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“Excelnt food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Cardenal

El Cardenal
Av. de las Palmas 215, Mexico City 11000, Mexico (Centro)
26 23 04 02
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Ranked #6 of 1,756 restaurants in Mexico City
Price range: $20 - $75
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Excelnt food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

The food is delicious , you never go wrong with what you order. There are many locations and they are all very good . Also the price is great

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Jose, Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Fine mexican cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Great food! Do not miss its Nata and bollería. There are tasty vegetarian dishes hidden in the menú, like the dos quesos soup.

The best: an old and charming gentleman playing nostalgic "piezas" in an old fashioned piano. You can ask him to play music from Agustin LAra (Granada) or La Violetera, remembering the great Sarita Montiel.

Visited May 2013
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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Busy on weekends”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Its popular and crowded on the weekend brunch. The restaurant is obviously a famous spot for both tourists and locals but its a bit dated and seems mediocre compared to some of the other spots nearby.

Visited February 2013
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Ensenada, Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Good Breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

El Cardenal was recommended by 3 different friends, so we needed to go. It was a really good breakfast. The service not so good, since It was really full.

Visited March 2013
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Mexico
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110 reviews 110 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Consistently good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Great breakfast food, authentic mexican, excellent service and decent prices. Fresh juices and real hot chocolate. Always a lineup so make sure you either have a reservation or arrive early. Valet parking is great, but need to collect your car underground - ask the waitstaff & they will direct you.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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