Feeding the body and the eyes: check out the best options for restaurants overlooking the sea in Salvador

savior is internationally known for its gastronomy marked by its unique spices. Here the dishes open our senses like a magic pass, and in addition to the taste, we stimulate our smell and vision, when we come across food always well presented and washed down with local spices such as pepper, palm oil, plantain, farofa and seafood.

In addition to the houses that serve typical bahian food, we also separate other options for restaurants in Salvador that range from Japanese to Italian food, but all with one thing in common: a privileged view of the sea.

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If you are passing through the capital of Bahia and looking for new gastronomic experiences, we recommend 10 restaurants overlooking the sea in Salvador that will make your visit to the destination unforgettable!

Restaurants in Salvador overlooking the sea

Blue Beach Bar

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Bar in Salvador overlooking the sea. Photo: Disclosure

The Blue Praia Bar is very frequented by tourists and Salvadorans who usually visit Praia do Buracão, in Rio Vermelho. The house offers creative dishes and drinks in a sophisticatedly decorated restaurant/bar with ocean views.

Elected by Veja Comer & Beber 2019 taking the title of one of the best drinks menus in the Bahian capital, Blue Praia Bar has six inviting and cozy environments.

Where it is:

  • R. Barro Vermelho, 310 – Rio Vermelho.
  • Opening hours: Sun to Thu (10am to 6pm), Fri and Sat (10am to 8pm).

Aegean restaurant

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Bar in Salvador overlooking the sea. Photo: Disclosure

With a panoramic view of the All Saints Bay, Restaurante Egeu specializes in Mediterranean food and was elected as one of the best in Salvador. With great seafood options, the dishes are always made with the freshest ingredients, produced by chef Antônio Santiago.

Where it is:

  • Av. September 7th, 2830 – Barra .
  • Opening hours: Mon to Sat (12:00 to 00:00), Sun (12:00 to 20:00).


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Restaurants on the seafront in Salvador. Photo: Disclosure

The most traditional restaurant in the Barra neighborhood overlooks one of the city's main postcards. The restaurant was founded in the 70s by the Spaniard Celso Lusquinos and his Bahian wife Marise Lusquinos next to the sands of Praia da Barra.

On the menu, dishes such as shrimp in coconut milk, rack of lamb with saffron risotto and lobster, Barravento is a great place to socialize with friends and family.

Where it is:

  • Av. Oceanica, 814 – Barra.
  • Opening hours: Mon to Sat (11:30 to 00:00), Sun (11:30 to 19:00).



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Awarded 15 consecutive times in the Veja Salvador Award in the Japanese Restaurant category, Soho is located in Bahia Marina – a nautical complex in the lower city, which has delicious Japanese food options presented in a contemporary concept.

Where it is:

  • Bahia Marina – Av. Lafayete Coutinho, 1010 – Commerce.
  • Opening hours: Mon (7pm to 12am), Tue to Thu (12pm to 3pm and 7pm to 12am), Fri to Sun (12pm to 4pm and 7pm to 1am).

Contour Mix Restaurant

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Restaurants on the seafront in Salvador. Photo: Disclosure

Restaurante Mistura combines Bahian and Mediterranean cuisine, being named the best fish restaurant in Salvador. The ingredients are brought from the sea, and the flavors are accentuated in the recipes of chef Andréa O. Ribeiro.

With an incredible view of the Bay of All Saints, the restaurant has elegant environments, super well decorated. The menu favors dishes with seafood, offering starters such as octopus and cod carpaccio with a black olive crust, and various main dishes, including penne with licuri pesto with river prawns sautéed in coral butter and Sicilian lemon risotto. with grilled crayfish and scallop.

Where it is:

  • Cloc Marina Residence – Ladeira do Gabriel, 334 – Dois de Julho.
  • Opening hours: Mon to Wed (12pm to 4pm and 7pm to 11pm), Thu to Sat (12pm to 5pm and 7pm to midnight), Sun (12pm to 5pm).

Beloved Restaurant

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The traditional Amado Restaurant is led by the executive chef Edinho Engel and has a balcony facing the Bay of All Saints. The house offers starters such as Tuna Tartar with Spiced Yogurt Sauce or Salmon Gravilax with Wasabi Sour Cream. For the main dishes, grilled fish with cashew nut farofa, caruru, plantain puree and wild rice blend or the bordelaise filet medallion with mushrooms, mini caramelized onions, potato balls and spinach.

Where it is:

  • Av. Lafayete Coutinho, 660 – Commerce
  • Opening hours: Mon to Sat (12:00 to 00:00), Sun (12:00 to 22:00)

Isola Dei Sapori

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In operation since 2011, Isola dei Sapori brings together the best of regional Italian cuisine, the house has dishes with seafood, artisanal pasta and the famous Italian gelato, offered in a breathtaking view of the Rio Vermelho sea and a wine list with a wide selection of labels from various countries.

Where it is:

  • R. Guedes Cabral, 123 – Rio Vermelho
  • Opening hours: Tue to Thu (7pm to 11pm), Fri and Sat (12pm to 3pm and 7pm to 12am), Sun (12pm to 6pm)

Cafélier Carmo

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The colonial mansions erected in front of Baía de Todos os Santos give Carmo a unique charm in Salvador. Cafélier is a great option to enjoy the climate and views of the region.

The house offers a varied menu at fair prices. Individual pasta, meat dishes and are some of the ingredients used in the Menu. The space also offers options for a brunch with coffees, cappuccinos and juices that go well with the Portuguese snacks, sandwiches, pies and sweets available on the menu.

Where it is:

  • R. do Carmo, 50 - Santo Antonio
  • Opening hours: Mon to Sun (2pm to 9:30pm)


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Bar in Salvador overlooking the sea. Photo: Disclosure

One of the most charming restaurants in the city is at Santo Antônio Além do Carmo. Open since 2015, Poró immediately enchants. The Brazilian food restaurant has an ambiance that mixes colorful umbrellas and flowers in an explosion of colors that harmonize with the flavors of the menu. On the menu, dumplings and pastries are some options for starters, followed by several options of meat, chicken and seafood for all tastes.

Where it is:

  • R. Right of Santo Antônio, 445 – Santo Antônio Além do Carmo
  • Opening hours: Mon to Sat (12:00 to 23:00) Sun (12:00 to 19:00)

Mahi Mahi Bar and Restaurant

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Restaurants on the seafront in Salvador. Photo: Disclosure

With a more relaxed atmosphere, Mahi Mahi is located on a private pier in the Bay of All Saints. Here, visitors can enjoy a swim in the sea with crystal clear water in a cozy bar with regional food.

Where it is:

  • Av. September 7, 2068 - Victory
  • Opening hours: Mon to Sun (10am to 9pm)

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