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Calabacitas Tiernas

Calle Porfirio Diaz 1105, Oaxaca 68070, Mexico
+52 951 205 1450
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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International, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Porfirio Diaz 1105, Oaxaca 68070, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I eat only organic due to a serious health issue. When I thought they were organic, I ate here fairly frequently (I live here). When I check reviews, I always like to see what the worst have to say to judge their reasoning for myself....More

Thank agavebeat
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This restaurant perfect for those folks who prefer vegan or vegetarian options. The owner, Melissa, is a great chef and offers vegan Menu del Dia ( for only 100 pesos) at least once a week. She also has vegetarian options and meals with meat if...More

Thank Pukabill69
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We loved the fresh veggies, whole grains and friendly staff. The chili relleno was delicious. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Calabacitas Tiernas on a Saturday, so unfortunately missing the menu del dia. However we had an excellent meal nonetheless! We shared a salad, the tosadas and taquitos. Everything was fantastic, but the carrot tosadas were memorable. Even if you aren’t...More

Thank sepekala
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This place is a great space to eat in. It is lit well and has a great relaxed atmosphere. The food options are amazing, vegetarian and vegan and also some fish dishes. We ate an amazing fish dish which was so tender and flavoured subtly...More

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is a fantastic restaurant serving healthy vegetarian and vegan-friendly meals and snacks with fresh ingredients in Oaxaca (some gluten-free options as well). I ate here twice during my stay, as it was less than a 5-minute walk from my hostel and they had amazing...More

1  Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I went to Calabacitas with a group of college students as part of a Mexican Popular Art Seminary field trip and all I can say is that it was one of the best experiences in our trip. The food was healthy and very delicious, and...More

1  Thank DavidRincn
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Amazing vegetarian food in oaxaca. They have vegetarian menu, excellent soup. I had sopa de chilacayota which I never tried before. Also had taquito dorado con jamaica which was really good, excellent beans. Definitely recommend for a refreshing meal especially after all the fried street...More

Thank zorgclyde
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Vegetarian food in a beautiful courtyard. We went there on a Wednesday, the menu of the day was only 100 pesos (!!!) and it included a first course (a corn soup), a salad, the main course (quiche de quelites de amaranto, espárragos y requesón), água...More

1  Thank Ana Carolina M
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My husband were in Oaxaca for six weeks in February and March of 2017. Calabacitas Tiernas became our favorite restaurant. We have eaten lunch and dinner at this lovely little cafe and were never disappointed with the food nor with the great staff. I would...More

Thank Paulette K
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Meena M
28 June 2017|
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Response from Ej8730 |
It's in the 11 or 1200 block if Porfirío Diaz.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Porfirio Diaz 1105, Oaxaca 68070, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 205 1450
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Calabacitas Tiernas is a vegetarian restaurant offering delicious, healthy meals prepared with seasonal ingredients from local Oaxacan sources.
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