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El Olivo Gastrobar

Calle La Constitucion 207 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 0333
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“tapas” (18 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Gastropub, Spanish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle La Constitucion 207 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

After having live in Oaxaca for several years, I can tell you its the only place in town to get a whiskey sour, dirty martini, or my seasonal favorite, pepino cooler. Lots of vegetarian options, kitchen open later than most restaurants in the center and...More

Thank tepextate
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We talked with the owner of this place who was from Canada. We were thrilled to hear about artisinal beer, grass fed beef that was delicious. So after the semana santa parade we and 8 of our friends when there for dinner. DO.NOT.WASTE.YOUR.TIME. The beef...More

Thank flamingofran
Tasca E, Propietario at El Olivo Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

I am very sorry you and your group had such a bad experience in our home. We have worked very hard at creating an affordable and enjoyable space to build and strengthen our community within Oaxaca. We also work very hard at welcoming visitors and...More

Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

We particularly like sitting on the rooftop portion of the restaurant—even after the earthquake, but then we’re from California. The restaurant is attractive, service is good, margaritas are great. I have some food issues, but they were very good about leaving out things I cannot...More

Thank mrstuna
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a perfect spot to have a meal when you are done with all the local cuisine. The menu is rather Mediterranean and delicious. The prices are very accessible, the staff is efficient and friendly, and the assorted drinks and cocktails and mescales are...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed February 13, 2018

What could have been an adequate enough dining experience turned into an anger inducing event. The food was ok, but over cooked. The entree for one of our party of four arrived after the others had finished their meals. Sometimes things can happen in a...More

Thank Celine922
Reviewed January 10, 2018

2 Gringos and their adopted Latino/Mexican son go for comida. We showed up late for comida, or early for tapas so we were the only people on the roof. Service; from the moment we walked in was superb. Intro of light tapas, supberd and discovering...More

Thank travelmuch13
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Casual and friendly ambience. Interesting and well prepared food. Spanish influenced menu with excellent sea food, tapas, salads, soups. Lots of locals. Good wine selection. Highly recommend for an excellent casual dinning experience.

Thank sage_8
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

The place doesn't look traditional but it offers local food and a wide range of wines from all over the world. We had tapas (delicious!), and very good coca dish and mexican wine. Definitely recommended.

Thank Anto198134
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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed everything about this great gastrobar in the historic center of Oaxaca. I could eat their special gazpacho every day! Can't wait to go back!

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Reviewed March 11, 2017

I have eaten here many times. The food is consistently of a very high caliber. The atmosphere is great - a relaxing place to doddle for an hour or two over a wonderful meal. My favorites include the Salad Lyonaise, the Spanish tortillas, and the...More

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Kay S
August 8, 2016|
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Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
The hours are written on their door, I think. They were closed one day a week when we visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
2:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle La Constitucion 207 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 501 0333
  • E-mail
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