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Yemanja

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Brazilian, Pizza, Salvadoran
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Av Otavio Mangabeira 4655, Salvador, State of Bahia 41750-240, Brazil
+55 71 3461-9010
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Continues to be absolutely wonderful

Marvelous moqueca with shrimp, excellent caipirinhas, luscious mousse de maracuja, and totally gracious service in a lovely dining room. Don't miss it. I have dined there about 10 times, and it is always a highlight of a trip to Bahia

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Bahia123
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews 93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Marvelous moqueca with shrimp, excellent caipirinhas, luscious mousse de maracuja, and totally gracious service in a lovely dining room. Don't miss it. I have dined there about 10 times, and it is always a highlight of a trip to Bahia

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Salvador, BA
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133 reviews 133 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I have been there for a business lunch and I was surprised on how much they need a revamp. Some flies around our food (that was really good) it seems that they have stopped in time.

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Salvador, BA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

If you went to know the local food go ther ask for a moqueca de camarão, my favorite. And a caipirinha. Everyone time somenos comes to toem We take them to Yemanja.

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Dongguan, China
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142 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It has always been so great culinary experiences on this restaurant. They are perfect for loca north eastern, african inspired food. I would say they are a benchmark when talking abou Bahian food Not to be missed

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108 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The restaurant has a simple atmosphere and it should improved by having an a/c. The food was good but for the price it could be better served(in appearance and size). The service could be improved as it looks to be a fancier restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The moqueca de camarão was excellent, the environment, the waitresses, everything was fine. I would return with my eyes closed.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

A typical restaurant to entertain tourist. The food is good and service also ok. Is worth trying. The portions are huge!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I really loved the dishes! Moqueca and cacuru are very tasty. I recommend! The environment is good and the waitress are very polite.

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Rio de Janeiro
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is one of the best places to eat local seafood in Salvador, Brazil. The restaurant is in front of the beach. The staff uses typical dressing and are polite, trying to make your stay as pleasant as possible, although they need some more training, especially with wines. Order local food and be careful with the spices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We went there because some of our Brazilian friends knew the restaurant as being one of the best for bahian cousine and especially moqueca.it fulfilled our expectations and the staff were very friendly.

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Address: Av Otavio Mangabeira 4655, Salvador, State of Bahia 41750-240, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 71 3461-9010
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
Cuisine: Brazilian, Pizza, Salvadoran

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av Otavio Mangabeira 4655, Salvador, State of Bahia 41750-240, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: +55 71 3461-9010

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Pizza, Salvadoran

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine

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