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Carmen

Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
+57 4 3119625
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“korean tacos” (18 reviews)
“coconut risotto” (11 reviews)
“tasting menu” (46 reviews)
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CUISINES
South American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 830 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Our second time. Perfect in all ways. Sat at the bar and ate and drank. Server bartender Lara was the most amazing as was the whole bar tending staff. We will be back again!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Louis F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are after fine innovative cuisine, this is a must. We came here as a honeymoon treat and it certainly didn’t disappoint. Fabulous food, beautifully presented. We indulged ourselves with the tasting menu & wine flight which was all delicious. My only minor criticism...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Emma H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to treat ourselves to a meal at Carmen during our time in Medellin and came away a little disappointed - not really worth the splurge! Although we booked well in advance, we were placed downstairs where there seemed to be little atmosphere - they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Concrema2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 6 course tasting menu with wine pairing and loved it. (Compared to many large cities in the US it was an excellent deal.) The servers were so lovely, very polite, always smiling and lucky for us they spoke excellent English. Definitely reserve...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here based on reviews from friends. Made an online reservation about 1 week in advance for a Monday evening which is very necessary/recommended. Our table was ready as soon as we arrived and we sat near the entrance which provided a great view of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank andresr61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Especially the indoor balcony of the restaurant is nice. The food is ok, but not exceptional. We don’t recommend getting the tasting menu. It is way overpriced. The menu isn’t including a special dish, you wouldn’t get when ordering a la carte. You get what...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Patrizia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have reviewed Carmen already but feel an excellent restaurant also is based in consistency. This is my third visit to Carmen Medellin after coming from Carmen Cartagena and being very disappointed I was a little weary but the main chef Sebastian did not let...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gypsyoftheworld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked for two just a day in advance and when we arrived the restaurant was full at 19:30. We started with two excellent cocktails (although at $34,000 COP each they are ambitiously priced). We ordered the set menu with wine pairings, which was very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jonathanknowles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After having visited Carmen Cartagena, i has to try the original restaurant. I wasn’t disappointed, the tasting menu was awesome as was the service and ambiance!! 5 stars to the team here for executing a great dining experience

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 991daler
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We made a reservation was asked for our email address but did not receive an email. We were late and called to say we were coming were told it was fine and when we got there we were told we did not have a reservation....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dforchin
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edscma
28 August 2018|
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Response from Kristin D | Reviewed this property |
In Colombia mil means thousand - as a general rule of thumb divide by 3,000 - therefore, a 100,000 col pesos dish would be about $33 USD
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BethRose640
8 August 2017|
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Response from LMS95678 | Reviewed this property |
The outside area downstairs is really beautiful ( patio ) or any of the tables in downstairs area are nice too. The patio gives you the most privacy. If I'm dining with people that's my first choice. If I'm dining alone... More
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Jessica R
7 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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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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