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Ruta Oaxaca Mexican Cuisine
Taste all the amazing authentic flavors from Mexico City to Oaxaca! A route that you wont forget!
Enjoy Ruta Oaxaca!
Chicken, Oaxaca mole, queso fresco, crema, onions, cilantro
Market fish, guajillo marinated, pineapple, avocado salsa verde, coleslaw, cilantro
Slow cooked baby back ribs, guava chipotle glaze, cherry tomatoes, fennel salad
The best new restaurant in Astoria
Service was great and staff was friendly. Food is delicious, a bit pricier. Noise level is *loud* (it was Saturday night), but definitely would recommend the restaurant find some sound dampening material. I’m all for an energetic vibe, but it was borderline uncomfortable and I could not hear my dinner partner at all.
It was nice to see the restaurant full, but the volume was excruciating. We ignored it and yelled across the table like everyone else was doing, because the food was worth it. Fresh, delicious, flavorful bites of amazing food. The best Mexican food. Next time, we'll eat outside.
Everything was phenomenal! Service is super friendly and food is fantastic!
Amazing service, prices were fair. Food was stellar. They let us hang out for hours. We can’t wait to go back here.
Had the most wonderful meal! The Bunuelos and the Ribs Istmenas were the true standouts as well as the cocktails and the mezcal tiramisu. Can’t wait to go back and try more mole items and have a few more cocktails!
Also our server was an absolute delight and made excellent suggestions. The only slight negative is that our entrées took a bit longer to come out than I expected.
Food was very good and service was even better. Will definitely be back!
Amazing as always!! Emilio is the BEST!! Cocktails were perfect, food always delicious and vibe excellent!
The best Mexican restaurant in NYC!
The food takes you back to Oaxaca from the first to the last taste.
I recommend this place to anyone that wants to enjoy good food and drinks.
Amazing staff! Extremely friendly and attentive. The food was great. So many rich flavors and options. Outstanding overall experience. Can't wait to go back.
Everything about this restaurant is amazing from the service to the food. Tacos are made with in house made fresh tortillas. Their ribs are out of this world and that house salsa is the best I’ve ever had.
Give this place all the stars. Such a good experience! Can’t wait to go back!
Awesome food, great food, fantastic drinks!
Food was different than typical Mexican. Very tasty and large portions. Background music too loud even after we asked them to turn it down.
Delicious food and drink with extremely friendly service. The whole meal was a pleasure...a great addition to the neighborhood and I will definitely be back!
Ruta has quickly become my favorite neighborhood restaurant. 10/10 would recommend!
Great experience. Will be back.
Food was delicious and service was great!
Amazinnnggg food and great drinks! Try everything! You won't be disappointed. Restaurant is beautiful with a great vibe and the staff is super friendly and make great recommendations.
An absolute gem. Perhaps the best upscale Mexican cuisine in Astoria. We now fully appreciate the artful difference between familiar TexMex preparations and authentic Oaxacan creations. A welcome addition in an especially restrictive time.
I have nothing but positive things to say. Everything was fantastic. We have a great experience.
Mexican, kicked up a level- tastes fantastic, best mole ever, plate presentation is very nice. Service was fantastic, like 4 people waiting on us, and they threw in a surprise complementary delicious bite as an appetizer. Serving size was ample. 3 of us got out of there for about $40 per person including signature drinks- a pretty good value for the quality of food and service.
Excellent food and service. We started with the calamari which was fried with jalapeño slices. Then the fish tacos and shrimp costenos. Everything was great
Food is awesome. Terrific presentation and really good quality with some unxpected flavor combinations. Will be back for sure.
I haven't eaten inside a restaurant since 2020....until Ruta. I couldn't have picked a better restaurant to dine. Ruta is a welcome gem in Astoria! Cosme, our server, was friendly and attentive, mindful of my gluten allergy and recommending dishes accordingly. From the margaritas to the freshly made chips and salsa to the appetizers and the entrees - everything had an intricate profile of Oaxacan flavors. We ordered the Sexy Oaxaca and Como La Flor margaritas, the shrimp flautas, esquites, cochinita tacos, and the enchilada mole. Not one dish or drink was disappointing. I feel lucky to have brought home leftovers and eagerly looked forward to having it for lunch the next day. Thank you, Cosme and Ruta! I can't wait to return!
Food was just amazing, we enjoyed it so much. The shrimp appetizers and cochinillas tacos were really good, but the ribs are to die for. And try desserts if you have space left, very surprising and tasty flan with fruit sauce.
Iris couldn’t have been more kind. Made 8pm inside rez for a Thursday night. We had the restaurant to ourselves. we ordered the guacamole and chips, enchilada mole and fish tacos. All was fresh, hot and delicious. Salsa music was playing and there was so much space we wanted to get up and dance. Can’t wait for them to get their liquor license.
Amazing food. The service was on pint and they were very friendly. Jose It as outstanding host. Can’t wait to go back. The food food was truly authentic
Hola Brandon, We truly appreciate your wonderful feedback, and we had a such great time serving you at Ruta Oaxaca. We can wait to see you back soon. Ruta Oaxaca Family.
Amazing food. Good service. Can’t wait to go back.
Dear Micheal, Thank you so much for your feedback, can wait to share it with our whole staff. Ruta Oaxaca Family.
Ruta Oaxaca Mexican Cuisine offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (929) 349-1228.
Ruta Oaxaca Mexican Cuisine is rated 4.7 stars by 29 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.