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El Biche Pobre

Calzado de la Republica 600 | At Calle Hidalgo, Jalatlaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 513 4636
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
22 Feb 2018
“Terrific breakfast spot!!”
3 Feb 2018
“Excellent as always”
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Calzado de la Republica 600 | At Calle Hidalgo, Jalatlaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 14 April 2015

A place well known to the locals. I had breakfast and it was very tasty. I was in a hurry and asked a fast service and they where really nice and fast as well. They serve tipical local food. The restaurant is very simple, but...More

Thank chriskowa
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The food was fine, mostly fried botanas, which have their place in cuisine! It's kind of dark inside, like a welcoming dank pub. They serve a variety of Mexican beers, which is way better than strictly Corona and maybe Sol. I believe they had Negra...More

Thank Sharlie B
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I was surprised at the price of the meals. I was not impressed with the quality of the food. There are cheaper places in Oaxaca with much better food. Overall the place felt a bit presumptuous. I was not happy to pay the equivalent of...More

Thank babette_12
Reviewed 5 March 2014

asked for uno vaso de agua puro and after 2 gulps realized the water was tainted ..... traveled next to bathroom for following 2 days. Still cramping 6 days later. totally ruined my trip

Thank lajournada
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Located in the Jalatlaco area which is perhaps a twenty minute walk from Santo Domingo. But worth the walk because not only do you get to experience different areas with less tourists but you get to experience the Oaxaca of the locals. El Biche Pobre...More

Thank travelling_with_kids
Reviewed 12 January 2014

This place is in the adorable area of Jalatlaco. It is a place filled with mostly locals, and it is no frills. But the waiter was great and eager to please, and the food was delicious and in hearty portions. We had mini tamales with...More

Thank RangerDi
Reviewed 28 December 2013

My husband and I went here based on tripadvisor reviews and I thought that although there were many positives, it was not great. Pluses include the homey ambiance and eating with other families, the friendliness of the staff and the unpretentious approach. I ordered mixed...More

Thank CAJ62
Reviewed 17 November 2013

El Biche Pobre is definitely one of the best restaurants in Oaxaca. There is not a lot of tourists, but a lot of many locals, food is excellent, atmosphere is good and prices are reasonable. The restaurant is located in a few minutes from the...More

1  Thank sms307
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Have given this 5 stars because one of the best in class..the class being neighborhood spots..as opposed to top line restaurants. A comfortable walk from the Zocalo, in a quiet, non-tourist area. Very good, attentive service and explanation of unfamiliar dishes. Had a 'light' lunch...More

1  Thank fls35
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Had breakfast here and wanted to go back for dinner but they close at 7pm and we ran out of time! Food was really good and served in very large portions. Waiter was most helpful in trying to explain things on the menu. Great value...More

1  Thank bababeUk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzado de la Republica 600 | At Calle Hidalgo, Jalatlaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 513 4636
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