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Dona Elpidia

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Calle Miguel Cabrera # 413, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Millerton, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2013

Husband and I are spending a month in Oaxaca and are trying many different restaurants. Casa Elpidia is a quirky little spot, and could be easily missed when walking along the street. The narrow door opens into a garden courtyard that was probably very beautiful in its day, now it looks like it needs some serious attention. The restaurant area... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2013

I first ate at Dona Elpidia's over 40 years ago when it was popular as a regional restaurant and it's still going strong. In answer to my question, the server said that the restaurant has been in operation in the same house for over 60 years. Enter through a small doorway with a tiny wall sign in the heart of... More 

1 Thank Barbara M
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2012

Located about four blocks south of the Benito Juarez market, you walk through a beautiful garden to the tables on the porch. Doña Elpidia (also known as Casa Elpidia) is open from 8 am to 6 pm and serves simple Oaxacan food. The 5-course comida corrida costs only 50 pesos. It includes a small plate of appetizers, soup, rice or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Miguel Cabrera # 413, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca

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