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Siri Mole & Cia information
Rated one of Rio's best Bahian restaurants, Siri Mole & Cia serves outstanding vatapa , moqueca de camarão (shrimp stew) and ensopada de peixe (fish and coconut milk stew). Stop in on Saturday (before 5pm) for the all-you-can-eat seafood buffet (R$75). Around the corner is Siri Mole's smaller, cheaper and more casual boteco, Toca do Siri , which serves tasty acarajé (spicy shrimp-filled croquettes).