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La Abarroteria

#154 of 1,013 Restaurants in Medellin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Carrera 8a 59, Medellin 050014, Colombia
+57 4 3122057
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Miami, Florida
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348 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Awesome street view, professional and speedy service, oh and the food is delicious and bountiful. Good selection of eats here at a decent price. Had a bite of several dishes and was very pleased. Definitely worth a try if you're in town.

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Thank Hacb86
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, timely service and excellent burgers for a very reasonable price. Why waste your time queuing at any other burger place?

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Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Am on a whistlestop tour of Colombia for 10 days. Stayed in Casa Kiwi, and on a walkaround of the amazing El Poblado area, came across this place. I'm not much of a meat-eater these days, but something pushed me towards the medallion fillets. Follow your instinct! One of the best decisions I made on this amazing trip! The restaurant... More 

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Thank Roppongi-the-Novel
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I have been here with my girlfriend. The restaurant serves great "Spanish tapas". We ordered the delicious "tabla latina", which have tapialpa sweet cheese (recommended), Serrano jam and French bread. Also we ordered breaded prawn, which were delicious.

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Thank Juan O
Medellin, Colombia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Order their soup! They are some of the best soups i've ever had. They have great burgers. The terrace is beautiful and the place is located in a great area

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Thank Joelle R
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2016

I always try to be fair with my reviews. This restaurant is a difficult one to review. The food is good. Their specialty are gourmet burgers, and they have this house french fries (the best of town). The restaurant is located in a very popular neighborhood. The big problem is the way they assign the prices. First, one of my... More 

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Thank Liliana G
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

The place isn't expensive and the service it's good, the burgers have a very good taste, the only problem of the restaurant is that it doesn't have a parking lot so you have to pay for the valet parking

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Thank manuelesc
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2015

La abarroteria has one of the best burgers i had in my life, make sure the burger you order has bacon because their bacon is excellent, even do the service is great, i think the place is better for a group of friends. If you want a romantic dinner this is not the place. the price is good, each burger... More 

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Thank Esteban R
Morelia, Mexico
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2015

It wasn't atmosphere and gourmet fare I was looking for that evening. I just wanted a good hamburger, a small salad, and pleasant surroundings. And that's exactly what I got -- along with a great lemonade. Who could ask for anything more?

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Thank RedShoes_and_Bacon
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2015

We arrived in Medellin on the Sunday of a long weekend and just about everything was closed. We stumbled upon La Abarroteria and it was such a great find. As most of the reviews have said the staff was really friendly. We had a beautiful bottle of red wine that was cheap, the baked camembert cheese which was to die... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 8a 59, Medellin 050014, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 3122057

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?