Look no further – traditional Oaxacan food awaits you in Ballard.

I was beginning to lose hope that there’s any authentic Mexican food in Seattle. Low and behold, a friend took me to La Carta de Oaxaca in Ballard and my faith is restored. You won’t find gobs of cheese piled on runny refried beans here – the food is fresh, well-seasoned and to top it off, inexpensive. The place can get packed, but the food and wait are worth it.