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“Enjoyed Carmen” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carmen

Carmen
Carrera 36 # 10A-27 | El Poblado, Medellin, Colombia
+57 1 3119625
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Ranked #8 of 559 Restaurants in Medellin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $50
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Miami, Florida
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“Enjoyed Carmen”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Walking distance from hotel. I had the best solomillo (steak) and my granddaughter had ribs. Super elegant, and fantastic cuisine.

Visited June 2014
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“Best Fusion Cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Oriental Fusion Cuisine and great service: this Carmen is the charmest restaurant of Medellin where drink good wine and meet VIP of the city! High prices but great food and ambiance!It is definitive the best restaurant of the city!

Visited June 2014
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Bridgetown, Barbados
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is by far one of the best meals I ever had. All three courses were impeccably presented and made. The decor is super nice, kind of a chic warehouse with lots of warm wood and bare concrete. The service was also excellent.

About my meal, started with a grilled octopus cooked to perfection, tender and juicy over a slice of black polenta! AWESOME. Then followed with an Ostrich loin, glazed with some delicious sauce and the sweet ending was probably the best of all, a dessert called Tierra y Sol that consist of an orange-olive oil cookie garnished with banana ice cream and pistachio cream.

I'd travel back to Medellin only to eat here, its that good.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bogota, Colombia
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“Very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Grilled octopus was delicious. Cheese tray was very well-put together. Nice decor. Staff seemed a little annoyed when a large group all wanted separate checks.

Visited May 2014
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“Wonderful place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Must visit when in Medellin! The food is creative and well executed. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere, there are different levels and sections. The manager showed us around which was nice. We had the 'pulpo' appetizer and the Foie gras, both very nice. Main courses and dessert were also delicious! Will go back for sure!

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