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“Best Itsmo Cuisine in Oaxaca”
Review of La Teca Restaurant

La Teca Restaurant
Ranked #27 of 575 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Traditional food from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, all made when you order, all delicious. A garden area available when it's not too chilly or rainy. Wonderful art, and great service.
Reviewed 9 January 2018

More than a restaurant, this place is La Teca's very own house and you get to eat from the dishes she prepares in her kitchen. Seating in the outdoor patio is highly recommended, and you will be better off when getting the degustation menu. You will be served approximately 8-10 dishes, in small portions (but you can always ask for more of any dish brought to you), including moles, tamales, tacos and much more with all types of flavors, textures and colors. You just sit down and let Teca lead you through a wonderful meal. You won't be dissappointed! Call in advance for large groups or busy weekends.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

La Teca was recommenced to us by Reyna Mendoza, who has the cooking school El Sabor Zapoteca in Teotitlan del Valle. Reyna guided us well! A ways away from the historic center of Oaxaca, you may need a cab to get here. But it's worth it! we had the tasting menu for about 17 dollars. There were more courses than I can remember, but I do remember they were all good. La Teca advertises itself as food from the isthmus, which is a little south of Oaxaca, but they had some nice moles. I wish I could remember everything we had, but right now I can't. But I can remember they were all very tasty. The service was excellent, too!

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Surprisingly good food ... after arriving at itanoni at their closing time, a local recommended we try la teca. We could yelp to b unhelpful so we decided to take a chance. The server recommended a Plato which we tried ... as assortment of of stuff .. including chicken & we also ordered a tamale ! We were sold ... neighbor grungy place that is well worth the try ! Love the Oaxaca tamales ...

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

If your looking for authentic ITSMO cuisine, these place is the real flavor, color, texture, taste, and people.
In a relax and low profile neighborhood house these restaurant is but far in a relation price quality the best Ismo food that you can find in Oaxaca city.
Don't leave without trying the "estofado itsmeño" or the "chile relleno" with a concise menu is easy to try almost everything and all of it is worth tasting!

Thank Manoletta
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you like fried food, fish and meat, this is the place for you. Offering authentic recipes from the Isthmus, this is a very popular place with locals and tourists from across Mexico

Thank CathKumar
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