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Av Otavio Mangabeira 4655, Salvador, State of Bahia 41750-240, Brazil
+55 71 3461-9010
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Ranked #20 of 5,390 Restaurants in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Brazilian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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147 reviews 147 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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2 reviews
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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116 reviews 116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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123 reviews 123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

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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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great food and even greater service. They show you how to eat the local food if you don't know how. Service with a smile.

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you are looking for one chance to taste the cuisine of Bahia, this one of two top choices. The other one is Odoyá in Pelourinho (Old town).

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

typical Salavador food at its best. A must-do while in Salvador. Maybe a little too expansive but it surely worth a shot

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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

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