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Los Pacos

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Avenida Belisario Dominguez 108-1 | Col. Reforma, Oaxaca 68050, Mexico
08:30 - 18:30
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 18:30
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San Diego, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes I know my title means a great way to try 'sauce' sauces but hey I liked it better than trying various mole's (garden variety digging critters). Anyhow this was a cute little place with both inside and rooftop terrace seating. We each enjoyed the 7 mole sampler where you choose your meat of Chicken (pollo), Pork (cerdo) or Beef... More 

Thank SD_Eddie_V
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is highly rated on TripAdvisor and, as is sometimes the case with TripAdvisor, I don't agree. The problem is that everyone has a vote. Don't get me wrong, I'm a staunch defender of democracy, but rating restaurants in this way does not actually reflect how good the food might be. I do realise that this may sound a... More 

2 Thank John V
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not in the Main Street but is close to Santo Domingo church. Don't fool around if you want proper food. Go to Los Pacos. Every single thing regarding food and service/place was great. Some other restaurants are more scenic than this, but the food here is simply better. Try mole colorado and mole negro to compare. You can... More 

Thank Pablo d
Oak Park, Illinois
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170 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed tasting seven different kinds of mole. It was hard to choose. We both chose green and black on pork chicken and tongue. We also had frijoles de yerba conejo which translate literally to beans with rabbit grass. All was very good.

Thank SuAnne L
Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Being able to taste the mole before ordering it was very nice. Interesting variation on flavors. I chose two mole types, they came out in a large dish with a rice barrier between the mole so that the flavors would not comingle. Good service. Nice ambiance with the thatched roof. No side dishes or vegetables were included and the price... More 

Thank ruth w
Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I did not love this place. The mole sampler was very good, but I had to ask for it, when other tables just got it. The service was tepid at best. My grilled fish tasted like nothing. The salsa and the mole were outstanding, though.

Thank B B
Oaxaca, Mexico
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Los Pacos has been one of the most respected restaurant in Oaxaca City. With their Oaxaca specialties, is one of the favorite’s spots among locals and travelers?

Thank Pachecoperal
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The place is OK, service is a little slow but the food is fantastic. A little expensive, dishes don't include side orders but the flavors and ingredients are worth the extra wait and money.

Thank Eduardo R
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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112 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

(Sorry for the title) In reading about the Oaxaca City restaurants prior to our recent trip to the city, I had read that Los Pacos was a good place to sample various moles. With that in mind, Los Pacos was where we had our first dinner in Oaxaca City. For our first Oaxaca City meal I ordered chicken enchiladas with... More 

Thank MGG56
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

As usual they provide a sampling of the moles to go with your meat. All the moles were very good and making the final choice was difficult. The service was also very good.

Thank AA8

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, International, Spanish
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Belisario Dominguez 108-1 | Col. Reforma, Oaxaca 68050, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 529515153573
Los Paco's 7 Moles enhance and magnify the culinary fusion with the variety of flavours, colors and ingredients within. Oaxacan 7 Moles are product of the evolution of Mexican history culture where food is now considered as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage that summon the ancestral way of life. Our handmade Oaxacan Mole sauces are considered a culinary experience that involves several processes of transformation where all the ingredients fried, baked or smoked, mixed with the other fresh ingredients in a slow cook period in copper pots into a slow and low fires traditional of mexican gastronomy.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?