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Moliere 50, Mexico City 11560, Mexico (Carlos Dickens & Masaryk)
5552815058
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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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
Expensive Fusion food

It is very expensive, so if you are hungry it's not the best option for you. The portions are tiny and the prices insane.The service is excellent and the place is nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2014
TheTavorracho
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Puebla, Mexico
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Puebla, Mexico
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

It is very expensive, so if you are hungry it's not the best option for you. The portions are tiny and the prices insane.The service is excellent and the place is nice.

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mexico city
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

This is not a very well known "gourmet"restaurant but definitely it should be recommended to people looking for fine European style food. Decor is modern. We have been here four times and it was consistently very good each time. The menu is Mediterranean leaning towards French and Spanish nouvelle cuisine with some out of the beaten path creations. The wine... More 

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Thank Alffiemexicocity
Mexico City
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

OCA offers great decoration and service as well. Personally, I don't appreciate complicated menus because of my food restrictions. They cooked me a mushroom risotto that was not on the menu and I liked it a lot and really appreciated the fact. It's worth a visit.

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Thank Aurea C
Mexico City, Mexico
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

the food is really good though quite pretencious en it presentation. the chef talended but apparently subject to rather alarming mood swing as he can at time be heard telling off the whole staff.... the place is suprisingly unpopular given the quality of the food.... worth a visit.

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Thank guyclaret
Pleasant Ridge, Michigan
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

I guess we all have to live with the fact that many will highly rate chains/franchises (China Grill) pizza restaurants or food factories (Villa Maria). For those who appreciate great food developed and presented beautifully by a great staff, do not miss OCA. I have been to most of the critically acclaimed/highly rated restaurants in MC, and OCA can go... More 

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Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

When they ask me: wich restauranti do you recommend in Paris, my answer is l'Atelier de Robuchon. And in Mexico city, which is your favorite. No doubt: Oca. Karen, the owner is a very professional and refined person. Vicent, (he worked at El Bulli,...) is a very talended and creative chef.

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Thank Jean Francois D
Mexico City
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327 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

We were celebrating two important dates on Sunday and were looking for an extra special place for lunch. Biko, Jaso and Pujol are all closed Sundays. We had not tried Oca so we booked. We arrived for our 3 pm reservation and were the only people there. About 30 minutes later, a table of two came and were seated right... More 

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DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2011

The food tastes delicious it`s also very original. The "flor de calabaza " and "peanut butter caramel with a spicy flavor" are a delightful surprise.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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82 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

Very nice….the experience started a little bit weird; we got there at around 7:30 and there was no one at the restaurant. After sometime we were taken to our seats. I did not like the “botana (appetizers)” , a weird mix of a flower; a “cana de azúcar (sugar cane)” and don’t know what. It took them forever to came... More 

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Thank RMSilva
Paris, France
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177 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2010

The chef was well trained, it shows. Don't expect something exceptionnal, but enjoy the creativity, accept some unfortunate ideas (deserts are arguable), but relax: this is a wonderful and modern atmosphere, trendy and fashion have its price.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Moliere 50, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
    (Carlos Dickens & Masaryk)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighborhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: 5552815058

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 27

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

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

Staying in Polanco

Neighborhood Profile
Polanco
Poshness defines Polanco, this wealthy neighborhood retains elegance unmatched elsewhere in Distrito Federal. Brunch in the Polanquito area, then keep up with the latest fashion trends in luxury boutiques around every corner. Top it off with beautiful cafés and restaurants that surround Lincoln Park, a treat to the senses thanks to the art decó architecture and high quality gourmet cuisine found here.