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Avenida Cinco de Mayo #57 | near the Catedral Metropolitana, Mexico City 06090, Mexico
+52 55 5510 2213
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Avenida Cinco de Mayo #57 | near the Catedral Metropolitana, Mexico City 06090, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Viktor S
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

Thank JoanofKent
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Nice place and live music...Nevertheless the quality of the food is regular and overpriced. I payed for a tea $3.82 dlls as an example. The quality of the meat was low. The waiters were rude.

Thank AzulGR
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

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

Thank Tonantzin S
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

We concur with those who gave high ratings to the Tamarind chicken dish and the Chiles Encamisado, though the latter was too "picante" for me. My wife described it as "perfect." The sauce on my chicken was delicious. The presentation was strikingly impressive. Factor in...More

Thank tennismaine
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

First impression was not great. It was a thursday night and 90 % of the folks in this place were geriatric. Probably all 65 years and older. Not to be mean but if you are looking for a lively scene this is not the place....More

Thank Andrea-j C
Reviewed February 2, 2018

I was craving steak while in the CDMX and came here and wow am I glad that I did. It's a gorgeous space with incredible service in a very upscale environment but with reasonable prices because hey, it's Mexico City. The steaks are great as...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed January 20, 2018

My friends and I ate here recently. The venue and service were superb. Unfortunately, our supper was disappointing (Pechuga Mercaderes) as it was overdone and subsequently very dry. The Serrano ham appetizer sliced at your table was quite tasty. However, it ended up costing one...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed January 16, 2018

I had just gotten back from a day trip. It was late, and I was ravenously hungry. I did a map search for area restaurants and this one had good reviews. Fortunately they had a table, and I quickly ordered a tamarind-chicken dish and a...More

Thank KLoveToronto
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$25
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, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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>  > Centro Histórico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5510 2213
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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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