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“Great experience of real mexican food”

Restaurante El Cardenal
Ranked #10 of 5,289 Restaurants in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Centro Historico
Reviewed November 27, 2012

Had a lunch. Was fortunate enough to have a local colleague help with the ordering. Unpretentious venue, great service and fresh and tasty food!

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Reviewed November 27, 2012

I was really impressed by this restaurant. It's very elegant, yet perfect for casual dining. I ordered the Chile Relleno Oaxaqueno and it was better than words can explain! Do go try this restaurant!!

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Reviewed November 26, 2012

I was there yesterday o have breakfast and although it's not the first time nor the last it is magnificent. I was in Mexico City for only a few days and for those who have visited Mexico City before know it's a big dilemma picking where you want to eat with so many restaurants and only a few limited days.

I will say, I was not disappointed. The hot bread is delicious which is always my starter with freshly made carrot juice or mandarin juice. The menu is very thorough to please most tastes. I usually have the "arrachera with chilaquiles" which is very good, or I will often have the green "chilaquiles con pollo". The service is very good. The food is fairly priced. However, be warned that on weekends the wait is often considerable. All in all, the wait is worth it.

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1  Thank m v
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

classy but not overly pretentious restaurant in San Angel; pleasant ambience, good food (especially fish), attentive service; and generally good value for money.

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Reviewed November 24, 2012 via mobile

It's worth to wait for 30 min for a breakfast in a Saturday morning. If you want to try traditional Mexican breakfast, you should place a visit. Location is good where next to Zocalo Square, attentive service, chocolate must try, bread is fresh. Nothing can be criticised. It's worth the highest rating.

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