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Callejon Hidalgo 820, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 1764
13:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The mezcal list is spectacular...5 pages! The menu had very interesting combinations of flavors and the service was very attentive. We will be back!

Thank Mary S
Abiquiu, NM
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waiter, Daniel, spoke English and explained everything in detail including the Mezcal. Our selections were just right, my wife had a pork dish, like a rolled filet and I had grilled quail and oyster. Recommend reservations in advance if during busy seasons.

Thank Gary G
New York, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was ok. I was expecting a lot more due to the good reviews. The grilled romaine was good but I didn't like the turkey mole.

Thank MichelleCook
San Francisco, Mexico
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By that I meant that they need to say that you are best with a tasting menu...all of the servings are VERY small...our dinner portions were about maybe 4 ounces or less. The food was however, excellent

Thank galeriacorazon
Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended if you like a nice gastronomical dining experience at relatively low cost considering the outstanding quality of food, presentation and service.

Thank Pausanius8
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were 5 couples out for dinner. Because of this there was a wide variation of dishes on the table. The grilled lettuce seemed to be the popular dish for appetizers. I had the beet salad which I enjoyed and was glad I had ordered it as there were no vegetables or anything else with the partridge I ordered for... More 

1 Thank Maureen D
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent dishes, artfully presented by attentive wait staff in a building that recalls the colonial history of Oaxaca. And the mescal was tasty as well.

1 Thank over65now
Oakland, California
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My criteria for restaurants when traveling is whether I would come back if it is in my food snobby town of Berkeley. I would definitely return. I had a great grilled radicchio salad and quail that melted in my mouth. I wish I could eat it now.. My partner had turkey roulade that was a great combination of flavors. It... More 

1 Thank abby7
Santa Cruz, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

My meal at Origen was up there with the best ever. (And I live in a big foodie area.) I had the octopus to start and the confit suckling pig in chicatana manchamantel for my main. The dishes were just the right size. Go to their website to learn more about them. This is really a wonderful, local, seasonal restaurant.... More 

1 Thank JM144
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We got this place recommended by our hotel a d were not disappointed. Best meal of the entire holidays. Modern take on traditional tastes of Mexico and very attentive service.

Thank René N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon Hidalgo 820, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 501 1764

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