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Expendio Tradicion

Reforma Esquina Murguia, Centro, Oaxaca | Downtown, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 501 1460
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (6 reviews)
“corn cakes” (2 reviews)
“camarones” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Reforma Esquina Murguia, Centro, Oaxaca | Downtown, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Yesterday we entered this restaurant because a friend of mine from Oaxaca told me that ET is a good restaurant with a good Mezcal collection. If you enter you will find a nice rustic atmosphere. We ordered for entrance an excellent creamy guacamole with tostadas....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch around 2:00 and ordered the pulpo (octopus) and vegetables in broth, mixed memelas, camarones in guajillo sauce with black risotto and a mezcal cocktail with juices jimaica and lime which was great. The broth in the soup was great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mccseattle
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to this hip little joint for a late night glass of wine, and was pleasantly surprised to hear live jazz performed by an accomplished saxophonist. Very attentive service and relaxing atmosphere. We will return on another day to try a creative mezcal cocktail...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bodyandsoleworker
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was delicious!! we had the memelas, sopa de tortilla, tamal de cambray for starters... everything was very good! for the entree i had the octopus and it was out of this world! i loved it !! perfectly cooked! the drinks with mezcal were really...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank worldtraveller1287
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

A few of us were turned away from this bar stating it closed at 12 midnight when the bar was still full. It was about 15 min until midnight when we arrived and as per their business hours online it closes at 1am. It was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Voyage04923127241
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Wished we had found this earlier but so glad we got to visit a few times. Popped in one evening for a pre-dinner drink and were immediately impressed by the look & style of the bar and also by the staff. Enjoyed a couple of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TravelmadEdinburgh
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This is more like an stylish bar that also serve some tasty bits. Large and comfortable space with indoor and courtyard areas. Great for large groups. Unfortunately we didn’t explore the menu in depth and only ordered a Botana (mixed finger food platter to share),...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thegabo
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We heard from the waiter of another restaurant in Oaxaca that this was a cool spot to enjoy a cocktail and eat some tasty food. We popped in around 9pm and right away, we were seated at a great table with particularly comfortable chairs. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JenniferB8115
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Were recommended this place by Na Na Vida hotel and we went twice. Just a really nice feel, very tasty food with nice sized portions, not too large.staff super helpful with explanations and tasting of things eg mezcal before ordering. This was our first night...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kiwit0ny
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I've eaten casual meals at this restaurant a handful of times but in the last week I've enjoyed their Menu del Día twice and both times totally delighted. Chef, David Aquino, puts out original fare not Oaxacan but delicious and fresh. Last week the fixed...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RanchoPitaya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 310 - USD 500
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Valet Parking, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reforma Esquina Murguia, Centro, Oaxaca | Downtown, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 501 1460
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Culture of mezcal + Kitchen Workshop Expendio Tradicion looks to integrate the gastronomic concept of the oaxacan cuisine with an autentic mezcaleria from age-old tradition. Our food menú is based on the use of endemic products and ingredients, influenced by the tequniques of forefront cusine. Winners of the GOURMET AWARDS, for “Best Mixology Nationwide”, granted by Grupo Expansion.
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