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Vieja Lira

Calle Reforma 502 | Col. centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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“pizza” (27 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle Reforma 502 | Col. centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Food had great seasoning. Pizzas and cheese samples are a guaranteed choice. Wine was great. Not too expensive. Service was ok.

Thank FelipeLH
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We stumbled on this charming cafe on a Sunday afternoon. Inside, long tables were filled with families enjoying a long lunch of tasty Italian dishes and spirited conversation. By extension, we felt right at home. They were still serving breakfast, including an array of croissants...More

Thank HowdyDoody4
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lovely setting. The service, while attentive and professional seeming, was very poorly timed. When some entrees arrive 15-20 minutes apart, it's kind of hard to have an enjoyable meal together (we were two couples). When the food arrived, it was very bland and uninteresting...not what...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful restaurant with a lovely decor. We sat on the terrace and it was really nice. Unfortunately the food did not measure up. My pasta dish was not good, and tasted like cardboard, and had very little in the way of herbs...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Had passed this many times and thought to have some pizza and so stopped in. Changed my mind about the pizza. Mistake! Had Bruchetta instead and although it was nicely done, was not what I should have eaten. Ordered 50 grams of Parmesano to go...More

Thank BenBroker
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We stumbled upon this place after our kids refussed to stop at another gallery/mezcal shop/handicraft shop. This is a handsome place and on that Thursday night it was full of large families, both local and visiting. Good selection of italian cheeses, salames and hams as...More

Thank asoler
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the nice experience of thin pizza with delicious salsas, 4 Stagioni with out proscuitto, we are vegetarians worked fine for us, we lost our waitress for some reason, disappeared, but shortly another arrived and continued a very with a very friendly service. Overall nice...More

Thank ROC_1111
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Despite saying repeatedly that we did not eat meat and could we make sure our dishes where vegetarian. Both arrived with meat These are dishes that traditionally do not contain any The food is not really Italian and is extremely overpriced and underwhelming By far...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We visited tonight and felt it was pricey for what we got. But first, the good things. The restaurant is attractive with good decor and a pleasant atmosphere. We were seated immediately, as it was not too buy. On the menu was a good selection...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Finding all my favorite restaurants closed at 3:00 on Sunday afternoon, I decided to try Vieja Lira for lunch. What a delightful discovery! The pizza is delicious, the wine excellent and the atmosphere very pleasant. This goes right onto my favorites list! Next visit I...More

Thank Jan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Reforma 502 | Col. centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 5168676
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