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Calzada Francisco i. Madero 129 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 351 1908
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good11%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calzada Francisco i. Madero 129 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had one of the best meals of my life a Criollo, which fully lived up to the hype. The seven-course tasting menu was well balanced in terms of options and timing, and all dishes were beautifully plated. Highlights included ribeye tostadas, lentil ceviche (which my...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our 7 course tasting here last week. I went back and forth about making a reservation because of mixed reviews. But if you can afford it, go try it out. The two main plates and desserts were FANTASTIC. a mahi mahi al pastor...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVED having dinner here. Guests are greeted by a traditional wood-oven comal and the most amazing courtyard. Service was outstanding and food more than remarkable. Highly recommend their tasting dinner. The seafood tamal, oh wow! Simply delicious and the most amazing dish we tasted...More

Thank atl010684
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant feels slightly pretentious but it was really the delivery of the food that disappointed. The main issue was that the entire 7 courses were rushed out within 70 minutes of sitting down (despite asking for a time out mid way). Felt rushed. The...More

1  Thank E5_London
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Inventive tasting menu with great cocktails and wines. Beautiful contemporary setting while keeping the feel of the town. Each course was well presented and delicious.

Thank Jay Y
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Each day there´s a different menu. Chef Arellano took the time to speak with us, he is very kind and passionate of what he does. Each plate of the 7 course menu its amazing. The place cossy and excelent service

Thank Cristina C
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

The seven course tasting menu is incredible; each plate bursting with flavours and combinations hard to imagine or describe in their complexity and quality. The ambiance, serving experience and everything that accompanies this memorable cuisine is at par. Bravo!

Thank Aleksandra57
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Last night in Oaxaca! Perfect place to relax and celebrate! We visited a “sister” restaurant in Mexico City a week earlier.. Pujol. Similar in creative presentation and quality, but much more refined and relaxed. Staff let the food and atmosphere “do the talking”! Service was...More

Thank Alanfb
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

The brunch was terrific and very reasonable. Criollo is a beautiful restaurant, with lots of rooms and spaces that are all unique and artsy. We all had different dishes, and were all delicious. The food was tasty, beautifully presented, and really very reasonable. These dishes...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

4 of us went for Sunday brunch at Crillo. The premises are wonderful. Beginning with walking in through the kitchen, to the spacious dining area, to the lovely grounds at the back of the restaurant, all were meticulously clean and neat. We reserved on Open...More

Thank CliffS418
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March 13, 2018|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
Hello , I would say yes , depending on the ages of your children, I would email the Restaurant directly and ask them their policy on children. The evening I dined there in October there were only adults of varying ages , I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzada Francisco i. Madero 129 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 351 1908
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