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El Encanto de Nuqui: A Restaurant in Sabaneta with Good Seafood - Medellin Guru
El Encanto de Nuquia is a popular restaurant in Sabaneta with good seafood that hasn’t been discovered by many foreigners.

El Encanto de Nuqui: A Restaurant in Sabaneta with Good Seafood

El Encanto de Nuquia is a popular restaurant in Sabaneta with good seafood that hasn’t been discovered by many foreigners.

Several Medellin Guru readers asked if there is a good seafood restaurant in Sabaneta. This seafood restaurant is located a few blocks from Parque Sabaneta but hasn’t yet been discovered by many foreigners. This restaurant is located on the second floor of a building and is popular with locals in Sabaneta.

Many Medellin Guru readers have asked about restaurants in Sabaneta. So, we are increasing our coverage of restaurant in Sabaneta. Note, three of the above photos are courtesy of El Encanto de Nuquia.

Robalo frito dish (Snook fish), photo courtesy of El Encanto de Nuquia

Robalo frito dish (Snook fish), photo courtesy of El Encanto de Nuquia

The Food Menu

This restaurant specializes in seafood dishes. There are over 50 seafood dishes on the menu including lobster, seafood stew, and many types of fish and other seafood dishes priced from 17,000 to 90,000 pesos. The dishes come with coconut rice and a small salad.

A half order of the Seafood Casserole (Cazuela de mariscos) - a full order is huge

A half order of the Seafood Casserole (Cazuela de mariscos) – a full order is huge

Also, there are seven ceviche dishes on the menu priced from 5,000 to 25,000 pesos. And there are two spaghetti with seafood dished for 28,000 or 65,000 pesos.

Fried Pacific Sierra (Mackerel family), photo courtesy of El Encanto de Nuquia

Fried Pacific Sierra (Mackerel family), photo courtesy of El Encanto de Nuquia

Furthermore, there are 10 appetizers on the menu priced from 7,000 to 22,000 pesos. In addition, there is a kid menu with three options for 15,000 pesos each. Finally, there are three desserts on the menu for 7,000 pesos each.

The Drink Menu

This restaurant has a decent sized drink menu. There are nine different liquors on the menu for 64,000 to 180,000 pesos per bottle or 4,000 to 10,000 pesos per shot. Also, there are three wine available for 50,000 to 68,000 pesos per bottle. In addition, they have sangria available and over 10 beers available.

For non-alcoholic drinks they have sodas, water and juices available for 4,000 to 7,000 pesos.

Inside El Encanto de Nuquia

Inside El Encanto de Nuquia

How to Get to El Encanto de Nuquia

This restaurant is located about four blocks from Parque Sabaneta, which is about a four-minute walk.

This seafood restaurant is located four blocks from popular Parque Sabaneta in Sabaneta

This seafood restaurant is located four blocks from popular Parque Sabaneta in Sabaneta

Parque Sabaneta is located about a 10-minute walk east from the Sabaneta metro station on the Medellin metro, which is the second to last station going south on Line A. In addition, there are also taxis available from the Sabaneta metro station that can take you to Aves Maria mall.

Address: Carrera 43B # 71Sur-66A, Sabaneta

Website: https://es-la.facebook.com/elencantodenuqui/

Phone: +57 302.369.7966

Hours: noon to 10 pm

This fish tank inside El Encanto de Nuqui

This fish tank inside El Encanto de Nuqui

The Best Restaurants in Sabaneta

The following is our list of the best restaurants in Sabaneta.

  1. El Veijo John
  2. Mama Santa Parrillada
  3. El Sombrero
  4. Crepes & Waffles
  5. Parmessano
  6. Kitchen Warrior
  7. Catalán
  8. Daisuki Sushi Wok
  9. Anotonella’s
  10. Pizza en Leña
  11. Ragazzi Pizzas y Pastas
  12. La Octava Maravilla
  13. Chef Burger
  14. Pigasus
  15. Bocadini
  16. Sports Wings
  17. Wajaca
  18. ArteSano Lounge Grill
  19. La Doctora
  20. La Hija de Stella
  21. Ladrillo y Verde
  22. El Encanto de Nuquia
  23. Mas Q Alitas, Burgers and Ribs
  24. Picnic
  25. Pinche Guey
  26. El Peregrino

Also, we included this seafood restaurant in our list of the best restaurants in Sabaneta,

The El Encanto de Nuquia restaurant is located on the second floor

The El Encanto de Nuquia restaurant is located on the second floor

The Bottom Line – El Encanto de Nuquia: A Restaurant in Sabaneta with Good Seafood

Several Medellin Guru readers have asked if there is a good seafood restaurant in Sabaneta. Yes, there is one good seafood restaurant popular with locals that hasn’t yet been discovered by many foreigners – El Encanto de Nuquia.

I have eaten at this restaurant several times with my Colombian wife. And each time there were only Colombians in the restaurant, no foreigners. The restaurant has some good seafood.

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3 thoughts on “El Encanto de Nuqui: A Restaurant in Sabaneta with Good Seafood”

    1. Do you know if they have little neck clams? If not does anyone in Medellin have clams?

      • Not sure, they have a large menu but don’t recall seeing that. You can contact them and ask.

    2. Thanks, nice to see that Sabaneta has a good seafood place

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