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Los Pacos

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Av. Belisario Dominguez 108-1, Col. Reforma | Col. Reforma, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Tue - Sun 08:30 - 18:30
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Foster City, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had mole in several places and this was recommended by our taxi driver and the hotel, they offer you a 7 mole tasting menu with homemade tortillas and then you decide which you want. The color was very black, creamy and delicious!

Thank spalady50
Santa Cruz, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

......and I've visited 12-13 times for a combined total of 6+ months. In short? Dismissive attitude, poor service, and being lied to. In detail? My wife and I placed our order. One salad, two of the same entree (mole sampler), beers, and a mineral water. -I order a negro models. He says very food, then he brings me a Bohemia.... More 

Thank JeffRockwell
Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to get there, modest decoration, the service is good, the waitress was young but careful. The 7 moles where absolutely great! We didn't order other dishes. Prices were fair. As many restaurants in Oaxaca, they close at 22:00 hrs.

Thank dennisrada
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Wish I could review the food, but the wait staff was so prude that I never got that far. I arrived at 4:30 p.m., there were plenty of empty tables, one had a "reserved" sign on it. I was told to come back in 50 minutes. No offer to wIt at the restaurant. I asked if I could guarantee the... More 

Thank viajera1741
Gandhinagar, India
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

In Oaxaca for a 3 day vacation and looking to dig into some authentic mole based dishes, I asked my airbnb hos for recommendations, and he suggested Los Pacos. Housed in an atmospheric 3 storey casa on a side street not too far from the cathedral, Los Pacos didn't disappoint - though I have to admit I am no authority... More 

Thank Manu J
New Mexico
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151 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is a good place to try out several varieties of the local mole. You can do this on your own plate of the meat of your choice which then is served with the various moles on top. Or you can taste several moles and then choose two kinds to be served on the meat of your choice. Members of... More 

Thank astrobob
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Yes I know my title means a great way to try 'sauce' sauces but hey I liked it better than trying various mole's (garden variety digging critters). Anyhow this was a cute little place with both inside and rooftop terrace seating. We each enjoyed the 7 mole sampler where you choose your meat of Chicken (pollo), Pork (cerdo) or Beef... More 

Thank SD_Eddie_V
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is highly rated on TripAdvisor and, as is sometimes the case with TripAdvisor, I don't agree. The problem is that everyone has a vote. Don't get me wrong, I'm a staunch defender of democracy, but rating restaurants in this way does not actually reflect how good the food might be. I do realise that this may sound a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This is not in the Main Street but is close to Santo Domingo church. Don't fool around if you want proper food. Go to Los Pacos. Every single thing regarding food and service/place was great. Some other restaurants are more scenic than this, but the food here is simply better. Try mole colorado and mole negro to compare. You can... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed tasting seven different kinds of mole. It was hard to choose. We both chose green and black on pork chicken and tongue. We also had frijoles de yerba conejo which translate literally to beans with rabbit grass. All was very good.

Thank SuAnne L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, International, Spanish
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Belisario Dominguez 108-1, Col. Reforma | Col. Reforma, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 529515153573
Los Paco's 7 Moles enhance and magnify the culinary fusion with the variety of flavours, colors and ingredients within. Oaxacan 7 Moles are product of the evolution of Mexican history culture where food is now considered as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage that summon the ancestral way of life. Our handmade Oaxacan Mole sauces are considered a culinary experience that involves several processes of transformation where all the ingredients fried, baked or smoked, mixed with the other fresh ingredients in a slow cook period in copper pots into a slow and low fires traditional of mexican gastronomy.

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