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La Cocina Oaxaquena
La Cocina Oaxaquena

La Cocina Oaxaquena Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.lacocinaoaxaquena.com
  • Phone: (206) 623-8226
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am

    Open Sundays: 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Tina Pinello
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Melrose And Pine Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: There is a pay lot adjacent to our restaurant or there is street parking.
A word from La Cocina Oaxaquena
We offer Authentic Southern Mexican Cuisine using only the freshest ingredients. Everything is made fresh in house as to not compromise the integrity of our dishes.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLate Night Find
Diner Reviews
  • "La Oaxaquena..just okay. A LOT of promise but nothing notable about the Oaxaquen food. Would LOVE it to have been CREATIVE Oaxaquen food, especially given the great location."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Fun and enjoyable...a tasty neighborhood gem. Loved the sangria and homemade tortillas! Will be back for more."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "There was nothing specifically wrong with this place. It's just that Mezcalaria Oaxaqua already does it better."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Good food and drinks, got outdoor seating on a summer night"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Moved from So. California and have been on the hunt for decent (have lowered the bar) Mexican food in Seattle. Tried La Cocina Oaxaquena and it exceeded our expectations for Mexican food in Seattle! We have finally found a place that we could go to for GREAT Mexican food!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Reasonable price, great location, a lengthy menu, and food is presented nicely."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Service was great, food was great, price was great."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "True Mexican food. I feel like I am back home visiting family when I taste the food here. Check out the carne asada and adobada tacos."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "This is a great lunch spot or casual dinner with friends. The large front patio is exposed to the street but set back enough to let you enjoy life on the hill. The Pazole has a nice spicy bite with large chunks of boneless pork. For Seattle, the house margarita is reasonably priced just $7, I recommend on the rocks with salt."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The food is incredible and we live to go, authentic mexican food."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "La Cocina Oaxaqueña was the perfect choice for my boyfriend´s surprise birthday dinner. I had been once before and thought the food was excellent and the atmosphere refreshingly unpretentious for Capitol Hill, both qualities I knew my boyfriend would appreciate. Making the reservation for a large group less than a week in advance, and then even changing the group size twice (we ended up with 13 total), was almost too easy-- I did everything online and only called to confirm the day before, and everything was all set! When we arrived our table was waiting for us and the service was perfect all evening, accommodating our homemade cake and splitting checks every which way with apparent ease. SO appreciated and highly recommended!!!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The service was great. Very attentive and friendly. But the food was really dissapointing. The amount of food on the plate was minuscule. The flavor was bland. I had the pork ribs and there were only two tiny pieces of ribs with extremely overcooked rice. My husband had the mole and it was also quite bland and runny, not silky as mole should be. The wine selection was dreadful as well. The only good part of the food was the warm chips and the tasty guacamole. Everything else was bad."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Finally you can have a taste of Mexico. Being Mexican, this is by far is the tastiest Mexican I've tasted in the Seattle area.... Check it out!"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Posole was quite good, though it needed the garnishes to bring up flavor. The tamale in banana leaf was large and filled with ultra-succulent pork (chicken also available) with a sweetish dark mole. Very attentive service."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Great service, friendly staff and bartender. The food is truly amazing!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The mole is outstanding, easily the best I've had, followed closely by the al pastor tacos. The margaritas were also classic with great tequila and not a lot of sweetness. Only thing I noticed was the fan for the kitchen didn't seem to be on so the air was thick with the smell of the tremendous they served. Highly recommended for a quick bite before going out or a cheap date!"
    Dined on 1/17/2014