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El Pendulo

Nuevo Leon 115, Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
“book store” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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Nuevo Leon 115, Mexico City, Mexico
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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!

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

Thank water baby g
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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

1  Thank joseadolfo74
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our friends that live in Mexico City, which we were visiting, needed to buy a book and since it was dinner time we decided to eat here. Cool concept: a bookstore with a full restaurant and bar, coffee and pastries. We ordered a variety of...More

2  Thank Angela K
Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers
a great variety of activities and places to visit
while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse
restaurants vary from regional to global along its
streets, while local bars even let you craft your own
beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle
or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, 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>  > Condesa
  • Neighbourhood: Condesa
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