A taste of Oaxaca in Seattle.

The Matriarch

“The food is good because it was made with love…” 

-Chef Gloria Perez, Head Chef of La Carta de Oaxaca and El Mezcalito

Watch this short documentary featuring our matriarch Gloria Perez and the three generations of the La Carta women. The video was produced by Food Talkies, a James Beard award-winning broadcast program.

Our Locations

La Carta De Oaxaca

Ballard

Open Monday-Saturday:

Lunch: Tuesday-Saturday from 11:30am-3pm

Dinner: Monday-Thursday from 5pm-11pm; Friday-Saturday from 5pm-midnight

Happy Hour:

Monday-Thursday from 9pm-close

Friday-Saturday from 3pm-5pm and 10pm-close

We’re open continuously from lunch to happy hour to dinner every Friday and Saturday.

El Mezcalito

Queen Anne

Open Monday-Saturday:

Lunch: Wednesday-Saturday from 11:30am-3pm

Dinner: Monday-Thursday from 4pm-10pm; Friday-Saturday from 4pm-11pm

Happy Hour:

Monday-Thursday: 4-6pm and 9pm-close

Friday-Saturday from 3pm-5pm and 10pm-close

We’re open continuously from lunch to happy hour to dinner every Friday and Saturday.

Awards & Accolades

We appreciate the shout out to La Carta in this Seattle episode of The Layover. Thank you and we love you,  Anthony Bourdain. We raise a mezcal glass in your honor, compadre.