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Restaurante El Cardenal

Av. de la Paz Num. 32 | Col. San Angel, Mexico City 01000, Mexico
+52 55 5550 0293
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
08:00 - 18:30All hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. de la Paz Num. 32 | Col. San Angel, Mexico City 01000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and her sister celebrated a friend's birthday choosing El Cardenal for the extraordinary food, very good service and ambiance. The fish and chicken "tallado a las brasas" both said were delicious as well as the "molcajete" with avocado, green sauce and cheese accompanied...More

Thank Julian G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard El Cardenal was an institution, so I was very pleased when one of my friends from Mexico City invited me to breakfast. As soon as we walked in,the smell of freshly baked goods and coffee was everywhere. we sat down at a part...More

Thank FoodieELP
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Having visited the older three branches of this restaurant over the years, my recent meal in their San Angel location reaffirmed what I already knew: here you can get real Mexican food that is excellent and unique, but simple and unpretentious at the same time....More

Thank tomasoro
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious authentic Mexican restaurant. Excellent service, they even charge your phone battery at your table if your cell phone's battery is low. The egg whites with nopales with a side tamal, was so delicious! Conchas with Nata was delicious. More locals go to this...More

Thank garciamarquez
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

They had a selection of flavored water that was almost juice and tasted really good. I had a steak and it was prepared perfectly. It tasted great and was very tender. Service was impeccable and very friendly. The only downside was the noise level.

Thank FlowingDesert
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I spent a few days in CDMX and heard that this restaurant was good. It was amazing, I can say this is the best Mexican restaurant I have ever gone to. The service was very good, the place was elegant and very decent, and the...More

Thank cedanielgu
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to enjoy a very good lunch meal at this restaurant. We sat at an open area close to the bar. This was perhaps a mistake since inevitably, some street noise filters in. But in a hot day,...More

Thank josebenjamin
Reviewed 23 May 2017

aaa food, service and good prices in a very nice surroundings the mexican food is a must in this restaurant

Thank JORGE523
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A crowded place in a beautiful area of Mexico city, but a Mexican food place that worth it. To make your experience more ask to be sitting downstairs. Very vary menu but of course you need to be careful about the spicy food. During the...More

Thank Ale B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

On previous occasions we had enjoyed an excellent meal at this restaurant. A few days ago we went with a couple of friends and we were disappointed by the quality of the food. The valet parking and the waiters are still very good. I would...More

Thank treyoli
San Angel
San Ángel is known for its artistic vibe and elegant
details displayed throughout its streets, antique
residences and haciendas where famous actors like
Consuelo Velázquez, Capulina and other prominent
families used to live and that have now been turned
into beautiful galleries, cafés and restaurants. An
array of cultural and artistic activities are
organized in the neighborhood, but it is on Saturdays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. de la Paz Num. 32 | Col. San Angel, Mexico City 01000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > San Angel
  • Neighbourhood: San Angel
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5550 0293
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