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Maria Mata Mouro

Brazilian, Seafood, Salvadoran, South American
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Rua Terceira Ordem de Sao Francisco, 8 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
+55(71) 3321 3929
11:45 - 23:00
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La Paz, Bolivia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In the old part of Salvador you can find this seafood restaurant. Nice place, inimate atmosphere. Had a very tasty white fish. Unfortunately they have somteimes problems with their VISA terminal - had to pay cash.

Thank paulstach
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an elegant and great restaurant with beautiful food and attentive service, well recommended by Michael Palin and made a good finale to our last night in Brazil. Easy to find in the centre of the old Salvador all within walking distance of the hotel and historic churches. Street life and music all round.

Thank SomersetFarmerjohn
Lisbon, Portugal
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A delicious food at a charming place ...into a traditional house with a beautiful garden behind we can find one of the best restaurants in Salvador ! The ambience is cosy and the service very friendly , at the bar I got a tasteful drink and the meal was perfect ...a great experience that I hope repeat !

Thank elainel600
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2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to the restaurant to have lunch with a great expectation, by mistake I break a glass with beer when the waiter clean the table use disinfectant which sprayed on the food and the waiter replay to me several times no and no and the end he changed the food with bad attitude, I leave the place , is... More 

Thank Wilmer L
New York City
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I was told this was one of the best restaurants in Salvador. Though I was initially skeptical, it completely matched if not exceeded my expectations. The food was extremely good - well seasoned, wonderfully presented and of course delicious. Appetizers, entree and dessert - not one item failed to impress. And the menu is large enough to offer something for... More 

Thank Adventures1
Scotland, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was one of our best meals in Brazil. A quiet restaurant with attentive staff. Food excellent - a mix of western dishes with a Bahia mix of tropical fruit and multiple spices..

Thank Donald F
Key Biscayne, Florida
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The location is very nice right in The center of Pelourinho The food ai good but nothing special ....there is a big choice of dishes and wines but I would say an average rstaurant with a good service

Thank FabioBonini
New York City, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife and I were in Bahia and had a lovely dinner at Maria Mata Mouro - it is not just a romantic ambiance, but the food is spectacular and so flavorful. It was a real treat! What made the experience even more wonderful was how friendly the staff was. Absentmindedly, I had left our credit card back at the... More 

Thank sanguhoya
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant to be charming and the food was delicious. We had the ambrosia of bacalau which was just the perfect size for an appetizer for 2. The moqueca of badejo was fantastic and we devoured it. Service was excellent and very friendly. We will definitely return on our next visit.

Thank Nancy K
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We eat a delicious meal in the charming garden/courtyard at the back of the restaurant. I had carrpaccio of salmon and my husband had shrimps in pastry then we shared a lovely fish mouqueca. The waiters were excellent, service good. A real treat. We heartily recommend it.

Thank J F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood, Salvadoran, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Terceira Ordem de Sao Francisco, 8 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: +55(71) 3321 3929

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