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La Biznaga

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Gral. Manuel Garcia Vigil 512, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 1800
13:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 13:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The menu is diverse, interesting, delicious, and well priced. If I could have talked the rest of the group into it, I may have eaten here 5 or 6 times in the week.

Thank Rachel H
Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Reservation needed. Located in the area of well known centric restaurants, the place has an interesting decoration. The menu comes with surprising options. Every dish we had was very good, and the desserts are such a tasty treat. Service is average and prices are as expected for a place like that. Bear in mind the type of cuisine they promote... More 

Thank dennisrada
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visit for lunch, great soups and salads. Dinner time is very busy,the staff is more attentive when not running off their feet.

Thank Tamara P
Freeport, Illinois
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336 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Oaxaca 7 times and always go to Biznaga. The margaritas are still the best in town, but have felt the last couple of times that the food and management have gone down hill. The food was ordinary at best. The manager is very unfriendly each and every time we have been there. This time we were... More 

Thank ebenezer15
North Bergen, New Jersey
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Oaxaca. I ordered the tuna entre. Four huge pieces of raw tuna standing up over generous salad. Delicioso.

Thank vetdrjill
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123 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Biznaga has wonderful salads, app's, main dishes and strong drnks. Really good mojito's if you want a mezcal break. The service, we have encounted, is prompt and friendly, although we are not there when the restaurant is busy. This is one of our go to places when we visit Oaxaca and we have never been disappointed.

Thank retireandtravelnow
Angeles City, Philippines
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place according to Tripadvisor. Hard to understand given our experience. Service was perfunctory and impersonal, food arrived so cold as to be inedible, bill was screwed up, waiter brought us a liter and a half bottle of water for two people. This restaurant needs a strong manager to pull it together. After much experience I've concluded that the best... More 

Thank WaldemarSmith
Gandhinagar, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Biznaga came recommended by my Foodie Airbnb host, and I liked it so much the first time that I repeated dinner on my 3rd and final night in Oaxaca as well. Located in the courtyard of an old mansion on Calle Garcia Vigil (IMHO prettier than the more touristy Calle Macedonia Alcala), La Biznaga provides an atmospheric setting for... More 

Thank Manu J
Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The music is so loud it is impossible to converse, worse they allow and encourage vendors to come in to the restaurant to sell their wares, constantly interrupting any conversation. We spoke to the Manager about these irritants saying that it was a pity because the food was otherwise good. He said that he liked their music just fine and... More 

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vancouver, bc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here twice in one week and enjoyed the first time much more than the second. On both occasions we were a large group and they managed to fit us in. On my first visit I had the tuna with asparagus and found it to be delicious. Simply seared, and pink, pink, pink all the way through. My friends... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gral. Manuel Garcia Vigil 512, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 516 1800

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