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Silvana & Cia

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Brazilian, Seafood
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Praca Sao Joao s/n, Trancoso, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
(73) 3668-1049
08:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 04:00
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Rio das Ostras, RJ
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As many have said the Muqueca is the best in the Quadrado. As a single traveller eating gets expensive when generally a plate is for 2 people.If you ask you will get generally a 40% or 50% reduction . The shrimp Muqueca was very tasty and I have had many in my years here in Brasil.The price after 2 beers... More 

Thank paulsmithbrasil
Gothenburg, Sweden
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We went here for a lunch. It is in the middle of the "quadrado" looking very inviting under a big tree. We were thirsty and hungry. The waitor suggested fish or moqueca, but since we have tried many moquecas and we didn't fell like it we decided to chose meet insteed. File mignon on chapa sounded perfect. Then we could... More 

Thank Kanjou
Panama City, Panama, Panama
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Silvana has one of the greatest atmospheres in the Quadrado, great sofa chairs and intimate lighting. The Baiao de Dois was perfect and we couldn't stop having the caipirinhas with awesome fruits combination, the best was mango with lemon, a must! The service is friendly without being intrusive.

1 Thank Adriana S
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We have been to Trancoso numerous times and Silvana is a must in our rotation of restaurants. We had our wedding in Trancoso and during the free night everyone ended up at Silvana. They all fell in love with the moqueca. The portions are very large so I recommend one order per 2-3 people. If you are looking for another... More 

1 Thank Kistheskye2
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with lovely people to serve you! Not very good English but food very good and huge portion Try the polpo and the cevice are amazing

Thank Laura D
Rome, Italy
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95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

As suggested from the owner of the Pousada where we stayed (Som do mar), here you can find the best moquecas. We ate the one with shrimps, camarao, really tasting and well done. Waiters were very fast and kind with us and the atmosphere is amazing. You cant miss it if you are in Trancoso!

1 Thank Moniain
New York City, New York
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

This restaurant has friendly service, charming decor, and is located in the heart of the Quadrado. On this particular day we wanted to have some steak. Their filé mignon was really delicious. I really recommend this one!

Thank MoJ4
Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We ate here twice and each time was delicious...salads and fish dishes! Really interesting starter with prawns potato and nuts! The staff are lovely and the musician is super!

Thank orlacullen
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141 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

In the Quadrado square, lighted with candles, very tasty creole food at reasonable prices. Tables set under a huge tree decorated with lanterns. Very romantic atmosphere.

Thank Viajera-del-62
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

ate at a number of the resteraunts on the quadardo and I thought this served the best mouqueca! Good prices given location and reasonable service.

Thank Chris W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Sao Joao s/n, Trancoso, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Trancoso
  • Phone Number: (73) 3668-1049

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