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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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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 

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kentucky USA
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117 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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 

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Medellin, Colombia
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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
San Francisco, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

If you are going here for dinner in the weekend, you should make reservation. We waited 30min for a table on the Friday night around 9pm. The place has unpretentious decor yet stylish and it's cozy. It's a smaller restaurant and was packed with locals. While we wait in their bar, they served us complimentary pizza bread with herb and... More 

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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2011

I visited this place twice during my stay in Medellin. Both times I was not disappointed. Very good pasta's and excellent but reasonably priced wines to accompany the meal. Would go again when in Medellin.

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Moscow, Russia
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186 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2011

After our less than satisfactory experience with another Italian restaurant in Medellin, we decided to give it a try with Il Castello. It was a very pleasant experience and I would gladly return for another meal there. From some comments and the Lonely Planet review I thought it was a rather or very expensive restaurant, which is not true at... More 

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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?