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Dr. Federico Ortiz Armengol #105 | Colonia Reforma Sobre Calzada Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca 68050, Mexico
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As an Italian who has spent a lot of time in Naples, I am very picky with my pizza, however Mexita was like entering the center of Naples. Incredibly authentic Italian food and perfect for a fancy occasion (I went for my birthday). The owner is present, speaking Italian to his coworkers and offering diners a shot of his delicious... More 

Thank Gemma C
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I've been reading that the place is managed by an Italian so (being Italian too) I wanted to try some real Italian pizza after months of Mexican food: not disappointed at all!! The pizza is the real one from Napoli, the best I've found here in Mexico up to now and better of many places in Italy too. Trust me... More 

1 Thank Manuel F
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We keep returning to Mexita as we love every thing about it... The food is authentic , delicious and well prepared... The atmosphere is friendly and the owner who seems to always be on the premises, makes you feel welcome. Some restaurants in the City of Oaxaca could really learn from this gentleman... We had amazing Italian dishes as well... More 

1 Thank evelyneml
Brit Columbia-Canada
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best Italian food in the city. Very fresh, quality ingredients and incredible flavor. We tried two different pasta dishes. Both were spectacular. They bring a complimentary appetizer as well as fresh sourdough bread and an after dinner limoncello which is a perfect finish. Also enjoyed the house wine from Queretero. Victor our server speaks excellent... More 

Thank Tony-Tami
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Before I begin, I need to say that the service here was 5 stars. Welcoming, kind, generous and patient are all words I would use to describe the staff at Mexita. This is where my praise ends... I had debated whether or not I should have Italian while in Oaxaca. What, I flew all the way here to have pizza... More 

1 Thank Seth D
Enrico D, Propietario at Mexita, responded to this review
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Buenas tardes, les agradezco mucho su visita en mi restaurante, le agradesco por la evaluación sobre el servicio, pero ,... More 

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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Mexita is a contraction of the words Mexico and Italy, but the Italy aspect is really at the forefront. We ate here based on Tripadvisor recommendations and were not disappointed. At our first visit we had a Margherita pizza con prosciutto cotto. I've eaten pizza in Naples and at Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN) certified establishments and this was every... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

We loved our experience here. The service is good, the owner is there making sure it all runs smoothly and is a lovely italian man. You can see the attention and care he puts into the food, including making his cheese in house and the pastas too. We really enjoyed our pizza and the home made gnocchi. I could tell... More 

1 Thank toni488
Olds, Canada
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The care and attention to detail provided by the attentive staff and the owner is amazing. The appetizers, main courses and desserts are beautiful and delicious. EVERYTHING about this place is simply wonderful.

Thank SpeakerTeacher
Vero Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Excellent service. Food was presented beautifully. The pasta was best I have ever eaten. Love the atmosphere. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Marilyn C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Sitting here now waiting for our gnocchi which just arrived. Had an excellent arugula with pear followed by a rocking calebreze pizza. House wine was in incredible Tempranillo and Cabernet blend. Great taste and value !!!

Thank Hopskipjumper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $22
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:30 pm - 10:30 pm
2:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dr. Federico Ortiz Armengol #105 | Colonia Reforma Sobre Calzada Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca 68050, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 5202180
Mexita es un restaurante de cocina SurItaliana, de antiguas origines Napolitanas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?