Idioma Escola de Português
Convenient if you're staying in Barra, this language school offers group classes and private sessions in addition to cultural excursions...
Casa de Mãe Iemanja
Named after the Yoruba goddess of the sea, this Rio Vermelho bistro–cultural center is a great space to hear live music.
Caranguejo do Porto
Another of Barra's seaside hot spots for traditional Bahian food – think moqueca , fresh crabs, pasteles (empanada-like pastries...
Lonely Planet review
Frequented by those dialed in on Salvador’s arts scene, it has dishes appropriately named after famous cinematic and literary works. Choose between a tranquil enclosed space or a rowdier open-air patio.