We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Delicious food, specialities from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec”

Marisqueria La Tehuana
Ranked #165 of 508 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Restaurant details
Reviewed 9 September 2013

My family and I enjoyed the langostinos al horno (baked langostinos), pescado al horno (baked fish), and grilled shrimp. I prefer my shrimp to be served shelled, but it was worth the trouble to peel away and enjoy them one by one. Everything was fresh and hot and accompanied with traditional black beans and rice and savory sauces. Some of the sauces are a little too spicy for me, so be careful as you dole them out. Relaxing atmosphere, you can eat inside or out, very casual and the service is good. Not fancy at all, quite simple atmosphere. The tablecloths are a plus. With me, it's all about the food. I'm not too familiar with the traditional cuisine of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, so I have nothing to compare it to. But we were happy with our meals and our first experience with this regional cuisine. I found the prices to be less than restaurants in the center of Oaxaca city, but the food just as good and original. If you're looking for some fusion-style trendy food, you won't get it here. They cook in a traditional style kitchen from the Isthmus and bake inside a large adobe oven. If you can catch a taxi, or have a car, it is worth going a little outside of the historic center of Oaxaca. To get there you can take Puerto Angel Km 10 and it's next to the Office of Public Security. Can't get much safer than that.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
1  Thank tfobmtz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
75
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

Travellers who viewed Marisqueria La Tehuana also viewed

 

Been to Marisqueria La Tehuana? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing