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El Sabor de Oaxaca

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Av. Guamuchil 206, Huatulco, Mexico
(958) 587-0060
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 66
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious and authentic Oaxacan food!

Great atmosphere, delicious food, ample selection, plenty of choices for vegetarians. My only complaint is that the gentleman who was playing music demanded we pay him 50 pesos per song he sang to our table after he finished. He was rude and wouldn't leave, until it appeared that he was spooked off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
walt6633
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San Diego, California
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  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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126 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Diego, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great atmosphere, delicious food, ample selection, plenty of choices for vegetarians. My only complaint is that the gentleman who was playing music demanded we pay him 50 pesos per song he sang to our table after he finished. He was rude and wouldn't leave, until it appeared that he was spooked off by an employee of the restaurant (he was... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Loved their mole sauces. The platter for 2 was overkill but allowed us to sample so many items. All delicious. The margaritas were sublime. Service was professional and relaxed. If you find that mole sauce is heavy for you, you can't always get it on the side.

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Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Authentic Oaxaca Food and great prices! We were a party of 4 and no one was disappointed. Service was great, very pretty, quaint and super clean restaurant with the best washrooms in town! Enchiladas in the green sauce is the way to go! Will be back!

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minneapolis
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We oredered the sampler for two. A great way to taste many traditional quality prepared Mexican foods.

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Indiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My husband and I wanted great authentic Mexican food during our visit to Hualtulco so we asked around once we arrived. We took the recommendation and are glad we did. The food was wonderful and very tasty.

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Wyoming
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

After a morning of shopping and walking around town this restaurant was a great place to recharge and "refuel"! MENU: Oaxcan specialties including multiple moles and a wide assortment of fish, chicken and other good tasting Mexican dishes.The food was fresh and the portions were generous. Of course, for the less adventuresome they did have a hamburger on the menu.... More 

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Goldendale, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The red Mole was terrific along with the avocado salad made for a great meal. Service also was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Just off the Zocola/square this place delights with calm, clean interior, beautiful art, furnishings, and music. So far, so good. Now for the service and food. Best mole to be found, 4 kinds. Good service, open air and relaxing. Not inexpensive, but not overpriced for the quality of ingredients and from scratch food made in house including the the tortillas.... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Great mole. Wonderful service. Quiet and peaceful restaurant. I loved the food and the waiters were so kind and so helpful. It was a wonderful evening, and as a solo diner, I was treated like gold.

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Bristol
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We ate there three times. Twice it was good, but on the last occasion, one of dishes was really poor. The margaritas are the best we had in La Crucecita, and the staff are lovely.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Guamuchil 206, Huatulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Huatulco
  • Phone Number: (958) 587-0060

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?