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El Quinque

) #16 of 438 Restaurants in Oaxaca €€ - €€€ Mexican, American, International
Calle Macedonio Alcala Esq. Gomez Farias 901, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 502 6702
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hamburger” (53 reviews)
“arrachera” (19 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Calle Macedonio Alcala Esq. Gomez Farias 901, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had been recommended to me. Only about 7 or 8 tables but nicly decorated. I chose the BBQ chicken and it was fantastic. A generous piece of chicken fillet cooked to perfection, sitting on a bed of roast potatoes. Also beans and carrots...More

Thank Doug Q
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Mainly by default... it's the only decent looking burger we saw in the city, but they make a great classic beef burger, meat cooked to perfection with potatoes on the side. A great break from Mexican food, and awesome conversation & hospitality from Carlos

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A small unpretentious place with a very simple menu but everything is delicious, portions are generous and prices are very good. We had the hamburger and the steak and both were great. Come with a salad, skillet potatoes, guacamole, and assorted vegetables, depending on the...More

Thank Olga D
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Really terrific flank steak dinner in a quiet neighborhood. I ate here four times, loved the food, loved the music playlist. Nice quiet neighborhood.

Thank Mplsjv
Reviewed 4 April 2017

It wasn't our first time eating here and for a reason. You can always expect good service and generous, tasty food. The place also allows you to bring your own wine. Situated in my favourite part of Oaxaca.

Thank Cluchy
Reviewed 3 April 2017

To say we loved this place is an understatement. The food was excellent, especially the Arrachera (flank steak). We ate here 3 times during a 2-week visit and would have eaten there at least once more but we felt as if we should try a...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Pros: Quaint restaurant, great food. Cons: Expensive for a family restaurant, maybe nice feedback is getting to their head. The worse was the son of the owner . While she was hard at work cooking, this guy was talking on the phone while putting the...More

Thank Aloha M
Carlos M, Gerente at El Quinque, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Well, I am sorry to read this, in fact, that day we were short on staff and it was only my Mother and my self, while I was serving, also I had to attend the phone and do other stuff at once, pushing plates and...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This is a cozy space for 65yo+ Americans and Canadians to eat good home-cooked style food. Low-spice, familiar foods with friendly server who speaks perfect English and is clearly loved by all the regulars.

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is quite a nice little restaurant. The food is good, not heavy. Nice flavors, large portions. Great "flavored" waters that are quite refreshing! Nice solid restaurant!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 18 February 2017

So delighted that someone recommended this unassuming little place to us for lunch today! The special dish was spare ribs in bbq sauce (Mex style of course) which I ordered and my husband ordered the shrimp in Garlic sauce. They had just run out of...More

Thank Qwendy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Macedonio Alcala Esq. Gomez Farias 901, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 502 6702
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