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La Casa de la Abuela

Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 3544
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“mole negro” (20 reviews)
“moles” (27 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
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1:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

we just got a soup, one of them was cold and the other was missing the avocado. normal size soup for more than 3 dollars each. i thinks its too much! the internet of the restaurant didn't work. The waiters were very nice but the...More

Thank nunopedra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cozy restaurant with tasty and cheap food. Went there in the first day of our trip and returned for lunch. Very courteous service. Simple but delicious Mexican food. Right in the Zocalo. Do not miss the mole negro!

Thank fabio_rio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the must to do when visiting Oaxaca, excellent mole, tlayudas and tasajo. Great service and hospitality!

Thank Karla B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and service all at a reasonable price. The restaurant is upstairs in the zocalo area, so it has nice views and is less hectic than the restaurants at street level.

Thank 2fromBC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Casa de la Abuela restaurant name translates as Grandmothers House. It is located upstairs of the two story building directly across from the Cathedral and the Zocalo, and has views of the Zocalo and Cathedral. Known for its traditional Mexican dishes cooked home style...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Translated as grandmother’s house. Food is very homely, fresh, tasty and reasonably priced. Views are wonderful towards the main square, Zócalo, and the gorgeous cathedral. It is like eating at home. The staff is very friendly.

Thank Harold B
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I had lunch here , Chicken mole which was great , I sat upstairs had a great view of the zocalo. They do a nice Margarita . The service was very good , a great restaurant , recommended.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 4 November 2017

La Casa de la Abuela is a darling place, with great choices. The mole chicken was particularly outstanding. Nice margaritas, too.

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Try some authic Oaxacan food and enjoy watching the activity of the zoolcolo. Good margritas. Set by a window so you can watch the activities. Bathrooms clean

Thank ladyfromtuxtepecmx
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were in Oaxaca City for 10 days and ate at La Casa de la Abuela three times! Loved the food, the staff, and good prices. We enjoyed the tapas and the chance to sample a lot of moles and dishes. There's also a beautiful...More

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21 September 2017|
Response from harrymcballs | Reviewed this property |
I do not know however it would be an easy thing to call them. +52 951 516 3544
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 516 3544
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