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La Flor de Oaxaca

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Armenta 311, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 5522
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Westford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

I was a college student in 1978, and somehow found La Flor de Oaxaca. Delicious! The restaurant is a simple, local eatery. Nothing fancy or pretentious, with a television in the main dining room. We had LOCAL food that you could not find anywhere else at a reasonable price: guajolote in mole colorado (turkey in red mole sauce.) I had... More 

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Skagit valley, Washington
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58 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

We read reviews and decided to go here for Christmas dinner. We were the only people there, which should have warned us to move on. The dishes my husband and I had were just not cooked well. The pasta was cooked to mush and broken into tiny pieces and seemed like nursing home food. The poblano Rajas were not peeled... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

We had seen Flor de Oaxaca when we had stopped for coffee at El Lobo Azul opposite, asked to see the carta and found that there were dishes on the menu that we did not see in any of the restaurants in Oaxaca aimed more directly at tourists. Unfortunately, we were the only customers there all evening, but the food... More 

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Pátzcuaro, Michoacán
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

We recently had breakfast one day, and lunch the next day, at this pleasant, professionally operated Oaxaca centro restaurant. Although it has nice touches, such as comfortable seating, tablecloths and uniformed servers, it's basically an inexpensive place catering to a middle class clientele. A set lunch menu is offered daily for $45 pesos, including a light soup, a plate of... More 

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Albuquerque
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2012

The food was good enough, though far from the best Oaxacan food we have had during a 10 day stay. BUT THEY DO NOT TAKE CREDIT CARDS AND VERY RELUCTANTLY TOOK DOLLARS (at only 10 pesos per dollar). There was no advance notice of either. Unless you have pesos readily at hand, AVOID THIS PLACE. You are barely welcome. On... More 

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Victoria BC, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2012

We went for lunch, after walking about the city all morning. We were shown to our table by a very correct waiter, and found ourselves to be the only gringos there. We ordered freshly-made fruit and vegetable juices to start, both of which were very nice. I ordered the beef tongue, meltingly rich, with a piquant, tangy salsa verde, and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2012

It says something that La Flor de Oaxaca has been around for 53 years. Good traditional Oaxacan food, and one of the few places I found that serves Mole Amarillo.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Armenta 311, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 516 5522

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?