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Terranova Cafeteria

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Portal de Mercaderes, Oaxaca, Mexico
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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119 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I prefer this restaurant because of its playground. Even though you have to pay 20 extra pesos. It's a great option if you cons sign kids. Service can be good from very good depending on his busy they are. The food is great and there live music in the evening.

Thank Pepe K
Sydney, Australia
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256 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for coffee in the morning, and had such a good time we stayed for hours and had lunch. The coffee was good and the limonade fresh and crisp. The service was delightful - prompt, fast and charming. The pollo with mole was the standout for me - it arrived looking like a plate of thick mud. It... More 

Thank glts
Twin Cities, Minnesota
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Oaxacan tamales for breakfast were really good, and really filling. Service was a little slow, but not overly slow.

Thank dbuster
Benton, Arkansas
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101 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Its not close to the best restaurant in Oaxaca but we find ourselves going at least once every trip. They are consistent, its a nice place to sit and watch the people on the Zocalo and, they have the best Micheladas on the Zocalo.

Thank Reg S
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

The food was excellent, the waiters top notch, and very attentive. Free WIFI, and a great view when the teachers protesting and camping in the park aren't there. Also there are too many people trying to sell you things. But that's not Terranovas fault. This happens in all of the city. The beer selection and appetizers is nice too. The... More 

Thank Daniel R
Steubenville, OH
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

This a large restaurant on the Zocolo with lots of outdoor seating. The food was decent, service was good, but it's over-priced. You can get just as good service and good food (and sometimes sit-down too) at one of the nearby street vendors.

Thank dano_in_ohio
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

You can get an excellent arachera steak here plus other good plates, good sandwiches and fruit plates, and iced coffees. It;'s consistent to very good as long as you don't ask for anything too complicated.

Thank Steve T
Seattle, Washington
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

Not much to commend this place, the food was just OK - my wife suspects the ice was not made with purified water - and overpriced to boot. But the plaza location makes for interesting people-watching anyway.

Thank Will H
Oaxaca, Mexico
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

The bagguets here seem expensive in pesos but are really worth trying! Its location is incredible has a view of a tranquil Oaxaca.

Thank Alejo L
Fairview, Tennessee
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

We had lunch here and after eating Mexican food for a week I opted for the club sandwich and to my surprise it was very good. I never thought I would be sitting at Zocalo eating fries and a club! Great meal and great prices.

Thank Mary W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, International, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portal de Mercaderes, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?