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Oaxaca Kitchen - CLOSED

228 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
+1 203-859-5774
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (21 reviews)
“guacamole” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
228 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Great Latin food. This is not your average Mexican restaurant. All the choices are very creative, the service is fantastic, and the atmosphere is cool. They sometimes do a special for Sunday afternoons that's a great familt option.

Thank Bobfromhamden
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Beautiful early September night, still "eat outside" weather. We walked around the corner from our hotel and the Oaxaca beckoned. Really excellent guacamole, good drinks, and a menu that wandered both through and far from Mexican standards. We particularly enjoyed trying the scallops in a...More

Thank teezee
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch. They had a happy hour special of tacos so we tried Baja (fish), chicken adobo , short ribs, & pork belly. Very good.

Thank LPLoveToTravel
Reviewed 1 September 2017 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 27 August 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
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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