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Mondongos

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$$ - $$$
Latin, Soups, South American, Colombian
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Carrera 10a # 38-38 | Cra 70 # C3-43, Medellin 050014, Colombia
+57 4113434
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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wisconsin
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband wanted to try Bandejo Paisa, so we went to Mondongos. They were also able to accommodate me as a vegetarian with a meat-free version. We had so much food in front of us, we could have fed 6 people! And, my husband reported the Bandejo as being bland. Nice open air restaurant with good people watching. Would not... More 

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's just okay. Fair local food but cheap! It is what it is....cheap good local food. Hot sauce helps.

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Bristol
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were advised to visit Mondongos to try the local speciality. I can't recall the name but it is a massive meal involving a bowl of beans, half an avocado, a sausage, rice, plantain and an arepa. Such a lot of food! It was a really good meal, washed down with some draft beer.

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Thank John H
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great taste, the bandeja paisa is an awesome plate. The price Is good about $12 dollars per person. The service is great.

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Thank Luis C
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my lunch and it was my first experience eating "mondongo". it was a lot of food and delicious. Fun atmosphere and great service. GO early as it tends to be really busy at lunch time.

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Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a delicious, home cooked style traditional Colombian meal, com here! The portions are huge and each dish is accompanied with beans, avocado, corn, and arepas.

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like the high calorie, substantially nutritive, minimally spiced fare that makes for traditional Colombian, you'll like this. With a try. A clean, minimal setting

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Dumont, NJ
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142 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

There are two locations - the better of the two is on Carrera 70. Place gets packed at lunch, we went for a late dinner and were pleasantly surprised. My wife loved the mondongo - an acquired taste, but true to it's name, a specialty. Had the churrasco, but it fell short of the myriad of steakhouses in Medellin. Depending... More 

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Panamá
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Its a great place if you want to try the delicious Mondongo, a traditional Colombian soup. The staff is very polite and the service is great even though every time is full of dozens of people. If you arrive during the rush hours you should be on line, but they managed to get you a table very quickly

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were here for lunch. It was super busy and super noisy. The waiters were efficient and professional. You can try all kinds of typical dishes. The food was all quite good and plentiful. And for some reason they bring you a big bowl of avocados and bananas on the side.

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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
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Latin, Soups, South American, Colombian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 10a # 38-38 | Cra 70 # C3-43, Medellin 050014, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 4113434

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