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El Cielo

Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 2683002
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tasting menu” (23 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
South American, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

El Cielo has been on my list for a long time, so I was looking forward to this evening and I have to say, it really met all my expectations. I made a reservation two weeks in advance, as we wanted to go on a...More

Thank Silvia0011223344
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

El Cielo has everything going for it, except... the food. While the place is beautiful, its staff super friendly and the presentation some of the most interesting we have ever seen, the food ranged from ‘meh’ to ‘ugh’. Every single item we ordered (croquettas, prawns,...More

Thank Jeroen B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed the experience as much as in a 2-3 star Michelin restaurant. We ordered the tasting menu with wine pairings and had a wonderful time. The service was excellent. And the price was very good, but perhaps I think so because my similar experiences...More

Thank ConstantTravelerNC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good but expensive. Went once and will never come back, because it is different but too much for my taste. Good food doesn't need to be weird to be interesting. It was a good experience but enough for once. If you go to...More

Thank SUSANA L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my second time at El Cielo and my last time. The little things that I have noticed during my first visit I considered that perhaps were due to the staff/kitchen having a night off but they all happened again during the 2nd visit....More

Thank eastcoasthaole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was an slow, not surprising and very expensive experience. They sell a number of experiences. Flavors, sensations and bullsh... the time between sensations (oreo with olives) or hand wash is very long. The little portions are not surprising , some was very disappointed. Medellin...More

Thank Camilo R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was hands down the BEST meal I had in Medellin. I went to Burdo, Carmen, OCI etc. all very good but this.... this was one of my all time favorite meals!!! I had the tasting menu and went for lunch. As a solo diner,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a hard time getting a reservation but finally got through, so reserve with some time. It was a great experience and excellent service. We had a nice dinner and being someone who loves culinary surprises the menu was exceptional. Expensive for Medellin, but...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently dined here to celebrate a birthday. For lunch we chose the 9 course tasting menu. What an experience! Each course is explained fully as it is delivered. The presentation is a work of art. The service was also exceptional as all members of...More

Thank Catsplash
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All I can say is: wow! It's easy to see how this place is rated among the top restaurants in Latin America. We tried the extended tasting menu with wine pairing (I think it has like 16 "moments"). It was out of this world. Amazing...More

Thank IEM10011
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deighank
8 September 2017|
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Response from Raoul P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just let the table server know the allergy.
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Ciaran B
25 June 2016|
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Response from elpatron10 | Reviewed this property |
It's an upscale restaurant, dress casual for me. And women , but not flip flops, shorts, sleeveless shirts. Just dress casual but nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$60 - US$200
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 2683002
  • E-mail
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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