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La Casa de la Abuela

Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 3544
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mole negro” (19 reviews)
“moles” (26 reviews)
“parrillada” (2 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Calle Hidalgo 616, Oaxaca, Mexico
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121 - 130 of 371 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2013

Excellent food. like home made, authentic Oaxacan food. its in second floor with great views to the socalo.

1  Thank arcie4
Reviewed 4 April 2013

We went for dinner and had a table by the window overlooking the bustling Zocalo. The location was superb, there was live music in the Zocalo which we could listen to as we ate and took advantage of the great people-watching. The restaurant is nicely...More

Thank MaRth2
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We loved this basic restaurant and had an incredible mole negro on our first night in Oaxaca. The restaurant is nothing fancy but provides a wonderful meal with a great view of the zocalo from the 2nd story windows. Put it on your restaurant list,...More

Thank Mexgato
Reviewed 2 April 2013

This restaurant, located on the corner of the Zócalo and with views to it is a perfect place to sit down, relax and sample great Oaxacan food. We are Mexican and go there often. The food is straighforward, such as you would find in the...More

Thank frontera60
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Best thing was the atmosphere and the view of the Zocalo. The service was also excellent, I ordered tortilla soup, which is my favorite Mexican dish that I try to sample at all Mexican restaurants. It was good, but not hot, the way I like...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 1 April 2013

food was well done and the location's perfect! and one would expect the price to be a total over-the-top but was in fact a very reasonable ones.

Thank muwing
Reviewed 31 March 2013

the restaurant is situated on the first floor of one of the corners at the zocalo square. The view is brilliant and you should at least have a table at the window,- balcony side. The food is okay and i was somehow worried about the...More

Thank Ronaldo S
Reviewed 7 March 2013

La casa de la Abuela – Excellent location on the main square – 2nd floor. Try to get a table by the window for a lovely view of the Cathedral at night. The menu had a nice selection of Oaxacan specialties however the quality and...More

Thank hdigabtt
Reviewed 4 March 2013

They have a special mole. Choose any. You are in the right place to taste this traditional and delicious food. The starter of pumpkim flower filled with Oaxaca cheese is awesome!

1  Thank alcapella
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Beware of the size of your plate. They bring you a lot of food. Mole is great, (grasshoppers) chapulines are safe here, you can eat them.

Thank Virgilio G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
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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