We went for supper. The mole rojo was terrific, service was good. Wonderful art on the wall. Try to get a window looking down on the street.
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This was my favorite meal in Oaxaca City along with the hall of grilled meats in the market. The restaurant is in the 2nd floor of a historic building that has windows looking out onto the street. The woman running the place was sweet and...More
This is probably as close as most tourists will get to having a home cooked meal in someone's house on their stay. Small and homey this restaurant did a variety of oaxaca dishes. Lots of mole options on the menu. Dishes were good portions and...More
This restaurant was recommended by a local and we are so grateful! It was a little slow when we arrived and they made 4 custom-made plates for us and one medicinal tea for one of our group. We agreed that it was one of our...More
We loved this place. We were able to sit at a pleasant table near the a window, and our waitress, the owner, was very helpful and nice. We had the Oaxacan mole negro enchilados and the red chile enchilados, and they were both very good,...More
El Escapulario - they have two menus, with one explaining the food in English. Estelle did her best in trying to explain items to us,although our understanding of Spanish is very limited. So the menu helped immensely. This is a wonderful restaurant to be introduced...More
Just spent a week in Oaxaca and it is easy to see why it is considered the culinary capital of Mexico. The city is quickly developing a reputation for creative upscale cuisine however these restaurants could not exist if it were not for places like...More
Ester, the owner, cook, and waitress at El Escapulario, is divine, as are her Chile Rellenos with orange sauce. Not one to typically order dishes with oranges or orange juice, I was convinced by Ester to give this dish a shot. After the first bite...More
Went here for dinner and shared the Oaxacan tasting platter. Good range of delicious food, but slightly overpriced at $300 pesos. Also ordered the mango juice which was warm and very watery. Still enjoyed our meal but expected more for the price.