Cafebreria El Pendulo

Cafebreria El Pendulo in Condesa, Mexico City, is a charming bookstore-cafe that offers a unique blend of literary culture and gourmet dining amidst lush, green surroundings, providing a serene escape for book lovers and food enthusiasts alike.

Cafebreria El Pendulo is a delightful fusion of a bookstore and cafe located in the vibrant neighborhood of Condesa, Mexico City.

Established in the early 1990s, it has grown to become a cultural landmark, offering a serene atmosphere where visitors can enjoy a vast selection of books, music, and events surrounded by verdant indoor plants and eclectic decor.

The menu at Cafebreria El Pendulo features a mix of Mexican and international cuisine, with prices ranging from moderate to slightly upscale.

Must-order dishes include their breakfast chilaquiles, the avocado toast, and for a sweet treat, the tres leches cake. The cafe also offers a variety of coffees, teas, and cocktails to enjoy alongside your meal or reading.

Located in the heart of Condesa, Cafebreria El Pendulo is easily accessible by metro, with the nearest station being Chapultepec on Line 1.

From there, it’s a short 10-minute walk along Paseo de la Reforma and then Avenida Veracruz. Alternatively, taxis and ride-sharing services are readily available throughout Mexico City.

For a truly immersive experience, visit Cafebreria El Pendulo during one of their live music evenings or book readings.

This not only allows for a deeper cultural immersion but also provides an opportunity to interact with locals and fellow travelers in a more intimate setting. Arriving early to secure a spot is recommended, as these events are popular among patrons.

Cafebreria El Pendulo has branches in Roma and Polanco.

  • Av Nuevo León 115, Colonia Condesa, Cuauhtémoc, 06140 Cuauhtémoc, CDMX, Mexico
  • 8 AM – 11 PM daily
  • closes at 10 PM on Sundays
  • from $7 USD
  • Breakfast, Coffee, Cafe
  • Casual Dining
  • Amex, Visa

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