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Calle Mariano Abasolo 313 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 0016
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New Delhi, India
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

The food and service were both excellent and I could murder the mezcal cocktails all day long. It's on the expensive side but for my money, worth it.

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Thank Portmanteau0025
Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Azul, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about the Restaurant COCINA AZUL. I am glad to know that you enjoyed both food and service and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best, Friederike Schaefer-Wildenberg More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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149 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We read the reviews and had higher expectations - Small boutique hotel with Ok food, that's it - would not go back unless someone else was paying.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

We showed the restaurant staff the pictures posted on trip advisor web site for the restaurant, these were what attracted us to try the restaurant. We were told that they no longer served any of those plates due to a menu change. We ordered from the new menu a salad to share, and octopus carpaccio to start. For our main... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

Fantastic selection of local fare with a fantastic weekend brunch using the "Kemal" to cook outside. Go, go, go to eat at Hotel Azul!

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Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Azul, responded to this review

Dear Tanya, Thank you for your kind comments! I am glad that you enjoyed breakfast at our Restaurant. Please do come back soon! Best regards, COCINA AZUL More 

new york
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105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

The service was great and the food was fine. It wasn't amazing or particularly creative. It was typical oaxacan fare in an environment that's a bit more chic than average.

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Thank brownsteindl
Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Azul, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the entire team I would like to thank you for your review. I am sorry we weren´t able to exceed your expectations and your comments have been passed along to the Chef. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future Best regards, Friederike More 

Teqisquiapan
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

We were very surprised to sit down and be served a scrumptious 5 course gourmet meal! I has crackling lechón topped with black mole sauce, my partner had water chili, stuffed with crabmeat and bean soup with crawfish meat, just to mention a couple of plates. Every course was a delight and we enjoyed our visit from start to finish.... More 

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Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Azul, responded to this review

Dear Rick, Thank you very much for your kind message, I will certainly share it with the whole team! We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Friederike More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

This became our favourite restaurant for dinner and we kept going back. Food is excellently prepared, interesting, and a good Mexican-International fusion. Breakfast was OK but nothing special.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

Enjoyable lunch in this restaurant. Love the Roasted Tomato Soup so tasty and creamy! Food was beautifully presented.

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1 Thank Alejandra G
Hotel Azul d, Gerente at Azul, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your kind comment. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your lunch with us and your comments have been past on to our staff. We hope to be able to welcome you back soon to Oaxaca and the Restaurant Cocina Azul. Best regards More 

New England
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

There is great food in Oaxaca, but not here. Over cooked, over priced, and badly served. The worst and most expensive meal we've had in this wonderful city. Don't even think of eating here.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2011

My husband, daughter and I took a private cooking class with chef Jose Luis Diaz, which was the highlight of our 3 week trip. He first asked us what our goals were (learn about different chiles), took us to the market to shop for for menus that he designed to show us the variety of ways to prepare chiles. Back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mariano Abasolo 313 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 501 0016
Description
With the Slow Food concept, our Executive Chef has acomplished a perfect balance between flavors, tradition and support of the local economy. The menu convines traditional Oaxaca recipes, with inovative recipes that uses local ingredients creating surprises for the palate. And to accompany some of the dishes without a doubt we recomend to taste the exclusive mezcal that has been elaborated by artisans for Azul de Oaxaca.

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