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La Teca Restaurant

Violetas 200A, Oaxaca, Mexico
951-51 50563
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Ranked #26 of 268 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, 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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Tavares, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Get the Tasting menu and be prepared to spend some time. Each of the several courses is served separately with the server politely waiting to bring the next course when you are ready. The setting is in a small, tropical garden with only 5 or 6 tables - no loud music, nothing to distract from enjoying the well-prepared dishes of... More 

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184 reviews 184 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We have gone to La Teca each year we are in Oaxaca and they haven't disappointed us in the last couple years. The garnachas are very tasty as are the molotes. The tamales de cambray are very good, much better than the same ones at Zandunga. We had a fish called Lisa on the grill, which wasn't on the menu... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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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
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Additional Information about La Teca Restaurant

Address: Violetas 200A, Oaxaca, Mexico
Phone Number: 951-51 50563
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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