Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia

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November 5, 2017

Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia

Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia

Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia. After much debate here they are. Finally the 3 Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia. Most of these places are in Poblado. Furthermore, the top spot has multiple locations.

For many years places like Il Forno was the go to place for pasta. However, better options are now available. Below is the 2017 list Must Visit Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia.

Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia

Parmessano (La Estrada)

Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia

Parmessano currently has 9 restaurants in the Medellin area. Our favorite locations are La Estrada, Palms Avenue and Centro Comercial Santa Fe.

What we love about the food

Almost all of the plates are amazing. But these are the top plates for us.

  1. Salmon Tricolor (3 color salmon pasta plate). Grilled salmon fillet, served with penne in tricolore sauce from Italy and house salad.
  2. Atun Pacifico (pacific tuna). Tuna steak crusted in sesame seeds and chia with balsamic reduction accompanied by spaghetti and house salad.
  3. Pasta penne in pesto sauce with chicken. A simple plate but delicious.
  4. From the light menu (smaller portion) we love Lia. Lia comes with tomato soup. Followed by salmon and a small house salad.
Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia

Pacific Tuna

Prices

The most expensive plate from the top 3 is the first plate. However, it is only 29.000 cop (approximately $10 USd). Furthermore, adding sangria or a bottle of wine won’t break the bank.

Parmessano also makes the list for best Sangrias in Medellin, Colombia.

Service

Like many places in Colombia, service is inconsistent. However, the staff at Parmessano is older, mature and professional. Furthermore, most are career waiters.

Location

Parmessano has multiple locations. I’m fortunate to have two within walking distance of my home and office. La Estrada location is in a mall but the setup makes it feel like a stand alone restaurant.

The interior is beautiful. Furthermore, they offer outdoor seating. A must when eating in Medellin.

Meatballs rating

Food: 9 out of 10 meatballs
Price: 10 out of 10 meatballs
Service: 8 out of 10 meatballs
Location: 9 out of 10 meatballs
Overall: 9 a top rating in Medellin

Contact info

Parmessano currently has 9 locations in Medellin. Visit them online by clicking this link.

For information and independent reviews click this link.

Pastas Con Amor (Parque Poblado)

Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia

Pastas Con Amor = Pasta With Love. A perfect name for a compact restaurant.

Pastas Con Amor is one of the original high quality pasta restaurants in Medellin. They have two locations. Our favorites is the Parque Poblado location.

What we love about the food

Pastas Con Amor offers many options. The setup is very similar to Chipotle.

  1. Pick the pasta. Spashetti, penne, fussili etc.
  2. Choose a sauce from a list of 10 homemade sauces. My favorite is the carusso. A creamy sauce made of ham and mushrooms.
  3. Finally add chicken, mushrooms, ham or bacon.

Prices

The carusso plate with an addition of chicken will run you 16.000 Cop. That is approximately $5 USd. Furthermore, the house wine is not bad. Basic white or red cost 8.000 Cop per glass.

Service

Pastas Con Amor is a small place. Furthermore, the owner sometimes is cooking amazing pasta and serving as waitress. Her name is Lina and she is super cool.

Location

Pastas Con Amor is located in Parque Poblado. The restaurant is easy to get to.

Pastas Con Amor has limited seating. However, they do not accept reservations.

Meatballs rating

Food: 10 out of 10 meatballs
Price: 10 out of 10 meatballs
Service: 9 out of 10 meatballs
Location: 9 out of 10 meatballs
Overall: 9.5 our top rating in Medellin

Contact info

Pastas Con Amor has two locations, we visited the Parque Poblado location. Visit them online by clicking this link.

For information and independent reviews click this link.

Parmessano (Santa Fe Mall)

Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia

Parmessano currently has 9 restaurants in the Medellin area. The Santa Fe Mall location has amazing views. Furthermore, this is the original Parmessano location.

What we love about the food

Same review in regards to the food of the Strada Mall. Almost all of the plates are amazing. But these are the top plates for us.

  1. Salmon Tricolor (3 color salmon pasta plate). Grilled salmon fillet, served with penne in tricolore sauce from Italy and house salad.
  2. Atun Pacifico (pacific tuna). Tuna steak crusted in sesame seeds and chia with balsamic reduction accompanied by spaghetti and house salad.
  3. Pasta penne in pesto sauce with chicken. A simple plate but delicious.
  4. From the light menu (smaller portion) we love Lia. Lia comes with tomato soup. Followed by salmon and a small house salad.

Prices

The most expensive plate from the top 3 is the first plate. However, it is only 29.000 cop (approximately $10 USd). Furthermore, adding sangria or a bottle of wine won’t break the bank.

Parmessano also makes the list for best Sangrias in Medellin, Colombia. Prices are standard across all restaurants.

Service

Service at this Parmessano location is slightly more consistent. Furthermore, most are career waiters.

Location

Parmessano has multiple locations. I’m fortunate to have two within walking distance of my home and office. Santa Fe is the second location within walking distance for me.

The views from this location are breathtaking. Furthermore, it brings reminds us all of how fortunate we are to live here.

Meatballs rating

Food: 9 out of 10 meatballs
Price: 10 out of 10 meatballs
Service: 9 out of 10 meatballs
Location: 9 out of 10 meatballs
Overall: 9.25 a top rating in Medellin

Contact info

Parmessano currently has 9 locations in Medellin. Visit them online by clicking this link.

For information and independent reviews click this link.

Must Visit Best Pasta Restaurants Medellin Colombia

In conclusion the top pasta restaurants Medellin Colombia 2017. Parmessano tops our list. They have 9 locations in Medellin. Pasta Con Amor also tops our list. Their main location is Parque Poblado.

MUST VISIT BEST PASTA RESTAURANTS MEDELLIN COLOMBIA

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