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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%
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“moles” (29 reviews)
“mole negro” (20 reviews)
“chicken” (16 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 16 February 2017 via mobile

I have visited La Casa de la Abuela several times and I have never been disappointed. Fantastic food, with good service. Don't miss it!

Thank eugeni0gp
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Excellent restaurant, centrally located. make sure to sit by a window. The mole sampler platter is great.

Thank TravelerVG27
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We ate here our first night in Oaxaca and it was a great place to start. The service is very friendly and I was able to get a sampling of four different moles so I could see which ones I liked best. The food is...More

Thank EllenMD
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We ate here twice and the food was excellent both times. We found the mole amarillo very tasty. We were also lucky enough to get window tables with great views of the plaza.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch a 2 PM so placards was quiet. Service was good but can't tell if it is also good when busier. Had squash blossoms and grass hoppers. Good meetings too

Thank cjmike2016
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is a place we always enjoy eating in Oaxaca--we dined here the first two nights of our latest trip. The staff is friendly, the location above the zocalo is lovely, and the food is typically Mexican and tasty. We like their squash soup, fish,...More

Thank MiamiKM
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I'd eaten here before and it was fine, even good, but everything --even the margaritas-- were bad this time. At this point, I'd just warn people away, especially since Oaxaca has such great food.

Thank woggles67
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

If you are on the Zocalo look up at the second floor restaurants and at the NW corner you will see Casa de la Abuela. Start with the mezcal margharita and sit back and enjoy the view overlooking the Zocalo and Cathedral. Actually you need...More

Thank retireandtravelnow
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This place is right on the corner of the Zocalo and the Alameda, so get a window table if you can. We ate there three times. I can especially recommend the mole negro, the tlayuda con tasajo, and the tamal de elote. Their flan de...More

Thank AedDubh
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This restaurant is centrally located on the joint corner of the Zocalo and Alameda park on the south side of the cathedral. The entrance is inconspicuous and easy to miss. The restaurant is on the second floor overlooking both the park and the Zocalo, so...More

Thank lldekker
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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