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Origen

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Callejon Hidalgo 820, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 1764
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13:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Huntington Beach, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were planning to have dinner, but decided after the salads and ceviche to pass. Salads were good, the beet salad was exceptional! The "ceviche" dish was a disappointment. The fish was a bit tough and rather large pieces. The mezcal pours were very generous and our waiter, kind. But we just didn't feel like staying.

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Thank Lisa M
North Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Origen is a high end restaurant well worth experiencing. The presentation, the taste, the quality of each ingredient is of high calibre. The service and the welcoming in this beautiful well decorated venue is highly respected. Also the choice of wine is abundant, this is where I had my first Mexican red wine "y es muy bueno". I'd like to... More 

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Thank Louise B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We LOVED the food here. After going to several other top restaurants in town, nothing compared to our dinner at Origen. The service was great and the food was interesting and so delicious.

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Thank Chelsea B
Vancouver, Canada
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543 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

"Wow", this is the single word that came to our mouth at the same time after the first bite... This place is a foodie paradise. It is a tiny bit more expensive than some other good Oaxacan restaurants, but this is not a traditional restaurant: it is truly innovative cuisine. I would qualify it as Mexican-cosmopolitan fusion. We tried three... More 

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Thank MonkeysandWine
San Francisco, California
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187 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My sense is that this is a hit or miss restaurant. We got the miss. The food while ambitious somewhat missed the mark. The atmosphere is bold and ambitious but the place was practically empty when we dined.

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Thank baywanderer
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It had been a few years since I've visited the restaurant, and was so impressed with the changes. Healthy portions, superb flavors, unusual combinations of local ingredients. The new upstairs dining room is much preferable, and we all (6) enjoyed every minute and every mouthful.

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Thank Judith H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has very pleasant atmosphere excellent attentive service the few vegan dishes I tried were exceptional / I'd recommend it more for vegetarians who have to compromise and dine with meat eaters but they said they adapt any dish and remove the cheeses , and not use butter for vegans - the tables are set well apart which is always... More 

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Thank Dveggie
Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for my last dinner to realize that was superior of all of other recommended restaurants I went days before. Food superb, wine list superb. Knowledgable Waiters and friendly as well, NICE wine list, try mexican ones, extensive even BY THE GLASS. Easily could cost the double and you gladly pay for it. Start with this one and after... More 

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Thank fcortina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a high reputation, but we have had two very disappointing meals there. Very slow inattentive service even though the place was empty. And the food .... just not very good. If you want great tasty food at a fraction of the price try El Quinque.

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chef Rodolpho is amazing! Prepare to be spoiled and eat one of the best dinners in Oaxaca. Tell him Chef Will from Texas sent ya! See if he is available for a cooking class but he is VERY busy..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon Hidalgo 820, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 501 1764

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?