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El Pendulo

Nuevo Leon 115, Mexico City, Mexico
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Ranked #120 of 1,807 Restaurants in Mexico City
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Bendigo, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

A friend and I visited this really funky looking bookshop/cafe in early June this year and were incredibly disappointed. We came on a Saturday which must be their busiest day. We waited about 15 minutes for a table (which was fine because we had a whole bookshop to browse) and we were seated upstairs. When we sat down we asked... More

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Cambridge
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122 reviews 122 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I think this is a good bookstore with lots of cool notebooks and stuff like that but most of the books are encased in plastic. This is confusing for a North American who wants to browse a few pages. Cafe is ok but service is slow. I think they expect that people will just want to come and sit for... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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177 reviews 177 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

We were There at night and this should be listed under Bukowski's .Great appies to go along with really good listening jazz depending on the evening. Check it out you won't be disappointed with either!! Located on Hamburgo in the zona Rosa.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Pendulo is my go to brunch spot, especially enjoyable (but often busy) on weekend mornings when they have live classical music from 11-1. They do good traditional Mexican breakfasts (like chilaquiles, huevos rancheros, huevos a la mexicana) with a slightly upscale twist and have excellent deserts (try the Mississipi mud pie if you're craving chocolate!). Pricier than some local places,... More

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Cali, Colombia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Good place for coffee, food is ok considering the place is actually a bookstore. More of a coffee shop than an actual restaurant.

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New York City, New York
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139 reviews 139 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This became one of my favorite places in Mexico City. The food there is delicious! i took the Pendulo eggs and it was so yummy, plus the home made jam are amazing. They have great coffee too. The wifi worked perfectly and i was able to talk to my parents through skype without any interruptions. Also the book store itself... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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92 reviews 92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

A must place to visit, if coming to D.F. and you're lucky enough to be in the Condesa, take a walk to this eatery to work up the appetite. After your meal take a stroll through nearby Amsterdam to process your indulgence. They locations all around DF, to include Polanco, Sante Fe, Perisur, Zona Rosa and Roma. Known to have... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Imagine you enter a four floors old book store with an atrium in the middle with a chic ambient and nice / cultivated atmosphere, but inviting and informal. You feel like you are feeding not your body but your spirit. You can take a look to the books or magazines around you in the menatime you are pampered with an... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Book n Breakfast. At "El Pendulo" you can have the best juice of your day, with the delicious "huevos divorciados". Take it easy on the sauces... You don´t want to ruin the rest of your day. Enjoy La Condesa.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

The best thing here is the menu - you get anything form a poet's omelet to a novelist's sandwich. Flavors are good and full of mexican traditional ingredients.

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