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El Cielo

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South American, Colombian
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Cra 40 N 10A - 22, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 2683002
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a culinary adventure that experiments with all different senses. The 13 course experience is about $40 USD, a fraction of what a comparable meal would have cost in NY, LA, or London.

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Arlington, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant. Everything (ambience, wait staff, food) was top notch. Do not miss this experience while in Medellin.

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had lunch at El Cielo and it was a unique experience. This place has nothing short of a top restaurant in Europe or US and serves Colombian influenced food. They have done a good job creating an experience in addition to high quality food. Staff were all well trained and professional. We paid $80/person for food and wine, this... More 

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Los Angeles
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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food experience! Truly one of the best food experiences I've done. Definitely do the tasting option and you will be in heaven!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This restaurant was incredible - from the food, to the service, to the experience, to the way the kitchen is run (the waiter informed us of the people that the chef employs to cook in his kitchen, and they are from all different backgrounds) - was amazing. We live in New York, which is meant to be a great city... More 

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Brisbane
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132 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I have no words to describe the experience we had at El cielo, it was definitely like a trip to heaven. It was not only the extraordinary food, it was the whole sensory experience was remarkable. We were surprised and delighted with every single moment. It is a expensive restaurant but it was so worth it.

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Thank Clenaranjo
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Amazing 3 hour lunch! It was more than just a meal it was a true experience. We both had a wonderful time enjoying over 15 courses (aka moments!)

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Bruges, Belgium
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Wonderfull place. Very special, we had the large menu and it was really each time a surprise. They work around the differents senses and flavours. Cool with a group.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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124 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The restaurant offers a very unique experience. The presentation of the food and the entire orchestration was outstanding and the best I have ever seen. The food itself and the wine pairing were very good but what you would expect from a restaurant at this level.

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Curacao
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Very overrated. Food was satisfactory and the crab dish was especially the worst. To top it off the waiter who opened the door was preparing our welcome drink putting his bare hands into the ice bucket over and over again and that grossed us out. He could use a spoon or gloves but that was already a turn off. Overall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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: Cra 40 N 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?