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El Escapulario

Garcia Vigil 617, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 116 6075
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tortilla soup” (18 reviews)
“moles” (25 reviews)
“chicken” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Garcia Vigil 617, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I visit Oaxaca I return to this restaurant. The food is always fantastic. The attention is spot on and the owner is even happy to provide tourist information if you have a question. If you want to try traditional regional Zapotec specialities you really...More

Thank Tzinti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has come a long way since my first visit 6 years ago...but the prices have also risen quite steeply...the food is ok but nothing really special....and the bathrooms leave a lot to be desired.

Thank letitiaottawa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at this restaurant 3 times in one week. The black mole and the orange Chile relleno were life-changing culinary experiences for me and we had to keep coming back to try new things! The service is excellent and the setting is intimate without...More

1  Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night expecting a nice Mexican experience. The restaurant seemed in a bit of disarray, dirty table cloths, only one other table of guests. We were seated hastily, and after waiting 15 minutes or more without any attention whatsoever we ventured into...More

Thank hdigabtt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the chicken with black mole (pollo en mole coloradito). It was one of the best Moles i have had in Oaxaca! Excellent Starters and Maindishes!

1  Thank geri0009
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This restaurant was recommended and did not disappoint. This was our fourth night in Oaxaca and we were looking for authentic food in a nice, cozy setting and this place had it all to spare. We sat on the second floor with pretty windows looking...More

Thank Gail K
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Nice small family-run restaurant, catering to the tourist trade, with a great selection of home-style mole dishes. The location (on the first floor -- second story in US terms) is quite nice. The sampler of six mole dishes is a nice dish to share to...More

Thank CHMassachusetts
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Oaxaca, the and of 7 moles, or so the saying goes. While you may not find all 7 of the traditional moles at El Escapulario, you will find most of them and then some. From mole negro, to a spectacular coloradito, nicely sweet manchamanteles and...More

1  Thank DiningDiva619
Reviewed 25 December 2017

If you're looking for a family run, traditional Oaxacan experience, El Escapulario is a must. Esther is a dynamo and really is the heart and soul of the establishment. The food is mind-blowingly delicious, enhanced by the fact it is all obviously prepared with love...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The food was so good, we came back the next day! Its like being in your grandmother's house and with the heart- warming food and service by the owner and family. We had estofado rojo(sauce with tomatoes, chiles, almonds, raisins) with vegetables. The amaranth atole...More

Thank Pajaritoviejero
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garcia Vigil 617, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 116 6075
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