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Chez Bernard

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Rua Gamboa de Cima 11 | Aflitos, Salvador, State of Bahia 40060-008, Brazil
557133281566
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elegant atmosphere, magnificent view of "Baia de Todos os Santos", though in a questionable neighborhood. The menu sticks to traditional French with no chef's personal touch. Pricey for what you get.

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Salvador, BA
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Chez Bernard is a Parisian bistro in Salvador that always maintain its tradition, with delicious French food, good wine list, helpful attendants and a visual of the Baia de Todos os Santos beyond description.I recommend it to everyone, Baianos and visitors

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Thank acurci0
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

The dishes are nothing special. The view is nice (but the neighborhood is awfull don't think of going on foot). The service and ambience are great, but don't warrant the steep pricing.

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1 Thank Alvaro C
Panama
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

nice view above the Bahia de todos is santos. Best at night. I order a menu degustation: was ok but not unbelievable, regular. My daughter order a bife ancho and she liked.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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346 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Had an amazing lunch experience. The food was delicious and the view fabulous. They also carry a great variety of wines.

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Thank Henalele
Englewood, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Chez Bernard is unequivocally the best French restaurant in Salvador, its view is magnificent, its food delicious and it has a very romantic atmosphere. Though it is kind of expensive, I recommend its Steak au poivre. You won't regret going there!

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Firenze
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I have been eating at this restaurant for decades. It closed for awhile and underwent renovations. I was disappointed the last time we were in Salvador not to be able to eat here and was excited to learn that it had reopened. We were there on a rainy day, so the view was not as spectacular as... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I went to this restaurant expecting great service, food and wine. To start, a poor couvert, bread, butter, horrible chicken fois pate and a ok chutney, expensive 15 per person. A bottle of wine costs 3 to 4 times the price in a wine store, totally unacceptable. I asked a magret de canard with cara pure. Cara is a tipe... More 

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Salvador, BA
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

This is the best French restaurant in Salvador. The view to the All Saints Bay is wonderful. The "filet au poivre" is the best I have tried all over the world. Just PERFECT....It is kind of expensive though. But, whenever I go there it is worthed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Gamboa de Cima 11 | Aflitos, Salvador, State of Bahia 40060-008, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: 557133281566

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?