Fodor's Expert Review Capim Santo

$$$ Trancoso Seafood

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.

Seafood Green Romantic Service Lively Dinner $$$ Family

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


Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. No lunch

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