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La Mano Magica

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Magical Place

I visited this charming restaurant twice during my 8 days in Oaxaca. As the name indicates, this... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2018
Montreal, Canada
Interesting shop with a variety of craft items.

A very eclectic shop! They have many of the well made traditional crafts. I purchased an alebrije... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
Dorothy M
Houston, Texas
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Calle Macedonio Alcala # 203 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 516 4275
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

A very eclectic shop! They have many of the well made traditional crafts. I purchased an alebrije heart. Their items are much nicer than you will find in the market or on the street. The staff is friendly and English is spoken. A plus if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This store has some of the best folk art available in Oaxaca. I particularly liked the clay pieces from the Aguilar family.It is evident that they do exhibit the best quality available.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed May 27, 2018

They have a restaurant/cafe, and a gift shop, and a gallery. Among many, they show three generations of pottery artists from the Castillo and Merino family. From a show when I was there, I bought a shadow box with little masks, some wood alebrije and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank dobshmd
Reviewed April 8, 2018

La Mano Magica is magic. They have a high quality selection of crafts from the Oaxaca area. The art in the back rooms is excellent, including a number of collages by Morales, worth the visit just to see these.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank retireandtravelnow
Reviewed February 20, 2018

La Mano Magica has been around a long time, and in the last few years has seemed brighter and fresher in its offerings. The textiles, carvings are first-rate, often one of a kind and beguilingly displayed. The art gallery — three spacious rooms — takes...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Katharyn R
Reviewed January 9, 2018

I visited this charming restaurant twice during my 8 days in Oaxaca. As the name indicates, this place really has a magical aura about it. The food is delicious and creative. All the plates we tried were delicious: salad with jamaica (hibiscus flowers), the veggie...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mariaizzi
Reviewed January 3, 2018

A small craft store specalizing on higher-quality Oaxacan crafts. This is a good place to go to get a fell for the higher-end of Oaxacan craft.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank CHMassachusetts
Reviewed November 4, 2017

We had lunch in Lucicaro, the restaurant attached to La Mano Magica and were surrounded by beautiful artwork while we ate. The veggie and cheese empanadas were delicious, and the guacamole was out of this world. If you enjoy a good margarita, try the mescal...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Marla M
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Stopped in here - completely at random - to get a cup of tea for my wife, who was suffering a bit of a tummy bug. The owner of the cafe here suggested she take some lemongrass tea. Not only tea perfectly presented - it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tutaikuri
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Rooms full of beautiful folk art, paintings, and all sorts of art. Great selection with friendly owner. Not to be missed on Alcala street.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Katia A
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Katharyn R
October 17, 2015|
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Response from La mano M |
Hi yes there was a cofee shop for a period of time in the Patio of La Mano Magica, but it was called Lusicaru and now its gone.
Darryl C
June 19, 2015|
Response from La mano M |
Macedonio Alcala #203 downtown oaxaca infront of the Contemporary Art Museum (MACO)
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Darryl C
June 19, 2015|
Response from La mano M |
Macedonio Alcala 203 centro Oaxaca Oaxaca zip code. 68000
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