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La Biznaga

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Gral. Manuel Garcia Vigil 512, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 1800
Today
13:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 13:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Freeport, Illinois
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336 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to Oaxaca 7 times and always go to Biznaga. The margaritas are still the best in town, but have felt the last couple of times that the food and management have gone down hill. The food was ordinary at best. The manager is very unfriendly each and every time we have been there. This time we were... More 

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Oaxaca. I ordered the tuna entre. Four huge pieces of raw tuna standing up over generous salad. Delicioso.

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Thank vetdrjill
Connecticut
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123 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Biznaga has wonderful salads, app's, main dishes and strong drnks. Really good mojito's if you want a mezcal break. The service, we have encounted, is prompt and friendly, although we are not there when the restaurant is busy. This is one of our go to places when we visit Oaxaca and we have never been disappointed.

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Angeles City, Philippines
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place according to Tripadvisor. Hard to understand given our experience. Service was perfunctory and impersonal, food arrived so cold as to be inedible, bill was screwed up, waiter brought us a liter and a half bottle of water for two people. This restaurant needs a strong manager to pull it together. After much experience I've concluded that the best... More 

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Gandhinagar, India
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

La Biznaga came recommended by my Foodie Airbnb host, and I liked it so much the first time that I repeated dinner on my 3rd and final night in Oaxaca as well. Located in the courtyard of an old mansion on Calle Garcia Vigil (IMHO prettier than the more touristy Calle Macedonia Alcala), La Biznaga provides an atmospheric setting for... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The music is so loud it is impossible to converse, worse they allow and encourage vendors to come in to the restaurant to sell their wares, constantly interrupting any conversation. We spoke to the Manager about these irritants saying that it was a pity because the food was otherwise good. He said that he liked their music just fine and... More 

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vancouver, bc
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here twice in one week and enjoyed the first time much more than the second. On both occasions we were a large group and they managed to fit us in. On my first visit I had the tuna with asparagus and found it to be delicious. Simply seared, and pink, pink, pink all the way through. My friends... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

+ good food nice clean & pretty, good flavor spicy and sweaty, waiters very welcoming - a bit delayed

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Thank Jeremie A
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This had to be some of the absolute best food I've had in Mexico. The setting and atmosphere are fantastic. The mezcal is inspiring. And it's romantic, to boot. I go back every time I visit Oaxaca. Love you guys!

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Thank Tim D
Vancouver
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a group of anywhere from 12 to 22 at our peak over our 3 week visit to Oaxaca. Found the Biznaga and thought we would try it. We enjoyed the food... the ceviche, the camarones, the mole, the drinks and the desserts when you finally get to order. The service is pretty bad. Once they took our drink... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
13:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 22:00
Thursday
13:00 - 22:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gral. Manuel Garcia Vigil 512, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 516 1800

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