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Carrera 36 # 8A-103, Medellin 050003, Colombia
+57 301 5032807
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austin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

I've been coming to Colombia a lot since 2007 and I recently found the Flip Flop Sandwich Shop. This place has the best gringo breakfast you will find in all of Colombia. The prices can't be beat either. They have now added Hamburgers and chicken wings to their menu....OMG! The best buffalo sauce in all of Medellin and possibly South... More 

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Thank txn13
Jacksonville, Florida
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2013

I was intrigued how just a sandwich shop was ranked so high in such a big foodie city, so I went to check it out. Great great food, a very welcomed break if you're a little tire of local foods or overpriced restaurants around Parque Lleras. Great staff who are super helpful in trying to plan a vacation in Medellin.... More 

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Thank shawn w
Medellin, Colombia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2013

If you're craving a buffalo chicken sandwich, then the Flip Flop Sandwich Shop is the way to go. Sure, it might not be the typical Colombian dish, but this isn't your typical Colombian place. It's a small piece of the U.S., located in Medellin. I decided to have lunch here after reading some of the reviews here and I was... More 

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Thank Christian R
Medellin, Colombia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I've been in Medellin for about 5 weeks and hadn't found a good sandwich shop until I went to Flip Flop. The buffalo chicken sandwich is one of the best I've ever had. The owner Chris is a great guy with lots of advice and a smile. Will definitely be going back.

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Thank jpmeehan451
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Great little place in the praca llerras area, run by chris who is very friendly. Had a beef sandwich and bbq sauce with 2 beers for a very decent price. Chicken sandwiches or wings look good as well. Trying the breakfast tomorrow! Good place to hook up with travellers, chris was very knowledgeable about the city as well

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Thank Marcus2418
Lewisville, Texas
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2013

This is a little streetside restaurant in Parque Lleras section of El Poblado that looks to be the street-side of a hostel. There is free WiFi, food was good, and the guy running it spoke English well, as did the cook. Very casual and surf type[e attitude.

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Thank Robert-Miletich
Medellin, Colombia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I met Chris, the owner, some months ago, and I visit The Flip Flop about once a week. The menu carries common breakfast and lunch items that US Americans occasionally get a hankering for, and nobody in Medellin does it better for the prices he offers. Breakfast has that homemade, right from your own kitchen feel without the need to... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2013

In short: Phenomenal food. Amazing service. Invaluable information. Meeting spot for travelers. My travel buddy and I stumbled on this place after roaming up and down almost every street in Antioquia our first morning in Medellin. We were quite obviously from far out of town and the level of warmth and genuine care, with which the owner, Chris, said "Hey... More 

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Thank EdwardWNYC
Medellin, Colombia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Just stopped by today again to try the new wings on the menu! Wasn't disappointed the wing sauce is probably the best one I have had in Medellin.

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Thank Bastian W
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2013

I visited The Flip Flop on a rainy day almost 5 months ago and the awesome taste of the buffalo chicken sandwich still lingers vividly in memory. I ordered this masterpiece on a bun upon the recommendation of the owner, who asked if I liked spicy - I said YES, don't tease me. And wow. Speechless. Exactly what I needed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 7
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 36 # 8A-103, Medellin 050003, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 301 5032807
Description
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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