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El Cardenal

Avenida Paseo de Las Palmas No. 215, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“bread” (29 reviews)
“mole” (19 reviews)
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08:00 - 18:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Paseo de Las Palmas No. 215, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch with the family. Ordered the Chile en Nogada. It was very good. Service was a bit slow due to the amount of customers. Food was very good.

Thank Alejandro V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are two locations, one downtown and the other in Palmas, on the way to Bosques from downtown. I like them both. The place is really clean, awesome staff and the food is superb. This place is ideal for breakfast and business lunches. Will go...More

Thank celta r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast at this place is ok !! Lunch isn't good, the quality of the food is so so, the service is not great. It is a place that because of the price, tends to look great, it is not. I recomend you go to countless...More

Thank Santiago M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We travel to Mexico several times a year and always manage to eat breakfast at the El Cardenal at least once per visit. The house-baked pastries are right out of the oven fresh and the aroma of the baking goodies is irresistible. The menu is...More

Thank Marie-France S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The food is good but nothing extraordinary at least for breakfast same you can find somewhere else, and you have to wait a lot and service is slow. Lunch an dinner are really good with very good Mexican food.

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This place is no joke. The best meal we had in CDMX and that says alot. Our server Orlando was polite, helpful and so kind. The carnitas Oaxacenas were extraordinary as a starter and than we both had different Moles that were so complex, delicious...More

Thank forcesoflight
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Mexican Haute Cuisine. Great for breakfast; superb for lunch. They are really good! Better make a reservation though. It is always packed.

Thank Jorge_sainzmx
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Expect to wait for a table if you don't come in early. The place is always packed for breakfast/brunch. The selection of Mexican pan dulce, or sweet bread, is amazing. It is fun to read the menu with creative names for amazing traditional dishes. Service...More

Thank BilingualTeacher_13
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is hands down the best restaurant for breakfast in Mexico City. The scene includes everything from local politicians, business people, and families. The warm, fresh out of the oven "pan dulce", is the best. Traditional Mexican breakfast dishes and excellent service. There is usually...More

Thank dlop1
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We visited this restaurant for lunch as it was close to our hotel (Zocalo Central) and we were glad that we did! The place was busy with locals, which is always a great sign. The decor and ambience was a plus and the service was...More

Thank KandTtravel
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1 May 2016|
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Response from GabCapis | Reviewed this property |
The Hotel is Sheraton (where the Alameda is), an besides Palma's, they are also located in San Ángel, Av. de la Paz Núm. 32, Col. San Ángel, D.F. pone 5550-0293 y 5616-6124.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$75
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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: Avenida Paseo de Las Palmas No. 215, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 5226230402
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