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Vieja Lira

Calle Reforma 502 | Col. centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (26 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
Calle Reforma 502 | Col. centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Had passed this many times and thought to have some pizza and so stopped in. Changed my mind about the pizza. Mistake! Had Bruchetta instead and although it was nicely done, was not what I should have eaten. Ordered 50 grams of Parmesano to go...More

Thank BenBroker
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We stumbled upon this place after our kids refussed to stop at another gallery/mezcal shop/handicraft shop. This is a handsome place and on that Thursday night it was full of large families, both local and visiting. Good selection of italian cheeses, salames and hams as...More

Thank asoler
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the nice experience of thin pizza with delicious salsas, 4 Stagioni with out proscuitto, we are vegetarians worked fine for us, we lost our waitress for some reason, disappeared, but shortly another arrived and continued a very with a very friendly service. Overall nice...More

Thank ROC_1111
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Despite saying repeatedly that we did not eat meat and could we make sure our dishes where vegetarian. Both arrived with meat These are dishes that traditionally do not contain any The food is not really Italian and is extremely overpriced and underwhelming By far...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We visited tonight and felt it was pricey for what we got. But first, the good things. The restaurant is attractive with good decor and a pleasant atmosphere. We were seated immediately, as it was not too buy. On the menu was a good selection...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Finding all my favorite restaurants closed at 3:00 on Sunday afternoon, I decided to try Vieja Lira for lunch. What a delightful discovery! The pizza is delicious, the wine excellent and the atmosphere very pleasant. This goes right onto my favorites list! Next visit I...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Very accommodating. Customer friendly. We asked for good wine. Wanted a small plate of local cheeses, fruits and nuts. Presentation was beautiful.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The place itself looks nice, especially the first part. I cannot comment on the salads or pasta's, but both the Temperanillo and Malbec are way to acid. Pizza bottom has a 'flowerish' taste, nothing close to an Italian pizza. Coverings ok, but rather neutral in...More

Thank Giovanni G
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Overall, this is a great place to enjoy a fine Italian meal in Oaxaca. The bread plate and accompanying salsas start the meal with a strong first impression. The wine list is extensive and well rounded to suit all budgets. I had the gnocchi with...More

Thank SpeakerTeacher
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Ordered the primavera pizza, absolutely delicious. The best pizza we've had in Oaxaca. Excellent wine list, great decor and friendly fast service. Definitely going back.

Thank Tony-Tami
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Reforma 502 | Col. centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: 5168676
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