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Restaurante Barravento

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Salvadoran, South American
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Avenida Oceanica, 814, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140130, Brazil
+55 71 3247-2577
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Shrewsbury, New Jersey
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for dinner it was highly recommended at the hotel we stayed at. We were not disappointed! We ordered an appetizer and dinner family style and it was delicious! The shrimp dish we ordered came in a huge (maybe 14" across bowl) boing among vegetables and a really excellent sauce - there was so much we could not... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has an amazing view over the beach and the staff is very friendly. Even tough it is pricey for the city standards and locals if you're on vacations give it a shot and you wont regret. Probably you will find the price cheap for what you will have.

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Thank Ricardo O
Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Currently closed and looking like it is not going to be open anytime soon. Shame as it was highly recommended by a friend and we were planning to watch some World Cup games there!

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Thank Jape S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

Barravento is one of my favorite stops in Bahia. Whenever I am in Salvador (at least 4 times in the past three years) I head to Barravento for the fried fish. It is a huge, whole fish, fried to perfection. The seating is superb! Think sitting on the beach without touching the sand, while enjoying a cool breeze, delightful waiters... More 

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Thank mmanigo
Salvador, BA
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

Excellent view, service, and food. One of the best Bobó I have ever tried. The restaurant is located in one of the most important tourist areas, and can accommodate big groups.

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Thank TravelingWithLeo
Gig Harbor, Washington
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2013

Our Brazilian friends advised that Barravento wasn't nearly as good as it used to be, but I wanted to give it a try because the open seating over the beach is fabulous and I had a great meal here several years ago. Well, they were right. It's amazing how fast a restaurant can go downhill. I knew the food would... More 

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Thank Kathy D
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

English menu available, really nice location, a good meal and several bottles of bear for 2 people cost around 100BR including service charge. Great menu choice and ate here several times as we couldn't find anything that came close to this quality.

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Thank Tony282
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013 via mobile

High quality seafood and good service. Thoroughly recommended View is amazing. Great location Recommend prawns. Very fresh.

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Thank UKbusinesstravellers
Annandale, NJ
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153 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2012

The views alone are worth the visit to this restaurant that is located right on the beach. The food is quite good as well with large enough menu to offer something for everyone.

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Thank Patricia T
Sao Paulo, SP
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2012

I love their small appetizers of "acarajé", the view is really nice too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Salvadoran, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Oceanica, 814, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140130, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: +55 71 3247-2577

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