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Garcia Vigil 512-E Centro | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 516 2265
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“minced fish” (8 reviews)
“mole” (25 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Garcia Vigil 512-E Centro | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

La Zandunga has one of the most beautiful interior spaces that I've seen in Oaxaca. It is located in the Centro Historic district. The menu had quite a few selections to choose from. It specializes in mole. What seem strange it that they only serve...More

Thank Soledad2009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place with out of the box decor, friendly and timely service, and very well crafted and tasty dishes

Thank Gabriela V
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The meal was delicious, the service was great, and the portions were not overwhelming. Some of us weren't feeling tip top and the soup was exactly what we needed. They also had a good beer selection. My family was so happy to find this :)

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Because we didnt want to spent too much time we only had a maincourse for two persons. 7 small dishes in total balance. Very, very tastfull. 450 pesos for two. What do you want more? The answer is simple. Go back!

Thank pboumeester
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This delightful restaurant was recommended by a Mexican friend. They specialise is regional cuisine. The decor is informal but stylish; the staff are delightful and happy to help with the menu. We asked for recommendations and chose the pork ribs and wedding special from the...More

Thank DVDPlayer_13
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We came to Oaxaca for a week. We ate here three times because we loved it. The free appetizers, ground fish and pickled onions, were great. So was a giant frozen tamarind margarita. The black mole was a great main dish. Nicely decorated and clean...More

Thank Russ C
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We had a delicious meal here. The mescal cocktail collection is fun and tasty. The place was busy until closing time and beyond. Service was excellent. The only reason I did not mark it excellent is that our meat (short ribs, Oaxaca style...if I recall...More

Thank CLT29
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place our first night and found it hard to beat for the rest of the week. the staff are super nice and knowledgeable, they have a great list of mezcal, and the food was delicious. the atmosphere was perfect. we liked...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I had a nice meal. Not fantastic but solidly good. Excellent service, Great cocktails with Mezcal. Very nice complementary salsa and toasted tortillas with a delicious spread but I could not quite tell what it was. A little more expensive than some other restaurants with...More

Thank MTFBWUalways
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Between the cool decor, warm staff, tasty food and wide selection of craft beer and local mezcal, this place is the perfect stop to have lunch and cool down during a hot summer day!

Thank Fer N
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Questions & Answers
Kc C
25 August 2017|
Response from Ruben G | Reviewed this property |
Just if you go in a group larger than 8
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25 March 2017|
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Response from Luis G | Reviewed this property |
No it's a very nice casual place
Mike W
14 March 2016|
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Response from M L | Reviewed this property |
Oh, i don't know. But worth calling or emailing them to ask. If not, maybe call their hotel to see if they can arrange something special.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garcia Vigil 512-E Centro | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 516 2265
I ate at many of the restaurants listed in trip advisor over an 8 day period in Oaxaca. Decided to try this place because it was always crowded with the mixture of Mexican and non Mexican tourists. The food was from the isthmus of Mexico. Authenic but different than the usual Oaxacan cuisine which became repetitious after a while. The food was different, with a lot of " I wonder how they make this sauce, dip, drink?" It was not fusion gitzy food that a lot of the higher rated restaurants on your trip advisor restaurant list present to the tourists.
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