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El Quinque

Calle Macedonio Alcala Esq. Gomez Farias 901 | Entre Galeana y Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 502 6702
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (49 reviews)
“arrachera” (19 reviews)
“fish” (27 reviews)
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Mexican, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Macedonio Alcala Esq. Gomez Farias 901 | Entre Galeana y Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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31 - 40 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We've been going for years, and it is still the best hamburger, arracherra (skirt steak), and some of the best fish in town. Great prices and Carlos is a gem. Eat there, you'll love it!

Thank tomshiff
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Small, hole in the wall place that serves amazing, fresh, flavorful food. We each got the flank steak that hit the spot. They do not serve beer or wine and I don't know if you can BYO. We arrived around 5:30 and we were glad...More

Thank SuAnne L
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Small restaurants in Oaxaca, like any city, come and go, but this one will be here for a long time! The excellent, healthy food is prepared by a staff that amazingly, after all these years, takes real pride in their work. The food tastes wonderful,...More

Thank Yaxchi
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Small restaurant,small menu but big on flavour.All dishes are freshly cooked using the best ingredients.Prices are very reasonable for the quality of food.The owner is very charming and generally waits on tables.Be aware that the restaurant closes at 8pm...Mon-Sat.Closed on Sunday.I ate at the restaurant...More

Thank Geraldine D
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a very small place. The food was absolutely delicious and the owner was very nice. We ate here on a Friday night, it was lovely.

Thank Millet02
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here on another trip to Oaxaca and loved it. So happy to say that we had another great meal here, and you really can not beat having their meal of the day.

Thank KGGFamily
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I read this was the best burger in Oaxaca so decided I had to try it. It certainly lived up to the hype. For those readers in Dublin, Ireland its like the burger you get in Generator! The place is clean and the service is...More

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were looking for a quick fresh meal and found this place just two blocks from our hotel. It's on the corner of a small plaza next to the pedestrian walkway going to the plaza. ( about 6 blocks) there was no menu posted so...More

Thank turtlemom1
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Despite the #9 rating this restaurant has the best tasting food in Oaxaca. We have been coming for many years.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We have visited Oaxaca at least once a year for the past ten years. In that time we have had the pleasure and the pleasure of eating in many restaurants. El Quinque is not to be missed. The food is always fresh and delicious. The...More

Thank Orchids10
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Macedonio Alcala Esq. Gomez Farias 901 | Entre Galeana y Mier y Teran, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 502 6702
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