atmospheric courtyard for delicious nouveau-Oaxacan fusion dishes. The choices are chalked on blackboards: you might start with the sopa del establo (a creamy Roquefort and chipotle…
Oaxacan in Oaxaca City

El Típico

This bright lunch spot serves up hearty helpings of home-style Oaxacan favourites to an appreciative, mostly local clientele. Daily specials usually include one of four different Oaxacan moles served on chicken or b…
Oaxacan in Oaxaca City

Pitiona

Oaxacan chef José Manuel Baños, who has worked at the renowned El Bulli in Spain, takes the ingredients and flavors of his homeland to new creative heights at Pitiona. The delicious sopa de fideos (noodle soup) come…
European in Oaxaca City

Gourmand

Like a cross between a deli and a tapas bar, Gourmand does baguettes and deli sandwiches with roast beef or hummus or turkey breast, tablas (boards) of cold meats and cheeses, home-made sausages with mustard, assort…
Oaxacan in Oaxaca City

Comala

A neat and gently arty cafe/bar with a black-and-red theme and lively evening atmosphere, Comala serves up a successful mix of Oaxacan specialties – including a great botana oaxaqueña (plate of assorted Oaxacan snac…