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Lafayette

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Bahia Marina, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 12
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Restaurant with a view of the marina

Clean decor inside and a nice outside terrace (dinner or mild climate for better results). This restaurant is located at the Bahia Marina along with two other restaurants. I went there on a Saturday with my dear hubby. For starter we had the octopus with potato ("batata ao murro"), onions and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Andrea Y
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Sao Paulo, SP
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Clean decor inside and a nice outside terrace (dinner or mild climate for better results). This restaurant is located at the Bahia Marina along with two other restaurants. I went there on a Saturday with my dear hubby. For starter we had the octopus with potato ("batata ao murro"), onions and cherry tomatoes. Entrees: Sautéed shrimps and lemon risotto and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My boyfriend and I went down to this restaurant as we're on a budget but the description is wrong in our opinion: the menu was actually pretty pricey, so we didn't eat here. The food looked good, but we just thought we should give a heads up for the budget-conscious traveller like ourselves.

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Basel, Switzerland
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51 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I loved everything about this restaurant. We sat by the sea and the service was great and the staff was super nice. The food was great, we chose different dishes if sea food and they were all very delicious. It was very easy to reach by taxi and easy to go back to our hotel as marina taxis are waiting... More 

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Houston, Texas
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61 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My wife and I recently had dinner at this very nice restaurant that is located in Salvador's harbor. While it was dark outside you could still see many of the beautiful that were docked in the pier. We splurge and shared the "seafood platter" (R$215) but was well worth it. The quality and quantity was amazing. The platter included two... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Very good restaurant, with excellent options and a good wine selection. Highly recommend the seared tuna!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Good location and view and this is the best about this place. The cuisine is said to be mediterranean still needs improvements. The quality of the dishes is normal. I was not impressed by the Camaraoes Citricos tasteless. Service is ok. Expensive and little food qty. There is a kids offer off menu if you go in family.

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Salvador, BA
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41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Perfect view, excellent food (try the fish) but the waiting staff was looking sad/not happy. Not sure if they had a arguing few minutes before we arrive or if they are usually like this. Sometimes a smile can make a complete difference when serving others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Beautiful restaurant with a very good service. The food was excellent and they have a decent wine list. The location is the best!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Please, try the camaroes with a citric reduction. Lovely! Best caipirinhas ever. Very very good choice. I'm happy we did it.

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6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I first dinned at this Lafayette last year as a guest of a business partner. Now I return to this 'high end' eatery with a good value menu every time that I visit Salvador Bahia. Simply stated, the food at Lafayette is wonderful!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bahia Marina, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian

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