Salvador and the Bahia Coast Restaurants

Capim Santo

  • Rua do Beco 55 Map It
  • Trancoso
  • Seafood

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Located in the heart of the Quadrado, Capim Santo—which means lemongrass in Portuguese—is one of the best restaurants in town. Open since 1985, the family-run business retains an essence of informality and coziness, even though service is super sharp and the healthy, seafood-based menu sophisticated enough to warrant a second branch in São Paulo. Highlights include fresh fish cooked in lemongrass and lobster served in a whole pineapple. Reservations in high season are a must, where regular live music, the flickering candlelight, and jabuticaba caipirinhas make this one of the hottest, and most romantic, spots in Trancoso.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Rua do Beco 55, Trancoso, 45818–000, Brazil

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Phone:

073-3668–1122

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. No lunch

Published 06/18/2015

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