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“Great food and service, but pricey”
Review of Criollo

Criollo
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Ranked #32 of 511 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Price range: US$16 - US$37
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

The restaurant is set around a lovely courtyard (watch out if it rains because several tables are unprotected). They were super nice and moved us to the bar so that we would not get wet. The bar is cozy. The food option is only a set 7 course menu starters, salad, 2 main courses (one meat, one fish), one "pre-dessert" and one dessert. The food presentation is very nice and tasty. I had my favorites, though. Of the dishes, I liked the fish, but not the fact that it was served with lentils and chorizo. It is pricey, so best to ask how much the set menu is before sitting down to eat.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Very expensive this place, it has a nice interior design but uncomfortable, its a good experience but Oaxaca has more options than just a Cheff name, the bar is very limited, food is good and location is far from downtown

1  Thank Jackordaz
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

As noted in many of the other reviews, this restaurant has a lot of strengths: a beautiful ambiance, attentive service, and creative, local food with a modern interpretation. Why a restaurant like this would allow smoking is beyond me! The group of people next to us were smoking and it really ruined our experience of the setting and the taste of the food. I would really recommend to the management that they prohibit smoking in their restaurant.

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1  Thank sheriver
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The food was superb served in 7 steps. I liked very much the way it is served. The service was excellent and the place is very beautiful. Great experience! Certainly will return. It should be in the first place of restaurants in Oaxaca. The cost is very good comparing to alike restaurants in Mexico. The only thing I would add is a little more explanation of the food. We went with a child and they offered options. Congratulations!!

1  Thank Leticia P
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Perfect food, service, wine and atmosphere. We actually had a better experience at Criollo than Pujol.

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Thank Nomads_dk
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