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Carmen

Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
+57 4 3119625
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“korean tacos” (15 reviews)
“banh mi” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
South American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate at many restaurants in Medellin - but my wife and I both agree that Carmen in Medellin was the best. We did the 5 course tasting menu with wine excellent wine pairings. each course was fantastic. We liked it so much we went...More

Thank tpidgeon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. I had to visit twice while in Medellin. Although the food is great, what brought me back was the deserts. Among the best I've ever had.

Thank Max G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a somewhat famous place here in El Poblado. It attracts many wealthy Colombians and quite a few foreign tourists. The setting is really nice and trendy. The menu is eclectic and is quite different from what you will get throughout Colombia. The dishes...More

Thank rmurray5
Reviewed 1 week ago

For us, Carmen did not live up to its billing, unfortunately. We were seated downstairs (not nearly the ambience of the main room upstairs). Our amuse bouche was very good, and the Korean tacos were fine. Our mains were disappointing. My wife’s Pez Negro was...More

Thank Cramol304
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, we love octopus and this was the best octopus dish we ever had. Main courses were terrific as well. Run don't walk.

Thank efisher2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ended up at this restaurant by accident and therefore I didn't have a reservation. Since they were fully booked, they offered me to seat at a table by the kitchen (in other fancy restaurants you pay more to seat at the chef's table, not...More

Thank DrJuanFer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere and the locale is amazing, with very good service. This is a good fine dining restaurant in Medellin!! Me and my fiancee shared to appetizers: the corean taco and the shrimps, and both were very tasteful. I had the fish dish with shrim,...More

Thank Maiken E
Carmen A, Director de Recepción at Carmen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Maiken E, We love to know that you enjoyed your visit to Carmen and that you liked our food so much. We hope to have you soon to visit! Manuela Orozco Gaviria Service Supervisor Carmen Medellin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Carmen A, Director de Recepción at Carmen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear John K Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. Your kind words fill us with joy knowing that we managed to spread the love with which we work with at Carmen. It would be a pleasure to have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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
Carmen A, Director de Recepción at Carmen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear clevelander07, We want to thank you very much for your warm and affectionate words. We are filled with joy, satisfaction and pride to learn how pleasant your experience was and how much you enjoyed Carmen Restaurante. Our goal is for our customers to always...More

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Jessica R
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).
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sanfranciscoartbuyer
20 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.
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Miguel C
20 March 2017|
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la falda de res
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
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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