Museu da Gastronomia Baiana, Salvador

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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. Add Museu da Gastronomia Baiana and other attractions to your Salvador trip itinerary using our Salvador trip builder website .
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  • The Bahian cuisine Museum located at the Largo do Pelourinho 13/19, is part of the Gastronomic Complex at Senac. This museum in your interior is composed of two small rooms with the display of products and parts connected to the Bahian cuisine. I gave a quick peek and I didn't feel attracted to a longer visit, maybe for me a kitchen expert. Admission is free and runs from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 5 pm. Tel: (71) 3324-8111
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  • The food is buffet and does not bring very good, also the price seemed rather expensive for the service they provide. Although the main goal of this place is to provide the public a menu typical of Bay, which is fulfilled to the letter. It is advisable to learn and try something different, buuut you can eat better in other places.
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  • We went with my family at noon. Price 65 Reals x person menu law firm. Wide range of inputs, typical meals, main dishes and desserts. Regular care. Type of food 100% Brazilian. A good glimpse of the Bahian local typical food.
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  • A large restaurant with an immense lunch buffet, featuring countless uniquely Bahian dishes at very reasonable prices. Given that it is hard to find such a variety of local cuisine in most restaurants around the city, this one is a real "must".
  • Only in portugese. Small and not very interesting things on display. But it's free and if you're in the area; why not.
  • The Museum is quite beautiful and modern. However, the exhibition is short with little information. In the environment of the restaurant was not treated well by the reception. I was going on a course in the day and I, obviously, had no way of knowing why he was a tourist. I ended up being out!
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  • Free admission to this museum which offers an excursion in the culinary world bahiano. A number of shrines have typical utensils and commodities of local cuisine. Interesting local architecture that houses the Museum, in particular, the ornate wooden ceiling.
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  • Good place to eat the food typical Bahian. Located the restaurant on the first floor is eaten type buffet where you can enjoy different types of rice dishes, fish and meat from the area. Perhaps the best the desserts with the coconut candies. It tends to be filled although there are quite a few tables and rotation. Best outdoor dining room which overlooks the square to be more bright and quiet. Somewhat expensive. Then you can visit the Museum of payment.
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