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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” (39 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
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Brazilian, Seafood, South American
$$ - $$$
Avenida Octavio Mangabeira 3900, Salvador, State of Bahia 41750-971, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 31 July 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 21 July 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 15 April 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
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We went here on a trip advisor recommendation and enjoyed it!!! The shrimp stew was amazing. The quimdim was not that good but overall, we enjoyed the atmosphere and food.

Thank GerTravel42
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Food was not really good. Sea food in the Muqueca was very dry. I think because was frozen sea food. Between starters and main course, it took almost 1 hour. The restaurant has 4 AC devices, but all of them broken. Very hot inside. No...More

Thank PortugalPrt
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Restaurant for local food, go there for moquecas , typical sea food dish, mix of afro Brazilian, it is delicious and worth try, I suggest shrimp or crab, one dish even if is said just for one can handle a couple, unless you are hungry...More

Thank cerq
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I had the privilege if having lunch at Yemanja last year and i will be honest - im back in Salvador and thats going to be one of my stops again. Food is amazingly good. Real Bahia Mucequa at its best. I dont have much...More

Thank Joao P
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Service was fantastic. They gave us special attention, and since my partner enjoyed hot sauces, they were nice and brought us some different ones to try. We ended up buying their hot sauce. Moqueca de camera and acaraje were delicious!!! The best I've tried in...More

Thank Lety C
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Excellent restaurant with traditional food from Bahia, the place is amazing with very good service, located in front of the beach.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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