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Paraiso Tropical

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Rua Edgard Loureiro 98-B | Cabula, Salvador, State of Bahia 41152-110, Brazil
3384-7464
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was recommended this restaurant by a Brazilian. I'm so glad that I ventured a bit to eat a meal here. The setting is laid back and simplistically lovely. I speak no Portuguese and the waiter was very quick to accommodate this. The manager checked in on me all evening, helped me understand the menu and recommended dishes. The shrimp... More 

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Mantova, Veneto, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was amazing. The service was wonderful. Love all the fresh fruit and ingredients. Our waiter graciously took me on a little tour of the grounds to show me all the various fruit trees even though the grounds are officially closed.

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Thank learster
Harlingen, Texas
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Impressive quality and service. The chef and owner himself walked around greeting the parties. He is such a gentleman and a sweetness! The restaurant uses their own fruits and vegetables for all their dishes. We got the caldinho do camarão/shrimp soup to start. The best I've had during my 7 months living in Brasil. Then we got the grilled octopus,... More 

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Edinburgh
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, recommended by our hotel... Excellent moquecas (we had one for two featuring shrimp and octopus - delicious!) and equally excellent caipirinhas (try the mango and coconut variation). One of the best meals we had during our two week trip to Brazil. Well worth a visit while in Salvador and an easy taxi ride from the old town.

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Thank JGD_Edinburgh
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for an amazing place and an outstanding food, it is here. Fish, shrimp and sea food! Special ingredients are also perfect. The price is fair and the place is simple and easy to find.

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Salvador de Bahia, Brazil - SSA
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This is the place to enjoy family and food among nature. Try grilled fruit, calapolvo and casquinha de siri. Go for the fruit juices that look like sorbet! Save room for the farm-to-table fruit festival they offer as dessert.

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Thank eabud
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

The food was beyond expectations. We had fruit from the sea with caramelized fruits. Excellent everyone should try this.

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Vienna, Austria
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139 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

Locked in a residential area of Salvador, Paraiso Tropical offers a very nice selection of local Bahian dishes, mainly seafood. The food is very rich, we had 4 main dishes for 6 people and couldn't finish it all. Well worth trying are the various tropical fruit juices, incl. Guava, Tamarind, etc.- they are delicious, with or without Cachaca! Service is... More 

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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

What a joke. I can't believe this place has such good reviews. First it will cost you about R$50 to get there! And another R$50 to get home. Then the food is expensive.$$$$$. Cost us R$350 for 3 people with a few beers. The food is very average. We mostly had sea food meals. All were over cooked!!! The service... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

Best meal we had in Salvador, and up there with the best we had in Brazil. Excellent and friendly service, delicious food, large menu with many options to choose from. For dessert course they bring you two huge bowls of fruit, and a plastic bag to bring home what you can't finish. Wine list was very reasonably priced. Reservation essential,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Latin, Seafood, South American, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Edgard Loureiro 98-B | Cabula, Salvador, State of Bahia 41152-110, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: 3384-7464

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?