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Prima Pasta

#553 of 3,598 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Rua da Madalena 25 | rua da padaria, Lisbon 1100-318, Portugal
+351 21 888 8298
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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327 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read reviews on trip advisor we went to great lengths to find this restaurant. There were only 3 people there when we arrived and they were just paying the bill and leaving. Two more people did arrive shortly afterwards but that was it so there wasn't much of an atmosphere. I ordered the rigatoni, my husband ordered veal cooked... More 

Thank N_IrelandFranco
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a reasonable and reasonably priced Italain meal this fits the bill. The veal was good if in somewaht small in quantity.

Thank hm209
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is OK, but the service is awful. I don't expect waiters/waitresses to fawn over me, but I do expect a marginal effort to be polite and friendly. Lisbon is a great city with wonderful people and you don't need to be treated like a mongrel who has wandered in off the street. Avoid this place and go somewhere... More 

Thank alanbrayne99
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. Great starters followed by some nice spaghetti served with fresh tomato sauce, very simple but well done and was delicious. Cannelloni very nice also. Kids had pizza which again was cooked with fresh ingredients and as you would expect from an Italian restaurant. We all had different desserts and everyone enjoyed there choice. Nice atmosphere with kind,... More 

Thank cgtmiles
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place out on the evening for a meal with my father & grandfather. Looks a lovely, small, warm feeling restaurant. Nice decor, food was very lovely, we all enjoyed it. However the service was a little awkward. Not very friendly, no smiles or anything. Almost like they didn't want us in there as it seemed predominantly... More 

Thank MN164
Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for late lunch and they managed to squeeze us in at a table at the back as they were pretty full. Very reasonable wine list and good priced meals. Both had pizza which was very tasty - just what we wanted.

Thank Alison H
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Had dinner here on our last night in Lisbon. Very friendly staff and the food was great. You might need to make a reservation though as by the time we left the restaurant was full with more prople arriving. They had a strange thing of bringing out a couple of pre dinner dishes without being ordered but if you dont... More 

Thank BrenoT2230
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We liked the food and the service was very friendly. Prices were reasonable and it seemed like they worked very hard on the food. I had the seafood pasta which was excellent- seafood very fresh

Thank Jim L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently visited this establishment for my birthday. We were almost turned away despite us reserving a table. The waitress didn't seem to want to smile and the food was terrible. I am convinced the pizza was a ready made store bought pizza. The pasta I ordered was extremely watery and instead of pancetta that was described... More 

Thank lnichol88
Alexandria, Virginia
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Ingredients in Europe are sometimes fresher than your own country so it did not matter that we ate Italian food in Portugal. This place is a small neighborhood-esq place. The food isn't anything if write home about but it does provide some variety. The staff is funny and trendily. I worked in a restaurant when I was young and would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 22
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Madalena 25 | rua da padaria, Lisbon 1100-318, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 888 8298
my restaurante in the beautiful country Lisbon, in the center town(baixa), it s restaurante Italine food with very good tradicional pizza and fresh pasta,and fish and meet and dessert made in house (pannacotta/tiramisu)

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Staying in Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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