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Donana Restaurante

R. da Aurora 41, Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, State of Bahia 48280-000, Brazil
+55 71 3676-0473
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“moqueca” (2 reviews)
“fish” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
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Brazilian, Seafood, South American
$$ - $$$
R. da Aurora 41, Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, State of Bahia 48280-000, Brazil
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Although it was not easy to communicate with the staff as they spoke only Portuguese, they were friendly and professional. Food was good but as most of the restaurants in Brazil simple and not well presented. We were told to take kids portion for our...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 876nelaz
Donana R, Gerente de relações públicas at Donana Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

We regret your impression, how can we improve? The satisfaction of our customers is of utmost importance to us, come back always!

Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

An absolute must stop! The shrimp moqueca, which is a local dish is absolutely wonderful. This simple looking restaurants has received many awards for its moqueca, and they are all well deserved. For dessert order the cocada with coconut ice cream. Just perfect!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Andrea R
Reviewed February 21, 2018

We ate here on the first evening in the resort and had a very good meal. The staff were helpful and offered to move tables when a front one came free! Busy with locals, which is a good sign. I believe closed Sunday evenings.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank mjderrick
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Very good fish meals - nice service people. For lunch go there before 12 - otherwise you likely need to wait.....

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 682franzl
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

A very tasty stew of shrimps. I surely recommend. Caruru very good too, a perfect combination with shrimps stew. Nice place and crew.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Mateus M
Reviewed July 19, 2017

go for the Lobster menu or a superb shrimp plate (fried) that comes with a great sauce to dip the medium size shrimps

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank rjgold
Reviewed April 17, 2017

One of the first restaurants coming up from the beach. Nice atmosphere, good food, and reasonably priced. We had grilled fish with choice of three accompaniments (good list of them). The quality was excellent. Service was attentive. We tried this on our last meal, but...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank RobbNYC
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has the best Moqueca I have ever eaten in my life! I recommend everybody that is visiting Praia do Forte to eat at least one meal here. The price is not very cheap. But it's fare due to the amount of food. I...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank camilahsantana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R. da Aurora 41, Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, State of Bahia 48280-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Mata de Sao Joao  >  Praia do Forte
  • Phone Number: +55 71 3676-0473
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