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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)
Opens in 30 min
Mexican, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Callejon Hidalgo 218 | Between Galeana and Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Oaxaca is an area of Mexico known for its cuisine. We have had the joy of visiting Oaxaca almost every year for the past 12 years. That has given us the opportunity to try many of the recommended restaurants and find our favorites. El Quinque...More

1  Thank Orchids10
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Handmade burger grilled to perfection. Boneless chicken breast stuffed with Oaxacan cheese and mushrooms. Estevan, a very friendly and imaginative chef, made us feel right at home at his cozy restaurant. The burger was smothered in cheese on a toasted bun. The boneless chicken was...More

Thank George G
Reviewed January 9, 2018

In looking for a "REAL" American style hamburger I went here on the advice of a man who owns a coffee bar close to my apartment. He claimed it was the best in Oaxaca. POOR OAXACA! Bigger isn't better. Negative : One burger has 3/4...More

1  Thank BenBroker
Reviewed December 27, 2017

I live a block from El Quinque (now that they moved to Hidalgo) and I hadn't bothered to stop in until today. I'm SO GLAD I did. I am a vegetarian and burgers are almost always a disappointment to me. Their vegetarian burger was so...More

Thank Hans3595
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Found this restaurant from TA, and really wanted a good burger. I had a junior burger- comes with bacon - cheese, & homemade fries. The plate also comes with slice of red onion, tomatoes and lettuce. They also bring you plenty of ketsup, a fancy...More

Thank 31Tammy
Reviewed December 15, 2017

I know, I know, I didn't come to Oaxaca to eat burgers but after weeks of traditional Oaxacan cuisine I was craving something different. I arrived Friday afternoon at lunch time to find the lovely restaurant completely empty. Kind of sad in light of the...More

Thank fiorentina
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Awesome burger, friendly and quick service. Thick, juicy beef patty and super fresh ingredients make for a great meal.

Thank Tim T
Reviewed October 18, 2017

El Quinque recently opened in a new location. The restaurant is now on a busy commercial street, one block south of Soledad Church and Plaza de la Danza and about 4 blocks west of the Zocalo. It offers more tables, and is not cramped like...More

1  Thank bmillerOaxaca
Reviewed October 10, 2017

I have previously given El Quinque high marks for excellent food and friendly family service. Dedicated fans may not know that the family lost the lease on their location on Macedonia Alcala in July, and struggled to find a new venue. they have just opened...More

2  Thank Boston_MARambler
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

We first ate at El Quinque in 2014. Had the Milenesa. In 2016 we had the arrechera. Going again in three weeks. This is the first place we will go! Delicioso!

1  Thank Sandra C
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, 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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