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All 253 Oaxaca Restaurants

La Casa del Tio Guero

Garcia Vigil 715 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 5169584
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Ranked #58 of 253 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Cuisines: Mexican, Café
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We ate both breakfast and lunch there during our recent trip to Oaxaca. Both meals were excellent. Tio Guero offers one of the best values in town. In addition, service was very good and the walls were adorned with interesting artwork.

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los angeles
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

It's easier to get a good meal in Oaxaca than a bad one, restaurants and food are all around my family and I agreed that this place was our favorite for dinner while La Hormiga was the best for lunch,Killer Chile Nogada,Great service,clean safe and nice.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Mexico is tough for vegetarians. Tio Guero serves tasty, imaginative vegetarian versions of classic Mexican dishes with friendly, efficient service. At the time I was in Oaxaca there were 5 different vegetarian dishes on the menu, and no, they are not the cheapest items on the menu. I went back several times to try most of them and was never... More

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Washington DC
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We have had two excellent, affordable meals at this quiet, nice little restaurant. Be sure to try the stuffed pepper with white sauce and pomegranates. Truly memorable! The service was kind and efficient and all in all just a nice respite from the busier places. Not far from Santo Domingo Cathedral. A little extra plus: they have free wi fi!... More

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Oaxaca
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Tio Guero has a good value menu del dia although one needs to ask specifically what is offered at the lower price as the regular menu the wait person hands out is a little confusing. We sit in the entry way by the door to avoid the TV which is often on in the upstairs side room. Food is fresh... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

It's a place we've frequented over the years. The food is always good - not great. It's a good reliable meal, nothing that sends my senses into ecstasy. The ambiance is a bit above average. Generally visit about 3-4 times in 5 months.

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Santa Fe, NM
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

The restaurant is a cute little space with folk art being sold. It appeared to be popular with locals. When I checked the menu on the outside it stated they could make their dishes for vegetarians. When I asked to have the enchiladas made vegetarian style the waitress indicated this couldn't be done. She recommended the quesadillas that were veggie... More

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Austin Tx Usa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

We ate here yesterday for lunch, probably our 5th visit to this homey, family run restaurant that serves authentic Oaxacan food at fair prices. Sadly, the dining room help has turned over again, and it's obvious the owner expects the new waiters to sink or swim. Our lunch was not as ordered, and language wasn't the barrier either. Seems our... More

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Philadlephia, PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

One of many restaurants that serve good food at what I consider to be excellent prices (Menu of the Day).

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Chef Alfredo at Tio Guero has a magic touch when it comes to his Chile en Nogada (Stuffed Poblano chile with cream nut sauce). Typically a Pueblan dish, Chef Alfredo has changed the filling to one made with Oaxacan ingredients. This dish is particularly rich so diet before going. For the whole comida (mid-afternoon meal) including drink, rice or spaghetti,... More

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Additional Information about La Casa del Tio Guero

Address: Garcia Vigil 715 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 951 5169584
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
Cuisine: Mexican, Café

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