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Restaurante El Cardenal

Calle Palma # 23 | Centro Historico, Entre 5 De Mayo y Francisco I, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
+52 55 5521 8817
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“bread” (98 reviews)
“mole” (63 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 6:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Palma # 23 | Centro Historico, Entre 5 De Mayo y Francisco I, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A large, loud eating hall with delicious well priced food and friendly staff. Would return daily if we could.

Thank SassySista
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is buzzy for a reason. What you eat - Everyday food (if you are Mexican) Everything is good. Expect a Waite

Thank BigPicture61
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place gets crowded and it's for a good reason. The food is great and is the service is just as good. Mexican Hot Chocolate is a staple at all breakfast places and they had the best. Some people would say El Moro has the...More

Thank sdbooklover13
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I am always impressed at the quality of the service and how incredible the food it. Breakfasts in specific are a success. If you happen to be in Mexico City don't miss this opportunity. Truly authentic Mexican...More

Thank Paulina A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter-in-law told us that everyone that comes to Mexico City should eat here, and I couldn’t agree more! Wow the food was incredible, the building amazing and the service was impeccable! Loved everything about it. Even managed to feed my very picky grandson. Unfortunately...More

Thank BLC52
Reviewed 1 week ago

it has been renowed it but it has the same flavor and the food is very good. They are several Cardenales but this one is the firts one to open and my favorite.

Thank kairos5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the Center Of Centro Histórico. Amazing food, must have hot chocolate, Pastries to die for. Very reasonable Prices and atmosphere is comfortable. A must visit while in he city.

Thank Vnicoloff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't normally repeated a restaurant three days in a row even at home, but this one is definitely worth it! I tried an early dinner (aka their lunch menu) at the Hilton's and two breakfast at the historic center branch - all are amazing!...More

Thank Wang S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review is of El Cardenal Alameda. Even though the restaurant is inside a hotel, this is only one of a few branches of a chain of restaurants that remains faithful to its original one in Downtown Mexico City. You should make a reservation if...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is like most classic restaurants, the setting is very nice and the food is good but not inspiring. I would recommend it but I wouldn’t go back.

1  Thank JamesJamieJaume
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
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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23 October 2017|
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18 February 2017|
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Response from Rest_ElCardenal | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we have a menu in English, but it's not available online. Please leave a message in the Contact option of our website, so we can send it to you. Kind regards.
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30 December 2016|
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Response from Rest_ElCardenal | Property representative |
Hello! As Saturdays and Sundays are busy days in the morning, breakfast time may extend until 1 p.m, although it normally ends at 12:30. Cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Palma # 23 | Centro Historico, Entre 5 De Mayo y Francisco I, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro Historico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Historico
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5521 8817
  • E-mail
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