We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.

Los Pacos

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Avenida Belisario Dominguez 108-1 | Col. Reforma, Oaxaca 68050, Mexico
Tue - Sun 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

241 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 112: English reviews
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being able to taste the mole before ordering it was very nice. Interesting variation on flavors. I chose two mole types, they came out in a large dish with a rice barrier between the mole so that the flavors would not comingle. Good service. Nice ambiance with the thatched roof. No side dishes or vegetables were included and the price... More 

Thank ruth w
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I did not love this place. The mole sampler was very good, but I had to ask for it, when other tables just got it. The service was tepid at best. My grilled fish tasted like nothing. The salsa and the mole were outstanding, though.

Thank B B
Oaxaca, Mexico
Level Contributor
57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Los Pacos has been one of the most respected restaurant in Oaxaca City. With their Oaxaca specialties, is one of the favorite’s spots among locals and travelers?

Thank Pachecoperal
Level Contributor
68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The place is OK, service is a little slow but the food is fantastic. A little expensive, dishes don't include side orders but the flavors and ingredients are worth the extra wait and money.

Thank Eduardo R
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Level Contributor
104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

(Sorry for the title) In reading about the Oaxaca City restaurants prior to our recent trip to the city, I had read that Los Pacos was a good place to sample various moles. With that in mind, Los Pacos was where we had our first dinner in Oaxaca City. For our first Oaxaca City meal I ordered chicken enchiladas with... More 

Thank MGG56
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

As usual they provide a sampling of the moles to go with your meat. All the moles were very good and making the final choice was difficult. The service was also very good.

Thank AA8
Schertz, Texas
Level Contributor
29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

I had the chile colorado mole with a chicken breast. When you order the mole you have to also order the meat you will have at an additional cost. My husband had the mole sampler and his plate included white rice and chicken with the many types of mole. He liked the chile colorado best too!

Thank slf540
Schertz, Texas
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

You can't go to Oaxaca without having mole. I asked the hotel for a recommendation, and this is where the sent us. I had the seven mole sampler - each served with chicken over rice. My wife had the mole Colorado with chicken breast. We were not disappointed. I found that I like the moles negro and Colorado best. The... More 

Thank Phil53202
Charleston, South Carolina
Level Contributor
57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

We stopped in one evening for a drink and definitely ordered the wrong thing. My husband I were not ready for dinner but wanted something to go with drinks. we could not agree on what to get so my husband won out and got a sampler plate for us to share. Big mistake. You could tell the kitchen thought that... More 

Thank citybybeach
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

As authentic as you could expect it ! Los Pacos is a culinary jewel in Oaxaca, located behid the Quinta Real hotel. You will find surrounded by local art, clean location and friendly atmosphere to prepare you for the typical delicacies and regional flavors, like the 7 moles' flavors. Not to miss the escamoles with guacamole or the chicken in... More 

Thank Raul M

Travelers who viewed Los Pacos also viewed


Been to Los Pacos? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, International
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Belisario Dominguez 108-1 | Col. Reforma, Oaxaca 68050, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 529515153573
Los Paco's 7 Moles enhance and magnify the culinary fusion with the variety of flavours, colors and ingredients within. Oaxacan 7 Moles are product of the evolution of Mexican history culture where food is now considered as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage that summon the ancestral way of life. Our handmade Oaxacan Mole sauces are considered a culinary experience that involves several processes of transformation where all the ingredients fried, baked or smoked, mixed with the other fresh ingredients in a slow cook period in copper pots into a slow and low fires traditional of mexican gastronomy.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Los Pacos staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?