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El Cielo

Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin 050021, Colombia
+57 4 2683002
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Hours
South American, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin 050021, Colombia
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I researched this restaurant before arriving to Medellin. Low and behold, it did not disappoint. The experience was so out of this world that I made a reservation for the next day. From washing your hands with chocolate to the ricotta ice cream, you will...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This place serves a really good tasting menu of 9 to 13 courses. Don't let that turn you off for 2or 3 of the courses are not really food. 1 is a beautiful plate with two little discs that grow into hand towels to help...More

Thank Jack V
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

It was my wife’s birthday and I am here from Dallas, Tx to celebrate it with her. We looked online and found this place because of the timings. Now all restaurants usually close by 10. This one opens late so we selected it. We get...More

Thank Adnan N
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We were given a choice of 9 or 14 dishes in a tasting menu paired with wine. The whole experience was outstanding and rates as one of the best gastronomic experiences in the world. We very highly recommend this restaurant. Bravo!

Thank ReviewerToronto
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We were finally able to book a table at El Cielo as a celebratory dinner during the holidays in December 2017. The restaurant far exceeded our expectations. The food was beautifully presented, prepared with innovative recipes, and still had the essence of the true Colombian...More

Thank Jesus-DC
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Out of the 13 or 15 food choices we had, the food was decent but nothing overly spectacular in flavor. The arepas with different flavors were interesting, the tomatoes with different flavors was very interesting, and the buenelos were good. The chicken was tasty and...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

El Cielo passed all expectations by a long shot. I’ve eaten at many of the top 50 restaurants on earth, and this truly deserves to be up there in the top ten. Everything was so on point and on top fun to eat. Timing was...More

Thank piganddan
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I have to say we went with mixed feelings, because of some reviews we were reading before going. But there was no need for it. It’s a very beautiful restaurant with very nice ambiance (apart from the music) Everything else is just an amazing experience...More

Thank Catlets
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This restaurant combines excellent food with a very attractive setting and an unforgettable experience. We were a group of 15 and everyone enjoyed so much the experience. At first we were somewhat in awe since we had not read any reviews, except that it was...More

Thank Alfredo8074
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Long story short, this was a really delicious meal served in a beautiful setting. It was the height of experiential dining and felt highly affordable, in comparison to what a similar meal would cost in the U.S. or Europe. We decided to visit El Cielo...More

Thank NatashaRatliff
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Questions & Answers
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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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