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Partida EL Retiro | Las Palmas, Retiro 0000, Colombia
+57 4 5420011
12:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 01:00
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Medellin, Colombia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I live near by and come here every chance I get. The whole menu is great. The soups are the best. It is a very cozy open air restaurant. Service is great.

1 Thank cinco55555
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

While a bit outside of the city, near the town of El Retiro, this is a destination that cannot be missed. The entire staff, the setting and of course, the food! Spectacular, Amazing, Flavorful and Authentic. This is an automatic stop whenever I return to Medellin.

Thank Quincalle
Mexico, Mexico
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

It is a long drive to the middle of nowhere. Not much to see or love in the area, but if you are a "paisa" food lover this place is a must. The food is AMAZING.

1 Thank Daniel R
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I first saw Anthony´s great review on Queareparanamorarte about 5-6 years ago and finally got around to going. Near the Y that splits to El Retiro and La Ceja it is about 30-40 minutes from El Poblado. I would best classify this as a five star Colombian fare restaurant. I had the fish (pescado) and it was superb and included... More 

1 Thank MedellinRich
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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186 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Quant location nestled between a couple of businesses. However, the food is phenomenal!!! Deliciously crafted local dishes at reasonable prices when taking into account the dollar conversion. Beautifully decorated restaurant transports you to a typical village atmosphere.

Thank Johnny G
San Antonio de Pereira, Colombia
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211 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

We've been by this landmark restaurant many times on our way to and from the city. Yesterday, my wife and I decided to give the place a try. The Colombian cuisine is excellent. But unlike many typical paisa restaurants in the area, the kitchen is very stingy with its portions. I usually leave other restaurants in Colombia feeling full and... More 

1 Thank Eulenspeegel
Retiro, Colombia
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279 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

We went with friends who saw this restaurant on TV and we ordered the typical foods. 55,000 COP for a combination platter of meats for 2 which is a lot of money. Local beers are twice as much as other restaurants. I don't mind paying $$ if the quality is substantially better but it isn't. There are other restaurants across... More 

Thank HK2LS
Miami, Fl
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83 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

We went with friends, because of the Anthony Bourdain Colombia report. Q's (impossibly long name) menu was advertising (September is Restaurant month in Medellin-the upscale restaurants offer "discounts" on special items) their special menu (expensive for Colombia at 59000 pesos or about $24 but a complete meal w/ appetizer, main dish, dessert and cup of wine) as well as their... More 

Thank Prophet9fla
Medellin, Colombia
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

If you like typical Colombian food, then this place might be the place for you. The prices are a little higher than other typical Colombian restaurants, but the atmosphere, and the experience are worth it. Take a table in the inside courtyard, unless you like the bar crowd scenarios where you can watch TV inside the lounge. The food is... More 

Thank MALAWI8386
Retiro, Colombia
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279 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

First off, this place is NOT in Medellin but in Retiro. The prices are twice as high as the places across the street and the quality doesn't justify the expensive prices. Save your money and look at other reviews in Retiro..

Thank HK2LS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, South American, Colombian, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Partida EL Retiro | Las Palmas, Retiro 0000, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Retiro
  • Phone Number: +57 4 5420011

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