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Rancho Zapata - Mezcalera Productora Artesanal & Restaurante Gourmet

Istmo Km. 42 | San Pablo Villa de Mitla, San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
14 Apr 2017
“Best pit stop ”
27 Apr 2017
“Gourmet lunch on highway”
All hours
Mexican, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Istmo Km. 42 | San Pablo Villa de Mitla, San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

On the way back from Hierve al Agua before dropping in to Mitla , we stopped at this unmissable establishment of Ranch, Mezcal factory , sovenir place & a gourmet restaurant all in one. Good quality of food & service , mezcal prawns were flambe...More

Thank Moe Z
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

If on the road and hungry this is the place. Its expensive but food is good and service is prompt. Combined platter is a good sharing option.

Thank Fer E
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Pit stop that included good tour of how mezcal is made. Nice sampling of the product too. Good both European and Mexican really good. Friendly atmosphere. Good place to pick up a bottle of mezcal too! Definitely recommend food and drink!

Thank Nickoteeta
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Westopped here solely for the mezcal tour and tasting. I did not eat lunch here so this review only pertains to the mezcal tour. Mezcal is made in the traditionl way behind the restaurant. The presentation was informative. Afterward you can sample mexcal of many...More

Thank packedandready2go
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Rancho Zapata is an excellent choice after a day of touring at Mitla or Tule. The menu is extensive and offers something for every palate, from adventurous picks like grasshoppers to old standards like spaghetti. We enjoyed the delicious meal, especially the hand made...More

Thank blbrodger
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We drove from Oaxaca city to Hierve el agua and back; and this place looked the nicest (went going back). Food and the aguas frescas were really good. Atmosphere was nice overall, although they didn't seem to care about smoking on the outside tables with...More

Thank Federico M
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Not too far from Oaxaca City, you can see how mezcal is made and then sample several types. Very extensive food menu also.

Thank Eddie B
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We loved this place so much we went for breakfast and lunch! Great restaurant on the road to Mitla and the black pottery section of outside Oaxaca. Great traditional mexican food with a beautiful hacienda type atmosphere. Make sure you go to back area and...More

Thank mrangel6668
Reviewed 11 November 2014

The worst meal of our trip. OUr guide took us so we could try the traditional ant eggs, worms and grasshoppers. They were o.k. but cost over $50 for the one dish. It is hard to harvest the eggs so o.k. but everything else was...More

Thank Oaklandish3
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

It's a good option if you are near Hierve el Agua and mitla. Regional food. Good service. You have good tasting of mescal. Loved it

Thank ale_escandon
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Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
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  • Address: Istmo Km. 42 | San Pablo Villa de Mitla, San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  San Pablo Villa de Mitla
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