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Paraiso Tropical

R. Edgar Loureiro, 98-B | Cabula, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
3384-7464
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Ranked #7 of 5,367 restaurants in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: South American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The chef walks around mingling with peoples. A very nice ,friendly guy who can put together some amazing combinations. His seafood moqueca was the best my family had while in Salvador.They had tried it about three times. I am a vegetarion and he made a vegetarian moqueca that was loaded with Flavors that has made me come home searching for... More

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Brasilia, DF
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Paraiso is one of those places you keep coming back to, again and again. Chef Beto takes you in as one of his own children and treats you to the most delicious versions of Bahia dishes ever. If you don't order an exotic fruit drink, you are missing half the experience. Paraiso is like no restaurant I have ever been... More

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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This restaurant is the the area of Cabula, in Salvador quite away from the city centre, but worth the trip. The dishes are recipes from Bahian culinary but with a twist, as the chef introduces tropical exotic fruits - grown in his own garden in the back of the restaurant-, as seasoning, cooking ingredients and garnishing. The result is a... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

A food experience that was seriously paradisiacal! The inebriating lusciousness of the amazonian and bahian orchard fruits were far beyond the radar of our gastronomic exploits. We were starting to feel somewhat despondent after almost two weeks of faring off so-so food in urban Brazil (Rio and Salvador: cuisine frité and sucré — fried and sugared to smithereens) that we almost... More

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Atlanta, GA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

The very best part of this experience was the food itself..superb. We started with a soft shell crab empanada which really wasn't an empanada but was excellent. Do not miss the tropical mixta with lobster, octopus, shrimp and fruits. An amazing authentic dish..one portion easily serves two people. The atmosphere is very pleasant, we sat on the upper deck "in... More

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere is rustic but perfect (we've had lunch under the shadow of a big "jabuticaba"s tree which was refreshing in that hot day. The dishes were just amazing (we've had "casquinha de siri", which is an apetizer that is made with crab, and also we've ordered the "casquinha" made with octopus and shrimp: they were delicious). The special "muquecas"... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I have never tasted any dish so authentic and delicious based on grilled fruits and seafood (octopus, lobster, shrimp, and even fish) as in Tropical Misto. Go for this option. The place is a little far from city center, but worth the visit. The proprietor is very friendly and is always walking among the clients. Very nice atmosphere, specially for... More

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Brasilia, DF
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

It's in a distant neighbourhood but the food is just AMAZING!!!! They have the best moquecas I have ever tasted and don't forget to try the siri mole!!!

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Dont ask me what I had because it was all suggested and chosen by my guest, a local. All I know is that every dish was amazing. There were some soft shell crabs and the main course was Calapolvo - an out of this world stew of lobster and octopus but many more taster dishes in order to sample the... More

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Salvador, BA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

The food is absolutely delicious, with an arty touch of the chef. Therefore some dishes may be a bit different from their traditional versions. It´s a busy upscale family eatery. Not very suitable for romantic encounters. The service could be a bit more attentive.

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