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La Mano Magica

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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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
Interesting shop with a variety of craft items.

A very eclectic shop! They have many of the well made traditional crafts. I purchased an alebrije... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Dorothy M
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Houston, Texas
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“folk art”(4 reviews)
“prints”(2 reviews)
“magna”(5 reviews)
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Calle Macedonio Alcala # 203 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

A very eclectic shop! They have many of the well made traditional crafts. I purchased an alebrije heart. Their items are much nicer than you will find in the market or on the street. The staff is friendly and English is spoken. A plus if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dorothy M
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  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

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank dobshmd
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  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

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Katia A
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Katharyn R
18 October 2015|
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Response from La mano M |
Hi yes there was a cofee shop for a period of time in the Patio of La Mano Magica, but it was called Lusicaru and now its gone.
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Darryl C
20 June 2015|
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Macedonio Alcala #203 downtown oaxaca infront of the Contemporary Art Museum (MACO)
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20 June 2015|
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Macedonio Alcala 203 centro Oaxaca Oaxaca zip code. 68000
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