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El Cardenal Alameda

Avenida Juarez 70 | inside the Hilton Hotel, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
+52 55186632
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“bread” (28 reviews)
“tortillas” (16 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Juarez 70 | inside the Hilton Hotel, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Reviewed today

Amazing Mexican food!! Prices are very moderate, enfrijoladas are a must! Also the Chile relleno, the only thing I didn’t like was that they pretend to be a fine dining restaurant when it’s actually very casual.

Thank LR_J85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is always a garanty in El Cardenal. I am used to the other Cardenals like in La Paz street in San Angelin, I love the atmosfhere and somehow I feel like food is better, but since El cardenal is always full, waiting list can...More

Thank Luz V
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Cardinal is definately one of those times when you want to splurge and have a fancy lunch "comida". With cloth napkins, fine china and an elite staff, you with no doubt experience a 5 star meal. Try the classic Chile Relleno, especially if you...More

Thank cepedarussell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going for breakfast or lunch is a must! Food has the flavor and the right temperature, it is perfect cooked! They bake their bread, that is tasteful, also! I asked for barbacoa, and I can tell that is the best barbacoa in Mexico City. The...More

Thank Sonia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional mexican food with excellent ingredients, the waiters are very well prepared and advice you about each meal.

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you have breakfast or lunch, food and service are just wonderful. My only complaint is that it is not opened after 7/8 pm.

Thank ana luisa m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has excellent cuisine It’s very famous for their breakfast, prepare to make a Q if you are late One of the Specialties that you need to try at the restaurant is called NATA... it’s cold milk in a different consistency that you can...More

Thank masterpaquito
Reviewed 1 week ago

The natas (the thing that the milk does when is heated, like a cream) with bread and chocolate is very good

Thank diveshark68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bad thing about this hotel restaurant is their hours!!The restaurant is not affiliated with the Hilton but none the less inside the Hilton premises . This restaurant for some crazy reason unbeknownst to me closes at 6:30 pm. Why so early? To eat dinner here...More

Thank 7ContinentGal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quality of meals, relaxing ambient and good location (right in front of the Alameda, near Bellas Artes Palace) makes this a perfect place to make a stop and "recharge your batteries" after exploring Mexico City's downtown. Try any of the fresh fruit waters to accompany...More

Thank Mijarega
This beautiful park was once the playground for the
wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now
the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend
a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for
souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a
bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander
around admiring the charming gardens and the
sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may
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Questions & Answers
October 14, 2017|
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Response from Rest_ElCardenal | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we do have a menu in English, with a detailed description of each of our dishes. Kind regards.
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February 2, 2017|
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Response from Rest_ElCardenal | Property representative |
Hello, we do accept credit cards: visa, mastercard, etc. Kind regards.
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August 1, 2016|
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Response from Martha T | Reviewed this property |
no more than $15 UsD per person
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $28
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Juarez 70 | inside the Hilton Hotel, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Alameda
  • Neighborhood: Alameda
  • Phone Number: +52 55186632
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