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Mercado del Rio

Calle 24 48-28 | Villa Carlota - El Poblado, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 2611584
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (9 reviews)
“charcuterie” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mexican, American, Steakhouse, Brew Pub, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Fast food, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Sushi, European, Spanish, Deli, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Middle Eastern, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 24 48-28 | Villa Carlota - El Poblado, Medellin, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ended up here just out of curiosity and decided to have some spicy food at Tandoori. I have Indian origins and after 2 weeks in Medellin, was really missing some spicy food. I had tried another Indian restaurant in town, but had lost all...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SaleemE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lively and rambunctious Food Hall full of upscale restaurants. Lots of options to choose from - Mexican, Pizza, Indian, Paella, BBQ, Pasta, Tapas, and much more. The ribs were succulent and meaty and the tangy sauce was a perfect complement!! Avoid the paella restaurant....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank skygirl12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Someone at the hotel recommended Mercade del Rio for lunch. I went around noon time, and the crowd was sparse. It's like a giant food court with a very nice ambience and specialty of restaurants from Indian to Spanish to Colombian etc. I chose the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JABuenafe
Reviewed 18 December 2018

The space is awesome, great ambiance with a lot to choose from. My recomendation, walk a little before ordering, don't trust appearances and follow your instinct. Had very good and not so good food so I guess the experience is a bit hard to rate.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank paulG7378MS
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Mercadol del Rio is a great place to go any time of the day. Because they have such a great variety of food, from mexican to spanish to Peruvian, you name it, you can go there any time of day. Next to that the atmosphere...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank robertcalis
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorited places in Medellin. You can find anything from pizza, sushi to local cuisine. Great atmosphere and great bars.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank miguelalv5
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

What an awesome spot! Stopped by for a late lunch after a day of sight seeing in the city. Lots of food & drink options, and a very trendy vibe. We shared a charcuterie and one of the craft cocktails from Salumerie Palermo, and after...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stace5677
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent trendy setting with great variety of food both local and international offered by various vendors. Great lively atmosphere. Nice place to meet locals and visitors. A truly great choice.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JuanchoPerez
Reviewed 16 October 2018

There are so many options to choose from with plenty of seating. There are also cafes and bars if you just want a beverage. This is a great spot if you're looking to be in a busier place to spend some time while grabbing some...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SirDrankalot
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Good variety of eats. Nice variety of food and great spot to people watch especially at lunch time when locals are out on lunch break.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank SchreierHermosa
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Mau151 | Property representative |
Hola Julián: El Mercado Del Río está abierto todos los días, inclusive 1 de enero. Saludos
22 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Mau151 | Property representative |
Yes. You can buy a bottle of wine or by glass and drink it wherever you choose to have your small plates or bites! Welcome to El Mercado del Rio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 24 48-28 | Villa Carlota - El Poblado, Medellin, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 2611584
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Food Market in the middle of town for having and sharing the best moments in life with friends, family, food, drinks and joy. Every day is an opportunity to get out and experience new pleasures with the best quality, flavor and atmosphere to share with your loved ones. Enjoy sports games, soccer matches and music videos in 4K LCD TVs and a 208" central big screen. Live music on weekends nights. Italian, American, Origin, Oriental, European, Spanish, Arabic food with a Central Draft Beer Store and a Wine Shop all created for sharing.
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