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Garcia Vigil 512-E Centro | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 516 2265
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“minced fish” (6 reviews)
“tamales” (18 reviews)
“guacamole” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Garcia Vigil 512-E Centro | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the Oaxacan cuisine for lunch at this centrally located place. The staff was very attentive and helpful.

Thank Tom of Orlando
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers traditional food. However, I just tried one of their mezcal drinks. It was delicious! The staff were wonderful!

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Regional cuisine elevated through ingredients and expert hands to delicacies with tradition. The selection of mezcales they offer is one of the best in the city.

Thank Hector C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This should be on your list of places to eat. Oaxaca has a plethora of great restaurants - this is one.

Thank Jenmsv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like Zandunga. It's a beautiful space, with excellent service. The food is very good, in particular the various seafood selections. Vegetarian friends like it as well.

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

After a very long drive from Mexico City, we were all starved and did not feel like researching places to eat. We googled restaurants, saw that Zandunga was well liked and jumped into a cab to try for ourselves. A party of four, we found...More

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner there The wait staff was friendly and helpful. The mezcal choices were aplenty.

Thank Lesa M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had had the full-on Oaxaca effect for three days and wanted to chill out. Zandunga was just what we needed: calm, measured service and first class food and drink. A limited menu usually appeals to us - it says the kitchen is serious about...More

1  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I preferred the restaurant next door (Biznaga), which is touch less tourist-oriented and has a semi-outdoors dining room, but still had a pleasant meal at Zandunga and the service is certainly better than what next door offers.

1  Thank MatthewABC
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious and the service is great. We had the Tlayuda, which is made of blue corn. And we had the Dried Shrimp, which are cured in salt. The cocktails we had we also loved. The mezcal menu has some of the best...More

Thank Dave S
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
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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