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Carmen

Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
+57 4 3119625
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“korean tacos” (16 reviews)
“coconut risotto” (10 reviews)
“tasting menu” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
South American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 774 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Best meal we had while in Medellin! The restaurants decor and ambience sets the tone once you walk in and is just a taste of whats to come. Since we had previously visited El Cielo we decided against the tasting menu (but will do so...More

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Carmen is one of the best restaurant in Medellín. Whiteout a doubt is a must if you visit the city or Cartagena too. The pork meat in all its presentations, very good fish and salads.

Thank Jorge Andres T
Reviewed 1 week ago

CARMEN is a fantastic restaurant. Everything from decor, quality of food and service. Was so impressed with the dishes that It completely overshadowed my disappointing cocktail. I did the al la carte menu, but will absolutely go with the tasting menu next time because I...More

Thank AVasNYC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So tasty, lovely staff and very smart decor. We may go to their sister restaurant in Cartagena! Really really nice.

Thank JoelSalmon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in Medellin. The cuisine is very intricate, well balanced and beautifully decorated. Of course, let’s not forget about the cocktails drinks. Carmen has a nice beautiful selection. My all time favorite is the house’s Old Fashioned. Is one of the...More

1  Thank Wilson V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the five course tasting menu... what an experience! Ceviche, croquettes, fish, and roast all immaculately prepared and served with perfectly paired wines (including an awesome port to end things). Best part: we asked about the "Hormiga Culonas" seasoning on what of the servings and...More

1  Thank spartywarrior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended this restaurant by a friend and was he right. I wanted to take my girlfriend out some where special and this was close to where I live. We opted for a 11 course tasting menu. The service we got on arrival was a...More

3  Thank Harry R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made reservations at Carmen's for my birthday, after traveling here with a dozen friends. The ambiance was lovely, however, the service was an absolute disappointment. For starters, we weren't attended to for basic things (water, etc), despite being the largest group in the restaurant....More

Thank Krysten C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience overall, from valet service on arrival to the moment you leave. 5 of us went for 7 course tasting menu with wine pairing while the 3 opted for a la carte menu. The tasting menu certainly was the more exciting bang-for-your-buck option with...More

1  Thank Kyryll C
Carmen A, Director de Recepción at Carmen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kyryll C Infinite thanks for your positive and kind words, we are very excited to know that your experience in Carmen Medellin was so good for you and your friends, and we are proud that you have enjoyed the Chef's tasting menu. Again thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Carmen serves high quality and tasteful 5- 7- or 10 course menus. Which every course you get a matching wine. This is included in the price. Even though it is a classy restaurant, it is not too formal. They play nice music in the background...More

Thank Meghan2502
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BethRose640
8 August 2017|
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Response from LMS95678 | Reviewed this property |
The outside area downstairs is really beautiful ( patio ) or any of the tables in downstairs area are nice too. The patio gives you the most privacy. If I'm dining with people that's my first choice. If I'm dining alone... More
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Jessica R
7 June 2017|
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Response from John J | Reviewed this property |
Jeans should be fine. None of Medellin's top restaurants that I know of even require a coat for the men (much less coat and tie).
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sanfranciscoartbuyer
21 March 2017|
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Response from Carmen A |
So sorry sanfrancsicoartbuyer! Nothing is open in Medellin however on holidays, as I assume you have discovered. I am one of the "american owners" and the hostility is a bit much honestly.... you could have called and made a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin 050003, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 3119625
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