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Dona Mariquita

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Seafood
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Rua do Meio 178, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
12:00 - 17:00
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely and attentive staff, tasty food and authentic decor - would recommend! We had the crab starter which was delicious and then the prawn moqueca - and it was really hard to choose from such a good menu.

Thank AliceKes
Belo Horizonte, MG
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

In this very simple and small restaurant I had one of the best meals of my life. The owner is a researcher of ingredients and recipes of Bahia that have been vanishing from everyday life. The flavors and originality of the plates are outstanding. A Poquequa for 2 is just R$80. It is unforgettable. I came back the next and... More 

Thank MMRamos
Sao Paulo, SP
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

I tried 3 different plates and they where all really tasty!! The place is nice and cosy and the service was great! Congratulations!!!

1 Thank Sacha H
New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Incredible array of fascinating, super authentic Bahian dishes cooked to a very high standard. Many obscure ingredients and dishes that I sadly did not encounter again in my trip across Bahia. The side of coconut rice that accompanied the moqueca was so simple, but one of the most delicious things I've eaten across two trips to Brazil. I would consider... More 

1 Thank Elmyr D
Sao Paulo, SP
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Very simple, clean and welsoming restaurant in Rio Vermelho área of Salvador Bahia. Good food: for starters try the abará...just perfect. Then Moqueca de Camarão com Maturi (a stew of shrimp and green - unripe - cahsew nuts with vatapá and a side order of Caruru (okra, smoked shrimp, peanuts, cashew nuts and dendê oil). Great food, well prepared. Them... More 

1 Thank Dylan R
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2012

We came for the seafood feijoada, and it was very good. The decor is nice, but the air conditioning wasn´t working properly and it was too hot inside.

1 Thank Wubluv
Sao Paulo, SP
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142 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Very good choice in Rio Vermelho neighborhood for local Bahia cuisine. Food was really good (try the Arroz de Hauça) as was the Tamarindo Caipiroska, which is a must try. Decor is more on the Spartan side, but it's ok. Service was corteous, but slow. Worth the visit!

2 Thank Cadi C
Essex, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Really good place to try the local Bahian food, but i believe at this time of year it is only open for lunch. can be found down a small side street and good and clean inside and much better than it looks from the outside.

Thank derrickh54
Sao Paulo, SP
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2011

Nice place to eat, good price and nice see food ! very clean!

Thank PtkFerraro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Meio 178, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: 71-3334-6947
Telephone: +55 71 3334-6947

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