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El Quinque

Callejon Hidalgo 218 | Between Galeana and Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 502 6702
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (58 reviews)
“arrachera” (16 reviews)
“home fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Mexican, American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Callejon Hidalgo 218 | Between Galeana and Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was closed on Sunday afternoon, it looked out of business, a for sale sign and the zone is not good, we returned back to the zocalo for more optionsMore

Thank Eric G
Carlos M, Propietario at El Quinque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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gracias por tu aportacion no hay nada mejor que para un restaurante que una critica mala sin siquiera probar la...More

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

First visit today for lunch. Outstanding food and service for a remarkably low price (compared to USA). A small family owned restaurant where the son speaks excellent English. Mango salad is wonderful as were the two different chicken entrees. Not to be missed if you...More

Thank James S
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Twice I had the fish, first time Cazon, second time Salmon. I chose the Mexican seasoning of tomatos, peppers, onions and it was delicious! The food is plentiful and well prepared. One of our favorite places to eat.

Thank Janice W
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Please note that the correct address is Calle Hidalgo, not Callejon Hidalgo. Calle Hidalgo is right in the center of Oaxaca, just a few blocks west of the zocalo.

Thank RealisticReporter
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Food here is very good and the portions are large. They have recently moved to Hidalgo from their 8 year location near The Arches in the north part of town, where they were quite the institution. Still its the same great food and friendly, family...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed February 6, 2018

If you're looking for an alternative from Oaxacan food this is the place. Individually prepared dishes at extremely reasonable prices. Love the guys that run the place.

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed February 3, 2018

This steak, known on the menu as arrachera, is absolutely the best steak I have ever eaten, tender, flavorful, juicy. I would eat this every week. The service (Robert) is great. The salad and dessert exceptional. Don't miss this restaurant!

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed February 2, 2018

My wife and I read the glowing Tripadvisor reviews and looked forward to going there tonight. On entering the restaurant it was clearly evident this was a new location. The interior consisted of very stark white walls devoid of any warmth or character whatsoever.....you felt...More

Thank senior_royers
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant could be a lot better if the proportions were right. A good burger isn't too thick, as then there's not room for the tomato, onion, lettuce, etc. A good burger fits the bun just right, not overhanging or leaving an inch of bun...More

Thank jazzie F
Reviewed January 26, 2018

This is a comfortable restaurant which was a little difficult to find as the street number was displayed several doors down. They have really good, thick, juicy burgers.

Thank lithuanian8416
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon Hidalgo 218 | Between Galeana and Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 502 6702
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