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Food and restaurants in Oaxaca

Top restaurants

Mexican Restaurant
“High end chef food with local ingredients, Oaxacan taste, amazing rooftop view”
  • 52 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“An obligatory destination in Oaxaca to discover the Mexican gastronomical treasures within an exceptional space in which tradition and contemporary Mexico find each other.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Good taste, a sourdough sandwich perfect for breakfast. Moderately high cost”
  • 44 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Great food and drinks. Casual atmosphere with outdoor seating in an open patio that gets covered in case of rain or cold. Nice bar and great cocktails. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Traditional food from El Istmo, Oaxaca. Cosy and well decorated place. Try mole de guayaba. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Full of fresh produce, nick backs and one of the best local food courts in Oaxaca.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wonderful cocktails and small bites in a beautiful space with brick walls and good music playing. Tiny bar area if you just want to grab a drink and a bite, or if you are traveling solo and want to eat at the bar instead of at a table.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Try mole negro. The place is a bit formal and more expensive than regular places. ”
  • 13 locals recommend

Cafes

Breakfast Spot
“Good taste, a sourdough sandwich perfect for breakfast. Moderately high cost”
  • 44 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Located on Alcala street, close to Santo Domingo. It has a nice patio and you can visit the library next door “Grañen Porrua” ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cafe
“A popular coffee joint with decent breakfast rolls, salads and sandwiches. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Good place for breakfast sandwich, deli bread, coffe and teas. Moderately high cost.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Cafe
“There's live music at 9pm or later almost every night at this tightly squeezed little bar – it could be son (folk), blues, trova (troubadour-type folk), jazz, cumbia (dance)... The atmosphere varies from buzzing to grave-like depending on the night. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Good prices, giant healthy salads and some of the best chicken tacos dorados around. Free wifi, but doesn't work out in their courtyard – you have to sit inside for that.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Snack Place
“Yummy fresh, organic breakfasts, smoothies and coffee. The tienda next door has all the hard to find organic items as well. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cafe
“A popular and quaint branch of the Oaxacan Brújula Cafés. The street can be a bit noisy during the day, but's the coffee is excellent. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Bakeries

Breakfast Spot
“Good taste, a sourdough sandwich perfect for breakfast. Moderately high cost”
  • 44 locals recommend
Bakery
“El pan más bueno en Oaxaca, por supuesto hay Boulenc pero esto es un poco menos conocido y tienen muchas opciones. Mi favorito es la barra llena de chocolate derritido. Me encanta!!!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great coffee and bakery. The best chocolate croissants. Try the upstairs. It is breezy and pleasant. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“French bakery with great coffee and amazing pastries , wines ,and cheeses.A must try.”
  • 1 local recommends