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Calle Federico Ortiz Armegol # 105 | Colonia Reforma Sobre Calzada Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca 68050, Mexico
14:30 - 22:00
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 14:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 14:30 - 22:30
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Victoria, BC
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Mexita is a contraction of the words Mexico and Italy, but the Italy aspect is really at the forefront. We ate here based on Tripadvisor recommendations and were not disappointed. At our first visit we had a Margherita pizza con prosciutto cotto. I've eaten pizza in Naples and at Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN) certified establishments and this was every... More 

1 Thank Huehuetenango
Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We loved our experience here. The service is good, the owner is there making sure it all runs smoothly and is a lovely italian man. You can see the attention and care he puts into the food, including making his cheese in house and the pastas too. We really enjoyed our pizza and the home made gnocchi. I could tell... More 

1 Thank toni488
Olds, Canada
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The care and attention to detail provided by the attentive staff and the owner is amazing. The appetizers, main courses and desserts are beautiful and delicious. EVERYTHING about this place is simply wonderful.

Thank SpeakerTeacher
Vero Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Excellent service. Food was presented beautifully. The pasta was best I have ever eaten. Love the atmosphere. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Marilyn C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Sitting here now waiting for our gnocchi which just arrived. Had an excellent arugula with pear followed by a rocking calebreze pizza. House wine was in incredible Tempranillo and Cabernet blend. Great taste and value !!!

Thank Hopskipjumper
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Period. The owner is from Napoli and he knows what's up! It is a bit pricy - We had 2 pizzas and 2 beers for 500 pesos which is the most expensive meal we had in Mexico. But we'd do it again!

Thank Sophie B
Salt Lake City, Utah
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

In Salt Lake City we have 2 pizza establishments certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN) of Naples, Italy. I've also eaten my fare share of pizza in Italy, and this place, by consensus, is great by Oaxacan standards. It is below average by Italian standards, and below average compared to the two VPN certified pizzerias in my home,... More 

Thank TravisSnyder
Enrico D, Propietario at Mexita, responded to this review
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Les agradesco por su visita, y su opinión esclusivmente personal, la verdad que nuestra pizza es muy reconocida por NAPOLITANOS... More 

British Columbia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We wanted a change from Mexican food, and came to Mexita because of TripAdvisor reviews. It turned out to be everything the reviews promised, and more. 1) The building, gardens and decor are fantastic - we sat in a romantic table in one corner of the garden. Great music. Mexico is set back off Porfirio Diaz on a small street... More 

Thank madtraveller11
1 review
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Real Italian with real Italian. When the meal is to feel that everything is homemade, from pasta, balsamic vinegar over until the mozzarella !!! Personal Care owner was very pleasant. We enjoyed it :)

Thank Jiří Š
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Home made Italian wine AMAZING pizza the owner is Italian they make their own mozzarella cheese, best I've ever had. And our waiter Victor spoke English and knows the menu very well!

Thank leylaluna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:00
14:30 - 22:30
14:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Federico Ortiz Armegol # 105 | Colonia Reforma Sobre Calzada Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca 68050, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 5202180
Mexita es un restaurante de cocina SurItaliana, de antiguas origines Napolitanas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?