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Murguia N 413, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 514 2010
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New Delhi, India
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This dance hall is perfect for salsa exponents, those looking to tgive it a whirl without disgracing themselves and those who want to just take it in. Great atmosphere, music and fun crowd. As to why the cocktails were deadly, you will just have to try for yourself

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Thank Portmanteau0025
Cleveland, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Love salsa dancing. Found this place. Went to salsa class that started at 10 pm. Band came on at 11 pm. (this was a Friday). Was charged 50 MP cover for self and friend upon entry. Had a few drinks and on the way out when paying the final bill was charge the 50 MP cover for both of us... More 

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Rocklin, California
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

I have not eaten here, but it is the place in Oaxaca for salsa, meringue and mamba dancing. If you dance well and have money to keep buying drinks before the waiters move you out of your table, I guess this is the place for you. I love watching good dancers and I have danced with the instructors who give... More 

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2 Thank JuFrida
Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

I agree with previous reviews that this is not actually a restaurant. They are closed on Mondays and there were very few people in there on Thursday night, but it picked up on Friday night. Apparently there are lessons at 10 pm, but on the Thursday night no one was there and the bartender and doorman gave myself and my... More 

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Thank Maureen C
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2012

If you like dancing the salsa, or just watching, this is the place to go, the fun starts at 11 pm, but you can get free lessons before that. Just go !

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2 Thank Adele G
Vigo, Spain
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2012

I've never eaten here but it's an excellent place to go for salsa dancing. There is a 50 peso cover; the live band usually starts at 11. There are tables to eat and drink around the dance floor. There aren't usually many foreigners here--just locals who really know how to dance! They also offer a free salsa class from 10-11... More 

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1 Thank ccnew
Rociada, New Mexico
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2012

This place is attempting to regain a clientele & it has wonderful music most nights but the wait staff seem astonished if you ask for a menu & then there's the long process of getting someone to take your order and then - and then - waiting to see if your food will ever arrive. It does & it's so-so.... More 

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chicago
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2012

there doesn't seem to be a restaurant attached to this place and it is very loud.....only appeals to a certain group

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Thank ChicagoPatsy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Murguia N 413, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 514 2010

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