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Pelo Bistro

#116 of 7,853 Restaurants in Salvador
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Hotel Casa do Amarelindo | Rua das Portas do Carmo, 06, Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-290, Brazil
71 3266 8550
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service, cake tasted out of date, way too expensive. Warning hazard do not try the lemongrass cream Brule. It is awful.

Thank Taltalit
Amarelindo, Proprietário at Pelo Bistro, responded to this review

Well, as a matter of fact, .., our waiter and chef remember your visit. When they saw you almost didn’t’’t touch your desert they tasted it and didn’t detect any problem…but even like that they decided not to charge it on your bill. All our desert are homemade and the lemongrass crème brulée is made with an infusion of fresh... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The setting is beautiful, the service is a bit shaky and inexperienced. As with most better restaurants in this part of town it is run by foreign enthusiasts and doesn't really deliver the fine dining it aspires to be. Never the less, the food seems to live up to the expectations of other reviewers and it certainly is among the... More 

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Clyde Park, Montana, United States
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Pelo Bistro is located in a hotel -- Casa do Amarelindo -- in the historic section of Salvador. We have already written a very positive review of the hotel. The restaurant is also deserving of praise. We enjoyed some of the best caipirinha cocktails before our dinner. I ordered a ceviche -- which was quite delicious -- for my appetizer.... More 

Thank Barbara P
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel and enjoyed our first evening dinner here. Moqueca and the steak were delicious. It was a very relaxing and romantic setting. Service also great and they accommodated my young children.

Thank Renee Y
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This restorant, part of hotel Casa do Amarelindo, is a delight. We tried "Muqueca" (mixture of shrimps, fish, vegetables and coco milk), tasty but not so spicy, light, with fresh ingredients and with a brasilian Rose Wine up to the quality of the food. If you are visiting Pelurinho and want a better than the local aberage restaurant, this is... More 

Thank Bernardo S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

We were recommended by our Poussada. Excellent coocking. Mix of afro-european. Very good Mocaceha with fish and shrimps.

Thank Alain N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Lovely restaurant with patio in Pelourinho centre. Good food and reasonable prices. Great wine menu as well. Service is nice but could be a bit slow sometimes, but I've noticed that's something quite common in Salvador/Bahia. Don't miss the rooftop bar with sea view!

Thank NBJV
Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We loved this place - great atmosphere with modern takes on local cuisine. One of the best restaurants in Salvador, and we tried a bunch of high end places.

Thank BoardThe604
Rugby, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Went to the roof top restaurant.... One guy serving which was not a problem as I was the only person up there.. He was out his depth and everything seemed too much trouble and just kept Justin Beiper on a loop. Menu if you can call it that was hamburgers, nothing special and not worth getting in the lift for.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Seemingly owned/managed by a French expat, the food was delicious and the service was amazing. We ordered off of the price fixe menu and it really didn't let us down. The ambiance was charming and dimly lit with an outside patio option as well. Would definitely stay in the hotel - Casa do Amarelindo - next time and would return... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Casa do Amarelindo | Rua das Portas do Carmo, 06, Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-290, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: 71 3266 8550
Pelô Bistrô offers tasty food with Bahia tropical touch in a modern way with French and Asian influence. Salads and sandwiches are also available for lunch. The atmosphere at the restaurant is relaxed with attentive service to make your meal a gastronomic moment. The wine card highlights South American wines. The roof top panoramic bar is unique for a breathtaking view over Baia de Todos os Santos; a perfect place for an unforgettable caipirinha.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?