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Restaurante Yemanja

Avenida Octavio Mangabeira 3900, Salvador, State of Bahia 41750-971, Brazil
+55 71-3461-9010
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“moqueca” (42 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“shrimp” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
$$ - $$$
Avenida Octavio Mangabeira 3900, Salvador, State of Bahia 41750-971, Brazil
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Very good restaurant! Tourist place with the waitresses dressed in blue and white with turbans and a hostess dressed like the traditional Bahians! We ordered acarajés and abarás as starters and the fish moqueca as main course. Fast service mainly in the service of the...More

Thank Adriano B
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Had the renowned Lobster Mokeka and it was a disaster. The lobster was overcooked and felt like we were eating wood. The decor is nice and the ladies outfit real Bahamas. Unfortunately the fame got up to their brains and they fell asleep over it....More

Thank vitor m
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Had a late dinner on Sunday night a Yemanja. None of the waitress spoke English but we made due. I tried Muqueca for the first time and enjoyed it. The restaurant was empty so our food came fast and the service was good.

Thank Devonta W
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Don't let yourself shy to get in a place that looks old and maybe poor. It has a nice menu, food is relatively good too. The restaurant theme and colors goes as reference to Yemanjá which is the mother of all Orishas. :) The place...More

Thank Rafael G
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

for people who want to try good seafood with a Bahian seasoning and the traditional palm oil place is one of the best options in salvador

Thank silviosantanna
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Every time I am in Salvador going to Iemanjá is a must...Shrimp "Moqueca", Crab Cake and "Acarajé" are always part of my meal, I simply love them!!!

Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Had a dinner Tuesday night with 5 colleagues and the restaurants was empty. It took us 1 hour to get the food but it did not disappointed us. I had a outstanding Bobo de Camarão (shrimp) and some had some dishes with fish really well...More

Thank Marcos S
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Every time that we go Salvador, we go there and always delicious! Yesterday we ordered a lobster moqueca and the lobster tasted like old frozen. I hope this marvelous restaurant brings back the it's lobster quality!

Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

As many other reported, take the basic - casquinha de Siri and bobo de camarão that you will not get upset. It's always good to visit this place

Thank Emerson G
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Although it was a Sunday night and the restaurant was empty...food was nice and everything was ok. Good place to enjoy a "moqueca"

Thank fernando p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Octavio Mangabeira 3900, Salvador, State of Bahia 41750-971, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: +55 71-3461-9010
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