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Bar Zulu

#142 of 6,293 Restaurants in Salvador
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Rua das Laranjeiras, 16, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-230, Brazil
7187843208
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: There is no other place like Zulu in Pelourinho and we are very proud of...
There is no other place like Zulu in Pelourinho and we are very proud of this fact.We offer vegetarian and international food as well as the typical Bahian dishes that everyone wants to try along with one of a kind cocktails and refreshing juices. We take after hip places around the world and understand the value in costumer service, comfortable ambiance and fun crowds. Come here to watch sports TV, use our wi-fi or find out interesting tourist information while enjoying a delicious Caipirinha. Sit outside and enjoy the breeze or sit inside and jam to the music, your choice!
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Good for:
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty burger

They had a great, beef burger and even greater beef fajitas. Comes with delicious sides, salsas, guacamole, sauces etc. The owner speaks english, and helped us with nightlife advise. Free wifi is also a plus. Not the cheapest, but definitely not expensive either. Very good value for money... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
bulitia
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Oslo, Norway
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  • Bar scene
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English first
Oslo, Norway
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

They had a great, beef burger and even greater beef fajitas. Comes with delicious sides, salsas, guacamole, sauces etc. The owner speaks english, and helped us with nightlife advise. Free wifi is also a plus. Not the cheapest, but definitely not expensive either. Very good value for money. Lunch or dinner.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Lovely little corner spot in the Pelorinho, just off the main throughfares. Very tasty food while if not cheap is not overpriced. Attached to a hostel so probably gets very lively later on, but was not overly busy at lunch time. Has good seating outside.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Me and my husband dived in here when torrential rain stopped our sight seeing! Great Caipirinhas were enjoyed by us both!

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Go, don't stop, don't think, just go. Best fox I've had since arriving in brazil a few months ago. You can really tell the chef puts his heart in the food and cares about what he's doing.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

loved to eat at Zulus just around the corner from Galeria 13 and to hang around there. Enjoyed the Moqueca with fish or vegetables, the salads with fried shrimps or chicken, the fresh fruit juices and sitting on the street watching people passing by or chatting with other travellers or listening to the drums which are always there in Pelhourinho.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The food is good, BUT they don't take cards! and moreover there are cockroaches in the outside food court. So take this into consideration before you go.

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paulomarrtinho, Owner at Bar Zulu, responded to this review

Pelourinho is the Beautiful old city of Salvador.we have tables in the street its not actually our court yard,.Like all the restaurants in Pelourinho its true we all have and on going battle with the cockroches due to the old cities drain. More 

Groningen, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The food is really good, I loved the Baiana salad with prawns and mango! We had dinner twice at this place. The first night the service was extremely poor, but the second evening was great.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This bar is run by an English guy who also has some hostels in the area. There were 4 of us and we all tried different things off the menu, everything was tasty, well presented and reasonably priced. Service is very good and he is also able to give you tips on things to do in the area. Nice seating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The staff, the location and most of all the food was indulgent but absolutely affordable. Everything is made on-premise, down to the ketchup! Always felt safe, warm and welcome. The burger is divine and more than a mouthful for the ravenous traveler! Homemade buns and perfectly grilled meat. A perfect stop for a hamburger hungry belly. Try the guacamole as... More 

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Hong Kong
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great food, nicely presented, inexpensive...nice ambience, outdoor seating in small alley.. Great Moqueca... My only complaint is " No Moqueca de Ostra on the menu" .It's my most favorite of all type of Moqueca...May I make a special request for my next visit, please Paulo??

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua das Laranjeiras, 16, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-230, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: 7187843208

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

There is no other place like Zulu in Pelourinho and we are very proud of this fact.We offer vegetarian and international food as well as the typical Bahian dishes that everyone wants to try along with one of a kind cocktails and refreshing juices. We take after hip places around the world and understand the value in costumer service, comfortable ambiance and fun crowds. Come here to watch sports TV, use our wi-fi or find out interesting tourist information while enjoying a delicious Caipirinha. Sit outside and enjoy the breeze or sit inside and jam to the music, your choice!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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