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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Mexita es un restaurante de cocina SurItaliana, de antiguas origines Napolitanas.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

If you need a break from Mexican food in Oaxaca - fantastic as it is, we did - this is the place. OUTSTANDING pizza, Napoli-style from a wood-burning oven. The only other places I can recall eating such great crust are all in Italy. Not...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I've travelled a lot of the world now, and Mexita consistently ranks in my top 5 pizza experiences of all time. Wildly impressed! The pizza crust is perfect, the melon/prosciutto starter is amazing, excellent wine - every time .. and don't even get me started...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Anna M
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We went twice in one week with four people so we got to try a lot of dishes. The pasta is superior. The salads are wonderful. The calamari looked amazing but we were trying not to eat fried foods. When the calamari came to three...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We were greeted right away and looked after so well. The staff is friendly and helpful and the owner so engaging! Salad was delicious and fresh, pizza crust was perfect and toppings ideal .... the crowning glory was the owner bringing his homemade limoncello to...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank KGGFamily
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The wood-fired oven blazing away and warm welcome are the first good signs. The uncomplicated menu and kind service are the next. We ordered a classic pizza margherita and it arrived in just minutes - proof that the oven was indeed running at true Neopolitan...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Our last night in lovely Oaxaca, my two traveling companions surprised us with this lovely restaurant. A first time for the four of us. I started with a carpaccio and arugula salad. first rate beef and perfect simple salad. Then I had the papadellie (spe)...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank acawray
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This was a wonderful family stop for pizza. The service was perfect, the pizza and other food wer delicious and the atmosphere was great. Easy to find and highly recommend. Reasonable price too.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Greg J
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Such a treat to have this Napoli Italian restaurant here in Oaxaca. The best Italian here! So fresh and light and not over done. They hand make over 15 cheeses, you can try 50g most for 50 pesos each. All pastas hand made, fresh local...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Pajaritoviejero
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Mexita is a little to the north of downtown Oaxaca, a $40 taxi ride. Definitely worth the ride for the food.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Food in Oaxaca is good, but if you are around in July you may wish to escape from the noise of the city centre and eat a very good Italian Pizza. This is the place: quite, good service, very good original Napoli pizza!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Ilaria D
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