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El Quinque

Calle Macedonio Alcala Esq. Gomez Farias 901, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 502 6702
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hamburger” (53 reviews)
“arrachera” (19 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Macedonio Alcala Esq. Gomez Farias 901, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

A friend and I had a long lunch at El Quique. Can´t say enough good about this place except it was quite warm and crowded at 1.30 for lunch...Maybe fans??? She had been there before, me, it was the first visit and I hope not...More

Thank Lindarose086
Carlos M, Gerente at El Quinque, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2016

I am still ashamed for that mistake. But thanks again for your patience and for being so understanding. Next time dessert is on us!!! Greetings!!!!! El Quinque

Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We live here in the city and came based on friends' recommendations. So glad we did! My husband and I both ordered the same arracherra dish and loved everything, vegetables, salad, salsa (which wasn't necessary but did add a nice flare) and Agua de limón....More

Thank StocktonGetaway_Girl
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We go each winter to lovely Oaxaca and love the people, the food and the ambience. Many great restaurants throughout the city, and then there is El Quinque. It is like our home away from home with great food, attentive staff and good prices. You...More

Thank BACVictoria
Reviewed August 23, 2016

It seems that everyday we have more choices for dining in Oaxaca. One of my favorites is El Quinque and I am never disappointed. Their Saturday BBQ ribs with home made sauce made by the owner's mother are fantastic. I ate there the past two...More

Thank Oaxacaone
Reviewed August 8, 2016

This is our 2nd visit to Oaxaca in 2 years, we have eaten at this very comfortable low key spot at least a half a dozen times and enjoyed every meal we have had, just solid & simple with a depth of flavors. I was...More

Thank casadelasolas
Reviewed July 20, 2016

This place was reviewed as the best burger place in Oaxaca, and we second that. Our burgers were about 8 ounces each, with a great bun, cheese, avocado, tomato, onion. I loaded them all into a messy, juicy burger that was perfect. Came with roasted...More

Thank missionhillstraveler
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great hamburger! Excellent fish. Large portions. Nice people (who speak English!) and really comfortable. We even brought our own bottle of wine one evening. We came for lunch (comida) and for dinner. the location on the pedestrian street was nice also.

Thank Chodo
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a nice dinner here in a party of 10. All dishes were excellent and as the are from Monterrey a bit if a break from the usual Oaxaca fair. We loved it.

Thank TribbleM
Reviewed July 8, 2016

We keep thinking we will branch out and try more restaurants, but we LOVE this restaurant and are often there for comida multiple days in a row! Delicious food, fresh, well-presented, generous portions, and very reasonably priced, all in a quiet and safe location. We...More

Thank StephanieWood
Reviewed June 24, 2016

I went to the restaurant on the day after their were protests in the area and not all of the vendors came to town. The waiter told us that only a few items were available because there were only a few items available in the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Macedonio Alcala Esq. Gomez Farias 901, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 502 6702
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