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“Beautiful and interesting interior”
Review of El Candelero

El Candelero
Ranked #1,384 of 4,752 Restaurants in Mexico City
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Extremadura & Valencia
Reviewed August 22, 2013

The interior of this restaurant is very unique, beautiful and interesting. The service is excellent and courteous. The Mexican food is authentic and good. Order the escamoles or fried larvae - they are surprisingly tasty. I will be bringing visitors here as it is a really fun dining experience.

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Reviewed August 3, 2013

This authentic Mexican restaurant just blows the mind - mexican menu items I had never seen before (nopales vinaigrette) and standards prepared artfully. It is so beautiful inside. The staff is great. I thank my friends for guiding me a wonderful dining adventure.
The is alot to be said for traditional ethnic fare and no place says it better than El Candelaro.

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Reviewed April 26, 2012

I have eaten at El Candelero twice, the first time, the food was wonderful, the second time, rather ordinary, although the quality was fine. I will be going again to find out which of the two experiences is the more common. The service is good, but not outstanding. The decor creates a good atmosphere, and there are usually mariachi players during the evening, which adds to it. There is an inside garden area, which feels like outside and is a good place to eat. Good, but I am hoping that my next visit will let me feel that my last visit was a one-off.

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Reviewed October 15, 2011

Our hosts took us to this delightful restaurant after a conference. The decoration is colonial baroque, and seems to me spectacularly well done, especially in period of pre-Day of the Dead. Service was discrete and effective. Food: escamoles (delicious!), sopes various and intriguing, pechuga de pollo en salsa de guitlacoche: excellent. Chiles nogada: very nice. All superbly presented. Only cavils: maragaritas a bit too salty, music a bit too desentonada a veces. Our international group was overall delighted

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