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El Cardenal Alameda

Avenida Juarez 70 | inside the Hilton Hotel, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
+52 55186632
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
“clotted cream” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Juarez 70 | inside the Hilton Hotel, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As always friendly efficient service and food that satisfied and surprised. The breakfasts are simply wonderful and worthwhile missing the standard fare in your hotel, especially the home made hot chocolate which stunning. Good wine list Not expensive especially given the quality

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few years ago, I visited El Cardenal in el Centro Historico. I had one bite of their conchas, and I was hooked, so this time I booked the Hilton because there is a El Cardenal right inside!!!!!!! We went for lunch and waited about...More

Thank girlseesworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in Mexico but have lived abroad for more than four decades. This is an excellent restaurant with a great tradition and several locations in Mexico City. I had the pleasure to eat here the very first that I arrived while I was...More

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You want to eat at a good Mexican restaurant, please go to this one or otherwise go to the original one located in downtown Mexico-City, but this one is my favorite.

Thank Gebhard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting Mexico City this restaurant is a must, I can assure everything you try is always excellent, if you want breakfast don't forget chocolate and concha con nata, the fruit juices for example the guayaba juice and many types of enchiladas, if...More

Thank MMarquez_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant to get a taste of a variety of traditional and seasonal Mexican dishes. Good for families, couples and groups. I have been coming here for years with my relatives and the food is always great. Highlights are the hot chocolate, nata (cream), any...More

Thank Miriam M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant ( or all Cardenlas restaurants), are one of the best places for breakfast in all the city. The bread and pastry ( home made) wow! and everything you ask for, is nice and taditional mexican food. The Alameda adress is always full of...More

Thank 846rauli
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

El Cardenal is famous for their fusion Mexican food. Breakfast is incredible, everything in their menu is delicious. Ask them for the "Concha de Nata" bread, you won't regret it! The "enchiladas" are also great!

Thank Alex P
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is not worth it! Run away! Go anyone else but here. Horrible service and disgusting food.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

On my first visit I did not know what to expect, long before the internet age. This restaurant is located across one the historical landmarks of Mexico City, the Alameda Central. Features Mexican dishes, some seasonal, like "Chiles en Nogada" Poblano peppers stuffed with ground...More

Thank Pedro B
This beautiful park was once the playground for the
wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now
the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend
a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for
souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a
bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander
around admiring the charming gardens and the
sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may
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15 October 2017|
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Response from Rest_ElCardenal | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we do have a menu in English, with a detailed description of each of our dishes. Kind regards.
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3 February 2017|
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Response from Rest_ElCardenal | Property representative |
Hello, we do accept credit cards: visa, mastercard, etc. Kind regards.
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1 August 2016|
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Response from Martha T | Reviewed this property |
no more than $15 UsD per person
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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: Avenida Juarez 70 | inside the Hilton Hotel, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Alameda
  • Neighbourhood: Alameda
  • Phone Number: +52 55186632
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