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Mamabahia

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Brazilian, Seafood, Soups, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the heart of Pelourinho, the food excellent flavor, the beers the coldest I have tried in the world,😀 and the service just outstanding! Very pleased!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank themummy16
Reviewed October 13, 2018

The moqueca is very good, but I bet the best thing about the restaurant is the codfish cake, it melts in your mouth.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank soaresazevedo
Reviewed March 16, 2018

No ambience, like a canteen. Staff do not speak much english so difficult to know what to expect and ordering is guess work. We had fish chips and vegetables. The fish was cooked in very overpowering palm oil. My fish was undercooked, they could see...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

I had read some reviews and as always they were mixed. But I wanted to eat real Bahía food and soak up some of the atmosphere. As a woman alone, I felt completely relaxed and safe. The food was incredible! I had sautéed octopus for...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 219emilymaym
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Main served cold and without sides. Had to ask for the rest and by the time it arrived we'd finished. Caipirinhas weak. Many other and better places to go to.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank leeds123beth
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Loved this place. It has a Bahia-style Moqueca prawn stew and it was divine. You must try it! Only disappointment was that I went back twice when it should have been open according to its times, but it was shut. Do check with them when...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank mikeazzo
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Located in the historic district of Pleorinho Across the Old Medical School of UFBA (the federal university of bahia) Typical bahian cuisine fish, seafood moquecas, fried fish and meats

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We were for lunch on a Saturday. The food was ok, we had the filet mignon with rice and fried potatoes and the siri appetizer. The staff was correct. The guy at the guitar was very good

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank JulietaC116
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Good service and atmosphere in a nice spot. Quite good food, albeit not the best in terms of cost-benefit. All in all, a reasonable choice in a tourist-dense location (some metres away from Pelourinho).

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Felipe B
Reviewed December 20, 2016

We were taken to Mamabahia on our tour and it was the same menu as their sister restaurant Odoya which we were taken to for lunch on the same day. So it was disappointing to have the same menu when you are looking for different...More

Date of visit: November 2016
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