The atmosphere makes you feel so comfortable. I recommend the outdoor area for a romantic dinner. Good for groups.
Reading all the reviews on Carmen I was expecting a gastronomical treat! The appetizers were absolutely incredible and I thought we made the right choice! However both our main courses were bland and unimaginative and we left extremely disappointed with them, and with the overall restaurant! For the price, we definitely expected a lot more.
I've been here 3 times, twice for dinner and once for lunch. The two dinners have been excellent. Food, ambiance (especially if outside), service are amazing. I had the 5 course with wine pairing and me and my date were extremely impressed. She said it was the best dinner experience in her life... But, absolutely do not go here for... More
Although they were good, my salad and main course (shrimp) were not excellent. I found them overall too salty. For the dessert, I found it too sweet to fully enjoy it. Overall, I didn't think Carmen deserved such rave.
I was rather disappointed after reading all the stellar reviews. This restaurant is definitely over priced based on quality. The appetizers were delicious but the entrees were bland, predictable and unimpressive. I'm disappointed
Yes, the menu is creative--although the selections are a bit heavy and quite expensive. Yes, the staff is cheerful and friendly. BUT the music is too loud and energetic--to the point where it actually interferes with digestion. Of the hundreds of high quality restaurants that we have tried around the world, this one stands alone for having such disturbing sounds.... More
Dear KittyDoc1, We at Carmen are sorry to hear about your indigestion and glad to hear it wasn't caused by the food! As we are a Restaurant & Bar the ambience in our upstairs bar area is very lively with music that is designed to complement that style. The next time you visit us please ask for our downstairs seating... More
Located within a short walk from our hotel in El Poblado, Carmen is one of the restaurants that surprised me in a good way. The food from appetizer to the main course was divine. After serving us a delicate amuse-bouche, Carmen, who owns the restaurant, took time to chat with us and shared some of her stories of Medellin. Highly... More
If you go to Medellin go to this restaurant. It was one of the best restaurants I've eaten at in the world. The service is great. The chef is amazing and creative. He is originally from San Francisco. Don't miss this restaurant!
I took my wife to Carmen restaurant in August for are anniversary and the place was amazing. I would highly suggest to make reservations 1-2 days in advance to insure you can get in. The food was excellent from the appetizer to the end dessert. The food prices are more higher then your average restaurant in Medellin but if you... More
My boyfriend booked a (surprise!) table for us here to kick off our 14 day trek in Colombia and celebrate 4 years together. The restaurant was located a short walk from our Poblado area hotel and is a really nice space! We were escorted to a table in a nice corner near the patio (too cold to eat outside) and... More
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