Cafe Zorba

  • Vegetarian Vegetarian
    ( 10 reviews )

42 - 33, Calle 8, El Poblado (at Avenida El Poblado), Medellin, Colombia

Vegetarian pizzas as main course. Also has various (fairly substantial) salads and other side dishes, many of which are vegan. Purposely does not have a sign outside. It's at Avenida El Poblado, where you walk into the Parque Lineal La Presidenta, on your left, just before the bridge in the park. Open Mon-Sun 5:00pm-10:30pm.

Category: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Italian

Reviews (10)

First Review by FrankEason

nice atmosphere - Edit

The restaurant looks really great, the staff is kind, but its not exactly vegan friendly, all menu (besides the only salad option) is about pizza, in order make it vegan you'll have to take out not only the cheese but many itens, such as onions, that are prepared with butter, since they have no vegan cheese the result is quite unappealing.

Pros: opened till late (but the kitchen closes at 10 pm)

Cons: the only vegan options are boring pizzas and a sal

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excellent - Edit

les pizzas les plus incroyables de toute ma vie. je recommande fortement "la espinaca" et la "quezo azul".

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Hip and hyped - Edit

We tried to visit this place Saturday evening and found the place overly crowded. We were offered to get a number and wait for a free table - together with something like 10 others. Chose to come by another day. We instead came in on Sunday right when they opened at 5 pm. The place were almost filled in half an hour. True they have vegan options, but it's all side dishes, none of the pizzas are vegan. Still they don't have a problem making one with a smile. The pizza was fine, the tomato base could use a lot more spices and the pizza had too much filling. It was good enough but for 22500 cop, they need to make a better effort.. the place is cool and you can sit outside downstairs by the park and upstairs in the crowded area by the kitchen and bar. Warm atmosphere, good music and really nice staff. Give it a try!

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delicious pizzas - Edit

A great vegetarian pizza restaurant. A really interesting selection of pizza choices with great flavour combos (espinaca and cebolla highly recommended). They have live music on Wednesdays and Saturdays too - normally a small cover fee. We've been twice so far and will return.

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Rudest Staff Ever - Edit

We arrived in Medellin late, and were excited there was a veg option open late (most Colombian veg restaurants only serve lunch, and a select few keep 6-9pm dinner hours). the hours on Happy Cow said 5pm-12pm, but may vary. We called, and they said they were open until 11:30pm tonight. When we arrived at 11pm, hoping to get some food to go, the kitchen staff yelled CERRADO out of the window next to the front door, and when I questioned the hours clearly posted on a blackboard outside of the door, the cook started mocking me and yelled CERRADO (closed) again... WOW! I definitely wouldn't have wanted to have eaten food prepared by someone with terrible energy, so in a way I was grateful for it not working out. Beware of bad vibes, even if you do catch them when they're taking customers....

Pros: Open late... lol. Not really.

Cons: Rude and unfriendly employees, Sketchy area, Inconsistent hours

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Más opciones sin lácteos - Edit

Cuando era vegetariana fui allí y para quienes consumen lácteos tienen muy buenas y deliciosas opciones, las pizzas son excelentes, sin embargo me gustaría que hubieran más opciones para quienes somos veganos, de hecho incursionar con un par pizzas veganas podría suponerles una innovación interesante en el mercado.

Pros: Buenas pizzas para lactovegetarianos, Variadas opciones lactovegetarianas

Cons: Sin opciones veganas, Podrían incursionar con pizzas veganas, El servicio es muy lento

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It is not vegan-friendly - Edit

Its not a vegan-friendly. It is vegetarian friendly... but not vegan except some normal entrees (chips, potatoes, etc...).

But if you are a strict vegan, you wont find a main dish here.

However the place is nice.

Pros: Atmosphere

Cons: Not vegan

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AuraMaríaRuízTobón 28 May 2016 - Exactly!  

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Best atmosphere and music - Edit

This place is great for a date or for friends but I need four of their pizzas to feel nourished. Their pizzas are very light and yes, they contain white wheat. The location is perfect. This is a social spot but don't expect a big meal if you eat like I do. Again, the crust is really thin. But the music and atmosphere is better than anything else in Medellin. Live music on Wed and Sun I think.
Food: **
Location: *****

Pros: Groovy music, Beautiful crowd, Live music

Cons: Pizzas not substantial enough for me, They use city water in their drinks, Expensive

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Yummmmmm - Edit

Cafe Zorba is a hip, Kiwi run pizza bar near Parque Linea El Presidenta. I ordered the margharita without the cheese, and it was awesome - plenty of olive oil and herbs, great marinara, and an awesome puffy, crunchy crust.

Pros: Yummy

Cons: A little expensive

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Great place to relax and Munch - Edit

Great indoor/outdoor location. Awesome music playing.
Had the hummus plate followed up with the pizza with caramelized onions and roasted pistachios. Very delicious. Washed it down with a beer.

Pros: Food, Music, Atmosphere

Cons: Price, Dim

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