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In Situ Mezcaleria

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The bigest traditional and artisanal mezcal collection ,selected by Ulises Torrentera.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lesson: take your mezcal snob hat off and just enjoy some of the best mezcal you'll taste in Oaxaca City (for even better, find a way to visit an actual palenque in Santa Catarina Minas or Ejutla). You don't have to meet Ulises Torrentera personally...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank David O
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Wealth of knowledge and incredible selection, very engaging staff AND owners, made several visits, took friends and the sum experience was both illuminating and informative. Many thanks to Victoria Elizabeth for super restaurant suggestions!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank im2crabby
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The place is cozy and small but do not miss the point: here you will find the most complete mezcal menu/collection of the world! (yes, I said of the world) And the guy behind the bar is an open book about everything you can want...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank AnechaTravel
Reviewed April 6, 2019

The staff ignored us for half an hour. When the owner finally came over, he was really pretentious and was unfriendly. We left feeling horrible about our entire experience with mezcal.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

This place was highly recommended by our tour guide this past weekend. He was a Oaxacan native so he stated to me to visit " In Situ ", because he said the owners would get me the perfect bottle for my taste buds so I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Adrian B
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

The tone and attitude of the attendants was really a piss-off-never-come-back. We experienced the rudest answer possible for simple questions about the (very poor) menu. As if we were experts on mezcal tasting.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank eugenioj286
Reviewed February 10, 2019

They guy who runs this place, Ulises, is somewhat legendary in the area as a mezcal expert. They have many different artisanal and traditional mezcals to try, and also sell them by the bottle. They procure mezcal from producers all over Oaxaca and bottle it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank pewterpawn
Reviewed January 24, 2019

We had some interesting mezcal, perhaps learned a thing or two (mostly from reading the descriptions on the cards) Came here hoping to learn something about mezcal and after one flight of short pours it was apparent that that dour staff and environment were not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We'd hoped to sit down to a wide variety of mezcal tastings to really get an understanding of various brands, etc. Instead, we learned that this establishment has its own brand and the varieties available are all their brand. We tried three variations (from three...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Doug B
Reviewed January 14, 2019

We spent what is the average weekly wage of a skilled worker in Oaxaca on four shots, and the owners (including Ulisses) seemed disinterested and acted like they were jaded by tourists (even though we were speaking Spanish to them). It felt like they were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank buniola
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