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O Cacau

Praca Sao Joao 96, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
(73) 3668-1266
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (4 reviews)
“moqueca” (8 reviews)
“fish” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Brazilian, Seafood, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Praca Sao Joao 96, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We've had the Tropical Grilled Fish and the Fish and Seafood Moqueca. Really good. Drinks like Caipirinha are quite expensive and not worthy in terms of cost-benefits.

Thank Danilo M
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We went after suggestion of our host. The place is cozy, service simple and proffessional. We ordered fish bohlinos and moqueca. Food is fresh, tasty and well cooked. Nice experience.

Thank Kamila K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Good local food, set off the main quadrado square. We had an enjoyable meal. Couldn't get a normal sized bottle of wine to share as one had fish the other meat. So I had the carafe sized half bottle of red which was available. I...More

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

For our last dinner of the trip we dined at O Cacau. And sadly we regretted it. The service was painful - crazy slow and inexperienced. We waited almost 30 min for our appetizers and the restaurant was only half full... But the food was...More

Thank Feiny08
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This was a rare time that I disagreed with the high ratings on tripadvisor. We had very slow service - over 45 minutes until the first course came. And of the 4 dishes we ordered, only one was fairly good (seafood salad). The others -...More

Thank SylviaMao
Reviewed 11 May 2017

OMG… the fish dish we had was the best ever yet in those years of my life… can´t remember the type of fish, only remember that it was a local one… fantastic done. Clean, a lot of choice, quiet and well served. Try it.

Thank m8eleven
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We had a very good time at Cacau. The restaurant is beautiful and the food was excellent. The waitress suggested a mix of appetizer and it was delicious. Then we had "moqueca" which was so fresh and well done. We definitely would go there again.

Thank Mariana Z
Reviewed 22 April 2017

At the very end of Quadrado, this place has a fabulous atmosphere, good service and great food. Overpriced, like every other place in the Quadrado.

Thank SergioChiquetto
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It was our last night in Trancoso, and my cousin said that I had to go to the Cacau for dinner. So we went, me and my wife. We ordered drinks and crab meat for entrées and my wife order the "picadinho" and I ordered...More

Thank Ricardo M
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...More

Thank Peter D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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