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IL Castello

Carrera 40 10 - 14, Medellin 050021, Colombia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ravioli” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:01 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Carrera 40 10 - 14, Medellin 050021, Colombia
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

Here's a sampler: the anti pasta plate was a salty prosciutto, some rolled so-called mozzarella (not), the spaghetti pomodoro was pasta with bruschetta on top, and the carbonara left me with a bad cheese aftertaste for an hour. we didn't have the heart to let...More

Thank Sugareefoodie
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

This is by far one of if not the best Italian restaurant(s) in the Poblado section of Medellín. The service is more highly attentive than most restaurants I've frequented here (and I've been to tons), the food rates very high in the Italian category, and...More

1  Thank Olvelez007
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Finally, we have a good to telling restaurant Medellin. The other options were truly disappointing. Most are pretty much like chain Italian restaurants back in Miami. This restaurant however is certainly a step above the others. Although the pastas are certainly not freshly made in-house,...More

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 3 July 2014

All the waiters stand around the perimeter of the restaurant with their hands behind their back waiting to serve you. Once you make eye contact with them, they come to your table. This establishment sets the bar in Colombia when it comes to service. The...More

Thank Chance S
Reviewed 9 June 2014

En lo personal, es el mejor restaurante italiano de la ciudad de Medellín. Me gusta mucho comenzar con un carpaccio y de plato fuerte un mixto de solomito con pasta carbonara. Siempre reservo pues el sitio vive lleno. Really good food, with the feel of...More

1  Thank AndyVerne
Reviewed 9 June 2014

This is the best Italian restaurant I've ever been to (even better than restaurants in Italy). The pasta was absolutely delicious, the service excellent and the atmosphere inviting. I strongly recommend visiting this restaurant if you ever go to Medellin! The only downside is that...More

Thank PaulaNairobi2014
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Unequivocally Il Castello is the best Italian in town. Good atmosphere, excellent service, always their owners present, and the best italian dishes in Medellin. If you want pizza don't hesitate it is very good. Reservations should be done one or two days in advance. Prices...More

Thank serarango
Reviewed 25 May 2014

had a great meal here in a nice atmosphere, great service and very good prices. Food was very good and the house wine excellent.

Thank carib01
Reviewed 18 April 2014

This place is definitely the best Italian restaurant in the city. Both the food and the service is excellent and the prices are very reasonable, specially for the quality and quantity of food you're getting. Make sure you try the ravioli sorrentino or the fettuccine...More

1  Thank Daniel V
Reviewed 11 March 2014

A great italian restaurant for a formal lunch or dinner. Very popular with the locals for it's great food and service. The chocolate volcano is an awesome dessert. The place is not expensive, but the ambience is upscale, so proper informal attire is expected. The...More

Thank Mauricio E
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No. Esta cerrado del 21 de dic al 15 de enero
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:01 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:01 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:01 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:01 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:01 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:01 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 40 10 - 14, Medellin 050021, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: 3128287
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