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Mercaderes

Avenida Cinco de Mayo #57 | near the Catedral Metropolitana, Mexico City 06090, Mexico
+52 55 5510 2213
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (7 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Avenida Cinco de Mayo #57 | near the Catedral Metropolitana, Mexico City 06090, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was delightful, and the signs were all good. Then I ordered the stuffed Chile Rellenos with mole sauce, and things went south. Within a few hours, I was violently ill, and it did not stop for another 36 hours, until the last speck...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andre W
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed February 27, 2018

We had our first meal in Mexico at The Mercaderes - a very promising start to the holiday! The food was very good as were the cocktails, The warm 'bread appetiser' was so moreish we couldn't manage dessert - shame. We intendeded to nibble a...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JoanofKent
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We stumbled upon this restaurant after a long morning of exploring. As others have mentioned, the bread is great (please note that they charge you per person for the bread). We loved that there were many Mexican families enjoying a Sunday lunch. The main courses...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Patricia S
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Excellent food and service, although I found it a little overpriced, comparing with other excellent restaurants in the area. I had Maguey worms (yes, worms, and they were delicious) and one out-of-this-world beef carpaccio dish. Worth the visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Juan B
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Good Mexican food with great taste. The chicken tamarind was tasteful and well composed. The beef was very tender and had a great flavour. We got extra, great, bread when asked for, and also good recommendations by the staff. Quiet environment. Wine list with lots...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Almgren4711
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic place with quality service and delicious local dishes prepared in very elegant style. Worth try!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Rebecca Z
Reviewed May 27, 2018

On Sunday night, at 19:40, I entered the place. It looked welcoming from outside. I was told right away, the kitchen will be closed at 20:00. I accepted, ordered a salad with grilled chicken. I was served before 20. The grilled chicken was burned, pieced...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank vladimir l
Reviewed May 20, 2018

This place is very elegant, and on teh day I went all teh clientele was Mexican. I have never seen so many waiters in aa restaurant: as a result, the service is superb, fast but not hurries. You should see how they set linen on...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Viktor S
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Dinner here was better than expected. It appears to be one of the many traditional restaurants in the historic center. However, the service was gracious and the food was outstanding. I had chicken in mole, which was terrific. The chicken was moist, tender and delicious....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Alan R
Reviewed March 9, 2018

In a positive way old fashioned and elegant restaurant just one block away from the cathedral in Mexico Citys downtwon. We ordered a very well seasoned salad with pears, caramelized pecan nuts and blue cheese. We also ordered a ´chile relleno´ or stuffed green pepper...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank TonantzinS3
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Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cinco de Mayo #57 | near the Catedral Metropolitana, Mexico City 06090, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Cuauhtemoc
  • Neighbourhood: Cuauhtemoc
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5510 2213
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Description
Located in the heart of Mexico City, just half a block from the cathedral, with the best atmosphere, a place where the fusion of colonial architecture and fine dining are given easily. Enjoy a good wine, accompanied by the best and finest dishes in a unique atmosphere in the historic center of Mexico City, or simply enjoy a pleasant chat and a drink in our bar area if you plan to visit the center of our city considers an excellent dining experience in Mercaderes.
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