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Maria Mata Mouro

$$$$, Seafood,
Rua Terceira Ordem de Sao Francisco, 8 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
+55(71) 3321 3929
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“moqueca” (60 reviews)
“shrimp” (27 reviews)
“paella” (5 reviews)
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11:45 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Brazilian, Seafood, Salvadoran, South American
Rua Terceira Ordem de Sao Francisco, 8 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice setting, we were the only ones in for lunch and the but didnt influence the atmosphere the staff made it feel like private dining. We had a amazing sea food pasta which was for 2 to share, which was cooked in a unique way...More

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, excellent food and wine. We had the seafood pasta for 2 and it was one of the best meals we had in Brazil Tucked on a side street from the Pelhourinho, sat in the beautiful garden you would never know of the craziness...More

Thank catrussell87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Should definitely visit if in Salvador. Food, drink and service was excellent. Very understated = perfect option for dinner

Thank martin_parsons
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Nice restaurant but we just didn't like the food. I had the cod starter and cod main course and left almost all of it as the taste just was not nice for me. My girlfriend also left most of her main course, grouper in ginger...More

Thank CheekyCharmer57
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I was/am traveling alone so I couldn't splurge on the for-two classics like moqueca, but had the red fish, grilled with a tomato pepper sauce accompanied by black risotto. It was scrumptious! It was not a cheap meal, but it was excellent. Huge portions and...More

Thank BillLawson
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This restaurant was recommended by Brazilian friends and it did not disappoint! The dining room is at the back and we were led through by a very attentive member of staff. We had a choice of table and the staff moved it to make it...More

Thank she34
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant with excellent moquecas. The service is perfect. The deserts must be tried, especially the "mousse de maracuja". A bit pricy for Salvador but it is worth it.

Thank flored2a
Reviewed 11 April 2017

They have a nice garden put staff does not speak english and are not very polite. Prices are extremely high and I would not recommend anybody to go here.

Thank Jos_Rita_B
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Once in Salvador, you will have to try a Moqueca Bahaiana, a typical dish of the area. It is a fish stew with coconut milk, palm oil and plenty of other ingredients. Try to get a table in the backyard surrounded by beautiful tropical plants.

Thank Travelling C
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant last nite & the seafood was excellent. The service couldn't be any better. In addition, the servers were friendly, helpful & accommodating especially since I don't speak Portuguese. You can't find a better meal & I recommend a definite GO!! :)

Thank gary e
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Seafood, Salvadoran, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Terceira Ordem de Sao Francisco, 8 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: +55(71) 3321 3929
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