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El Cielo

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South American, Colombian
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Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 2683002
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Medellin, Colombia
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123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been visiting this restaurant for at least 6 years, and it is always a great pleasure to enjoy Chef Juanma Barrientos' cuisine. This time, the restaurant offered a gorgeous experience of the Colombian tastes paired with a delicate and delicious selection of French wines. Service will always be the best in the city. This is an extraordinary experience. Reservations... More 

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Thank ABalzan
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant in itself is very nice in the Poblado area of Medellin. It serves a very different version and interpretation of traditional Colombian food through a fusion of special effects, sensorial experiences that stimulate more than just the palate and an interesting concept of each and every waiter available in the restaurant actually taking turns to serve at the... More 

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Thank Marco G
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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125 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a thematic restaurant, located in the middle of Medellin. All the restaurant is dedicated to you immediately you arrive on it. Very good food, good wines and perfect attention to details.

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Thank José Odalis O
Panama City, Panama
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was incredible, they do not have a menu. They have a combination of 13 dishes and you have to trust. believe me totally worth it! All the experience was awsome, some exotic drinks to start, the spa-style experience for washing your hands, the colita de cerdo at the Cien años de soledad style, the desserts were spectacular, the... More 

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Thank Juan P
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7 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had the 13 course tasting menu with wine pairings - a must have. All the dishes and wines were superb. Everyone spoke English and Spanish - rare in Medellín for any restaurant. The Chef greeted us as well for one of the main courses, nice personal touch. Contemporary and unique experience. Some people may say some of it is... More 

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Thank Shar P
Vero B
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132 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Fusion restaurant says it all. All the senses are included; from washing hands in vanilla extract and oils to boiling coffee at the table at the end. Pricey but a great treat. Reservations are a must.

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Thank tom8to
Aruba
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had the 13-course menu with wine pairing. The only thing I can say that it was an amazing experience. Every course was perfect. Only comment I can make is that the staff did not speak English that well. It would have been nice to get more understandable information of the various courses.

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Thank lennert2017
Valparaiso, Chile
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

One of the best place that I have visited in my life! Meals are wonderful and also you can have Many sensations in your different moments!! Absolutely lovely !!!

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Thank Joel F A
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Highly staged experience if you want to impress by spending for a high priced dinner. This may be the place for you. Otherwise, save your money.

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Thank Cl W
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Food and experience were very good, we had 12 courses and 11 were amazing. Service was also excellent. Only thing was lighting of the table was a little bad, couldn't see well what we were eating. And decoration could also have been better.

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Thank Itai H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$60 - US$200
Cuisine
South American, Colombian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 2683002
Description
Cuisine based on Colombian roots, using a mixture of traditional and cutting edge techniques to the study of neuroscience is what makes elcielo restaurant a magical place. The elcielo dining experience includes a variety of colors, textures, smells and tastes that stimulate the senses and arouse emotions.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?