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Catedral, Restaurante & Bar

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Vilgil & Morales | Colonia Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
951 516 3285
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations

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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 food, lovely ambiance

This is a beautiful restaurant with an outdoor patio and water fountain. The food was a wonderful surprise. Traditional food served in an untraditional format. We ordered a sampler platter which included large portions of delicious of mole, cheese and chorizo. Foodies will love this place! There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
DeeinLA
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful restaurant with an outdoor patio and water fountain. The food was a wonderful surprise. Traditional food served in an untraditional format. We ordered a sampler platter which included large portions of delicious of mole, cheese and chorizo. Foodies will love this place! There also the added bonus of live music during the meal. Definitely check it... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Delicious food and great service. Prices are high for Oaxaca but it is worthy. The garnachas were the best!

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Playa Del Carmen
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Delicious from start to finish. We loved the Oaxaca plater with a nice glass of Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon and romantic guitar music. A great way to start the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I have been in Oaxaca since sunday. My hotel is right next to "Catedral" so I was curious and tried it. CREATIVE menu, AWESOME & DELICIOUS Food. GREAT service and the place is GORGEOUS. A must when visiting Oaxaca. Congratulations to the owners & the staff.

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Rosarito Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

By far the best Margarita in Oaxaca and the courtyard dining area is terrific. I was told that it was a former home of Presidente Porfirio Diaz. I tried a tasty sample platter that had a little bit of everything, including mole, of course. I didn't think the prices were that outrageous, but certainly high for Mexico. Staff was great.... More 

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Ixtapa,Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We had heard that this was one of the top restaurants to visit while in Oaxaca so we went with high hopes for an unforgettable experience. It's not that the food was bad but was nothing special. The entrees were dry and weak Just OK

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Delicious drinks, beautiful courtyard, talented guitar player and the food... I wish we'd shared courses and therefore made it to pudding...! Best mole we had in Mexico. Bar none.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It's not just the delicious food, which was the best I had in Oaxaca. There was a singer/guitarist who, without being obtrusive, was still too good for background music. The service was very polished and the setting was beautiful. It's a city with a lot of very good restaurants, but I went back on my last night and didn't regret... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We ate her twice, once for dinner in the courtyard and then returned for lunch in the dining room a couple of days later. The food was great on both occasions and reasonably priced given how attractive the venue and service is Their.prawn tacos with chipotle mayonnaise should not be missed and even details like the warm cheese filled breads... More 

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Canyon Lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Our first evening in Oaxaca we went to Catedral, and it set the mood for our entire week. The food was excellent with a Oaxacan flare, the wait staff was extremely attentive and enjoyable and we listened to live guitar music the entire time. What better place to find the heart of Oaxaca.

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Additional Information about Catedral, Restaurante & Bar

Address: Vilgil & Morales | Colonia Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Phone Number: 951 516 3285
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vilgil & Morales | Colonia Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 951 516 3285

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?