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Calzada Francisco i. Madero 129 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 351 1908
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good11%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calzada Francisco i. Madero 129 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place 😍 The food is amazing as is the atmosphere. They only serve a 7 course tasting menu and have no a la carte options so make sure you come hungry. If you have any allergies or prefer vegetarian they can take care of...More

Thank Floor P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most disappointing meals of my life. I was expecting so much more. The food was either tasteless or oversalted. Every dish was contrived and overworked, and the flavors did not meld or complement each other. Dessert at the end was disgusting ......More

Thank engineer_nancy
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We made a reservation last minute for a Sunday evening dinner. We wanted to end our trip trying one of the high-end restaurants after a week of eating street food and Criollo was one of the recommendations made by our hotel. When we arrived, we...More

Thank Maggie C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

My wife and I had high expectations for Criollo. We had heard about the acclaimed partners, we had read rave reviews in several publications, and, of course, it was in Oaxaca, the country’s culinary capital and one of our favorite cities on the planet. We...More

1  Thank FuandLu
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you chef Luis for all the attentions. Music, mezcal, the place, and over all the food! Incredible in every way, in every sense. Thanks Luis for the experience!

Thank jararmables
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Had one of the best meals of my life a Criollo, which fully lived up to the hype. The seven-course tasting menu was well balanced in terms of options and timing, and all dishes were beautifully plated. Highlights included ribeye tostadas, lentil ceviche (which my...More

1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our 7 course tasting here last week. I went back and forth about making a reservation because of mixed reviews. But if you can afford it, go try it out. The two main plates and desserts were FANTASTIC. a mahi mahi al pastor...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We LOVED having dinner here. Guests are greeted by a traditional wood-oven comal and the most amazing courtyard. Service was outstanding and food more than remarkable. Highly recommend their tasting dinner. The seafood tamal, oh wow! Simply delicious and the most amazing dish we tasted...More

1  Thank atl010684
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant feels slightly pretentious but it was really the delivery of the food that disappointed. The main issue was that the entire 7 courses were rushed out within 70 minutes of sitting down (despite asking for a time out mid way). Felt rushed. The...More

1  Thank E5_London
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Inventive tasting menu with great cocktails and wines. Beautiful contemporary setting while keeping the feel of the town. Each course was well presented and delicious.

1  Thank Jay Y
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13 March 2018|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
Hello , I would say yes , depending on the ages of your children, I would email the Restaurant directly and ask them their policy on children. The evening I dined there in October there were only adults of varying ages , I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
13:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzada Francisco i. Madero 129 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 351 1908
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