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$$ - $$$, African, Seafood
Rua Ferroviario Manoel Goncalves Filho 06, Maceio, State of Alagoas 57035-852, Brazil
+55 82 3325-6199
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“moqueca” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
Brazilian, African, Seafood, South American
$$ - $$$
Rua Ferroviario Manoel Goncalves Filho 06, Maceio, State of Alagoas 57035-852, Brazil
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Akuaba offers Afro-Brazilian food, typical dishes from Bahia. We had dinner there in the last days of 2016. We ordered a shrimp with octopus “moqueca” (kind of stew cooked with shrimp, octopus, spices, herbs, coconut milk and olive oil palm), served with rice and “pirão”...More

2  Thank Cacovi
Reviewed February 20, 2016

We received a suggestion for dinner: this Akuaba. We decided to go and it was a wonderful surprise. The waiter suggested good plates and the food was delicious! We ate fish: prepared in a way brazilians call moqueca, and, as an entrée we had small...More

2  Thank João Frederico M
Reviewed January 5, 2016

You'll find the best typical dishes from the Northeast of Brazil! There are some tourists but I guess most of the dinners are locals very well dressed. The food is delicious but carefull with the "Caldo de Sururu". Affordable.

Thank DanieleJohann
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Get yourself on a journey of exploring new odd flavours and tastes and you would like to end up at a place like this. Interesting combinations where seafood is the base will challenge your senses.

Thank Fredrik L
Reviewed July 9, 2015

bahianese restaurant in maceio. we took espetino do polvo as apetizer with a terrific caipirinha com morango. then mouqueca with fish an shrimps which was very rafinated. sauce was soooo gooood. we finished with a cream of passion fruit , delicious. service was quick helpful....More

1  Thank anouar
Reviewed September 30, 2014

It is hard to make an objective review of this restaurant without sounding too enthusiastic. In a few words, it is the best restaurant in Maceió and one of the best in Brazil. Just that. Everything is perfect: the starters (do not miss the acarajé),...More

2  Thank ACFrery
Reviewed January 13, 2014

I usually go on vacations on Maceió. I like this city, beaches and small "pousadas". Probably, I have already visited all goods rest/bars. Akuaba, nowadays, is one of the best ones. Its mix of Northeast and African cuisine is simple and efficient. How nobody thought...More

1  Thank pcrpcm p
Reviewed May 8, 2013

We chose this restaurant as it was participating in the festival of food. The experience was very average, food bland, and service next to non existent. There were four other tables, enough staff to have a full football game , both sides, and no one...More

1  Thank Johnny G
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Great food. a Taste of afro-brazilian food made with lot's of Dende oil ( palm Oil) Acarajé is a must. We eat seated under a nice tree.

Thank JavanJunior
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ferroviario Manoel Goncalves Filho 06, Maceio, State of Alagoas 57035-852, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Alagoas (AL)  >  Maceio
  • Phone Number: +55 82 3325-6199
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