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“A Great Find”
Review of El Biche Pobre

El Biche Pobre
Ranked #66 of 543 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed February 21, 2014

Located in the Jalatlaco area which is perhaps a twenty minute walk from Santo Domingo. But worth the walk because not only do you get to experience different areas with less tourists but you get to experience the Oaxaca of the locals.
El Biche Pobre is located on a corner and if you can't find it ask one of the locals. It does have a reputation. I had a wonderful lunch of Beef chipotle which was like a goulash but done Oaxacan style. Lots of sauce and absolutely delicious. Waiters are friendly and helpful.
But make sure you don't go on a Tuesday.....Closed.

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Reviewed January 11, 2014

This place is in the adorable area of Jalatlaco. It is a place filled with mostly locals, and it is no frills. But the waiter was great and eager to please, and the food was delicious and in hearty portions. We had mini tamales with black beans, chicken in mole and enchiladas in mole. I highly recommend this for typical Oaxacan cooking at a great price in a nice location.

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Reviewed December 27, 2013

My husband and I went here based on tripadvisor reviews and I thought that although there were many positives, it was not great. Pluses include the homey ambiance and eating with other families, the friendliness of the staff and the unpretentious approach. I ordered mixed chicken and beef fajitas which were fine and had a good flavor, but the beef was extremely chewy and tough. My husband ordered the chicken with mole which I thought was fairly bland. Service was great. There are more interesting places to go, although there is nothing wrong here, but was more plain and basic without being excellent.

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Reviewed November 17, 2013

El Biche Pobre is definitely one of the best restaurants in Oaxaca. There is not a lot of tourists, but a lot of many locals, food is excellent, atmosphere is good and prices are reasonable. The restaurant is located in a few minutes from the center of the city in the street Hidalgo.
It’s not easy to find it, so look the green eyes, painted on the wall. It is really delicious here!

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Reviewed October 30, 2013

Have given this 5 stars because one of the best in class..the class being neighborhood spots..as opposed to top line restaurants. A comfortable walk from the Zocalo, in a quiet, non-tourist area. Very good, attentive service and explanation of unfamiliar dishes. Had a 'light' lunch starting with Consomme Xochitl, 30p, which would be perfect for a delicate tummy (chicken broth, tomatoes, avocado, rice, chicken, cilantro) and delicious for those of us who added in the accompanying saucer of chopped onion, jalapeño and lime. I ordered tacos con guacamole, 38p . 4 crisp, tortillas rolled around shreds of cerdo, covered with guacamole, queso fresco and lettuce. Complimentary chips came with exemplary salsas..jalapeño, chile de arbol, pasilla and guacamole.

Margaritas, 45p, were excellent also.

A great neighborhood spot .. just sorry that I'm staying on the other side of town.

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