We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Biche Pobre

Calzado de la Republica 600 | At Calle Hidalgo, Jalatlaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 513 4636
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
14 Apr 2017
“Great Inexpensive Breakfast”
4 weeks ago
“Terrific breakfast spot!!”
Open Now
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calzado de la Republica 600 | At Calle Hidalgo, Jalatlaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (69)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was 3 blocks from our hotel, so we tried their breakfast. The coffee was superb, and so was the food. The first morning, I had the chilaquiles verdes, and the second morning, I had the huevos oaxaquenos. SOOOOO delicious! Our order was even...More

Thank Moira M
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I have visited Oaxaca on three separate occasions and always make it to El Biche Pobre at least once or twice. The food is excellent, authentic and reasonably priced. Always lots of locals.

Thank hdigabtt
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great little place. Our Airbnb was a five minute walk from El Biche Pobre and on our way to Parque Juarez El Llano where we enjoyed spending time people watching. We stopped in one morning purely out of convenience and had a wonderful inexpensive traditional...More

Thank harrymcballs
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I ate here 3 times when I was staying in Oaxaca for three weeks. All three times the food was great. The price was not bad at all. It was well worth it. I ate there twice for dinner and once for breakfast. The staff...More

Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Had very good fried fish and salad here. Prices are quite fair. Service is friendly. I'll be back to try more dishes. Friends say the breakfast is great, but I haven't made it over for that yet.

Thank Jacki G
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Service is the difference, they adapt to what you want. You can choose from different ingredients what you want for your garnish or your scramble eggs.

Thank KarinaML
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This small restaurant is not in the historic centre of Oaxaca and that makes for a local clientele that appreciates its traditional cuisine. All the best of Oaxacan dishes are available and there are plates combining different styles so you can sample a selection of...More

Thank Jesusmiguel58
Reviewed 1 December 2015

I visited this restaurant especially to try the assorted Oaxacan Botanas platter. I went at 1:30 one afternoon, and was the only one eating there.(Road construction in front may have kept away diners) Service was good, and the food nicely presented, but tasted only fair....More

Thank CtFreddie
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is a nice place for lunch. As it is close to where I stay in Oaxaca, I have eaten here several times. The food is very good and in other places I might be raving about it. In Oaxaca, there are so many great...More

Thank TiKeGi
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for the unique and local flavor of Oaxaca cuisine, this is a great option. Located in Jalatlaco neighborhood this could be a great option wether for breakfast or lunch

Thank Pepe K
Nearby HotelsSee all 111 hotels in Oaxaca
One Oaxaca Centro
398 reviews
.13 km away
Angel Del Mar
6 reviews
.31 km away
Hotel Casa Las Mercedes
31 reviews
.31 km away
Hotel Cantera Real
39 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Restaurants
72 reviews
.39 km away
46 reviews
.43 km away
El Sol y la Luna Restaurante - Bar
29 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C.
221 reviews
.68 km away
Ethnobotanical Garden
809 reviews
.53 km away
Huizache - Arte Vivo de Oaxaca
74 reviews
.50 km away
Oaxaca Lending Library
69 reviews
.54 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Biche Pobre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzado de la Republica 600 | At Calle Hidalgo, Jalatlaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 513 4636
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Save your favourites!
Keep track of your top restaurant finds.
Save now