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Hosteria de Alcala

Macedonio Alcala 307, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
(951) 516-2093
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Ranked #77 of 267 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Plymouth, Minnesota
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76 reviews 76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I enjoyed delicious Sopa Azteca for lunch and would have stopped another day if I'd had more time. Excellent service and comfortable experince. A little pricey for lunch.

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Houston, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Incredible service! The waiters go the extra mile to please you. We never had tlayudas before and he mentioned they were a must, so we ordered as appetizer. Tlayudas are huge tortillas filled with beans, meat, salad, avocado and cheese, almost the size of a pizza. Soooo good. This was our first visit to Oaxaca and he insisted we tried... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I were drawn to this restaurant, located inside an old building, hacienda style. We were seated immediately and the server and the captain were great in suggesting the specialties. We were not dissappointed. The food is excellent if gourmet mexican is what you are looking for, although a little on the expensive side. The staff is friendly... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This was our first meal in Oaxaca. We were anxious to try Oaxacan cuisine and this restaurant did not disappoint. We were served chapulines, chile relleno, and chicken almondrendo (?) among others. The servers were kind and attentive. This became the restaurant by which others were judged for the rest of our trip.

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218 reviews 218 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

There is something slightly off putting about the entrance to this restaurant which is probably why it has few tourists. Walk into this covered courtyard however and there is a feeling of space and tranquillity. There are menus in English but there was some confusion when after being given a breakfast menu at lunchtime we asked for the lunch menu... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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103 reviews 103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I was the only non-Mexican customer in this restaurant, and that's always a good sign. The food was simply superb, not a huge choice, but all the classic Mexican dishes beautifully prepared with fresh and delicious ingredients. The setting is pleasant, an interior courtyard, but then that's true of most of Oaxaca's restaurants. Service friendly and polite too. The wait... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Our waiter was very sweet and accommodating. He made excellent suggestions and was more than willing to change menu items to accommodate vegetarians. The atmosphere is beautiful, and the food tasted great.

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Riihimaki, Finland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The location of Hosteria de Alcala is good. The service was polite and the food was good. The wine collection is impressive. We can recommend this fine restaurant!

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137 reviews 137 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

It all started with us asking what the different moles tasted like. Without further ado, and at no expense, we were provided with tasting samples. That attention to the customer and great hospitality was how we treated through out the meal. It was a joy. Go there and then drop into the English language bookstore at the entrance way to... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We came in here for a simple lunch, and ordered one lasagne and one spaghetti carbonara. The carbonara was theatrically prepared next to the table, but the result can best be described as a grey, flavourless slush. The lasagne arrived ten minutes later with the pasta sheets still hard. The waiter offered to microwave it for a bit longer, but... More 

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Additional Information about Hosteria de Alcala

Address: Macedonio Alcala 307, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Phone Number: (951) 516-2093
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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