We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Quinque

Callejon Hidalgo 218 | Between Galeana and Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 502 6702
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (58 reviews)
“arrachera” (15 reviews)
“home fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:30 Hours
American, Mexican, International, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Callejon Hidalgo 218 | Between Galeana and Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (295)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 242 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Quinque has been a Oaxaca favorite for years. They moved to Hidalgo 218 a year or two ago and the new location is larger and they now offer beer. What keeps me and my friends coming back though is their daily specials -- and their...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Nice food, nice ambiente and the young guy in the service was very friendly. Best burger in town!! And also the other food was increbele!

1  Thank Rick V
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

The place was closed on Sunday afternoon, it looked out of business, a for sale sign and the zone is not good, we returned back to the zocalo for more optionsMore

Thank Eric G
Carlos M, Propietario at El Quinque, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018
Google Translation

gracias por tu aportacion no hay nada mejor que para un restaurante que una critica mala sin siquiera probar la...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

First visit today for lunch. Outstanding food and service for a remarkably low price (compared to USA). A small family owned restaurant where the son speaks excellent English. Mango salad is wonderful as were the two different chicken entrees. Not to be missed if you...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Twice I had the fish, first time Cazon, second time Salmon. I chose the Mexican seasoning of tomatos, peppers, onions and it was delicious! The food is plentiful and well prepared. One of our favorite places to eat.

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Please note that the correct address is Calle Hidalgo, not Callejon Hidalgo. Calle Hidalgo is right in the center of Oaxaca, just a few blocks west of the zocalo.

Thank RealisticReporter
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Food here is very good and the portions are large. They have recently moved to Hidalgo from their 8 year location near The Arches in the north part of town, where they were quite the institution. Still its the same great food and friendly, family...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 6 February 2018

If you're looking for an alternative from Oaxacan food this is the place. Individually prepared dishes at extremely reasonable prices. Love the guys that run the place.

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This steak, known on the menu as arrachera, is absolutely the best steak I have ever eaten, tender, flavorful, juicy. I would eat this every week. The service (Robert) is great. The salad and dessert exceptional. Don't miss this restaurant!

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 3 February 2018

My wife and I read the glowing Tripadvisor reviews and looked forward to going there tonight. On entering the restaurant it was clearly evident this was a new location. The interior consisted of very stark white walls devoid of any warmth or character whatsoever.....you felt...More

Thank senior_royers
Nearby HotelsSee all 112 hotels in Oaxaca
Suites del Centro
65 reviews
.12 km away
Santa Helena Plaza Hotel
11 reviews
.21 km away
Hotel Posada del Centro
201 reviews
.22 km away
Hotel Azucenas
240 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
415 reviews
.42 km away
In Situ Mezcaleria
59 reviews
.40 km away
Xuncu Choco
143 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art
425 reviews
.35 km away
Mercado 20 de Noviembre
255 reviews
.59 km away
Basilica de la Soledad
260 reviews
.07 km away
Chocolate Mayordomo
92 reviews
.60 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Quinque staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon Hidalgo 218 | Between Galeana and Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 502 6702
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing