We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Cielo

Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 2683002
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
South American, Colombian, Gluten Free Options
Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
Write a Review
Reviews (598)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is cosy but the service a bit too formal for our taste. The "experience" menu had some wonderful items but also very vague ones. Mind you that every phase of the menu incl amuse-bouche and hand wash experience count as a course. It...More

Thank SandyvanT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is an experience. We had the 13 course menu (there not many other options other than a reduced version of this) and I recommend this. Sizes are ok so ypu will not fill up easily. Everyone at the table were delighted with everything...More

Thank huub9999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This experience was not definitely what I expected, which was a lot based on the reviews. They have A in terms of presentation, but the flavors were just not there, and sometimes the food temperature wasn't either. I think they focus so much on the...More

Thank McmartinezPerez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to El Cielo during our few days in Medellin and it was a highlight of our stay. We arrived for an 8:30 reservation and decided to enjoy the 13 moment menu with parings, it was fantastic. The restaurant is small and intimate and...More

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been visiting this restaurant for at least 6 years, and it is always a great pleasure to enjoy Chef Juanma Barrientos' cuisine. This time, the restaurant offered a gorgeous experience of the Colombian tastes paired with a delicate and delicious selection of French wines....More

Thank ABalzan
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant in itself is very nice in the Poblado area of Medellin. It serves a very different version and interpretation of traditional Colombian food through a fusion of special effects, sensorial experiences that stimulate more than just the palate and an interesting concept of...More

Thank Marco G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a thematic restaurant, located in the middle of Medellin. All the restaurant is dedicated to you immediately you arrive on it. Very good food, good wines and perfect attention to details.

Thank José Odalis O
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This restaurant was incredible, they do not have a menu. They have a combination of 13 dishes and you have to trust. believe me totally worth it! All the experience was awsome, some exotic drinks to start, the spa-style experience for washing your hands, the...More

Thank Juan P
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had the 13 course tasting menu with wine pairings - a must have. All the dishes and wines were superb. Everyone spoke English and Spanish - rare in Medellín for any restaurant. The Chef greeted us as well for one of the main courses,...More

Thank Shar P
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Fusion restaurant says it all. All the senses are included; from washing hands in vanilla extract and oils to boiling coffee at the table at the end. Pricey but a great treat. Reservations are a must.

Thank tom8to
Nearby Restaurants
Sandwich Cubano Express
9 reviews
.13 km away
1,478 reviews
.10 km away
IL Castello
341 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Parque Lleras
911 reviews
.18 km away
Ballet Folklorico de Antioquia
19 reviews
.35 km away
Medellin City Services
358 reviews
.16 km away
Toucan Cafe & Tours
149 reviews
.17 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ciaran B
Is there a dress code?
26 June 2016|
Answer Show all 12 answers
Response from elpatron10 | Reviewed this property |
It's an upscale restaurant, dress casual for me. And women , but not flip flops, shorts, sleeveless shirts. Just dress casual but nice.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$200
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 40 10a - 22, Medellin, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4 2683002
  • E-mail
Cuisine based on Colombian roots, using a mixture of traditional and cutting edge techniques to the study of neuroscience is what makes elcielo restaurant a magical place. The elcielo dining experience includes a variety of colors, textures, smells and tastes that stimulate the senses and arouse emotions.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing