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Panela da Bahia

££ - £££, African, Seafood
Ladeira de Sao Miguel 7 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-030, Brazil
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
31 Mar 2012
“A must stop for their Moqueca de Camaro”
14 Jan 2012
“Waste of time and money”
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Brazilian, African, Seafood, South American
££ - £££
Ladeira de Sao Miguel 7 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-030, Brazil
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Reviewed 31 March 2012

The Moqueca de Camarao com Banana = the Bahia version of Bomb.com. Two thumbs up for the friendly and attentive waitstaff. Another two thumbs up for being next to Sankofa dance lounge! My girlfriends and I can't wait to go back!

2  Thank I_am_Ce_Ce__12
Reviewed 14 January 2012

I love moqueca, but the truth is that are many other places that you can enjoy this delicious brazilian dish.After reading many good reviews about this place I went there for lunch.The place was empty and "The Moqueca", was a deception, it was just okay!...More

Reviewed 28 November 2011

Had the seafood moqueca with bananas. I spend all my time in Brazil chasing after mocequas (I just love that dish). This moqueca is different. It has a similar savory seafood base, infused with a light sweetness. It was amazing. Also had amazing salads and...More

Thank Fadamo
Reviewed 16 November 2011

Based on reviews on TA, I decided to try Panela da Bahia. The moqueca with shrimp and bananas was no longer on the menu. However, the server recommended Moqueca Misto which had shrimp and fish. The moqueca was perfect!! I have been eating in Salvador...More

Thank pedidoc
markojj, Owner at Panela da Bahia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2011

Dear Pedidoc, We do in fact still have the moqueca with shrimp and plantains (banana) on our menu. We had changed the name of the plate to Moqueca da Bahia. We reverted to the old name in our latest menus so as to avoid confusion....More

Reviewed 24 September 2011

We went here for lunch, after reading really positive reviews - and were a little disappointed. While the food was good, we were the only people there, and while cheaper than other traditional cuisine places nearby, was no where near as good. It is a...More

Thank Ndph
Reviewed 8 May 2011

When we got to the restaurant they were about ready to close, but they kept it open and offered a great service to us. Drinks were nice and chilled, not only the alcoholic ones, but the refrigerantes as well. We ordered some french fries (as...More

2  Thank nrdncr
Reviewed 10 April 2011

Following recent reviews of Panela da Bahia, and being a returning visitor to that region of Salvador, I thought it was an ideal opportunity to sample their wares. Being located in Pelourinho, adjacent to the home of the world famous Afro-Brazilian cultural group headquarters of...More

1  Thank TeeJay6
Reviewed 14 February 2011

My friend and I came across this restaurant on a Tuesday just before heading over to hear "Geronimo" play. The owner recommended the Moqueca De Peixi com Banana and OMG it was absolutely delicious. The atmosphere and service was wonderful and just added to an...More

2  Thank Wiz1Uk2004
Reviewed 12 February 2011

Fantaaaaaastic. Amazing moqueca de peixe com banana de terra and other great seafood dishes. Evandro the little waiter is a gem. They have soft samba playing in the background, cold beer and sangria full of local fruits. For a restaurant in Salvador, the service is...More

Thank robswimmer
Reviewed 11 October 2010

The food at Panela is delicious ! Panela is located in a beautiful historical location. Panela ,specializes in typical food from Bahia. My friends and I enjoyed a tasty moqueca de camarao com banana. The food alone is worth another visit to Pelourinho ! The...More

1  Thank Morena923
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ladeira de Sao Miguel 7 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-030, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: 55-71-33217236
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Panela - Restaurante baiano que se destaca com pratos como moqueca de camarão com banana. Restaurant that specializes in Bahian food with mouthwatering dishes like shrimp moqueca with banana.Estamos fechado até 02 de junho para a manutenção. We are closed until the 2nd of June for maintenance
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