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Restaurante La Capilla


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Mexican, Latin
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Table Service, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed December 18, 2018

Look for this place. The food was great. We started with what can be described as a giant pizza taco, then chillis, pork, beef, veggies and dessert. Along with the amazing food and great local vibe, the grounds were interesting as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MissMem
Reviewed November 9, 2016

You won't believe how huge this place is. They must have outdoor dining space for 300 people. But what is good here is the food, especially the lamb barbecue. So, so tasty and tender meat. Wash it down with a nice Mexican beer and you...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Craig T
Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is probably, my favorite place in oaxaca, every time I am near I try to come at least once to it, last time I was in Oaxaca (I speend a week in the city) the first days, I took a group of friends who...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank fitopardo
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Little difficult to find near Zaachila but worth the drive. Its a huge place and one of chef Rick Baylis' favorites. Looks like to would seat several hundred people at the wooden plank tables and tree trunk seats. The welcome mezcal was appreciated. The menu...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank RegD1945
Reviewed August 25, 2015

A big honking place of a restaurant with over 50 years of history, u der a giant palapa canpy with tables and seating made out of giant wood logs. Beautiful refional ovens and comales. A meat eater's paradise. Their specialties focus around the giant tortillas...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank JayPFrancis
Reviewed March 3, 2015

La Capilla is an interesting place to eat, either the unique tables, the location or the food. Zaachila is an interesting town to visit, specially on Dia de Mercado, So if you are feeling liek you need a break from the heat, stop in La...More

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank PepeCasaKei
Reviewed January 29, 2015

We came here on the Zaachila market day (Thursday) on our way into town, because we wanted to try the "gigantic" tlyudas they are "famous" for. Now we can say with confidence this is a tourist trap. 200 pesos for what is basically an average...More

Date of visit: January 2015
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Reviewed January 9, 2015

We loved this place so much we had to go back! You enter into the area to a huge palapa where there are tons of tables and a huge kitchen in the back. La Capilla serves traditional mexican/oaxacan dishes fresh-fresh-fresh! You will probably spend a...More

Date of visit: January 2015
Thank mrangel6668
Reviewed December 1, 2014

It's a big huge restaurant with wood benches and community tables. This is a ranch and farm area so the food focuses on meats, chicken, etc.

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank GringoOnEarthFilming
Reviewed April 6, 2014

Excellent Mexican cuisine with spectacular service. We had a local friend take us here for brunch on a Saturday morning. He has dined here for many years and suggested it as the one "must do" dining experience for Oaxaca. We had three different egg dishes...More

Date of visit: March 2014
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