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“YUM!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Los Danzantes

Los Danzantes
Calle Macedonio Alcala No. 403-4, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 1184
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Ranked #6 of 249 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Los Danzantes is a complete experience for all the senses: food, mezcal, service, decoration, ambience and music join to get that result. Traditional with a touch of nouveau ceeating a relaxing environment perfect to enjoy a unique meal! (A customer).
Zurich, Switzerland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“YUM!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Try the holy leaf with goats cheese, the duck tacos and the chocolate waterfall!! To reach this restaurant you must walk into La Casa Vieja and go all the way in until you see Los Danzantes which is on a terrace. It is small but the service is great and the food is amazing.

Visited March 2013
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Gerente de Rela... P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Danzantes, responded to this review, April 3, 2013
Thank you so much for your comments, we are delighted to hear you had a great time and enjoyed all our food, we hope to see you again in your next visit to Oaxaca,
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Tiburon, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Last night dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We ended our vacation with a special dinner here. Service was very good for Oaxaca where it tends to be slow. I'm not crazy about mezcal, but the long list of mezcal cocktails is tempting. A wonderful dining room open to the sky.

Visited March 2013
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Gerente de Rela... P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Danzantes, responded to this review, April 2, 2013
Nancy, thank you so much for your comments about your visit to Danzantes, it fills us with joy to hear our service and our food were fit to match your dining experience standards, we really hope to see you again on your next visit to Oaxaca
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Hong Kong
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Very cool restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Amazing decor and lovely surroundings, the food was great but I would advise to book as we managed to talk our way in for a lunch reservation.

Visited March 2013
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Gerente de Rela... P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Danzantes, responded to this review, April 1, 2013
Thank you so much for your comments, as you mention during vacations we always advise our customers to maketheir reservation in advance since we are fully booked during these days, we are glad you got to try our food end enjoy the whole Danzantes experience during your visit, hope to see you again soon!
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Chicago, Illinois
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“kinda perfect!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Love mexican food, but in this city my wife and I found a perfect place for our romantic dinner...
The place is very very beautiful, the food is delicious, and the service for us was grateful.
In the hotel where we stayed, was the first recommendation of the restaurants around de city, and wow! wonderful.
Thank u.
John.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Gerente de Rela... P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Danzantes, responded to this review, April 2, 2013
Thank you so much for your comments John, we are glad you and your wife had such a great experience at Danzantes, we are proud to hear that our service and food fulfilled your expectations; we hope to see you again here on your next visit to Oaxaca
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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great food, an oasis in a loud city”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We went to Los Danzantes almost every night we were in Oaxaca City and it was absolutely wonderful. We especially loved the duck tacos and the spinach salad with hibiscus dressing. The mixed drinks were pretty good and they also have a house wine made by Adobe Guadalupe (a winery in Baja), which is quite good and not too expensive. And, the cascada de chocolate is a must for desert. The atmosphere is very relaxed and it is set back a little from the street, making it very quiet and a nice place to have a long meal. They take reservations - which are not required, but would be a must in the busier seasons - and it would be a very nice place to take a larger group.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Gerente de Rela... P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Los Danzantes, responded to this review, March 30, 2013
Thank you so much for your comments, we appreciate the time you’ve taken to share your insight on your Danzantes experience, we are proud to hear you had such a delightful time and that you tried our delicious food (the cascada is one of our favorites too!!) and wine. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Oaxaca.
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