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Mexican, Seafood, Spanish
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

I’ve been to Santa Clara Restaurant many times, brought many friends & recommenced it to many. My favourite meal is chilies rellenos con queso. I recently tried the clay chicken with some friends. Succulent, tender & absolutely delicious. I think I would have preferred it...with rice instead of refríed beans to sop up all the delicious sauce! Next time I’ll ask for it. The entire staff of Santa Clara Is welcoming with a warm smile to greet you when you arrive. They make one of the best margaritas in town. And their house mezcal is excellent! This restaurant is the best! My first stop when I return to Huatulco!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 14, 2020

We had stuffed chicken breast with ham and spinach, Mexican chicken breast and stuffed pepper All were excellent

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 10, 2020

Been there twice in the past two weeks. Both tips were excellent. I had the grilled chicken and my wife had quesadillas. Both were excellent. Pricing was very good and the service was great. On our second visit, my wife had the breaded chicken breast...and I stuck with the grilled chicken breast. Both were excellent again. Both came with retried beens and guacamole. Once again, great service. Definitely a place to check out. It is close to the Chedraui grocery store.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed May 10, 2019

We had lunch at this restaurant and found the food to be good tasting with reasonable pricing. Al a carte menu or buffet available. Our service was excellent. We saw many locals and tourists here eating. Even the local police love eating here. BOTTOM LINE:...Good homemade authentic tasting Mexican foods. MY RATING: 7/10.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed November 23, 2017

My wife and I have been to the Santa Clara Restaurant many times and they never fail to provide an excellent meal with great service at reasonable prices. The authentic Oaxacan dishes are to die for especially the Chile en Nogado. Their very own house...mole puts other restaurants moles to shame. The ambience and decor are traditional coastal Mexican and very comfortable. Try them and you'll love them.More

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Why are you travelling anyway? Sure, the warm weather and the absence of work is nice but, really, you could turn up the thermostat and stay at home couldn't you? For most of us - we're travelling to see something different. This restaurant is different....Delicious, genuine, friendly and ... different. The chicken baked in clay is something we'd never had before and it was super interesting for all (8) of us to try. Give it a shot. (They close at 7 at night so don't plan on getting there too late.)More

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed November 25, 2016

A friend and I went in June 2016 and I am going back to Huatulco in a few months. We were there in low season and at dinner there was only one other table of people eating. The Chicken and Cheese Chili Relleno was the...best i have ever had and the Margaritas were good. The owner gave my friend and I a free CD with Huatulco music. The only draw back was the other couple I believe a Mexican Family began smoking after they had their dinner and we were having our dinner. I guess I am so used to the USA and no smoking in most places.More

Date of visit: June 2016
Reviewed May 27, 2016

We have heard and read so many good things about Santa Clara and decided to go a couple weeks ago. Mediocre food and charged more than on the menu. Service was very good. Would we go back? Not likely.

Date of visit: May 2016
Reviewed March 14, 2016

We ordered their "chicken baked in clay" special for 4 people and were not disappointed. The service was great as well. This is a family run restaurant and the pride in preparing the dishes is evident in the quality and taste of the food.

Date of visit: February 2016
Reviewed February 25, 2016

We found Santa Clara on this trip, as it came highly recommended by a friend! The menu is pretty basic, and almost exclusively local cuisine. The meals are authentic, and unique. They serve an excellent aracherra like most other restaurants, but that's where any similarity...ends. The chili rellenos (stuffed bell peppers) are amazing. Their 'clay pot chicken' takes 8 hrs to prepare, and must be ordered in advance. If you only eat out ONCE while you're in Huatulco, it should be here.More

Date of visit: February 2016
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Response from timbo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about my late reply. Walk past the front of the Chadreau grocery store and take A right on the first road past the store. Then take your first left and the restaurant will be on your right side about 50 yards up the... More
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Yes, Santa Clara Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Santa Clara Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5