Salvador and the Bahia Coast Restaurants

Paraíso Tropical

  • Rua Edgar Loureiro 98-B Map It
  • Cabula
  • Brazilian
  • Fodor's Choice

Fodor's Review

Ask locals and longtime expats alike what not to miss in Salvador and the response you get will be unanimous: Paraíso Tropical. In a tropical garden in the suburb of Cabula, a 20-minute taxi ride from the Historic Center, this relaxed, gourmet spot treats patrons to Bahian classics with a twist. Chef Beto reinvents heavy dishes like moqueca and bobo using natural dendê fruit rather than oil, combined with rare tropical fruits sourced from more than 6,000 square meters of native Mata Atlântica forest. Everything is cooked in agua de coco instead of water to increase the nutritional value of the dishes. Go with friends and go hungry, for while the siri catado (Bahia soft-shell crab), salada duca (mango, baby coconut, and cashew salad), and Beto's special moqueca stand out, you'll want to try everything.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Rua Edgar Loureiro 98-B, Salvador, 41152–110, Brazil

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Phone:

071-3384–7464

Restaurant Details:

  • No dinner Sun. Closed Mon.

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