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“Lovely place for lunch”
Review of El Pendulo

El Pendulo
Ranked #411 of 4,523 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Condesa
Helsinki
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Lovely place for lunch”
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 a spot of lunch

Visited February 2013
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
1,085 reviews
465 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
“Great concept, good ambiance, decent breakfast ... iffy for dinner/lunch”
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 differently).

The breakfast is pretty decent but the food on the dinner and lunch menus never really inspires me much. Pricing is just.

  • Visited February 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lovely book shop/cafe”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

Excellent environment and book selection. If you love books, this place is a must. Buy a book, order a coffee and enjoy the terrace.

Visited November 2012
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Cuauhtémoc, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good Food, Great Music, Bad Service”
Reviewed December 6, 2012

I go there very often, first couple of times I thought the service was bad because of how full it gets, but as I started going more times, I realized that the service is extremely slow and they are not visiting your table from time to time to make sure everything is alright or if there is something missing in your order.

The music is great, the location and the place is alright and the food quality and taste is pretty awsome though!

  • Visited August 2012
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Mexico City, Mexico
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good Place to have a book”
Reviewed September 11, 2012

it is a library with cofre and restaurant service, if you buy a book and have time to seat and read a little.
Food and cofre is good, but it is a library, so dont expect gourmet products.

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