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Vieja Lira

) #248 of 413 Restaurants in Oaxaca €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza
Calle Reforma 502 | Col. centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
5168676
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“pizza” (24 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“thin crust” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
Calle Reforma 502 | Col. centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Despite saying repeatedly that we did not eat meat and could we make sure our dishes where vegetarian. Both arrived with meat These are dishes that traditionally do not contain any The food is not really Italian and is extremely overpriced and underwhelming By far...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We visited tonight and felt it was pricey for what we got. But first, the good things. The restaurant is attractive with good decor and a pleasant atmosphere. We were seated immediately, as it was not too buy. On the menu was a good selection...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Finding all my favorite restaurants closed at 3:00 on Sunday afternoon, I decided to try Vieja Lira for lunch. What a delightful discovery! The pizza is delicious, the wine excellent and the atmosphere very pleasant. This goes right onto my favorites list! Next visit I...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Very accommodating. Customer friendly. We asked for good wine. Wanted a small plate of local cheeses, fruits and nuts. Presentation was beautiful.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The place itself looks nice, especially the first part. I cannot comment on the salads or pasta's, but both the Temperanillo and Malbec are way to acid. Pizza bottom has a 'flowerish' taste, nothing close to an Italian pizza. Coverings ok, but rather neutral in...More

Thank Giovanni G
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Overall, this is a great place to enjoy a fine Italian meal in Oaxaca. The bread plate and accompanying salsas start the meal with a strong first impression. The wine list is extensive and well rounded to suit all budgets. I had the gnocchi with...More

Thank SpeakerTeacher
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Ordered the primavera pizza, absolutely delicious. The best pizza we've had in Oaxaca. Excellent wine list, great decor and friendly fast service. Definitely going back.

Thank Tony-Tami
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The potions are very generous and the food tasty. The service , though helpful, is rather unfocused and they could do with a maitre d .

Thank Pauline A
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Stopped in for light apps and some wine near the end of another day with one of those large Oaxacan lunches. We were immediately impressed by the extensive wine list with strong Italian and Chilean offerings. Ordered the pate and charcuterie (meat lovers) and again...More

Thank ken123
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This place is right across from the Ethnobotanical garden near the Templo Santo Domingo in Oaxaca. We went in to duck a 10 minute rain storm and stayed for a couple of hours. This is an Italian restaurant with excellent food and wonderful presentation. This...More

Thank TiKeGi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Reforma 502 | Col. centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 5168676
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