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Otaez Restaurant

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Mexican
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1619 Webster Street, Alameda, CA 94501-2133
510-521-9090
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Authentic Mexican Cuisine and World Class Margaritas - We Have It All...
Authentic Mexican Cuisine and World Class Margaritas - We Have It All! Take your taste buds on an exciting journey through Mexico at Otaez Mexican Restaurant. We specialize in authentic Mexican cuisine, ranging from chile rellenos to carnitas to pozole, we offer high-quality food at great low prices. Our restaurant is perfect for family dining and social gatherings with our friendly and exciting atmosphere. Enjoy great specials throughout the week on some of your favorite Mexican entrees from our extensive menu. Join us today at Otaez Restaurant, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Your typical Mexican restaurant

It is ruined by a family who also have another restaurant in Oakland. The food is the typical Mexican style served in California, with the typical plates like enchiladas, tacos, mole, taco salad, bisteca. The fish is good and tasty and my husband love the albondiga soup, that could be eaten by 2... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It is ruined by a family who also have another restaurant in Oakland. The food is the typical Mexican style served in California, with the typical plates like enchiladas, tacos, mole, taco salad, bisteca. The fish is good and tasty and my husband love the albondiga soup, that could be eaten by 2 people. The place is big and there... More 

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SF, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We found the menu to contain a large selection of reasonably priced dishes. The service was very prompt and attentive. The portion sizes were large and of good quality. The dinning area is large but we found that even sitting in the middle of the space on a crowded evening we were able to carry a conversation without being distracted... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We brought a fairly large group, with reservations, but the serving times were so scattered that no one could eat at the same time and have hot food. Food was good, margaritas ok.

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Oakland, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I've given this place serval trys because I want to like it, but I just can't... The last time I ate here would be my last! After a few so-so meals here, my friends and I gave it one last chance. The service was so slow! I believe it was a fight night, and they were definitely understaffed, which isn't... More 

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Twain Harte, California
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We were staying across the street at Hawthorn Suites and were looking for dinner close by. It was not as expensive as the ratings said: our bill for 3 came to $49 which included 2 margaritas and a coffee. Chicken chimichanga, chile relleno combo, and beef tostada were all excellent and came with plenty of guacamole and sour cream. Chips... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Every time I'm in Alameda I stop to have their Chicken soup. A meal in itself. There's at least on full chicken breast of meat per bowl with hearty veggies as well

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I spent many years eating at the Oakland location and was a steady patron of the old Mexicali Rose that Otaez stands on today. That being said, this menu is the same as the one in Oakland and it is every bit as good as the original. Whenever I need a south of the border fix this is my go... More 

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We eat here every week - or take food to go - sometimes several times a week. GREAT service, personable staff that remembers your name and the last time you came in, good food, and a real comfortable place to eat, This is where you go instead of cooking at home. Your everyday restaurant.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Love this place. Eat here every time I am in Alameda. Great food, excellent service, a pleasant relaxed atmosphere, always an experience to be savored.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Because of some positive reviews of the Otaez Restaurant, as well as the fact that we were staying across the street from it, we lunched at this wonderful Mexican restaurant one afternoon. The wall murals are really amazing and fun to look at. The food was delicious. I ordered a shredded beef enchilada which came with beans and rice which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1619 Webster Street, Alameda, CA 94501-2133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: 510-521-9090

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Authentic Mexican Cuisine and World Class Margaritas - We Have It All! Take your taste buds on an exciting journey through Mexico at Otaez Mexican Restaurant. We specialize in authentic Mexican cuisine, ranging from chile rellenos to carnitas to pozole, we offer high-quality food at great low prices. Our restaurant is perfect for family dining and social gatherings with our friendly and exciting atmosphere. Enjoy great specials throughout the week on some of your favorite Mexican entrees from our extensive menu. Join us today at Otaez Restaurant, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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