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el corral

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Carrera 43a 18s 135, Medellin 050022, Colombia
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Medellin, Colombia
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Good burgers, good fries and onion rings, and fast service. I wouldn't call El Corral burgers junk food -- their burgers are cooked to order with good ingredients, and tasty. The shakes are good too. As another reviewer commented, there is a lot more on offer than burgers. A burger combo will run you about $8, so it's not super-cheap,... More 

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New Jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

i dont really eat very much at fast food places. But I heard good things about El Corral from locals, so I had to try it. I have to say, this was the best buger I have eaten so far. At least the best compared to the western brand of fast food places. And even some diners and restaurants here... More 

Thank swm52
Medellin, Colombia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Note: we ate at the El Corral inside Oviedo Mall, 2nd floor within quality restaurant area (not fast food area). There are many El Corral locations all over Medellin. The menu is huge, with a variety of Colombian & American dishes. It was hard to decide which tasty entree to order. I had two (unusual for me) large pork ribs... More 

Thank PS401Bill
Medellin, Colombia
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Fresh ingredients, nice taste, juicy meat, crunchy fries... You can find these sort of things here. I recommend the coffee milkshake (ask to add double coffee). You should try it if you like junk food.

Thank Juan Carlos R
Santa Monica, California
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

This is a popular place for the locals, and the hamburgers are the real deal here. Prices reasonable, family friendly too.

Thank MLondon26
Medellin, Colombia
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

El Corral is a national chain in Colombia that can be found almost anywhere. Some locations are VERY attentive to cleanliness and service, others a bit less so. You can get char-grilled burgers (al carbon/asado) or burgers made on a press (a la plancha). They also have a weird steak sandwich, a weirder turkey sandwich and maybe some sort of... More 

Thank RoundMoundOfRebound
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

A must when you visit Colombia! The burgers are a bit pricey but it is definitely worth it. Try Corralisima, it's charbroiled and delicious!

Thank Moi6
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286 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Positive comments 01. Excelent location at Shopping Oviedo 02. Quite Nice hambúrguer 03. Cordialitty 04. Fast and nice ser vice Negative comments 01. Price

Thank AlexxxxCS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

the food that they are is very rich. i recomended the hamburguers they are the bes of the world. bye

Thank Oliver C
Medellin, Colombia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was my favorite restaurant for a bacon burger, especially before a night of heavy drinking in Parque Lleras. The best burger in Medellin.

Thank Juan Manuel U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 43a 18s 135, Medellin 050022, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: 573135058

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?