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O Cacau

Certificate of Excellence
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Praca Sao Joao 96, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
(73) 3668-1266
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shanghai, China
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Indicated by people that should know we went and checked out the Cacau. The beautiful setting on a hot, sweaty night was promising. The service as we arrived was very nice and helpful. The orders however took too long. When we finally got our Bobos de camera it was overcooked i.e. burned and we had to sent one back. The... More 

Thank Peter D
Goiania, GO
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We had dinner at cacau, the food was ok, very expensive. The service was good. Personally I do not intend to return, because I prefer other prestaurants around.

Thank PSCX
Foz do Iguassú, Parana, Brazil
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We loved the place with a cozy atmosphere and great food. The appetizers are very tasty. Passion Fruit caipirinhas are worth it! The waivers were very attentive. Try the Cocada de Forno for desert!

Thank Ana F
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Lobster Strogonoff is Superb! Very Special Service under command of D. Fatima and Dora (owners), whom uses heart in every recipe ! Best restaurant in Trancoso!

Thank Augusto R
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food . The best I had during my two week stay in Brazil this September. I would recommend the risotto!

Thank Loo L
Zurich, Switzerland
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250 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I am not an expert of local cuisine. But I also don't think it will be my favorite. We ordered a chicken salad, but the chicken was not cooked inside. The shrimp stroganoff had a lot of shrimps and was quite tasty. My only problem with it was it doesn't come with any vegi only shrimps and the thick sauce.... More 

Thank victoriaxyz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

After an entire day at the beach we decided to have dinner at O Cacau. The atmosphere was amazing and the dishes came exactly as we want to. We started with a vegetable and mango salad and for the main course - shrimps with coconut sauce. Wonderful! To finalize we decided to order a desert that remembered our grandmothers -... More 

Thank Leonardo M
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I've visited Trancoso in August, and went to Cacau twice because the food is so good that I wanted to try lots of foods. It's a little pricey but it is worth. When I visit Trancoso again probably will go there.

Thank Juliana Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Outstanding food with amazing service! Will come back, no doubt! Food outstanding, service quick, efficient and friendly!

Thank Marcelo D
New York City, New York
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

While we have been to Trancoso 3 times, we have fallen in love with O Cacau. The food captures the true essence of cuisine from Bahia. While some dishes are very traditional others have taken a slight twist to give it a modern flare to the flavors. Fatima, the owner, is absolutely a divine person and truly has a passion... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Sao Joao 96, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Porto Seguro  >  Trancoso
  • Phone Number: (73) 3668-1266

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