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El infierno

Crespo 210 | Centro histórico / Historic Center, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 184 0582
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tortillas” (10 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Crespo 210 | Centro histórico / Historic Center, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

This has been my go to lunch spot in Oaxaca. Set in a small court yard. A pitcher of 'agua' to keep one hydrated delivered as you are seated. Main course choices always have a wonderful twist on what would otherwise be a traditional dish....More

1  Thank Neopeasant
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

In Oaxaca, the main meal of the day is normally eaten between 2 and 4 p.m. It is known as "comida corrida" and has a set menu with several courses, usually a soup, rice, main course, dessert, and fruit-flavored water. El Infierno has our favorite...More

2  Thank Jazzpod
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I was there today for lunch, having tried yesterday for dinner, and found it just closing. Luckily the lady inside opened up to speak to us, and told us they are open from 11am to 6pm. There is actually a sign inside, and nearly impossible...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had a great meal here. there is a set menu, soup, main course and dessert, so if you typically have trouble choosing, this will be easy for you. Cost was cheap, two people for 120 pesos. The only complaint was not the most comfortable,...More

Thank Milton W
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We arrived at El Infierno in a rain storm and enjoyed a great Comida Corrida of Squash Soup, Enchiladas in a red sauce and a piece of yellow cake as good as your grandmother could make, as well as a pitcher of agua de limon....More

Thank rjg1991
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We did not regret our decision to return. The meal price has increased to 60 pesos (woot!). We started with the bowl of pasta placed in front of us. This was not great--a little dry--and way too much. We both ordered their stew because we...More

Thank mrstuna
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I returned to Restaurant El Infierno and had a superb vegetable soup, the BEST chile en nogada I have ever eaten, a wonderful dessert of lemon cake, jamaica to drink, and coffee. All this for 60 pesos plus tip. You can't beat this anywhere.....high, high...More

Thank Memo28
Reviewed 19 February 2016

It is not a fancy setting but you come here for the food - it is a great value for the comida at 60 pesos. You get soup, tortillas, agua, a choice of four or five entrees, and dessert. There is an obvious love of...More

Thank metasequoia
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Scrumptious gourmet dishes served up by a talented owner-chef who absolutely cares about serving good food. The daily comida corrida includes tortillias, soup, beans, rice, a main dish, jug of fuit drink and dessert..........all for only 60 pesos! The pollo lasagna with sublte chili flavor...More

Thank Roadhogdog
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

I am so glad mi amiga brought me to this cafe - I may not have chosen it due to it's unusual name, meaning hell! Previously the location of a nightclub, infierno has inexplicably retained the old name!? However everything else about this cafe delights!...More

Thank LJM1953
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22 March 2015|
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Response from Dr. Melanie W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I went to this restaurant on a weekday for lunch. I'm not sure of their hours on the weekend or evenings. Take care.
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  • Address: Crespo 210 | Centro histórico / Historic Center, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 184 0582
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