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El Escapulario

Garcia Vigil 617, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 116 6075
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tortilla soup” (19 reviews)
“moles” (30 reviews)
“chicken” (23 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Garcia Vigil 617, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If I could give 6 stars for this place I would. It’s a simple clean restaurant, and la dueña, the owner, cooks the most delicious and authentic Oaxacan food. I have a terrible cold here, and I swear her Chicken soup with veggies is as...More

Thank PaulFradin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A tour guide told us to come here. Told us that it was authentic mole made by a grandmother. So glad we went there. It was delicious. They offer a platter with several moles so you can try them all and discover what you like.

Thank betsypeggy
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very special place with original Oaxacan food in an familiar amosphere. Very attentive service. We would eat there again!

Thank Roam01425762245
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Escapulario is a small place, but with a great food! Dishes are very very good, with a local taste and flavor. Is a place to eat comfortably and deliciously!

Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. Awful service. The food is good, but not the best in Oaxaca, and definitely not worth the wait or chaotic service. I get it’s a family run place but we never even got our drinks. Waited another 20 minutes after asking for the...More

Thank E3992JPmegank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It seems the prices have changed since the previous postings. 80 pesos for desayunos, 20-30 pesos for Americanos/lattes. The breakfast came with small white corn tortillas. My friends ordered 2 eggs, black mole, and rice, they both don’t like mole so they didn’t enjoy it,...More

Thank thisstephsonfire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No trip to oaxaca should be completed without a visit to this restaurant. The sauces are so good you will want to lick your plate. The good news is that you have homemade tortillas to help. BYOB is you want anything but beer.

1  Thank TexKathy
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I've always disliked every mole I've ever tried. But we got the 5 sampler with some unique moles and I fell in love. I didn't think it was possible! The restaurant is upstairs with limited seating, but make sure you eat here while in town.

1  Thank KaitlynReed
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at El Eacapulario. We tried a variety of things on the menu including the black, red and yellow moles - with the red being our favourite. It was our first chance to try the chicitani ants, which have such a...More

Thank glamb36
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This Palace has Been recommended from a local guy. It's very small and tradizional. Recommended if you want to try many types of mole.

Thank Alice C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garcia Vigil 617, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 116 6075
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