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La Casa de la Abuela

Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 3544
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“mole negro” (19 reviews)
“moles” (27 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had lunch here , Chicken mole which was great , I sat upstairs had a great view of the zocalo. They do a nice Margarita . The service was very good , a great restaurant , recommended.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Casa de la Abuela is a darling place, with great choices. The mole chicken was particularly outstanding. Nice margaritas, too.

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try some authic Oaxacan food and enjoy watching the activity of the zoolcolo. Good margritas. Set by a window so you can watch the activities. Bathrooms clean

Thank ladyfromtuxtepecmx
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were in Oaxaca City for 10 days and ate at La Casa de la Abuela three times! Loved the food, the staff, and good prices. We enjoyed the tapas and the chance to sample a lot of moles and dishes. There's also a beautiful...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our MexTrotter tour guide recommended this place for us and we absolutely loved it. You can sit at street level on the square, however you do get hounded by all the buskers with their hands out constantly asking for tips, which we find so annoying....More

Thank Nina044
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Nice view right to the Cathedral and excellent local food I tried the Tlayuda con tasajo and as a dessert flan con cafe everything was excellent

Thank Miguel A
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Of our 5 days in Oaxaca this was by far the poorest restaurant. Wanted somewhere on the zocalo for watching the crowds. That was the only plus. Mediocre food.

Thank traveller47
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great atmosphere, with a fantastic view overlooking the city's main square and the cathedral. Often, music from the plaza below will float in through the windows and prove to be a pleasant companion to your meal. The servers will gradually warm up to you, especially...More

Thank Ale D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My wife and I had a wonderful time and meal at this restaurant overlooking the square - near Zocalo. Our server was excellent and helped us order some dishes since we are vegetarian. We ordered the red-beat salad which was amazing - the dressing was...More

Thank mikeycee0630
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Enmoladas con Quesillo is a very traditional dish veggie also that captures mole and local cheese. Nice view to cathedral, and serviceable and friendly staff.

Thank ROC_1111
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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
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
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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