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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: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 116
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  • 18
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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
Nice local food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
MiluDiDio
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Salvador, BA
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Salvador, BA
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 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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292 reviews 292 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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224 reviews 224 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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216 reviews 216 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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roma
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129 reviews 129 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I'm not a fan of bahian food, but was always curious to taste acaraje and other staff usually sold in the streets or squadra of Sao Salvador. The problem is that in the streets you never know How many Times they used the OIL to fry the staff or if they stored in a proper way the food. Here it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

You have to wait a while and can't make reservations, but once there the waitresses are all dressed as bahianas and the atmosphere is nice and local. The food: everything was really tasty even though i didn't know what exactly i was ordering. Preparation, sauce, produce, all come together for an excelent dining experience based mostly on seafood. Service is... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?