Museu da Gastronomia Baiana, Salvador

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Specialty Museum
Food lovers must stop at Museu da Gastronomia Baiana, where Brazilian culinary specialties are highlighted downstairs, and served buffet-style to hungry visitors upstairs. The museum is free, air-conditioned, and presents authentic Bahian cuisine that you can try right on the spot, freshly prepared by students attending culinary school here. This food is considered the best in the country. Pop in to try acarajé, small fritters made from black-eyed peas and onions fried in palm oil, and slathered with spicy vatapá (shrimp paste). No trip to a food museum/restaurant is complete without dessert, of course. The Bahia region is famed for its sweet tooth, so try some local candy or ice cream on a hot day. To visit Museu da Gastronomia Baiana and get the most from your holiday in Salvador, create itinerary details personal to you using our Salvador itinerary planner.
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  • Located in the historic district of Pelorinho at the Largo de Pelorinho (Pelorinho Square) have coffee and enjoy the free gastonmy museum located in the same building as Senac Bahian food cuisine scho...  more »
  • This establishment is a training place for future staff and chefs in the hospitality industry. It offers a set price smorgasbord lunch that is truly fabulous. There are so many exciting dishes to try ...  more »
  • You are what you eat would would be one way of describing this cuisine orientated, exhibit. If you can make the arrangements try to taste the regional food.  more »
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  • Only in portugese. Small and not very interesting things on display. But it's free and if you're in the area; why not.
  • Very rich. An excellent museum. Of great importance to the Bahian culture. Congratulations Lody and crew for maintaining the Museum. The store is great. I recommend everyone to visit. History of Bahian gastronomy and brazilian.
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  • Sensational ... all typical dishes of bahia executed masterfully and served in an excellent environment.
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  • Daora
  • Very simple despite well organized
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