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Casa Crespo Restaurant

Allende 107 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
(951) 516 0918
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Ranked #191 of 266 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Price range: $10 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: MINDBLOWING CULINARY EXPERIENCEIf you want to have one of those fantastic experiences when it comes to culinary arts, check Casa Crespo Restaurant. Oscar Carrizosa the chef has a particular talent when combining the most ordinary ingredients, creating this way dishes that you certainly find memorable.
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Seattle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Oscar could hardly have been more disinterested in teaching me. While his staff was supportive and organized it felt like rushed. The food we prepared was OK; nothing notable, doubt that I will make anything again. Don't bother.

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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The rooftop seating ovelooks a courtyard off the Cultural Museum. The food was good, save room for dessert. Try the hot chocolate con leche. There's a chocolate counter downstairs too, so you can bring some cocoa goodness home with you.

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The view, the music, the lighting... will just get you in the mood to enjoy the food, the drinks and the company. I went there in December and it suddenly felt like enjoying a night out during a summer holiday. Loved my pepino margarita.

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is one of the many trendy places to eat in the lovely old town of Oaxaca but even the terrific view from the rooftop couldn't make up for the mediocre food.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Worst service, dangerously disgusting allegedly prehispanic seafood soup to be avoided at all costs. Like in New York, some places exist for their views. Have a drink if you must, then run as far and as fast as you can from here. Go eat a tamale from the street or walk to Casa oaxaca or catédrale. But do not let... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I was there last night with a friend having mezcal and some snacks. Service is a bit slow but good. The ambiance is very relaxed and you have to climb several steps to get to the place. Casa crespo is a culinary restaurant so during the day you can learn how to cook. Place is good but usually packed so... More 

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I have been traveling in Oaxaca for 2 weeks, and decided to try Casa de Crespo (because I read about it in a magazine). It could have been that I came in at a bad time, but I waited for a while, and no one came. I approached the owner, who was distracted with some bills he was working on,... More 

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Crespo is a rooftop restaurant overlooking Santo Domingowith excellent food once you get it. the service left much to be desired as the wait staff was not very attentive or fast

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rio de janeiro
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This place was recommended from several sources I've researched before visiting, so we went there in our second night in town. Terrace is lovely, overlooking Santo Domingo, and it has a very pleasant lively atmosphere. The drinks were good, but the service was inattentive. The waiter suggested me and my friend had some kind of tasting menu that quickly proved... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

First, I'd like to start by saying I'm a bit disappointed in the most recent reviews as they are far off from what my boyfriend and I experienced. Based on the dates the reviews were written, I can only assume that these dinners ate at Casa Crespo during the Santa Semana (Holy Week). During this time, the whole city was... More 

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Additional Information about Casa Crespo Restaurant

Address: Allende 107 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Phone Number: (951) 516 0918
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
Cuisine: Mexican

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