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Origen

Callejon Hidalgo 820, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 1764
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sweetbreads” (12 reviews)
“blood sausage” (4 reviews)
“fish” (22 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Callejon Hidalgo 820, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely setting & the waiter was attentive. Two of our group had the duck which they loved. The other two of us had the fish which we had to send back because it was undercooked. They brought us a new meal which was very good...More

Thank Saltspringsgirl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had lunch here. Service was friendly but slow. Had a chicken mole dish. Was good but the center of the rolled chicken was not cooked well. Delicious mezcal Cocktails. Overall decent.

Thank johnjflan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fascinating menu, tasty food, lovely location, superb service. We loved it. Good wine list too. Many Oaxaca items plus more traditional Mexican food.

Thank Bird-Fanatic
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant with great excitement and expectations within a gastronomical tour in Oaxaca downtown. Visited Casa Oaxaca, Pitiona, Danzantes, Catedral, Expendio Tradición and Origen. All were exceptional. However my least favorite was Origen. Curiously ,I had great expectations of Origen after meeting...More

1  Thank Juan D
Reviewed October 3, 2018

this unique restaurant was a wonderful find. So wonderful, in fact, I was delighted with my meal on the first night and returned for dinner on my last night. Eclectic menu with deliciously prepared dishes

Thank Beverly T
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I want to start by saying that I'm Mexican and I live in Mexico City. I flew with my sister for a weekend in Oaxaca and read great reviews about this place so we decided to try it. The restaurant is great. Wonderful staff, nice...More

4  Thank maritereh
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Had a late-night dinner here on our first night in Oaxaca and the place was packed at 10:00pm - a good sign. Started with excellent mezcal margaritas, the best guacamole my wife has ever had, and perfectly prepared octopus. Entrees of duck mole and lengua...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Started with a perfect Negroni. Then a delicious salad with local greens and bugs. Perfect mole negro for my wife, with chicken cooked sous vide. Dynamite mahi mahi for me. Local brew and mezcal, truffles with a little chile. What’s not to like? The noise....More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Upscale restaurant serving very interesting local dishes. Food is outstanding. Second floor restaurant was cool on a hot day. Wait staff attentive and knowledgeable - at least one had excellent English. Prices moderate - ours included beer, salad and entree. Cost for two w tip...More

Thank James S
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Expectations can cloud a review, so with apologies to Origen, we were not impressed with the three small plates we chose. The green salad with about five crispy mezcal worms was ok. The tostada with tuna was ok too. The envelope puff pastry shell with...More

Thank retireandtravelnow
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JoniG
March 20, 2015|
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Response from Barbara S |
We just stopped by the restaurant to see how late they are open. We were told they're open until 10:00 PM.
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Don C
January 11, 2015|
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Response from Mahsa H | Reviewed this property |
Our meal for two in late nov. (no wine/mezcal but including coffee and dessert )= aprox 30 USD each if memory serves me correctly...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon Hidalgo 820, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 501 1764
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