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El Gordo

Praca S. Joao, 7 | Quadrado, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-970, Brazil
73 3668-1193
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (8 reviews)
“fish” (7 reviews)
“octopus” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, International
Praca S. Joao, 7 | Quadrado, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-970, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

So, we should should have read the review first. It's a fancy place, with a great view (that you can't see at night) so go during the day. But as you can tell from the photo, they obviously need to work on plating presentation...because the...More

Thank suzannah k
Reviewed 24 July 2017

In the heart of quadrado, El Gordo offers you good starts, tasteful dishes and outstanding wine list all together with a magnificent view

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very nice with good food. We had "bacalhau" and it was good, but nothing special. The place is beautiful and the tables are all around the pool. The prices were expensive and I would probably try to go there during the day...More

1  Thank Mariana Z
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The setting is romantic and the service is good. The food is good but the cooking was not excellent for the meat nor the fish, may be bad night.

Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Our group had seafood pasta, beef risoto & shrimp risoto. All taste ok, flavours were not special. Extremely expensive for what it is thou..

Thank Luciana S
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Special Place in Quadrado with a gorgeous view from the Cliff and very outstanding food! Must Go for sure!

Thank Augusto R
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I reluctantly ordered an octopus, luckily I believed the waiter, and it was delicious. My wife order a filet risoto, it was ok, nothing special.

Thank PSCX
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great food here and an amazing setting. However the service is terrible. We had to beg to get on the list to get a table, the food took about two hours to get served. Food is good but not worth the bad service. Go for...More

Thank Natalie A
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Been there with a party of 8 friends. The spot has certainly one of best views of the city. Unfortunately the food and service did not correspond to the ambient. I've ordered an octopus rice and my girlfriend a salted cod baked in the oven....More

Thank Arthur P
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I visited here as I was staying nearby and instantly wished I was staying at this location. A lovely bar and restaurant with a top class menu.

Thank Loo L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca S. Joao, 7 | Quadrado, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-970, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Porto Seguro  >  Trancoso
  • Phone Number: 73 3668-1193
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