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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%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (9 reviews)
“octopus” (3 reviews)
“moqueca” (2 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 69 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant and pool with a breathtaking view of the sea. Food however is nothing special. And the shrimp - appetizer and main course - are tiny tiny tiny. Baby shrimps!

1  Thank Muzzico65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not all staff are very friendly, service was a bit slow. The owner was certainly not very friendly. Food was good, primarily Portuguese.

Thank Mariana L
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the Quadrado, the main square of Trancoso with lots of restaurants and nice shops. The atmosphere of the restaurant is really nice, and the food is really good with a good selection. Service is also very professional. It’s a bit...More

Thank Gianangel
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

As recommended, i went to El Gordo seeking for incredible food. And found it. I had an amazing fish fillet with banana da terra risotto, delicious combination and harmony. The restaurant is a pleasant place to be, the staff is friendly and helpful. It is...More

Thank Mayara1991
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
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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
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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