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Capim Santo

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Rua Do Beco, 55 | Quadrado, Trancoso, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
55 (73) 3668-1122
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Delicious food, great hospitality and best location in Trancoso. 20 years and still my first choice there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Delicious food, great hospitality and best location in Trancoso. 20 years and still my first choice there.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We were told by our pousada owner that this was the best food in Trancoso (without costing you your home) and he was not wrong. Set in an ambient setting just off the Quadrado, the stalwart of the Trancoso food scene serves up interesting and tasty seafood dishes (not to mention delicious steak!) at a reasonable cost (bare in mind... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Capim Santo is an institution in Trancoso and for good reason. The food is delicious, the setting is lovely and the staff is amazing. I ate there several times during my three week stay in Trancoso and each time I returned the staff made me feel like a good friend coming home. They even delivered a meal one night to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Charming staff, food very good but not international city standard! Food pricey but good in comparison to a couple of other restaurants that we tried. We were there with our 3 adult children and we all enjoyed the ambience and various food choices. Good atmosphere ....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We had an amazing meal in the off season. Perfectly done fish, great cocktails, good desert, understated service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had a fantastic dinner with nice dishes, which was very tasteful and this in the fantastic Garden just a few steps from Quadrado. The service was very good and very attentive. A musician played nice brasilian Music. The only negative was that we had to pay 18 Real for the Music, which was not announced before it was added... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Pretentious attempt by staff to speak English resulted in us both being brought the same main dish. When we attempted to correct the waitrose, she argued back, albeit politely. We had waited over half an hour so couldn't be bothered to send one of them back. So we both had a white fish stuffed with nuts accompanied by a cream... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to me by amanda from ther8.com . She was so right , ambience magnificent , food to die for , great service . In fact we loved it so much we went back a few nights later and truthfully the same experience . Obrigado to the team 💋💋

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Brasilia, Df
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Nice place, great food, good service. Absolutely worth a visit if you're in Trancoso (try the fish/prawn combo with Thai green curry, fabulous!) Of the places we tried in Trancoso, this was probably the best

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Are you in Trancoso looking forward to have a pleasant time with your friends for good drinks and awesome food? Skip the high-profile list of "summer places" and go straight to Capim Santo. Make a reservation before; they have such a great table service and it is a lot related to their organization booking tables in advance. Everything in delicious,... More 

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Address: Rua Do Beco, 55 | Quadrado, Trancoso, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
Phone Number: 55 (73) 3668-1122
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Trancoso
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: Rua Do Beco, 55 | Quadrado, Trancoso, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Trancoso
  • Phone Number: 55 (73) 3668-1122

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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