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Address: Calle Macedonio Alcala No. 203 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Phone Number: 951 516 4275

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I really enjoyed the hot chocolate...and I was on a quest to find the most tasty chocolate in Oaxaca. I tried the 70 percent pure cacao, with minimal sugar, which was delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2016
Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I visited this shop back in 1996 and the fact that it's still going strong 20 years later is a testament to its quality. It's a great shop - cheerful, well-stocked... almost like to to the MAP store in Mexico City. They've done a nice job curating what they sell. A great place to check out in Oaxaca!

Thank AnitaPeron
Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

I really enjoyed the hot chocolate...and I was on a quest to find the most tasty chocolate in Oaxaca. I tried the 70 percent pure cacao, with minimal sugar, which was delicious. I appreciated that I was able to custom make my chocolate. The ambience is relaxed and the service was friendly.

Thank AmandaFlayer
Oaxaca, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Wonderful varieties of Oaxacan chocolate and coffee, a good beer selection, local folk music performances and work by local artists, and they take credit cards too if you're short on pesos.

Thank amcneese2016
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Amazing to see the work of these artisans. You can bring your own design and they will do the design for you. Amazing way of knitting with wooden machinery.

Thank Cuatrodivas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

I have been to Oaxaca three times over the past 6 years and always make this a first stop to see what the artists are doing now...printmakers, weavers, etc. It gives me an idea of what retail prices are if I have a chance to go to individual studios or to the art markets...and honestly I have purchased things here.... More 

Thank Liane R
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Some of the most beautiful tapetes here are more works of art than rugs. The store has a range of Mexican folk items, like alebrijes and day of the dead figures, but the real finds are among the original art prints by current Oaxacan artists

Thank ricewings
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2004

La Mano Magica is owned and operated by Arnulfo Mendoza and his Canadian-born wife, Mary Jane. There is a wide selection of contemporary art work and well selected, high-end, high-quality folk art available in this shop. Service is excellent, and the staff fluent in English. This is investment art at it's best. La Mano Magica will package and ship. A... More 

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