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Rua Terceira Ordem de Sao Francisco, 8 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
+55(71) 3321 3929
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Ranked #48 of 5,416 Restaurants in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Bangkok, Thailand
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536 reviews 536 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

On our first night at Salvador de Bahia, we were advised to go for dinner there. Even at night, it is safe to walk to the street where this old colonial house stands. There are police everywhere. As you are greeted at the main door, you walk across a nicely decorated first dining-room, which was empty on that day. At... More 

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Naples
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our guide recommended this restaurant and we were delighted with the choice. The ambience was welcoming and attractive. The service was faultless. The menu offered a wide choice. We chose the seafood spaghetti...very good. Maqueca had been recommended but not our taste. A good bottle of wine....my first in Brazil! All in all a very enjoyable experience and not overly... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Cute place with a very unique feel. Best Muqueca me and mi wife had at Salvador. Had tons on shrimps and fish but we couldn't have enough of it. Service was ok.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A very nice restaurant. On the night we were there it was very quiet which made it even nicer. The paella was huge and delicious. Staff was very accommodating and attentive. Decent wine selection. Really loved our outdoor table next to the fountain. Definitely would go again.

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Seems that this restaurant have gotten all the luxury hotels around in the old town in their pocket. And proceeded to adding too many tables. Not counting on any repeat visits. Arriving with hungry kids it took over 1.5 hour to get pasta for children served, and even pasta with pesto was not great. The shrimps and tuna overcooked and... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

What a disappointing place. The waiter wanted us to seat directly under the A/C in the middle of the room, even if the room was almost empty. In general the service was poor as the food was. The only time I got stomach problems in four weeks Brazil.

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UK
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117 reviews 117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My husband and I were looking for fine local cuisine in the historial area of Salvador - this restaurant was the right spot! It is located right in the middle of Pelourinho, in a historical house with a small garden at the back. The place is beautifully decorated with antiques, works of art and plants. The menu contains interesting fish... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

They put bread and dip on the table without asking and then charged more than $7 each for it. We ordered a bottle of wine for 5 of us and it turned out to be only a 1/2 bottle but the waiter didn't say anything. The wine was overpriced and over the hill so we didn't order more. The food... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Went on a Tuesday afternoon to this place for a lunch. From the outside you can't see the garden behind the building and is a must to go. We took the Shrimp Moqueca with warm bread as a starter. It tasted outstanding. The plate with the shrimp was prepared on a typical Brazilian way with coconut milk. A real Bahia's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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314 restaurant reviews
283 helpful votes 283 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had the most wonderful meal here. My tour guide and I decided to stop for a break during our Salvador visit - and chose to have lunch here. The restaurant staff were familiar with my guide, so we were very well treated. The interior of the restaurant is lovely with a beautiful garden to the back. The service was... More 

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Address: Rua Terceira Ordem de Sao Francisco, 8 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(71) 3321 3929
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:45 am - 11:00 pm

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