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Otaez Mexican Restaurant

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3872 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94601-4010
+1 510-536-0909
06:00 - 21:00
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Tremonton, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Great authentic food. Large portions. Fresh ingredients. Then a 7 person authentic dressed band sang several songs for us

Thank Trudi H
Oakland, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

great local restaurant, authentic, great birria and menudo on the weekends. Good selection of Mexican beer and liquados.

Thank banshee_travel
Oakland, California, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

I usually frequent Otaez on the weekend nursing a slight hangover and wanting some good Mexican comfort food. Otaez delivers! I love going in the later morning when the families and other bar casualties are there. I usually have the machaca (shredded beef with scrambled eggs, peppers, tomato & onions) and a Negra Modelo. The portions are generous and the... More 

Thank Michael S
Meadville, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2012

I love Otaez!! I often come here just for the taqueria side of the restaurant where you can get all kinds of delicious tacos (chicken is my favorite here) as well as papusas (my favorite is the chicharones). And it all will cost you maybe $5. Next door in the sit down restaurant be prepared for very large portions. My... More 

Thank Berlinerinexile
Oakland, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2011

Like this outpost. The food seems more flavorful than their alameda location. They also have a good taqueria. I recommend the lengua and tripe tacos.

Thank bsilkie
Oakland, California
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2009

Excellent homestyle fare, one of my favorite East Bay Mexican joints. Stellar sopes and tacos, and the refried beans are so savory and tasty, I find myself craving them. Tender, mouth-watering carnitas and spicy al pastor pork. Extensive menu with tons of fresh, reasonably priced mariscos dishes. Also great for weekend desayunos--especially the red chilaquiles, perfect with a Sunday morning... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3872 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94601-4010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-536-0909

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