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Restaurante El Cardenal

Av. de la Paz # 32 | Col. San Angel, Mexico City 01000, Mexico
+52 55 5550 0293
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fritas” (2 reviews)
“gorditas” (2 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 6:30 pmAll hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. de la Paz # 32 | Col. San Angel, Mexico City 01000, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great mexican upscale food. It is a good way to start your day. I’ve visited both locations (Palmas and Centro Histórico) - good ambience, families. The only catch is that it gets full. So it’s important that you’re either early or patient :)

Thank OmarTrujillo
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great service and the food is delicious. Try lengua a la veracruzana, great! The restaurant is well located

Thank Gerardo M
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Typical Mexican food prepared excellently. Everything you order is an experience, if you want to eat good Mexican cuisine this is you place. But be prepared to wait in line for a while. (No reservations accepted)

Thank Elias Z
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The food is always great, very mexican and lots of comfort food. The service is always at its best. Great place to have a business breakfast or lunch or to take the family in the weekends.

Thank Alberto E
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Excellent setting, wonderful food. Mexican dishes such as mole verde y mole rojo were specially great. Deserts were also delicious.

Thank Teresat574
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot for genuine Mexican breakfast fare in San Ángel, one of the most interesting neighborhoods in DF. I had a delicious omelette and coffee.

Thank MauricioBabilonia
Reviewed 17 October 2017

If you´re in the San Angel area. Not much to complain about, though the wait for a table can be a half hour on peak days (Sat/Sun) and times (2-5:00). Excellent wait staff, knowledgeable about the menu. Wide range of Mexican-centered dishes, always surprising no...More

1  Thank Glenn R G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

They have hot fresh Mexican pan dulce and Nata with Bolillo( french bread) their Barbacoa is to die for. Everything has a great flavor except the enchiladas, those are not true enchiladas. They have great customer service and are very busy. It a great place...More

Thank solorio2016
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great food, gracious atmosphere, excellent service and adequate location, makes this restaurant an option for a breakfast or dinner,

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A name of tradition in the Restaurant industry. El Cardenal is a beautiful place with a vast Menu and variety, with the touch of Mexican seasoning. The breakfast -in my opinion- is the best in this area of the city. Consistently great flavors that bring...More

Thank adriochoa
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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Questions & Answers
24 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Angie N | Reviewed this property |
Hola. En el que está en la calle de Palma, no hay reservaciones en fin de semana. Entre 9.30 y 10.30 es la hora critica, un buen tiempo de espera. Intenta en el de San Ángel, que es muy grande, te dejo lo números 5550.0293 y... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
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: Av. de la Paz # 32 | Col. San Angel, Mexico City 01000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > San Ángel
  • Neighbourhood: San Ángel
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5550 0293
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