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Oaxaca Kitchen - New Haven

Oaxaca Kitchen - New Haven Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.oaxacakitchen.com
  • Email: chef@thali.com
  • Phone: (203) 859-5774
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Traditional Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Prasad Chirnomula
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: Custom Tailored.
  • Private Party Contact: Bruice Bennett (203) 524-5960
  • Entertainment: Contemporary Latin Music

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Crown Street
  • Public Transit: Metro North and Green Bus
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Adjacent Parking Lots & Street Parking.
A word from Oaxaca Kitchen - New Haven
Oaxaca Kitchen - known for its seven moles and for its one of a kind gourmet traditional Mexican cuisine. We offer real food of Oaxaca with great presentation by our celebrity chef Prasad Chirnomula. To name a few great dishes like Mixteco Mole, Fire Grilled Seafood Salad, Mole Verde, Mixteco Chipotle Pork Tenderloin, and Prawns Al Mezcal which makes a destination for all the food fanatics.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
Diner Reviews
  • "The meal was fine, the wine decent, the staff friendly and professional. Upon ordering desert, the waiter asked if we would like coffee. We said yes. The waiter returned a few minutes later to say they didn't have any coffee. First of all, why offer something that you don't have. Secondly, if you want people to order dessert, coffee should be a no brainer."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "I took a group of 8 people from around the world. We had strict vegetarians and people who only eat carbs and meat. One likes spicy food, another wants no heat at all in her food. Everyone was very happy. It was a Tuesday night, so relatively quiet -- easy to have a conversation across the table."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "The food was better than most Mexican places. Tacos were basic but good."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Wow! Everything we wanted and hoped for and more. Great location, directly across from Shubert! No driving or walking in the cold. The seating was up in back in a cozy spot. Lighting was great. Menu was perfect and everything, drinks, service and food was great. Food was by far some of the best Mexican I've EVER had. Prices great too. Defiantly a treasure spot. We will be back MANY. Times."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "The dining room was overcrowded, we were on top of the two tables next to us, and could not have a conversation or hear eachother. The waiter gave us a dessert we didn't order, and when we told him this (after 10 minutes of it sitting in front of us) he picked it up and put it onto the table next to us (gross!!!). Service was slow but workers were pleasant."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "... But this place is terrible. The food is mediocre at best. Needless to say, I was expecting something much better from the same management as Thali and Thali Too. Very disappointing."
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "The service was terrible; it was very slow and we had to order our drinks twice from 2 different people. The food took forever to come out, and they ran out of rice! How does a Mexican restaurant run out of rice?! So, I had to wait and it eat that after my taco. And they didn't even take it off our bill, which they should have done. The veggie taco was good. The rice and beans were bland."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "The website menu looked very interesting and the NYTimes review was enthusiastic so we were amped up. The server was competent and cordial but the food was a big letdown across the board."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "We have eaten here twice now, both times very happy. Traditional Spanish food, very well done. We also felt it was an excellent value for the cost of the meals. Pleasant staff, upstairs is nice and quiet and can't beat the location - right across the street from the Shubert. We will go back."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "We enjoyed our dinner at Oaxaca. The food was very good, the shrimp was a quite a bit spicier than expected (and was not noted on the menu), but everything else was great. The guacamole was great, just sad they don't bring you more tortilla chips, they certainly should be without extra charge as they are in most Mexican restaurants but the waitress didn't even ask if we wanted more. Salsa was very good also. Drinks were pricey but delicious. Overall we really enjoyed."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "This is for open table not for the restaurant: our reservation was not communicated to the restaurant. Had i not confirmed and had it not been a Tuesday night, 10 people (a business dinner) would have been in search of a place to eat. Not happy! Oaxaca was very polite about it however and very accommodating."
    Dined on 11/19/2013
  • "Thoroughly enjoyable place, excellent/interesting food, superb service - an excellent choice before theater, given the prompt food preparation and service."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "We had a large, unwieldy group of 13 (including 3 young children), and the staff handled us efficiently and were very attentive. The drink orders took way too long, but the foulup was acknowledged and addressed without our complaining. The food excellent, as usual, but particularly in view of the large group, it was delivered hot and fresh."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "Oaxaca is a fun place for Mexican/Southwest food. The food is tasty and the service is attentive. They offer guacamole made at your table which is wonderful."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "While the food was still good, the service didn't seem up to par as in previous visits. The waitress didn't know about some of the items on the menu because the selections were new. One of our party complained about a mixed drink the bartender had prepared. I woould go back again, but the restaurant came down a peg or two in my eyes."
    Dined on 7/14/2013