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El Cortijo Mezcaleria

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Best Mezcaleria in Oaxaca!!!!

Me and my sisters had the most amazing experience at El Cortijo. We were fortunate enough to meet... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Elvitigalage P
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Superb experience!

My friend and I did not know anything about mezcal, we left with more than we bargain for. Daniel... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
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Nov 12, 2018
“Best Mezcaleria in Oaxaca!!!!”
May 12, 2018
“Superb experience!”
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5 de mayo 305-A, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Me and my sisters had the most amazing experience at El Cortijo. We were fortunate enough to meet the owner Gustavo and his beautiful wife Naixeli. They provided a full explanation of the mezcal process and we sampled multiple mezcals. Very affordable prices in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elvitigalage P
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I did not know anything about mezcal, we left with more than we bargain for. Daniel was an excellent host, we had a blast. The place is small and cozy, the environment really friendly. Our first day in Oaxaca and we already...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AuroraMedina
Reviewed October 1, 2017

You know a Mezcal is good when it is personally selected to be served at Pujol. In addition to the amazing Mezcal the staff here are really helpful and knowledgable. We are sad we only went here on the last night. Otherwise we would have...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ElliottFranks
Reviewed March 28, 2017

What a great place to stop by and taste some amazing mezcal. Dan was super informative in recommending different blends according to our tastes. Chill space with good music and relaxing vibe.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank LongWayAcross
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Mezcal is a great and strong alcohol. Oaxaca is the main source of this agave plant liquor and El Cortijo is one of the most representative brands. The smoky taste and earth flavor is going to stay in your mind.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 4, 2016

Not only a fun place but excellent to try high quality mezcal and learn a lot from its owner: Raúl. His descriptions and explanations were very detailed. Find someone who speaks Spanish if you don't. He recommended a place near Mitla to see how mezcal...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Xav W
Reviewed April 20, 2016

This little place is superb, the people are very kind and know a lot about mezcal, so if you want to learn about this beverage you should visit them. Their mezcal is very, very good and they can give you an explanation on how it...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

To be truthful we were apprehensive about trying the mezcal because we wanted to learn about it and enjoy it without blowing our heads off! We happened across El Cortijo and it was perfect. We were shown how to taste properly to distinguish between and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank FussybutFair44
Reviewed October 21, 2015

El Cortijo - La Mezcaleria is without comparison the absolut best mezcaleria in Oaxaca. Super nice service and you also get a "mezcal class" free of charge. They know everything there is to know about mezcal and the mighty agave and are happy to teach...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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