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IL Castello

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Carrera 40 #10-A - 14, Medellin, Colombia
Mon - Sat 00:01 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
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New York, NY
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84 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2013

Nice ambiance, better ingredients, better pasta, just keep in mind, is a small place, you better have reservations, otherwise, you may not be able to get in, a little more expensive compared to other locations in Medellin but the quality is definitely there, good for romantic or business occasions.

Thank Beatrix384
Boston, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2013

Lately I've wanted to try restaurants a few times before writing a review to make sure it's accurate. The first time I went, I sat alone at the bar section which has about 6 seats. Staff is very friendly (especially when you return). They bring out a bread with some pesto on it as an appetizer for everyone. It's warm... More 

Thank World W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2013

Just wanna say this: Great Food, Nice Prices, Nice Wine, Good Service and the Cook, Luigi, is the owner, what else do you need? Plus the little stone-oven baked bread is addictive.

Thank Sebastian M
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2013 via mobile

I have been here several times. Always a pleasurable experience. A quaint and pleasant atmosphere. Not many tables, reservations are suggested, they do fill up mostly with locals. They are usually exhibiting some local artist's work on their walls, tasteful, and yes it is for sale. Very good Italian, mixture of several chef's creations along side with well prepared classic... More 

Thank Kevin M
kentucky USA
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117 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Every table was reserved so I was told to sit at the bar. It took over 1.5 hours for the reserved table to fill, which would have given the staff more than enough time to seat me. The Calamari was less than average and the Ravioli special was OK. The cars took up the entrance walkway so I had to... More 

Thank ronandlane
puerto vallarta
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2012

Went tonight with two friends. We ordered calamari (do not recommend), mixed ravioli (delicious), fettucini bolognese (good, needed salt) and spinach fettucini with tomatoes and prosciutto (delicious). They served up a delicious sample of bread/cheese and spice thing that was tasty. Overall we all enjoyed the experience and would return for sure if we were staying in Medellin longer than... More 

Thank vallartacomer
Medellin, Colombia
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012

If you want to eat good pasta in Medellín, probably this will be one of the top choices. Excellent food for a good price.

Thank jdhag
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2012

The only Pasta restaurant in town that have different and amazing dishes. The pizza, the salads, the pasta dishes are all very very good!!

Thank VickyUribe
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2012

Lovely food. A warm and welcoming atmosphere; although we arrived without a booking on a Saturday night, the staff were very accommodating and found us a table quickly. A simple and unpretentious restaurant that cares about the quality of its food (we both enjoyed an excellent Il Castello ensalada) and delivering friendly and efficient service. Strongly recommended.

Thank wycombewanderers
San Francisco, California, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Good Italian food is difficult to come by here in Medellin, but this restaurant has a good price/performance ratio. All of the pasta is made fresh and then dried and is cooked al dente. The sauces are nothing special but good and the pizza is just ok. They have a wood fired oven for the pizza but they just don't... More 

Thank Austin L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
00:01 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
00:01 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
00:01 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
00:01 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
00:01 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
00:01 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 40 #10-A - 14, Medellin, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: 3128287

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?