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Zandunga sabor istmeño, Oaxaca de Juárez, OAX

Zandunga sabor istmeño

4.2
4.2
171 Reviews
MXN310 to MXN500
Traditional Mexican
Zandunga comenzó en la barra de la cocina, en la sala, el comedor o en el patio, donde la gente llegaba a disfrutar los fines de semana de garnachas y platillos elaborados por Aurora Toledo. En 2002 abrió formalmente sus puertas como restaurante. Hoy en día cuanta con dos restaurantes Zandunga Sabor Istmeño y La Zandunguera donde su compromiso es otorgar a la gastronomía istmeña el lugar que se merece; una de las mejores cocinas del estado de Oaxaca. El patio principal es acogedor, los salones son especiales para momentos inolvidables y la Mezcaleria es una de las mejores selecciones de mezcales de la ciudad

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 2 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    MXN310 to MXN500
  • Cuisines
    Traditional Mexican, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Regional Mexican
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Sat 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    951 516 2265
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Resort Casual
  • Executive chef
    Aurora Toledo
  • Catering
    Menus completos, rompehielos, bocadillos, barra libre
  • Private party facilities
    ¡Imagina tu momento especial en nuestro hermoso patio !
  • Neighborhood
    Oaxaca
  • Cross street
    por las calles Jesus Carranza y Allende Cerca de la Iglesia de Sto Domingo
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    Porfirio Diaz esquina Jesus Carranza
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 171 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 3.9Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Oaxaca

    Good for business meals

  • Oaxaca

    Good for business meals

  • Oaxaca

    Good for groups

  • Oaxaca

    Neighborhood gem

  • Oaxaca

    Great for outdoor dining

  • Oaxaca

    Romantic

  • Oaxaca

    Good for special occasions

  • Oaxaca

    Vegetarian-friendly

  • Oaxaca

    Most Booked

  • Oaxaca

    Best Overall

  • Oaxaca

    Best Food

  • Oaxaca

    Best Ambiance

  • Oaxaca

    Best Value

  • Oaxaca

    Innovative

  • Oaxaca

    Great for creative cocktails

  • Oaxaca

    Healthy

  • Oaxaca

    Neighborhood gem

  • Oaxaca

    Good for special occasions

  • Oaxaca

    Most Booked

171 Reviews
  1. ErikaB

    Mexico City

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    El servicio y sabor muy bueno. Los cocktails muy frescos

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  2. MguerreroAS

    Mexico City

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Mal servicio (lento), no me ofrecieron postre y cuando pedimos mezcales el que pedimos luego no había y pidiendo otro sirvieron un corto completo y el otro a la mitad porque no les quedaba más…. Mala experiencia!

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  3. JulianaD

    New York City

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    El lugar es muy lindo y acogedor. La comida estuvo deliciosa. Nos encantó

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    La comida y el servicio son lo que más destaca, el ambiente es bueno y en clima cálido es muy bueno.

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  5. PAMELAD

    Oaxaca

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excelente comida regional sin tener que ir a la costa… la presentación es muy bonita y la atención excelente de los meseros… muy recomendable.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    La comida maravillosa, el servio malísimo. Todo llegó tarde, nunca nos hacían caso.

    1 person found this helpful

  7. Carlos

    Baja California

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food, awesome service, and people!! Will go again soon!!

    1 person found this helpful

  8. Weaver

    Los Angeles

    41 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on February 26, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    I saw good reviews for this on Open Table but we didn't have a good experience here. We were four for dinner. Our server took our drink order and then about 15 minutes later two of us got our drinks and then another 20 minutes later we had to ask where the other two drinks were. Our server never checked on us and we didn't see him around. We had to ask another server for help. We were finally able to order dinner and then after another 45 minutes again we had to ask another server to check on our food. Then our appetizer and dinners all came at one time. We saw other tables ordering after us and eating and finished before we had our food. All of us thought the food was alright but not worth the wait we had and not worth going back again.

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  9. JamesL

    Seattle

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    The waiter was unfriendly - he never smiled. And while the wine was being poured both courses of our meal arrived - together, and way too soon! My Spanish is bad, so I am partly to blame, but the waiter seemed completely untrained.

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  10. AmoOaxaca

    San Francisco

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely atmosphere. Food is good and the mescal margaritas are excellent. One can actually hear each other talk in regard to noise level. The owner/managers need to work on the servers' uneven attention spans and attitudes (specifically, the young men). Will go back because it is an overall lovely place to dine.

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  11. Mehdi

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great value restaurant. Very tasty food. Waiters advised us on options.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    16 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Decepcionó mis expectativas, el mole con el pollo frío da la impresión de que lo integran al servirlo, por lo que no tiene sabor, el tajo seco y salado. Que pena pues es de los más antiguos y recomendados.

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Garantizar tener la totalidad de la carta ofertada

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Monterrey

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Me parece que tiene una comida excelente , precios acorde a la experiencia, bebidas de calidad de un buen barista, buen diseño y ambiente

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  15. Angelic

    Mexico City

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Deliciosa la comida y excelente lugar en donde la vista al cielo da un acompañamiento poético a la comida.

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  16. michelada2k

    Denver

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We were a group of 5 and unfortunately we were highly disappointed. We had empanadas, the mole with pork and mole enchiladas. No one was able to enjoy their food. The service and ambiance was great!

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  17. Regina

    London

    18 reviews

    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    I would definitely recommend this restaurant. Good food and great margaritas in a lovely courtyard.

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  18. ChuckC

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing ambience. Great service. Some of the Istmo dishes and flavors are new to our norteamerico pallet but worth the adventure.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    El tamal de elote y la tlayuda, espectaculares!!! El lugar bastante agradable

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  20. DEANTOJO

    Mexico City

    6 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Desde nuestra llegada la hostess parecía que no quería dar mesas, le pedimos que nos agregara a la lista a lo que se negó. Diciendo que te ia una lista de espera y que si queríamos nos sentaramos y si había chance nos pasaba. He de hacer notar que siempre hubo mesas disponible. Al ver el mal trato que daba obte por lo que realice la reserva por Open Table. La misma que marcaba lugares libres para reservar. Y tome la de las 16:15 hrs. Cuando pase con la hostess y le dije que tenia reserva se molesto más... jajaja pero no le quedó de otra que dejarnos pasar. La realidad es un restaurante sin mucho chiste. La comida no cumplió con las expectativas que se supone comentaban. La sopa la sirvieron fría y se solicitó en 2 ocasiones que la calentaran. El pollo con mole regular y lo sirven con el arroz batido. Claro que no pedimos postre... Es un lugar que no recomiendo por que el servicio dejó mucho que desear. Pésimo servicio al turista. Eviten ir.

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  21. ArturoA

    Mexico City

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Pésimo servicio. No lo recomiendo. Nunca llegó la comida y en servir las bebidas se tardaron 40 minutos

    1 person found this helpful

  22. EduardoT

    Monterrey

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    pesimo servicio de meseros y capitan; se tardaron mas de una hora en traer la comida y estaba fria; ruido espantoso de la contrucción de al lado; No vale la pena perder su tiempo ni su dinero en este espantoso restaurante

    1 person found this helpful

  23. OpenTable Diner

    Oaxaca

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    La comida exquisita! Pero están haciendo una obra al lado y la experiencia fue terrible. Estaban con un rotomartillo demoliendo muros todo el tiempo que estuvimos ahí. Es una lástima.

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Siempre es una garantía la comida y el lugar tiene un ambiente muy cómodo y agradable. Estaban haciendo un reparación aparentemente alado y el ruido era imposible

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of our very favorite meals in Oaxaca! We love the tlayuda and chicken tamales. The drinks are wonderful. The atmosphere is relaxing and elegant. We will return!

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excelente atención y servicio, los sabores y texturas únicos.

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  27. LauraG

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 6, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excelente servcio y la comida deliciosa. Muy recomendable!

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  28. Eritrea

    Mexico City

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excelente sabor y servicio, el lugar es muy amplio y bonito

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  29. CIA85044

    Phoenix

    16 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Nice place, very chilled environment. Food was decent but not memorable. The waiter kept forgetting one drink, out of five. One plate arrived late. Could have been a better experience.

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  30. Javier

    San Antonio

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent dining experience. Food was very good. Service was superb. Ambience was perfect. Not loud or with the awful music playing in other places.

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  31. ErikaA

    Mexico City

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Hicimos reserva casi una semana antes de ir, teniamos el espcio reservado para el patio. Al llegar decidieron mandarnos adentro donde estábamos solos. La comida bien, nada extraordinario y el servicio bien también.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Unspecified

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Deliciosa la comida, el servicio un poco lento. Vale la pena la Comida

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  33. JavB

    Mexico City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excelente comida y servicio. La botana Zandunga es una muy buena manera de probar una variedad de platillos istmeños.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Pésimo servicio muy tardado falta mucho personal Como es posible que en temporada alta no se prevengan

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Que pena volver al Zandunga después de 3 años y ver que ya no es lo mismo, para empezar la carta incompleta. Veníamos por la carne horneada y nos dieron un adobo reseco en fin que pena.

    1 person found this helpful

  36. CSalinas

    Monterrey

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on November 1, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Faltan más meseros. Tienen poco personal para atender al cliente. Si pedías limones te traían media rodaja de limón. Si pedías tortillas para 6 personas te traían 2 tortillas. Escatiman mucho en esos detalles. Buen sabor en la comida. Raciones pequeñas.

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  37. AL12

    San Francisco

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 20, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    They were out of carajillos and several desserts so the experience was not as good as expected

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  38. SDTravelMom

    San Diego

    39 reviews

    3.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Interior design is wonderful. But food was just ok. Has guacamole with chapulines. Chapulines were way too salty. Tlayudas ..very large portion but just ok. Estofado ok. Overall food is good but not fantastic

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  39. Draitz

    New York City

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Riquisimo sin duda volveris y 100% lo recomendaria, muy buena comida

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excelentes alimentos , excelente servicio, la coctelería muy buena

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FAQs

Zandunga sabor istmeño offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 951 516 2265.

Zandunga sabor istmeño is rated 4.2 stars by 171 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 2 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Zandunga sabor istmeño

C. de Manuel García Vigil 512, Oaxaca de Juárez, OAX 68000

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    por las calles Jesus Carranza y Allende Cerca de la Iglesia de Sto Domingo
  • Neighborhood
    Oaxaca
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Sat 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    MXN310 to MXN500
  • Cuisines
    Traditional Mexican, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Regional Mexican
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Resort Casual
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    Porfirio Diaz esquina Jesus Carranza
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Aurora Toledo
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    951 516 2265
  • Catering
    Menus completos, rompehielos, bocadillos, barra libre
  • Private party facilities
    ¡Imagina tu momento especial en nuestro hermoso patio !
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