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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Best to visit by boat: snorkeling and diving sites, private coves with pristine beaches, and amazing marine life.”
  • 13 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
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“Try mole negro. The place is a bit formal and more expensive than regular places. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Good place for breakfast sandwich, deli bread, coffe and teas. Moderately high cost.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great fire oven cooked pizzas. Favorite is Flavios Special, full bar and drink options, Best value is the Long beach iced tea. opens at 7 PM. Winter months need to make reservations.. otherwise its a long wait.. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A great place to try traditional Oaxacan food. I recommend the mole sampler, where you can try several types of mole in one plate”
  • 15 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful scenery, good for walking during the morning, view the sunset or have a romantic dinner, lots of restaurants and bars to visit during day or night for different budgets. *NOT SUITABLE FOR SWIMMING* *ITS OPEN SEA*”
  • 21 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Well located, relaxed ambience, art in walls. Good tortas and oaxacan dishes. The owner is the friend of everybody :) Have a beer and see people walking. My favorite: Rollos de quesillo con hoja santa y salsa de chapulines! Try any torta (cheap & big!)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
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“Alta cocina regional de vanguardia en un restaurante con salones elegantes, mesas de madera y toques rústicos. This has become a very popular restaurant in Oaxaca, Oaxaqueña food with a special touch, this place is a little expensive but is worth to try.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Our local Supermarket, just 20 minutes walking or 5 minutes by car. ---------- Nuestro Supermercado más cercano a 20 minutos caminando o 5 minutos en coche. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“En este lugar podrás encontrar variedad de artesanías mientras escuchas música típica del estado. Podrás observar cientos de visitantes que como tú nos honran con su presencia.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Restaurante de mariscos, con sabor tradicional mexicano. Se encuentra en el centro de Cruzecita. ---------------------------- Seafood restaurant, with traditional Mexican flavor. It is located in the center of Cruzecita.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“The most traditional bar in Puerto. It is a most if you want to enjoy the local night life”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Can get crowded. Breakfast and lunch are best. You can get coffee and pastries as early as 6:30am at their bakery. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“French Toast Breakfast is really good. Really nice sit down AC Restaurant. Economical and good range of breakfast lunch and dinner Mexican, pizza, burgers, pasta plates.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Best place to watch professional surfers in the mornings and great restaurants in the street”
  • 17 locals recommend