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El Cielo

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Cra 40 N 10A - 22, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 2683002
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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19:00 - 00:00
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Very nice restaurent with some unique touches. Food was fabulous on a nice area. Definitely great experience out of the ordinary.

1 Thank Finish-it1
Phoenix, Arizona
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

This amazing restaurant will not be for everybody but everybody should consider experiencing this restaurant once. It is a odyssey through the elemental features of food which are found in Columbia. It is a 13 dish expression of the various tastes, textures and means of preparation that food in this amazing country can be configured by. The accompanied wine tasting... More 

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Orange, California
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is such a great experience. It was recommended to us, and we stopped in. The food was all so experimental. It is almost more unique than I can describe. We were not famished, but everything looked great. We both had a nine course tasting. Everything was terrific. Light and unique flavors. Terrific presentation. Great service. Not to take anything... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

I had the nine moment lunch with two generous glasses of wine (served in the finest wine glass ever) and a macchiato--and it came to $63--a rather heavenly bargain. The décor, the service, the serving pieces, the food and presentations, the rituals--all match! In New York, this would be pleasing and popular for $200. Truly three hours of all that... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

If you go to Medellin you have to go there ,is one of the best restaurant. You ll have an amazing experience it's a kind of Colombian food gourmet it's really special place.

Thank Ale T
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very pricey, but also one of a kind. This is not a "hey let's grab dinner" place. It's a plan plenty ahead, get dressed up, and have a unique culinary experience place. This is a tasting menu of either 9 or 13 courses of molecular gastronomy. Prepare to spend some time here enjoying foods you may know, but that you've... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I was there last week with three other people and chose "la experiencia" for the meal. Each experience was great, the food came out spaced out in a timely manner and the meals themselves were delicious. I was taken aback by the price of the water which in my opinion should be free in every restaurant. I was also not... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We come to El Cielo every year for the last three years! I like the fact that the tasting menu is changed every year so there is always a new experience. They way the Chef plays with Colombian flavors is unique. My only suggestion would be to try to be more efficient while making reservations. Overall a great place.

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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.

Thank KC S
Arlington, Virginia
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12 reviews
9 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.

Thank Dan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$60 - US$200
South American, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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
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?