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El Cielo

Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 2683002
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
South American, Colombian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I recommend the 13-course tasting menu with wine pairings. The food is phenomenal, and is prepared with incomparable attention to detail. The smells, textures, colors and flavors of each dish make for an exquisite dining adventure. They provide sensory "moments" in between the courses that...More

Thank sklakes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to El Cielo at the suggestion of our local host - disclaimer, she hadn't been there, but had heard it was great - so our expectations were high. We neglected to do our research ahead of time and so were surprised that there...More

Thank TheThamesman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited while on holiday, from the beginning to the end the food and service were great. We went for the 13 course taster expires experience with wine pairing. The staff were engaged and knowledgable along with the food being interesting and a real homage to...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is cozy and interesting the restaurant is nice! The best dinner experience !!! Service is formal but very friendly and help full, some staff do speak english. We enjoyed the 13 meal course, each dish had its wine or liquor to taste with,...More

Thank Glendeline M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to El Cielo for a Saturday lunch and it was amazing. I have an allergy to corn and nearly half of the dishes had it but they were very accommodating. The meal was the best we've had in Colombia so far. The staff...More

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the individual from the Czech Republic who unfairly gave this incredibly creative and innovative team a poor review: get cultured! First, Spanish is the main language in Colombia, not English. Second, fine dining anywhere in the world will be expensive. Yet, considering the innovative...More

2  Thank flalvarez
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The location is cosy but the service a bit too formal for our taste. The "experience" menu had some wonderful items but also very vague ones. Mind you that every phase of the menu incl amuse-bouche and hand wash experience count as a course. It...More

Thank SandyvanT
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This place is an experience. We had the 13 course menu (there not many other options other than a reduced version of this) and I recommend this. Sizes are ok so ypu will not fill up easily. Everyone at the table were delighted with everything...More

Thank huub9999
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This experience was not definitely what I expected, which was a lot based on the reviews. They have A in terms of presentation, but the flavors were just not there, and sometimes the food temperature wasn't either. I think they focus so much on the...More

Thank McmartinezPerez
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We went to El Cielo during our few days in Medellin and it was a highlight of our stay. We arrived for an 8:30 reservation and decided to enjoy the 13 moment menu with parings, it was fantastic. The restaurant is small and intimate and...More

Thank Andrea E
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Ciaran B
26 June 2016|
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Response from elpatron10 | Reviewed this property |
It's an upscale restaurant, dress casual for me. And women , but not flip flops, shorts, sleeveless shirts. Just dress casual but nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 60 - USD 200
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 2683002
  • E-mail
Description
Cuisine based on Colombian roots, using a mixture of traditional and cutting edge techniques to the study of neuroscience is what makes elcielo restaurant a magical place. The elcielo dining experience includes a variety of colors, textures, smells and tastes that stimulate the senses and arouse emotions.
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