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4a Poniente Sequins 10anorte, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Fine authentic Oaxacan food. Barbarcoa specials. Sopes empanadas etc. Muy bien. Economico cerveźas,refrescos helados. Good service. Consistenly good.

Thank Tomas L
Anaheim, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Economic breakfast and lunch for locals and tourists who like good authentic favors. Breakfast for 4 cost $12 including tip

Thank measurably
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Great outdoor, cafeteria style restaurant featuring an open kitchen that prepares everything fresh It is located just north of the Mercato Benito Juarez ( market ) Very good portions and flavor. Salsas are fresh made Also have take out but eat the food within a couple of days because there are no preservatives so it will not last long.

Thank SHEAMUSToronto
Vancouver Island, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We were all for authentic Mexican food, and were excited about this place...until our food got there. Food was not what we ordered, and when we finally got our orders it was gross anyway. Waiters and waitresses were very kind and understanding, though.

Thank irynsoleil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Authentic Oaxacan food at a great price. The food is very good, and the portions are big. If you are hungry and on a budget this is the place to go

Thank Dan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

I loved this cute , quaint juice place that is located in their public market. Its bright colored , Fellini film feel and the cute workers in their white brisk work clothing. They have every juice concoction that you can come up with , healthy mix , green , fruity , anything to quench your thirst is here. They also... More 

1 Thank cyprusbeachgirl6
Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

Large traditional simple(cafeteria style layout). Good food, very local dishes. Try the Tlayuda and everything else on the menu. Bring your traslator.

1 Thank Carl50
Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

Puerto Escondido is full of restaurants that claim to offer Mexican food... this is the real thing. Mostly local people, with food cooked with truly mexican recipes. Is like eating in a kitchen with a mexican granma. The prices are extremly good... yo can pay 10USD for a complete meal! Do not leave without trying the "queso asado"... delicioussss!

Thank Dany_Andrade
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

Not many tourist know about this restaurant,located few blocks up north Mercado Benito Juarez. Waitresses are very efficient and fast,first you can order a jug of Jamaica or Horchata water so refreshing!! then start ordering: Tasajo dishes,grill cheese(my favorite)chorizo,tlayudas,sopes,huaraches,seafood soups...etc Hand made salsas and tortillas are amazing!! If you want to have this food every day you can move on... More 

1 Thank betour11
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

We have never been disappointed eating here it's always good, been here several times, they have great specials too.

Thank Ethel1949

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4a Poniente Sequins 10anorte, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido

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