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Capim Santo

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Rua Do Beco 55 | Quadrado, Trancoso, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
55 (73) 3668-1122
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Lagos, Portugal
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

an excellent meal with a good choice of meat and fish - I had lobster which was delicious - just a shame our first choice dessert was not available

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting, good live music and high quality food. Very much recommended for a special evening in Trancoso.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, the lighting of the restaurant is so warm and nice. There is enough light to see what you are eating and drinking very well, but otherwise it is soft and whimsical. We got to Capim Santo and were welcomed with received a shot of the capim santo drink, while good (not loud) live music was playing. We... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely restaurant in every respect. The ambience is lovely, the staff are friendly, and the food first-rate. As soon as we sat down we were served jugs of iced water which I took to be a good omen when so many restaurants here make a killing on small bottles of water. I'm not terribly keen on music... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a must do while in Trancoso. The dishes and beverages there are outstanding. On top of that, their service is excellent too. Hopefully next time I'll also stay at Pousada Capim Santo!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We went here twice mostly because the kids loved the file mignon. It was really good even with Brazils high standad in meet. We also had grilled lobster with a delisious garlic sauce. The setting was great, the restaurant had different areas so all places felt cozy. The service was very good which is wonderful in Brazil were it can... More 

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Thank Kanjou
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Capim Santo at Trancoso provide not only fresh fish dishes but also excellent appetizers like a small portion of bolinho de mandioca with shrimps. The taste was amazing! Fully recommend!

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

if you're going to be in trancoso i think this is one of the most safe bets for a great meal and night out - we ate here 5 years ago and loved it and came back now and enjoyed even more. Definitely among the top restaurants of the area menu is brasilian, local bahian focus but also a lot... More 

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Belo Horizonte
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Charming surrounds, great food and wonderful staff. Good wines to go with your meal and the trio "capim santo" dessert is a most have! Winner ⭐️

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Thank Luciana S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

The Capim Santo is a plant that we do not know in Italy, but we were won over by the drinks and the Brigadeiro that prepare them with this herb! Very courteous and excellent quality of the food! One of the best restaurants in the "Quadrado"!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Do Beco 55 | Quadrado, Trancoso, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Trancoso
  • Phone Number: 55 (73) 3668-1122

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