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The Flip Flop Sandwich Shop

Carrera 36 # 8A-103, Medellin 050003, Colombia
+57 319 6309900
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
Carrera 36 # 8A-103, Medellin 050003, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We could have very easily walked past this place as it's very unassuming from the outside. We had a look at the menu and were sold. As sandwiches, burgers, breakfasts and pancakes. What more do you need. We all had a chicken sandwiches but each...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you are looking for an American breakfast this is a good choice. Friendly Staff great price. Let me order off the menu.

Thank NickVonZipper
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The gal working here (I think the owner) was great. Her English was perfect and she was very friendly and helpful. She gave us a map of Cartagena and offered travel help and advice. I had the veggie omelette with potatoes and it was great!...More

Thank jillthursby
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

You could easily walk past this place without a second glance. A counter, a couple of drinks fridges and a few tables and chairs. Linger for a second and you'll be met by massive smiles and a better welcome than I've received in most other...More

Thank mrbrightside30
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I visited this restaurant on a Tuesday afternoon in January, 2017. This restaurant is just off Calle 10 a block or two east of Parque Lleras in the Poblado section of Medellin with lots of hostels and other restaurants in the area. It has a...More

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great place giving real value for your money the food came fresh and good. And the service was in English! Ate here more than twice

Thank Itai_Zalcman
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The Flip Flop Sandwich Shop is a taste of home in the midst of Medellín. I can't attest to anything beyond the veggie omelette, but I'm sure everything is excellent. Paula, the owner, is incredibly sweet, and is not only a great cook but an...More

Thank snilsborg
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Great burgers, cooked perfectly and very juicy and flavoursome. Good size portions too if you are hungry. We popped in here at the end of a 5 hour bike tour and were pleased with the food and service!

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Tasty, economic place. I've been religiously ordering the veggie omelette with homefries and it's basically $2.50 USD. The owner is amazingly nice as well. Go here!

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 10 May 2016

can't remember just when i was there but 2012,just up the street at the casa kiwi hostel and this was a daily place to come for a good homestyle breakfast.and good people.

Thank skipholmes69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 7
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 36 # 8A-103, Medellin 050003, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 319 6309900
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We are the best and only restaurant for travelers in Medellin. Look for the 2 big yellow umbrellas and 3 tables out front. I have a great little place that serves good (non-Colombian)food. We serve a great breakfast with eggs, pancakes, french toast, and even home fries. We have best buffalo sauce in Medellin,a new burger that tastes like home, and the best wings in town. All with cheap beer to go with it :o) The other thing I offer is great tourist information. So, for tourists and backpackers, I am a great spot. If you are looking for fine dining or gourmet food, I am not your place.
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