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Bar Zulu

Rua das Laranjeiras, 16, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-230, Brazil
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Ranked #200 of 5,392 Restaurants in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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!
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PARIS
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Service normal not bad not good, food correct compared to other places in salvador, cocktails are good. Not very expensive 25 € / 2 people for 2 cocktails and some tapas. Doesn't worths the good notation they have in the lonely planet.

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Casablanca, Morocco
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Nice food and atmosphere. Went there twice during my 2-day stay in Pelo. Don't follow the waiter of the neighboring bar that comes chase close Zulu.

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Ixelles, Belgium
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Well we went three times and each time we went out thinking ... Mmmh so-so. -Prices are high (25+) -Quality is average (tasteless, not creative at all, a bit like if you go eating to a friend's place and he never cooked before) -Atmosphere average+ -Choice very limited (all attractive dishes on the menu were not available because the chef... More

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pmartinho, Owner at Bar Zulu, responded to this review

The chef did not actually move on,we were getting our new menu ready.Now its up and running and facebook too ,so new fotos to get your taste buds working The chef is an international arrival so this will be a new episode in Bar zulu. Dont miss out More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The staff were so rude and unhelpful we didn't even bother eating here. We went with our baby and asked about taking a chair from inside outside so we could fit our travel high chair to it but they said no. We then went inside the staff completely ignored us. Needless to say we left and went to the restaurant... More

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pmartinho, Owner at Bar Zulu, responded to this review

As you can see through we received various negative comments over the WORLD CUP . This was such an amazing event which really did help to increase the bars profile the amount of people visiting the bar,and Pelourinho. I was personally very proud of how our staff and how they adapted so quickly to amazing increase of their work load... More

Bruxelles, Belgique
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Good terrace to share a drink in the Pelourinho? Unfortunately we found the owner rather rude and unfriendly...

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pmartinho, Owner at Bar Zulu, responded to this review

As you can see through we received various negative comments over the WORLD CUP . This was such an amazing event which really did help to increase the bars profile the amount of people visiting the bar,and Pelourinho. I was personally very proud of how our staff and how they adapted so quickly to amazing increase of their work load... More

Sydney, Australia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Had been recommended to come here and was not let down at all. Both food and drinks are reasonably priced, with a lovely outlook in the Pelourinho as well made for a nice experience watching a World Cup game. The only regret was not trying more from the food menu!

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Went here for a drink since it was close to our hotel , and then decided to have a snack as well . First we waited for over 20 min. for a portion of guacomole which when it came was completely tasteless and watery , served with stake toasted bread ! We had some ( had to put lot of... More

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pmartinho, Owner at Bar Zulu, responded to this review

This guest was the first of some of our unhappy guests to write after the world cup and really was quite special.She indeed was not happy with the Guacamole which strangely enough was the best seller through the world cup.After i was called (the owner ) i thought it was better for the chef to understand her complaints. Some customers... More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I had the indian curry which was very good. I am a vegetarian and it was nice to have some veg friendly options while in Salvador. Nice staff and located close to the hostel Galeria 13. They give discounts to customers of the hostel which was great.

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Prague
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128 reviews 128 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We went to bar Zulu with my friends from the hostel galleria 13. if you stay there you have 10% discount but you must ask for special menu. As nearly everywhere in Brazil the portions are of great size. We sit on the street and there was great atmosphere. The food was great but the service is a bit relaxed.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I spent a night just hanging out and drinking beer, I really enjoyed that it is located in a safe and quiet corner. Cool.

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