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) #9 of 1,046 Restaurants in Medellin €€€€ South American, , Vegetarian Friendly
Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
+57 4 3119625
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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South American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday

Start with one of their craft cocktails while you peruse the menu. That menu is worth time to digest as it offers amazing dishes that span local cuisine to Asian to European. No matter what you choose, you cannot go wrong. The wines are well...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, nice menu with great appetizers and unusual main dishes. Good service. Very good wine list. Good desserts. Ask to be seated in the main floor, bottom floor is not as nice. Nice experience all together.

Thank JuanchoPerez
Reviewed 4 days ago

Carmen was superb from start to finish, and I would recommend the restaurant most highly! The real highlight was Carolina, our fabulous server, who walked us through the menu with impeccable English and helped us pick dishes suited to our tastes. She paced the meal...More

Thank clevelander07
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food was ok, it was not the best of my life, but it was good. I ordered an entrance, main dish, wine, juice and dessert, the problem is that even with all that, I was not satisfied, because the quantities are so small. For example,...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food, nice place, everything we ordered was tasty and awesome desserts. One of the best choices in Medellin.

Thank Cetrero
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food great atmosphere in la prove CIA. This is my favorite place to eat in all of medellin. It isn't cheap by Medellin standards, but for this quality of food, it is a great bargain

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice experience. A warm place, with plenty of space and you are really treated luxurious. The food was excellent, and you should try the cocktails too

Thank Jacobnielsen45963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, the service and ambiance are amazing. We experienced the 7 course menu including wine pairing. The dishes build up to truly tasty explosions, combining superb taste, exquisite presentation and beautiful creativity. Dining at Carmen is a cozy and gorgeous experience. The chef is...More

Thank SandyvanT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offer chef dinner of 5 and 7 courses. We ordered items from the regular menu and everything was awesome. It's a good restaurant for a romantic dinner.

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to dinner on a Friday evening with my husband and a girlfriend. We took the advice of other writers and had the tasting menu which was great advice! We started with an amuse bushe that was very tasty and something I never would...More

Thank CCW64
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Jessica R
Is there a dress code? I have been backpacking across SA and have only athletic apparel to wear.
6 June 2017|
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Response from John J | Reviewed this property |
Jeans should be fine. None of Medellin's top restaurants that I know of even require a coat for the men (much less coat and tie).
WTF😱? You Can Count On This Place being closed on any three day weekend or other Colombian holiday. But don't count on the American owners to post a notice in the window or update their website. That would be too much attention to detail. A wasted cab ride across town to try to visit this establishment. I guess I'll try to learn what the storied hype is about when I get to cartajena.
21 March 2017|
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Response from sanfranciscoartbuyer |
Cute. phoning ahead is something I would have done if your site didn't expressly prohibit reservations of less than 48 hours advance notice.
Miguel C
What is Flank Steak in Colombia?
20 March 2017|
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Response from PaisaContento | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 3119625
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