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Oaxaca Kitchen

) #56 of 451 Restaurants in New Haven ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Latin,
228 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
+1 203-859-5774
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (18 reviews)
“guacamole” (23 reviews)
“moles” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
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228 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
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Reviews (105)
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with son and his girlfriend. Great food and helpful staff. The staff went out there way as we had a puppy with us. We sat outside and enjoyed the sunshine. Highly recommended

Thank David A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My husband and I came here for dinner on a rainy Tuesday night. The place was empty and I wondered... However! The staff were warm and friendly. We were seated in the room behind the bar. Myself on a banquette and husband across in a...More

Thank J0806
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had been to this restaurant the previous year, was quite happy to return. This time there must have been a change of ownership the food was over priced for what was present was not even hot , the table we were seated at was...More

Thank RKR1983
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent authentic Mexican/Latin food on downtown New Haven!! Delicious margaritas, too!! The arepas, chicken and beef barbacoa tacos, and chipotle shrimp were all excellent!! I am also a salsa "snob" and theirs was one of the best I have ever had!! Go during happy hour...More

Thank ljp2704
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had a wonderful experience at Oaxaca. The staff was terrific and everyone was satisfied with the food.

Thank ontheroadnh
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Beware your waistline should you order appetizers before dinner. You likely will not clean your plates, though the quality of the offerings demands you do so!

Thank CaptainCard
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Quality of food was good, but...found portion sizes to be not appropriate to the price. Selection of drinks good.

Thank reviewgurucool
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Smallish quiet restaurant with a good size menu. It has an interesting decor and ambience. We were there for lunch, and the place was almost empty. We had a salad, cheese quesadillas and rice and beans. Salad was excellent, but the other two were just...More

Thank musicandarts
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We were three families that came here from out of town. Everybody's food was outstanding. So delicious! I had the Carne Asada, my wife the quesadillas, my friend the fajitas, we had the guacamole for an appetizer, and more. Nothing was average - everything was...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We went to Oaxaca Kitchen on a Saturday night with 6 friends. We had a reservation for 7:30 and our table was ready moments after our arrival. We sat down, were given water and menus and then didn't see our waitress for 20 minutes. When...More

Thank JMar0616
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 31
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
    (Crown Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro North and Green Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-859-5774
  • E-mail
Oaxaca Kitchen - known for its seven moles and for its one of a kind gourmet traditional Mexican cuisine. We offer real food of Oaxaca with great presentation by our celebrity chef Prasad Chirnomula. To name a few great dishes like Mixteco Mole, Fire Grilled Seafood Salad, Mole Verde, Mixteco Chipotle Pork Tenderloin, and Prawns Al Mezcal which makes a destination for all the food fanatics.
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