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El Cielo

Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin 050021, Colombia
+57 4 2683002
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (25 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
South American, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin 050021, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday

I almost don't want to spoil the surprises in store for the diner. It was so much fun. You have a choice of 9, 11, or 13 courses each more unique than the next. You can do a wine pairing but we decided to keep...More

Thank 1910Traveler
Reviewed 5 days ago

Going into this restaurant we knew it would be “an experience”. Staff was excellent, informative with every dish, friendly and bilingual as we did not understand all dish components in spanish. Overall meal was good however not great as expected. We opted for the 13...More

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Starting with the good points. The service during dining was perfect. the servers were nice, spoke perfect English and cared to our every need. The food was good, some were quite interesting and different but there were a few average dishes so overall I believe...More

3  Thank York C
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious. We got the 13 meal course (each course is a very small dish) and each one was delicious. Also very informative, the staff was great explaining each dish and it’s origins (all from Colombia). While it is pricey, for the quality of food you...More

1  Thank Leandro S
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Get ready for a pricey meal and be willing to try the chef’s selection in sample size. If you are OK with this scenario, then go for the experience. It is truly a sensorial experience, as they like to call it, but I found it...More

Thank Ivan M
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Of course it is expensive in comparison to many other restaurants in Medellin and Colombia, and it was our most expensive meal for two during our trip to Cartagena and Medellin. We did take the 13 course experience and the wine pairing each though. It...More

Thank Jontyt
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The experiential portion of the menu didn't disappoint, and neither did the use of local ingredients. The wine pairing is sourced from Kaiken, a large vineyard in Mendoza, Argentina. The milk sheet over brisket dish would have been much better without the milk sheet. The...More

Thank Yiru Z
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, excellent service , menu changes 3-4 months , great Colombian ingredients and flavor with variable cuisine techniques using tasting menu presentations...and wonderful combinations accompanied by wine pairings Overall , highly recommended experience.

1  Thank Alejandro V
Reviewed 11 April 2018

The title speaks for itself. We ordered the full experience "La Experiencia", which consists in 13 moments. We tasted the menu in March, and the chef changes it every 2 months or so. I will explain the ones that were the most amazing for me....More

Thank Misael Q
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We went to El Cielo and did “El Viajero” which have 11 moment/experiences. It’s a different and amazing concept that enhance your senses. Thought We didn’t like that much the food. Each plate had different tastes and it was overwhelming at some moments. It was...More

Thank Williana G
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Dezarae C
16 February 2018|
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Response from Pedro C | Property representative |
Yes you have options our tasting menus has a vegan and vegetarian versions.
9 September 2017|
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Response from ALEXANDER B | Reviewed this property |
You will be asked of your allergies when you arrive
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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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 60 - USD 200
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin 050021, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 2683002
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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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