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La Teca Restaurant

Violetas Street, no. 200-A, Colonia Reforma, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Ranked #25 of 250 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional food from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, all made when you order, all delicious. A garden area available when it's not too chilly or rainy. Wonderful art, and great service.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional food from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, all made when you order, all delicious. A garden area available when it's not too chilly or rainy. Wonderful art, and great service.
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Puebla
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

No surprises here, overrated and overpriced. Nice,eating in someone's home, family cooking style. $85.00US for 4 people seemed high in comparison w/o drinks or dessert.

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San Diego, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

La teca was recommended to us by a Chef so we took notice, it´s istmo food wich is a little different from traditional Oaxacan food. The tasting menu was great, as a suggestion make reservations and ask for a table in the patio. If mosquitoes bother you maybe some repellent. Have the address when you take a taxi as ours... More

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San Diego, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Disclaimer: I was invited to La Teca by a friend of the owner so I can't say our experience was "typical" but I truly don't think they went and cooked anything just for us. Some of the food we had takes hours to cook so I am quite sure we were served the same food anyone else would have been.... More

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Grafton, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Superb and very different istmo cuisine. Try the sampling menu relaxing pleasant patio good service . A must if you like Oaxaca food.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We just had this tasting menu, and it was wonderful. I wish we had gone on our first day to familiarize ourselves with a variety of foods. I saw some bad reviews from last year, but they must have been taken into account by the restaurant because I had a very different experience. The courtyard is beautiful and small, and... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We took a cab to this lovely spot. Luckily I had read the reviews and knew that there was more to the restaurant than the small room with tables when we arrived. We had made reservations and were ushered into their lovely backyard. We chose to have the Mexican sampler menu and were absolutely delighted with the meal. Each course... More

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Oaxaca
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We've been here for almost 3 months now and this is by far the most authentic and delicious meal we've had in Oaxaca! We tried the tasting menu as everyone suggested and were extremely satisfied! We also sat in the beautiful garden in the back of the house which had a relaxing and romantic ambiance to it. The service was... More

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

It is a bit out of the way, but the food is authentic and tasty. Good prices. Not a fancy place, but it is worth a visit, The enchiladas de mole negro were very good, and some roasted bananas were also very good,

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5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We spent a month in Oaxaca, ate high end and street food, and this was our favorite meal of the trip. The setting in the back garden was beautiful, the service was attentive and friendly, and the food was excellent. Four of us had the tasting menu, a pitcher of lemonade and about two thirds of the mescal on the... More

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vancouver, bc
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Nine of us had new years eve dinner here. We called in advance to reserve and were told a price of 300 pesos/person including drinks. La Teca came highly recommended from someone back home and we were excited about going. The food was reasonably good, but nothing special, served in several courses, in very small portions. For onr course, we... More

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