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Magical Place

I visited this charming restaurant twice during my 8 days in Oaxaca. As the name indicates, this... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
mariaizzi
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Montreal, Canada
INFORMAL THOUGH EXCELLENT FLAVOR

I went there asking for the chocolate atoll, bye there was nothing left. I had their chocolate... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Maria Fernanda A
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Calle Macedonio Alcala # 203 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I went there asking for the chocolate atoll, bye there was nothing left. I had their chocolate beverages and they’re excellent! I bought them for my place. I also had hoja santa dishes, quite a pleasure... PROS: flavour, one of the best Oaxaca chef from...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This store has some of the best folk art available in Oaxaca. I particularly liked the clay pieces from the Aguilar family.It is evident that they do exhibit the best quality available.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

They have a restaurant/cafe, and a gift shop, and a gallery. Among many, they show three generations of pottery artists from the Castillo and Merino family. From a show when I was there, I bought a shadow box with little masks, some wood alebrije and...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

La Mano Magica is magic. They have a high quality selection of crafts from the Oaxaca area. The art in the back rooms is excellent, including a number of collages by Morales, worth the visit just to see these.

1  Thank retireandtravelnow
Reviewed 20 February 2018

La Mano Magica has been around a long time, and in the last few years has seemed brighter and fresher in its offerings. The textiles, carvings are first-rate, often one of a kind and beguilingly displayed. The art gallery — three spacious rooms — takes...More

Thank Katharyn R
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I visited this charming restaurant twice during my 8 days in Oaxaca. As the name indicates, this place really has a magical aura about it. The food is delicious and creative. All the plates we tried were delicious: salad with jamaica (hibiscus flowers), the veggie...More

Thank mariaizzi
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A small craft store specalizing on higher-quality Oaxacan crafts. This is a good place to go to get a fell for the higher-end of Oaxacan craft.

Thank CHMassachusetts
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had lunch in Lucicaro, the restaurant attached to La Mano Magica and were surrounded by beautiful artwork while we ate. The veggie and cheese empanadas were delicious, and the guacamole was out of this world. If you enjoy a good margarita, try the mescal...More

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Stopped in here - completely at random - to get a cup of tea for my wife, who was suffering a bit of a tummy bug. The owner of the cafe here suggested she take some lemongrass tea. Not only tea perfectly presented - it...More

Thank tutaikuri
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Rooms full of beautiful folk art, paintings, and all sorts of art. Great selection with friendly owner. Not to be missed on Alcala street.

Thank Katia A
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Katharyn R
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A few steps behind there is a restaurant; both have the same entrance.
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Macedonio Alcala #203 downtown oaxaca infront of the Contemporary Art Museum (MACO)
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Macedonio Alcala 203 centro Oaxaca Oaxaca zip code. 68000
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