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El Pendulo

Nuevo Leon 115, Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
1 week ago
“Good dinner, decent price”
18 Feb 2018
“Ambience at it's best”
Closed Now
Cafe, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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Nuevo Leon 115, Mexico City, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a cute restaurant inside a bookstore. We enjoyed the food as well as the ambiance. There’s a fairly extensive menu, but also plenty of options if you just want a light meal.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Laney86
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Great food in a lovely setting. Sit indoors or outdoors, enjoy a meal or just drinks. Food great, service great and added bonus of drinks offers! Definitely recommend this place!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank cathyb1002018
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped into the Condesa location my 1st night in CDMX. They have an excellent bookstore with a very nice selection of Spanish and English books. In addition, they have a lovely cafe with a very nice menu. Their fideo seco is delicious. I also had...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank waterbabyg
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We came here on a Sunday night, all 15 of us. The manager put us all together on one big table upstairs. Did I forget to mention that this restaurant is in a bookshop? What a charming place it is too. Service was ok--I know...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Oakworthgirl
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is a restaurant within a book store which made the ambience and atmosphere quite lovely. Breakfast was delicious - El Pendulo eggs were a great choice. They also brought some wonderful bread with jams to start which was wonderful. Definitely recommend this spot if...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank s_lauren12345
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This place has it all! Great food, cafe, music cds, books and more. Perfect location for walking or by bike, valet with your car. The staff is nice and the food is always good. They also have live music now n then...Cant wait to go...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank heidi D
Reviewed 16 November 2017

My wife and I went for breakfast twice on a recent trip. The second time, the food and service were much worse than the first. It's kind of cute -- restaurant, bookstore -- but I wouldn't rush back. If you like good coffee, make sure...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank John T
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Showed up here for brunch and couldn't be more pleased. Lots of vegetarian options and a great ambiance. There was a live jazz band playing that set the tone. The food was delicious and they have an excellent assortment of books and small gifts. Brunch...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Citytruck
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

After walking a lot in Mexico City, I rested a while in this place. It is a bookstore and caffeteria. Couches are comfortable. Ordered "mini postre" which was delicious and not so expensive.

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Hugo P
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We went to this library/restaurant to try it out. Our waitress was zero nice with us. We ordered and took a while to get our food. Our orange juices seem on acidic side and the only reason I gave it 3 stars because the manager...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank joseadolfo74
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nuevo Leon 115, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Cuauhtemoc
  • Neighbourhood: Cuauhtemoc
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