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Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
4 3119625
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Today
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:30
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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San Luis Obispo, California
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well I have not visited all the restaurants in Medellin, but from a few that we had, this one stands out. The reception was very relaxed and hospitable. The staff had a good sense of humor, very attentive and the service was timely. Then the food, yes, every one was unique and woke up all our taste buds. Simply wonderful.

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Thank arpadsoo
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really loved our dinner experience at Carmen. We sat at the chef's counter and it was fun to see them work (we would have loved a little more interaction...). We started with cocktails that were delicious and everything we tried was truly amazing, as much in terms of creativity, taste and presentation. Would go back in a heartbeat!

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Thank MMFoucher
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant and amazing service. The tasting menu with the wine pairing is a fantastic price and is amazing. I have a fish allergy and they made me my own tasting menu. Highly recommend!

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Thank lucilearnold
London, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. The atmosphere is with lots of locals. Food was stunning: yucca croquettes with foie gras and truffle oil was to due for. Food very rich. Portions are nouvelle cuisine size - we went twice. Large variety of wines.

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Thank Deborah P
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for my boyfriend's birthday and had a delicious meal. I highly recommend the croquettes with liquid foie gras and truffle. We had two starters + two mains and were not able to finish it all - even though we really wanted to. Attentive, polite and kind staff. TIP! The place starts to fill with guests around 19... More 

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Thank Mimmi S
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to the top restaurants in the country, but I have to say that this was the absolute best! From the food to the interior of the restaurant, to the waiters. Everything was just perfect. And the food was like art. Can't wait to return!

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Thank mikeyfenty
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to Medellin frequently over the past 4 years. This place is always one of the best experiences. Great food, service and cocktails. Make a reservation, they are frequently booked especially in high season.

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Thank Stephen C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Carmen offers a wonderful dinning experience, food wise. The plates combine originality, delicious taste and appealing presentation. I had been to Carmen Cartagena and couldn't resist trying it again here in Medellin. We shared the octopus starter with pistachio and ponzu sauces on black polenta. Amazing!!!! Also ordered pork tacos de tete that were good. For entres a platain crusted... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Really nice restaurant with friendly service and super vegetarian friendly. Me and my girlfriend (who is a vegetarian) ate the 7 courses chefs menu and we got 6 (except the dessert) completely different dishes (!!) unfortunately the wine pairing was still the same, but we had a great meal and experience!

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Thank Pietsanders
San Francisco, California
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We ate well on our trip to Colombia, but Carmen stands out as our most enjoyable meal. A few things that stood out: (1) interesting, but simple space (2) impeccable service - thanks, Carolina! (3) interesting, but well-balanced cocktails. We loved Carmen in Medellin so much that we ate at their Cartagena outpost, too, and also at Moshi, their new... 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$25 - US$50
Cuisine
South American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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: 4 3119625

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?