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Axego Restaurante e Bar

Rua Maciel de Cima 1 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-250, Brazil
+55 71 3242-7481
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Jul 19, 2017
“Hmm, Hmm, Good'”
May 2, 2017
“Awesome Bahian good with kids”
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Brazilian, Seafood, South American, Salvadoran
$$ - $$$
Rua Maciel de Cima 1 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-250, Brazil
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

I just finished dinner at Axego Restaurant in the Pelhourino. It was freshly made, with delicious flavors, a reasonable price, a ton of food, and was served with a smile. One could not ask for more.

Thank MsWell-Traveled
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

While the interior is very simple and almost understated (I believe they relocated to R J Castro Rabelo recently), we - with two very busy toddlers - were welcomed very warmly! I didn't have enough cash, so I was accompanied by the waiter to the...More

Thank Stonelli
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

We were the only people there but that's because we ate early. Food was o and delicious we had fried fish rice beans manioc- just the best. It's slightly off the path but easy to find. Recommended

Thank goodadvice3000
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Most people just pass this restaurant by as they walk down the streets of the Pelourinho district in the city of Salvador and see the outdoor restaurant tables that line the street filled with people. The problem with this restaurant is that it is upstairs...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I love Axego and have been coming here for the past 4 years or so. It's great for group dinners and most importantly the moqueca is A-MAZING!!! I've lived in Salvador 3x and have had many moquecas but Axego is my favorite and a MUST...More

Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We made a return trip to this restaurant after having the delicious moqueca and queijo balls. Literally every restaurant in Salvador serves this traditional seafood stew, but there are stand-outs. Axego is definitely among the better offerings. The broth or rioux was flavorful and thick,...More

Thank ShanCTraveler
Reviewed April 11, 2016

We went twice during our short stay in Salvador. Both meals were exceptional. First time was a mixed moqueca (shrimp and fish) and the second time we had another Bahia dish, this time with rice, shrimp, beef and lots of different flavours (sorry, didn't write...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Known mostly to locals, as it’s hidden away upstairs, Axeco (rua Joao de Deus 01, almost on the corner of Terreiro de Jesus) is run by welcoming husband and wife, Manoel and Lia. It specializes in the food of Bahia, serving well-priced specials from carne...More

Thank travelhos
Reviewed August 11, 2015

One of the better places in Pelorinho. It was quiet when I was there. But the food was very good, not amazing, but very good. The Moqueqa was tasty.

Thank HnLA
Reviewed June 7, 2015

Popped by Axego on a recent trip to Salvador based on a recommendation. It didn't disappoint. In fact it was one of the highlights of our dining experience during the trip. Firstly it's very conveniently located, just off the main square, Terreiro de Jesus, in...More

Thank theflyinggazelle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Seafood, South American, Salvadoran
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Maciel de Cima 1 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-250, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: +55 71 3242-7481
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