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La Carta De Oaxaca

Map & Directions 5431 Ballard Ave. N.W.
Seattle, WA 98107
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206-782-8722
  • Mexican
  • Mon-Thu 5pm-11pm, Tue-Sat 11:30am-3pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-12am
  • All Major Credit Cards, MasterCard, Visa, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Not Accepted
  • Street

Description

Seattle Weekly's Description

Perhaps the most stylishly designed Mexican restaurant in the entire Pacific Northwest, La Carta de Oaxaca in Ballard avoids every piñata-cactus-blanket cliché you've ever drunk a strawberry margarita under. Also cliché-free is its menu, great for sampling and sharing tapas-style. Mole negro, the house specialty, is on the sweet side, delicious over pork or chicken with rice and tortillas. Standouts are a spicy fish soup and fried tortillas stuffed with potatoes and beef sausage. The margaritas are practically perfect.

 
Member Reviews

  • KyoungK wrote a review for La Carta De Oaxaca
    on 11/15/10
    4

    Love their wall decorated with framed photos. Main guy in all the photos is manager's father-in-law (ha!). Great food and atmosphere. Love the different kinds of salsas you can serve yourself!

  • cchilton1 wrote a review for La Carta De Oaxaca
    on 04/29/10
    4

    Great place to go for a bday party - share drinks and split food (they are small plates).

  • tarasky wrote a review for La Carta De Oaxaca
    on 03/23/10
    4

    albondegas, it's so good. Add an order of chips and guacamole, and i'm in heaven!

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  • Bravo on 12/02/10

    This little Mexican restaurant may appear too slick to be good, but it is. You’ve never seen an all-female line rock the kitchen the way they do. -Maria Hines, Top Chef

  • Eater on 07/28/11

    The only thing better than the mole, the salsa bar and the damn delicious casual Oaxacan food is how cheap it is to eat yourself silly. Brace yourself for a crowd, but it's worth it. [Eater 38 Member]

  • Seattle Met on 11/09/11

    The brick walls of old Ballard meet the terra-cotta tiles of old Mexico in the single most teeming, table-turning, earsplitting, salsa-sloshing sensation in town.

  • Buster B. on 08/15/11

    Close your eyes and blindly choose something to eat. And a margarita.

  • Seattle Met on 06/30/10

    The brick walls of old Ballard meet the terra-cotta tiles of old Mexico in the single most teeming, table-turning, earsplitting, salsa-sloshing sensation in town.

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