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Restaurant Bar El Tipico

Zarate 100 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 31, 2017
“Delicious! Accompanied by songbirds...”
Mar 14, 2017
“a family run place that cares about you”
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Latin, Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Zarate 100 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

An unplanned stop after the big Friday market at el Llano park. Can't wait to return. Traditional Oaxaca cuisine done with care. Lovely environment..

Thank Judith H
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This is where the locals go. We sat in the back where there is a small patio/courtyard. The service was friendly and patient with our Spanglish. We did not hear any English being spoken and that was another plus. The food was very good, loved...More

Thank rojo-amigo
Reviewed November 24, 2015

We went to El Tipico more than once during both our spring and fall trips to Oaxaca. It's a wonderful local place near Llano Park with a different special every day (although they seem to have dishes with mole negro, mole amarillo, mole verde, and...More

1  Thank PK1953
Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Recommended by a former colleague, now local ex-pat, who we dragged along with us. True to his word, El Tipico provided very good food and excellent service. NOTE: they close at 6pm; so don't go sniffing around there at 8pm with your blood sugar down...More

Thank Ted & Megan L
Reviewed November 6, 2015

Very nice family owned neighborhood restaurant near barrio de Jaletlaco. We ordered the Oaxacan sampler plate that came with chile rellenos, enchiladas con mole, chichironies, chorizo, and other items with three sauces (quacamole, green sauce, and red sauce). All food was excellent and the margaritas...More

1  Thank gecko1945
Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

We were a group of 6, we got different dishes all of them really good. The service was very friendly but really slow. Prices are high based on what you receive. Nice building. I will come back soon to try another dish.

Thank Miguel Angel O
Reviewed June 13, 2012

El Tipico is tucked away on a side street a block away from Llano Park and near the lovely Jalatlaco neighborhood. Local friends in the know say it is one of the best local restaurants in Oaxaca that serves typical home-cooked food. After four months...More

1  Thank Oaxacaculture
Reviewed January 28, 2012

We thought the place really looked nice, lots of flowers, a sheltered garden to eat in if you want, and very clean looking. The hostess (owner?) was very attentive and friendly. But we found the food to be just average (i.e. I guess like the...More

Thank Mrjustice
Reviewed December 28, 2011

Ask for the menu del dia which features traditional dishes of Oaxaca. There are always several choices of rich, authentic cooking. Don't forget to start off with some typical appetizers. Ask the servers for advice. Take your time and enjoy. This is not a tourist...More

Thank tfobmtz
Reviewed January 19, 2017
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  • Address: Zarate 100 | Col. Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 518-6557
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