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El Cardenal Alameda

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$15 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It seems bizarre to recommend a restaurant in the Hilton lobby as being authentic. We were skeptical at first but the reviews don’t lie. The food here is so delicious and made with love. It’s traditional Mexican cuisine and the amount of locals in the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nofiltertraveling
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurante is one of the one who you can eat the best Mexican food for a good price. The atnosphere is great, because thi establishment Keeps the best of the Mexican restaurantes that we have for centuries. Nos this restaurante is located in the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank victolosa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the two weeks leading up to my trip to Mexico City I was very much looking forward to a trip to El Cardenal. I planned my visit to coincide with the Baile Foklorico at Bellas Artes down the street. I woke the Littles up...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Eve_in_the_World
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the best places in Mexico City. is real classic Mexican food...is a family place to enjoy the Grand mother cusine...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Enrique R
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with family. It is located in the lobby of the Hilton hotel (in front of the Alameda park). The restaurant is not related to the hotel. It is a solid and good restaurant with good food & good service. You MUST...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ViajeroNJ
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Wonderful service and setting. Good food. Loved their appetizer...cheese, avocado, green sauce. So glad we read other recommendations and didn’t miss this experience!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rottermanjf
Reviewed November 15, 2018

The food, service and ambiance are top quality. Located in the middle of one of the most historical areas of the city. This restaurant is a must if you want to experience real Mexican cuisine.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LuisC5489
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Inside the Hilton Reforma is El Cárdenal, apparently one of the hottest all-day dining places in the city. We had breakfast at 8am on a Sunday, and by the time we left an hour later a line had formed outside. I imagine it would have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TingCO
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Thanks to Lonely Planet recommendation we found this incredible restaurant . Very popular so had a short wait for a table but it was well worth the wait! Excellent food and top notch service - great wines and we felt it was one of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Debskidd
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We had cecina, pancita and eggs. Everything was flavorful and well presented. The bakery offers a great selection of traditional Mexican bread that are freshly baked and so yummy. The pan de muerto was delicious and buttery. Service was quick and courteous, the fruits and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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beenthereonce
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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danielr
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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edithguerra
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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