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Casa da Gamboa

$$ - $$$, Seafood, European
Rua Joao de Deus 32, Salvador, State of Bahia 40020-060, Brazil
+55 71 3266-3268
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
23 Jan 2017
“we liked it very much”
28 Feb 2016
“Well cooked steak”
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Brazilian, Seafood, European, South American
$$ - $$$
Rua Joao de Deus 32, Salvador, State of Bahia 40020-060, Brazil
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great food, great service. Decen prices and located in a beutifully restored old house in the old centre of Salvador. We would definitely go back.

Thank apalmero
Reviewed 28 February 2016

There were lots of people at the tables outside but inside it was very quiet, however we liked it as we were seated beside the window and as it is one floor up there was a lovely light breeze. We had the steak for 2...More

Thank Dnaray
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We booked a crazy drumming session for 5 right on the Pelourinho. I probably put way to much energy into the leg part of drumming (dancing madly around my percussion instruments ) and I could hardly walk after, so I begged my younger gang to...More

Thank anita w
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Excellent self service by the kilo place. Very clean and friendly staff, good selection for vegetarians.

2  Thank Henrice A
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Casa de Gamboa is a great restaurant in the heart of the Pelourinho that serves outstanding Bahian food - the seafood and fish moquecas are really excellent. They do have outdoors table but what I truly recommend is to get a table on the first...More

1  Thank P E
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Wow...having a meal in one of the most magnificent places in Brazil is priceless and when you find a great restaurant, the experience is way better! I totally recommend Casa da Gamboa, the house tiself is part of the city's history, it belongs to a...More

1  Thank RafaTraveller
Reviewed 7 December 2014

My husband and I celebrated our 30th anniversary here for lunch a couple of weeks ago. The restaurant is located upstairs, in an old building in the Pelourinho. Food was absolutely fantastic! The best bolinhas de bacalhao you will ever have--an appetizer dish with 8...More

Thank Bathsheba M
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Mistakes do happen.......I get that. Nevertheless tonight I was presented with a bill on a very official printed added sheet: all our dishes were there at the right price...but the total just didn't didn't add up. After 10 minutes of kerfuffle, the waiters said the...More

Thank A_Couple_Of_Frozzies
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Definitely the best in Polourinho. Nice food, normal prices, clean environment, and very very kind staff. Had dinner in the terrace, peaceful and relaxing, they even gave us mosquito lotion!

Thank isabella p
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Went to lunch with friends and we were delighted with the food, service and ambiance. The perfect place for an afternoon lunch in the old town.

Thank Bernardo O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao de Deus 32, Salvador, State of Bahia 40020-060, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: +55 71 3266-3268
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