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IL Castello

Carrera 40 #10-A - 14, Medellin, Colombia
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Ranked #9 of 423 restaurants in Medellin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
White Plains, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This is by far one of if not the best Italian restaurant(s) in the Poblado section of Medellín. The service is more highly attentive than most restaurants I've frequented here (and I've been to tons), the food rates very high in the Italian category, and the prices are more reasonable than anyone from New York City would ever expect. This... More

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Jupiter, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Finally, we have a good to telling restaurant Medellin. The other options were truly disappointing. Most are pretty much like chain Italian restaurants back in Miami. This restaurant however is certainly a step above the others. Although the pastas are certainly not freshly made in-house, sauces are quite nice and close to some of the better restaurants we have back... More

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Orlando, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

All the waiters stand around the perimeter of the restaurant with their hands behind their back waiting to serve you. Once you make eye contact with them, they come to your table. This establishment sets the bar in Colombia when it comes to service. The caprese I had was delicious, the lasagna was not what I had hoped for and... More

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
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193 reviews 193 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
1,591 helpful votes 1,591 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

En lo personal, es el mejor restaurante italiano de la ciudad de Medellín. Me gusta mucho comenzar con un carpaccio y de plato fuerte un mixto de solomito con pasta carbonara. Siempre reservo pues el sitio vive lleno. Really good food, with the feel of an American italian restaurant more than an Italian Italian restaurant. For good and bad. Great... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is the best Italian restaurant I've ever been to (even better than restaurants in Italy). The pasta was absolutely delicious, the service excellent and the atmosphere inviting. I strongly recommend visiting this restaurant if you ever go to Medellin! The only downside is that it's not open on Sunday.

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Medellin, Colombia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Unequivocally Il Castello is the best Italian in town. Good atmosphere, excellent service, always their owners present, and the best italian dishes in Medellin. If you want pizza don't hesitate it is very good. Reservations should be done one or two days in advance. Prices fair, even for wine.

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Willemstad, Curacao
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

had a great meal here in a nice atmosphere, great service and very good prices. Food was very good and the house wine excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This place is definitely the best Italian restaurant in the city. Both the food and the service is excellent and the prices are very reasonable, specially for the quality and quantity of food you're getting. Make sure you try the ravioli sorrentino or the fettuccine maremonte.

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Scottsdale AZ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I have been to good Italian restaurant all over world but none better. I am always shocked at how good the wine is and how little the check is for. It is not inexpensive it is overly fair.

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Medellin, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

A great italian restaurant for a formal lunch or dinner. Very popular with the locals for it's great food and service. The chocolate volcano is an awesome dessert. The place is not expensive, but the ambience is upscale, so proper informal attire is expected. The place has been renovated, and looks awesome.

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