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Los Danzantes

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Calle Macedonio Alcala No. 403-4, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 1184
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came to Oaxaca on a culinary and cultural trip, this place was the best. Although you can try the main dishes, just the list of entres is amazing. Try to be served by Armando a wonderful example of the people of Oaxaca he is out of this world. You will get a truly honest opinion of what is good... More 

Thank Talachas
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a terrific (female!) waiter who took great care of us. The duck tacos were fantastic, but my favorite food was the homemade biscuits with their special spicy butter. Insanely simple and delicious.

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Minnesota Lake, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The setting is magical in the evening, the food quite good, and the service excellent. The goat cheese flan melts in your mouth! A very nice dining experience.

Thank Sally H
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a romantic spot that provides elegance and fine food and drink in a central location. I found the chairs uncomfortable (although attractive). The service was excellent, it was nice to have been able to reserve on Open Table, and we were accommodated without question when we asked to move to a less drafty location (it IS outside--beautifully designed).... More 

Thank MiamiKM
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250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner here was very good, and the restaurant has a good selection of mezcal and other drinks. Beautiful outdoor courtyard dining area.

Thank mrsirin
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Managed to squeeze in a lunch here and so glad we did. My boyfriend had been disheartened by some of the restaurant experiences in Oaxaca but this really was excellent and we both ate relishing every bite. I had the watermelon salad and pulpo and my boyfriend had the rib-eye. The food was imaginative, beautifully presented and tasty. Loved being... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spectacular setting in a modern outdoor courtyard. Beautifully made fresh food all local and Mexican. Shrimp were lovely and salsas and moles unlike any other I have had before. After a really long travel day getting to Oaxaca this restaurant was worth it.

Thank Kristin B
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for an early dinner / late lunch. At 3:30 the restaurant was half full but by the time we left at 5 it had filled up. The watermelon salad was great, the squash soup was great after I put in a little salsa and the fish of the day was excellent. The service was also wonderful – our waiter... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our most expensive meal in Mexico but the food, service and mescal were worth it. We enquired about the mescal and the waiter brought over 5 different varieties for us to try which was really appreciated given our limited knowledge! Cocktails were also really good. The soup was tasty and the pulpo starter was cooked to perfection with... More 

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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting restaurant. It is in a big open air courtyard inside a small group of shops. Modern decor. Food was so so. They tried to be modern. I found it a bit lacking. Our server also was trying hard. He kind of still missed the mark. We asked for a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. They didn't have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Macedonio Alcala No. 403-4, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 501 1184
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).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?