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La Teca Restaurant

Violetas 200A, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 515 0563
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
“tamales” (19 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Violetas 200A, Oaxaca, Mexico
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21 - 30 of 62 reviews

Reviewed November 2, 2015

The restaurant is truly a hidden jewel. Away from the city center in a quiet neighborhood. We sat in the lovely garden. Only about four tables. The food was truly authentic and every dish, especially the tamales, were prepared and seasoned beautifully. Homemade and delicious....More

Thank travelfun19
Reviewed October 12, 2015

We took our friends, one of whom IS Mexican. We had our doubts as we arrived - out of the centre, little shopfront on busy street, but WOW! when we got in there was a sweet garden, enormous tasting menu of delicious food based on...More

Thank Quentar_people
Reviewed September 16, 2015

My wife and I spent a week in a gastronomic tour of Oaxaca city, eating in a different restaurant every day, which had been recommended by our friends who either live in Oaxaca or go there often. IMHO: this was the best, as well as...More

1  Thank JohnMraz
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

It is a small non pretentious restaurant. The food is authentic and delicious. The service is very friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Juana L
Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food is excellent cause it have the taste of homemade but the price is too much We taste the menu that the owner recommend us and when the check arrived it was 2000 pesos for 6 person and the amount of food was super...More

Thank Barbara d
Reviewed February 20, 2015

This pleasant family-run home-style restaurant in the Reforma neighborhood (north of the Centro) provides a tasting menu with which you can while away the afternoon in their backyard. The food is good overall, but not especially creative or inspired. Not every dish will be to...More

Thank 2trvel
Reviewed February 11, 2015

When I arrived I had no idea what I was going to eat. The outside of the restaurant looks very simple and I didn't expect much of that place. It's a little house where you can eat either inside or in the backyard. They served...More

Thank joakirrin
Reviewed January 12, 2015

Get the Tasting menu and be prepared to spend some time. Each of the several courses is served separately with the server politely waiting to bring the next course when you are ready. The setting is in a small, tropical garden with only 5 or...More

Thank Del H
Reviewed December 4, 2014

We have gone to La Teca each year we are in Oaxaca and they haven't disappointed us in the last couple years. The garnachas are very tasty as are the molotes. The tamales de cambray are very good, much better than the same ones at...More

2  Thank tomshiff
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

No surprises here, overrated and overpriced. Nice,eating in someone's home, family cooking style. $85.00US for 4 people seemed high in comparison w/o drinks or dessert.

Thank Quinta53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Violetas 200A, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 515 0563
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Traditional food from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, all made when you order, all delicious. A garden area available when it's not too chilly or rainy. Wonderful art, and great service.
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