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El Trifasico

$$ - $$$
Latin, Colombian
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Cl. 31 S # 43A-68, Envigado, Colombia
11:00 - 00:00
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Bogota, Colombia
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you want a real "bandeja paisa", this is the place. 100% typical food. You won't forget their crispy, savoury "chicharrón", as well the "carne en polvo" (powder meat) and the red beans. This was a local business that became famous for its quality and started attracting other restaurants. Today, it is an interesting gastronomy area of the big Medellin.

Thank WALKMANSmyrna_Ga_
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The food is great and the dishes huge. The tri fasico dish had rather exotic cuts such as cow tounge. I am not too fond of exotic cuts so I did not really enjoy this plate. The bandeja paisa or tipico is outstanding. We were 5 adults and shared two plates and it was perfect. Decoration is not outstanding... but... More 

Thank Andres P
Medellin, Colombia
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you want to eat great local food you should visit El Trifásico. My only suggestion is to order the junior dishes because the sizes are huge! I've never been able to finish a whole dish.

Thank alejocespedes1980
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

if you have ever heard about 'bandeja paisa' you better go and try this place because they make an insane one. a traditional bandeja paisa has red beans, rice, chorizo, avocado, mince beef, sweet plantain slices, arepa and of course pork belly which is the thing I most like about this dish and they know all about how to cook... More 

Thank Christian F
Nashville, TN
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This place is know for its Chicharron and its banda Paisa typical to Antioquia. But the Chicharron is some of the largest and best anywhere. It's not greasy and its like bacon on steriods! Fantastic. Try the Refajo with beer and cola and other alcohol in the pitcher, and real hangover helper.

Thank AL1470
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

If you want to try the traditional bandeja paisa Antioquian dish and around Envigado area, this is the place. For what it is, I will give it a 4-star in term of service and quality of food. But personally deep fried chicharron is not really my thing.

Thank SFOYYZ_Eric2
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444 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

I was told this was the best place to go in Medellin for chicharron. I enjoy a nice plate of chicharron with a fresh garden salad and side of delicious avocado. Would return again. Also purchased some fresh bing cherries from a side walk vendor.

Thank BigDogPanama
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266 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Except for the beans which were excellent,the rest of the food very good. Friendly service, cold beer and some international coworkers got to eat as a local.

Thank Timzr
Saint Louis, Missouri
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246 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

If what you are looking for is a giant, freshly fried chicharrón, that comes with beans, rice, plantains, fried egg, chorizo etc, then this is the place! My wife and I shared the Bandeja Suprema Jumbo and it was delicious and plentiful for both of us! We also had a pitcher of their sangria, which although different from the traditional... More 

Thank Saimonara
Retiro, Colombia
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288 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Excellent local food and great service. The waiters work their tails off - the food is fresh and the location is great... It's a must visit in Medellin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Colombian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cl. 31 S # 43A-68, Envigado, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Envigado
  • Phone Number: 3320809

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