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La Matatena Pizzeria

Calle Manuel Garcia Vigil 212, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 207 4142
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
“empanadas” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Manuel Garcia Vigil 212, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No complaints about the prosciutto and melon or the service. Very pleasant atmosphere as well. Pizza, well, just a pizza. Ok, but nothing special. Not bad wine list although on the pricey side. Seemed to be not as good as previous visits.More

Thank Marc B
La_Matatena_Pizzeria, Manager at La Matatena Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marc, We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review, that helps us improve for all of our guests. Nevertheless, I think you might be confusing pizza places, as we don't have melon among our ingredients, and only have 3 different wines to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Oaxaca very often and I always make some time to eat in La Matatena. Their pizzas are delicious, my personal favorite was the Torivio.

Thank Jimena A
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Absolutly wonderfull; good food, good service in a quiet yet charming location ! We really recommend this place.

Thank Tom J
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

If this pizza place was in my neighborhood back home i would come here weekly. The salad was very generous and delicious. You can order a base and add toppings for extra by the base was tremendous. I had the pizza with prosciutto and arugula,...More

Thank idoltraveller
Reviewed August 12, 2018

I had a pizza here on my first night in Oaxaca. The service was good . location was inviting and cozy but the pizza was just OK.

Thank markobear1
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Marvelous!!, Nice place to sit, very friendly people and the pizza's we had were probably the best we ever had.

Thank pboumeester
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I ducked in to La Matatena to do my Spanish school homework and escape the sun and sidewalks for a bit. I was not disappointed. I had agua fresca, a complimentary jicama appetizer, fresh salad and tasty pizza for a very reasonable price, and the...More

Thank Megan B
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Needed a break from Mexican cuisine, and being tired from a hard day's touring, something easy and reasonable. We found it at the modest La Matatena Pizzeria, It wasn't Naples, but it was very good, especially with a few local beers. And unlike Naples, lots...More

Thank Journey802948
Reviewed May 22, 2018

We walked around Oaxaca in the scorching heat having dismissed two other Italian restaurants. This was our last hope! We were delighted to find a chic little restaurant. The food was excellent and the service and attention to detail was outstanding. We had a wonderful...More

Thank carolmoody06
Reviewed May 16, 2018

The margarita and pepperoni pizzas were both outstanding. They used fresh ingredients and the pizzas were as good as any pizzas that we had during our month in Italy. Happily, the service was as great as the pizza. We will definitely go back.

Thank frankinpuertom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Manuel Garcia Vigil 212, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 207 4142
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Artisan pizzas stone oven made, with the freshest ingredients. We have options for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs.
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