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El Cardenal

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Mexican
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Av. De Las Palmas 215, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
2623 0402
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8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 266
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  • 142
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Buenisimo

Best breakfast in town, great service, super location, they make many different variations of mexican huevos, with diferent sauces, but their freshly baked bread is the best Try their Pan de Anis

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Shragaus
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Best breakfast in town, great service, super location, they make many different variations of mexican huevos, with diferent sauces, but their freshly baked bread is the best Try their Pan de Anis

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is a most if you're planning on going to one of the largest cities. The family ambiance is great the food to die for and the service excellent. Love their hot chocolate and sweet bread. One of my favorite places for breakfast and brunch

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Mexico City, Mexico
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It´s a really cozy place with great food. The breath is great and the duck tacos are the best ones I´ve ever had. The only downfall is that you need to make a reservation because almost all the time it´s full.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

You will enjoy top mexican cuisine, in one of the tradionals restaurants the main restaurant is downtown this is one is located in a high level suburb nice place to enjoy good food and know one of the best neighborhoods

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I've been to this restaurant about 5 or 6 times now, a favourite of my father in law. He'd probably rate it higher! The restaurant is very busy for Sunday lunch and you can expect a lengthy wait if you don't get there early. 45 minutes to an hour. The food is pretty good, although being a semi vegetarian my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good service and staff members are ok. Great Mexican food and dishes. Must visit when in Mexico City.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I really love visiting El Cardenal with my family on Sundays to have a typical Mexican breakfast. I would strongly recommend the typical Conchas and Chocolatin which are freshly baked at the restaurant with a cup of hot chocolate. Then their famous Huevos Hacienda de Puebla o Casuela de Huevos con frijoles. Also, there is a great variety of typical... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Superior service in a business friendly environment. When it comes to service El Cardenal at the Hilton Reforma cannot be beat. The attentive staff is constantly watching for your every need. The food is very good (especially the Mole), and there is something to please every palate. For a group of 5 including beverages, appetizers, enter, coffee and dessert the... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Service is great, people is kind and happy to help. They will help you to choose their best options from their wide selection of dishes in the menu. I strongly recommend it.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

wonderful ambiance; good traditional food; exc service. Very pleasant spot for a mid day meal in the middle of a walking tour of the historical center

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Additional Information about El Cardenal

Address: Av. De Las Palmas 215, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
Phone Number: 2623 0402
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 75
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. De Las Palmas 215, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: 2623 0402

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 75
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?