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El Sitio

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Caminho da Praia, s/n, Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil
(75) 8120 7872
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 168
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Most recent review
Very good food at a honest price

We had pasta and beef (filet steak with Gorgonzola spaghetti) and two other pasta dishes. They were all very good, as was the juice. The restaurant is cosy, with walls full of messages scribbled by guests - leave your own. One of the owners was there and the service was good too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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Porto Alegre
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Porto Alegre
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

We had pasta and beef (filet steak with Gorgonzola spaghetti) and two other pasta dishes. They were all very good, as was the juice. The restaurant is cosy, with walls full of messages scribbled by guests - leave your own. One of the owners was there and the service was good too.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I wanted to eat steak and when I arrived I had to choose between Brazilian steaks (with sauce) or Argentinian steaks (without sauce). I went for the Brazilian one and it was sumptuous ! I will try the Argentinian steaks tomorrow !

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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143 reviews 143 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

First of all the owners are amazing people, so nice, fun and helpful, second of all food is good, comes fast and it's cheap. I had a very good time at this place, I recommend and also look forward to come back!

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Fortaleza, CE
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

At this restaurant you can eat a good Italian food for a reasonable price and good service. We definitely want to go back there when we have a chance.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This restaurant was ranked as the best in trip-advisor, so we were very curious. Atmosphere was unbelievable cause just outside the restaurant a group of locals was singing creating a big buzz. Service was nice and friendly. The food was NOT GOOD! I heard that the owner died 3 years ago. Not anymore was it used to be! I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

although Brazil has an overall poor customer service... this place is the exception. Good in every aspect

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Park City, Utah
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We saw that this place was rated 2nd on Trip Advisor so we stopped in and enjoyed some excellent food. Wonderful ownership. Managers and servers were very friendly and lively. I tried the shrimp in pinapple dish that's featured in the photo and it was a lovely, unique thing to eat.

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Curitiba
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I like the meat,the beer and the caipirinha. The service was wonderful. I talked with the argentinian man that I supposed the manager. Very pleasant and interesting conversation about Morro and tips to know the island.

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Flic En Flac
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

the file minion that we ordered was good, the pasta not good at all, but compare to the other restaurant in morro, i think that is a very good one and not so expensive like most of the restaurant there.

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Montreal, Canada
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180 reviews 180 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Very simple and cute restaurant located at the main Praça. Quite small/med sized, not a whole lot of tables, scenic view on the main place, writings on the walls (customer memorabilia, thank yous, etc). Nothing spectacular but the type of place that puts you at ease an makes you want to come back to. The Menu is simple but interesting.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Caminho da Praia, s/n, Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Ilha de Tinhare  >  Morro de Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: (75) 8120 7872

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