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Callejon Hidalgo 820, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 1764
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sweetbreads” (12 reviews)
“blood sausage” (4 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Callejon Hidalgo 820, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

2  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
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We went here today for lunch without having read any reviews. We had a delicious lunch with excellent service. I was shocked to get back to our hotel and read bad reviews of this place. I had the smoked quinoa, a vegetarian dish that was...More

Thank teedeeandchelchel
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We enjoyed the food very, very much, but the service left much to be desired. Water glasses sat empty for far too long, as well as dirty dishes after we had finished eating. But the food is delicious. I'm still thinking about the appetizer of...More

Thank vmmh
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We were really looking forward to this place. It has lovely ambience and came highly recommended by a friend. The first course which was the pulpo with blood sausage was quite good. My husband loved his salad as well and his quail was quite nice....More

Thank Dana M
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We have been looking for a place to get all this spicy, colorful und tasty dishes, you can taste at the street vendors and markets, but in a fine dining atmosphere and maybe with some sophisticated haute cuisine twist. We didn’t find it here. After...More

Thank Moijens
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Origen used to be one of my favorite restaurants in Oaxaca. I went there last night and ordered the "shrimp chowder" as my plato fuerte. What I got was...a tomato coulis with 2 shrimp and 2 small pieces of chayote. It was the furthest thing...More

1  Thank Stephane J
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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.
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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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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