Situated in a beautiful, elegant and intimate colonial house downtown, Carmen offers contemporary cuisine with an emphasis on Colombian flavors. Modern techniques and creative preparations give life to delicious dishes inspired by local Caribbean ingredients like crab, lobster, red snapper and pork belly ‘chicharron’.
It’s evident at Carmen that love is in the details; attentive service, world class cuisine, an award winning wine list, innovative craft cocktails and various dining ambiances ensure guests a truly unique experience..
After graduating from UC Santa Cruz with an Economics degree, Carmen went on to study gastronomy at Le Cordon Bleu in San Francisco, following her father's advice. She loves uni, sake and oysters and has lived in Colombia for 8 years with her husband Rob and kitty Moshi.
A graduate of the Le Cordon Bleu culinary academy in San Francisco, Rob never in a million years thought he would be living and working in Colombia, but after eight years and four restaurants he has never looked back! Rob lives with his wife Carmen and kitty Moshi and shares Carmen’s love for oysters, uni and sake.
Diego studied film and visual effects at Columbia College and The Art Institute in Chicago. He founded Angel Studios, specialising in 3D animation and later, video games. He worked extensively in Japan with Sony and Nintendo and fell in love with world cuisine through his many travels.