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Oaxaca Kitchen

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
228 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
+1 203-859-5774
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (24 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
228 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the night at the New Haven Hotel last night and looked for a restaurant close by. We could not have been more pleased with the one we chose! It was just a couple blocks away and was in a historic area. It was...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We moved our daughter into Yale yesterday, and went to Oaxaca Kitchen for lunch, the entire family. We all had fajitas, fresh guacamole, and this time, drinks all around to celebrate. In my previous review, the fajitas were simply amazing, and our daughter concurred. (She...More

Thank Julia J
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The three of us met at OK for a pre-meeting dinner on a Monday night. The place was nearly deserted when we first arrived so we got a terrific (and totally quiet) table near the front. One of us got a plate of enchiladas which...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We came here after being disappointed by a pizza place around the corner. We were in town for one day, so we were hoping for a good meal. Boy, did we get it. The guacamole was excellent. The salsa was very tasty. It was too...More

Thank RagsKP94
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of a large group of 17 and found we were well accommodated and they were prepared for our reservation - guacamole, chips and salsa were already on the table. Orders were taken efficiently and with detail. They knew exactly which drinks went...More

Thank Amelia C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Very cool little restaurant near Yale University. The margaritas were pretty good, but the food was outstanding. I'm not sure I've ever had better Mexican food. Highly recommend!

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with son and his girlfriend. Great food and helpful staff. The staff went out there way as we had a puppy with us. We sat outside and enjoyed the sunshine. Highly recommended

Thank David A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My husband and I came here for dinner on a rainy Tuesday night. The place was empty and I wondered... However! The staff were warm and friendly. We were seated in the room behind the bar. Myself on a banquette and husband across in a...More

Thank J0806
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had been to this restaurant the previous year, was quite happy to return. This time there must have been a change of ownership the food was over priced for what was present was not even hot , the table we were seated at was...More

Thank RKR1983
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent authentic Mexican/Latin food on downtown New Haven!! Delicious margaritas, too!! The arepas, chicken and beef barbacoa tacos, and chipotle shrimp were all excellent!! I am also a salsa "snob" and theirs was one of the best I have ever had!! Go during happy hour...More

Thank ljp2704
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
    (Crown Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro North and Green Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-859-5774
  • E-mail
Oaxaca Kitchen - known for its seven moles and for its one of a kind gourmet traditional Mexican cuisine. We offer real food of Oaxaca with great presentation by our celebrity chef Prasad Chirnomula. To name a few great dishes like Mixteco Mole, Fire Grilled Seafood Salad, Mole Verde, Mixteco Chipotle Pork Tenderloin, and Prawns Al Mezcal which makes a destination for all the food fanatics.
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