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La Casa de la Abuela

Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 3544
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“moles” (30 reviews)
“mole negro” (21 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 December 2011

This restaurant is on the second floor of a building that sits at one corner of the zocalo, overlooking it and the cathedral and its square. The traditional Oaxacan cuisine and moles were quite good, and so was the service, and it was a terrific...More

Date of visit: March 2011
Thank CharlesP723
Reviewed 7 December 2011

When my Mexican dentist learned we were going to Oaxaca he highly recommended this restaurant and we are glad we followed his advice. The food is delicious, the service is perfect AND you enjoy a great view on the zocalo! And of course the prices...More

Date of visit: April 2011
Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Nice location on the Zoccolo, on the second floor (a drawback for those who have trouble with stairs), and a treat to get a table by the windows so that you can look out over plaza and take in all of that ambience. AND... the...More

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank BarryandJackie
Reviewed 22 November 2011

Service was top-notch and all the foods we tried were excellent, including the moles and tricolor salad of jicama, spinach and cranberries.

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank FloraNorte
Reviewed 19 November 2011

The view from the restaurant is pretty amazing, the decor is well set, its clean and the food was outstanding, grasshoppers, melted cheese, mole amarillo, cecina, etc... U might pay a bit over the normal the price, but that is the view.

Thank Jpug70
Reviewed 18 November 2011

I had two nice dinners at this restaurant during a recent visit-- the food was excellent, the service very good. This second story restaurant features tablecloths and great views of the Cathedral and the Zocalo (main square). I ate and watched as people gathered to...More

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank VivaMexicoLiz
Reviewed 18 November 2011

Our first meal in Oaxaca and this was wonderful. The chiles rellanos was perfect. One pork and one cheese in flavorful red peppers. Small portions of guacamole and beans garnished the plate and added to my overall enjoyment of the meal. The mole negro dish...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank sactokaren
Reviewed 5 November 2011

Restaurant is located on the second floor with a wonderful view of the Zocalo. Food and service are both excellent.

Date of visit: October 2011
1  Thank cccIT
Reviewed 3 October 2011

My family knows Oaxacan food, and this was one of the best reataurants we had. All the food and appetizers were delicius. Yes, it was a mess to go with 6 children/teens and who ordered what. May be best to have separate tables/checks. but the...More

Date of visit: November 2010
1  Thank mamadenina
Reviewed 29 September 2011

The place is in a strategic location, looks very nice and from some tables you get excellent views at Zocalo. BUT. I came with a big group (17 people) and we ordered different dishes. The quality of food was very up and down, I was...More

Date of visit: May 2011
Thank iliveinmexico
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, View
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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