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Casa Crespo Restaurant

Allende 107 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 516 0918
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible25%
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Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Allende 107 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 6 January 2018

I've been coming to Casa Crespo for 10 years. I've brought foreign and national friends alike, and we were always happy when we left. Their menu is not huge, but competitive and they used to cook well. I asked if they offered a New Year's...More

Thank accrama
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The big draw of Casa Crespo should be it's beautiful rooftop, outdoor space. Unfortunately, they insist on playing (at least the nights I've been there) uncomfortably loud and not very good music. The food is good, basic Oaxacan dishes, so you can't go wrong with...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I love this place. You can come around 4:00 and get small plates or a dish of chocolate ice cream with spices around the plate or a beer or Mezcal and sit and watch the clouds float by behind the church of Santo Domingo. I...More

Thank Amy N
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We saw the rooftop setting and thought we would give it a try for a quick drink before heading to another spot for dinner. The waiter was helpful in understanding our crappy Spanish. The view of Templo Santo Domingo was lovely. We ordered tamarind mezcal...More

1  Thank Wanderlusting61
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Our group of 4 wasted a dining opportunity in Oaxaca by going to Casa Crespo Saturday night. We should have left when our waitress told us that many of the items on the menu were not available -- and we were there early. What finally...More

1  Thank Beth R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Really worthwhile going for a cooking lesson; its good fun and Oscar makes an effort to help you learn how to adapt ingredients to cook at home. The restaurant is also open for bookings for dinner.

Thank chervilandrubies
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went on a Sunday evening around 7 PM. Pros: -Rooftop seating with gorgeous view of Templo Santo Domingo Cons: -Bathrooms were unsanitary, disgusting -Amateur DJ on rooftop was BLASTING electronic music -Very limited menu (seriously, like 2 entrees and 5 starters)...More

1  Thank PoScoby
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Gorgeous rooftop views with al fresco dining. Wonderful local cuisine prepared by an award-winning chef. Cooking school offered there too. It was a bit chilly in the evening in late October so we suggest taking a wrap with you.

Thank texascinzia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A stone throw from beautiful Sto Domingo this restaurant/bar and chocolate shop gas a scenic rooftop bar, great for drinks with the scenic view of Oaxaca by night

Thank Astrid O
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This rooftop bar and restaurant has excellent views of the cathedral and a friendly staff. The rooftop is not particularly well lit so you might struggle to see your food unfortunately. The stone soup was the reason I came. Seafood soup prepared cold and then...More

Thank Ben Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Allende 107 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 516 0918
  • E-mail
Description
MINDBLOWING CULINARY EXPERIENCEIf you want to have one of those fantastic experiences when it comes to culinary arts, check Casa Crespo Restaurant. Oscar Carrizosa the chef has a particular talent when combining the most ordinary ingredients, creating this way dishes that you certainly find memorable.
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