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El Pendulo

Nuevo Leon 115, Mexico City, Mexico
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Ranked #168 of 1,659 restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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97 reviews 97 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Helsinki
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Had a lovely soup here for lunch of a few occasions and very much enjoyed it. The service may not be the quickest in town (read: they keep on forgetting about people :-)), but sitting out on the terrace there was plenty of people-watching to do thus didn't mind. Not sure how it is at dinnertime, but can recommend for... More

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Top Contributor
282 reviews 282 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

My wife and I go all the time to both the Roma and Condesa locations ... (the Roma and Zona Rosa locations have a nice bar/live show area on the 3rd floor/2nd floor respectively unlike the other locations). The concept is cool and the designs of the locations are always very interesting and comfortable and different (each location is designed... More

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