November 02, 2022

La Oaxaqueña's Dazzling Menu Features Enchiladas, Street Tacos and More

For a taste of traditional Oaxaxan cuisine, head to La Oaxaqueña in Mehlville, where you'd be a fool not to try the tamales and the molotes — football-shaped fritters stuffed with a blend of mild chorizo and potatoes.

Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "La Oaxaqueña Deliciously Serves Up Oaxacan Food and a Family's Memories"
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Empanadas fritas — two handmade fried corn tortillas stuffed with Oaxaca cheese or chicken, topped with refried black beans, cabbage, queso fresco and salsa.
Mabel Suen
Empanadas fritas — two handmade fried corn tortillas stuffed with Oaxaca cheese or chicken, topped with refried black beans, cabbage, queso fresco and salsa.
Tlayuda, a hardened tortilla filled with refried black beans, asiento (unrefined pork lard), cabbage, meat, avocado and Oaxaca cheese.
Mabel Suen
Tlayuda, a hardened tortilla filled with refried black beans, asiento (unrefined pork lard), cabbage, meat, avocado and Oaxaca cheese.
Tamales made with fresh corn masa filled with chicken and mole sauce, wrapped in plantain leaves.
Mabel Suen
Tamales made with fresh corn masa filled with chicken and mole sauce, wrapped in plantain leaves.
Molotes, made up of fresh  masa filled with chorizos, potatoes and cheese, fried and topped with refried beans, cabbage, queso fresco and salsa.
Mabel Suen
Molotes, made up of fresh masa filled with chorizos, potatoes and cheese, fried and topped with refried beans, cabbage, queso fresco and salsa.
Picaditas, or three pinched edge corn tortillas made with fresh blue masa, covered with asiento (unrefined pork lard), refried black beans, cheese, cilantro and onions.
Mabel Suen
Picaditas, or three pinched edge corn tortillas made with fresh blue masa, covered with asiento (unrefined pork lard), refried black beans, cheese, cilantro and onions.
Street tacos with fresh handmade corn tortillas.
Mabel Suen
Street tacos with fresh handmade corn tortillas.
Caldo de res, a soup made with beef bones, potatoes, corn, baby carrots and green beans, served with onions, tortillas and lime.
Mabel Suen
Caldo de res, a soup made with beef bones, potatoes, corn, baby carrots and green beans, served with onions, tortillas and lime.
Enchiladas de mole with handmade corn tortillas filled with chicken in mole sauce, topped with onions and cilantro.
Mabel Suen
Enchiladas de mole with handmade corn tortillas filled with chicken in mole sauce, topped with onions and cilantro.
Beverages include agua frescas and margaritas.
Mabel Suen
Beverages include agua frescas and margaritas.
A selection of dishes from La Oaxaqueña (clockwise from top): enchiladas de mole, picaditas, street tacos and molotes.
Mabel Suen
A selection of dishes from La Oaxaqueña (clockwise from top): enchiladas de mole, picaditas, street tacos and molotes.