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

El Cardenal
Ranked #5 of 3,464 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $75
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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144 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Ferise
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English first
San Jose, Costa Rica
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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1 Thank Enrique D
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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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3 Thank David F
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Ensenada, Mexico
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good Breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 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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2 Thank karife28
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Mexico
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248 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 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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3 Thank MexChilanga
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