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.
11 - 20 of 182 reviews
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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