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La Casa de la Abuela

Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 3544
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“moles” (29 reviews)
“mole negro” (20 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took the tasting of moles and was perfect! Starter were stuffed pumpkin flowers. Very tasty! Views are nice and so is the staff. They tend to close early as I was denied at 2100 hrs the day before.

Thank Sannenick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located right in front of the zocalo, we had a mole, black beans and cheese tlayuda. Also, the quesadillas with pumpkin blossom were delicious.

Thank German H
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Upstairs overlooking the zocalo, get a table by a window to people watch. When we were there was also live music and old fashioned dancing. Our waiter waltzed around a bit too ! We began with a traditional starter: guacamole and deep fried crickets! yum...More

Thank Veronica014
Reviewed 20 April 2018

La Casa de la Abuela has been on the Zocalo for many years. It's upstairs. Be sure to ask for tables which overlook the Zocalo or the adjacent plaza by the cathedral. The food is traditional Oaxaca, nothing modern here, but good.

Thank John_Schunhoff
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Collectively, we tried three different moles here (coloradito, amarillo, almendrado). The chicken the mole came on was good, the pork was average, the amarillo came on steak/beef which was some pretty complex anatomy and difficult to work with. I'd be tempted to stick with the...More

Thank dbaaronson
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We got a table overlooking the main square, nice!! The waiter was helpful and funny. The food was ample with good portions and very traditional. Not the best Oaxaca mole but OK. The tasajo was better at the market. Stuffed peppers were good as well...More

Thank JoseDW
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This place was recommended by our hotel. We went there for dinner and it was not one of the best places that we ate in Oaxaca. Their food is average. Their prices are high and their service is slow. We had a table overlooking the...More

Thank Luis B
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Fairly standard Zapotecan cuisine; nothing extraordinary. Good service and a nice location overlooking the Zocalo.

Thank Mainemal
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We went there twice for lunch during our recent visit and each time was excellent. we only wanted a bite, a cerveza, and to check out the Zocalo from above, so we didn't have a large meal. The service was excellent and very friendly and...More

Thank Wendyk9
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Mediocre cold food and the place is empty. Time was you had to wait a long time for a reservation. None of the friendly staff I came to enjoy are here anymore. Maybe the manager is on vacation. They would be better off closing if...More

Thank Caminoguitarras
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21 September 2017|
Response from harrymcballs | Reviewed this property |
I do not know however it would be an easy thing to call them. +52 951 516 3544
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 516 3544
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