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La Piazza

Rua Vicente Brito | algarve, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005-491, Portugal
+351 289 999 430
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Vicente Brito | algarve, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005-491, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here for years and it never fails to live up to its quirky reputation. If you are in a rush to eat then this is not for you. The staff are attentive and friendly , the kitchen can be overworked but always...More

Thank NigelHutch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate with my daughter and we sat outside in a sort of tree covered, fairy lit grotto, which might not sound great, but is very pretty indeed. There was a singer on who sang quietly in the background and so the setting and atmosphere...More

Thank Victoria T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After travelling from UK we didn't want to cook so walked out 1km to la piazza. Great atmosphere, on point staff and excellent food. We are and drank too much but will be returning next Saturday with the rest of the family. Al fresco dining...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got 4 take away pizzas between 5 of us and they were all eaten with relish...delicious! My only regret is not going back for a meal.

Thank jodickson248
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here on a Thursday night. Firstly food was excellent. Well cooked and authenticity Italian. Service was friendly, although restaurant was very busy so not as fast as we would have liked. Can't understand have done with a couple more front of house staff. Worth...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting, friendly staff, delicious food, My Husband said the rack of lamb was easily one of the best meals he had eaten. Definitely going back.

Thank tiny260270
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Friendly staff but food was pretty pedestrian. My wife had seafood risotto which was tasty but the prawns were "sair done' which is quite an achievement in a risotto! The rest of us had various pizzas but nothing to write home about; less gloop and...More

Thank RichardMaconachie
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had two very enjoyable evenings here. The food was good (made by a very friendly Italian chef) and the surroundings very attractive with their plant covered area outside... a lovely surprise that cannot be seen from the road. There was live music three times...More

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic time at this restaurant. The staff; the food; the atmosphere was incredible!! We went on a Sunday night where they had live music and every table seemed to be having an evening to remember! The food was flawless, fresh fish and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I had the pesto pasta which was delicious and my husband had the pizza which was huge, he had a big appetite and even he couldn't finish it! The ambience was lovely and I could tell there were a few regulars in there which is...More

Thank Cristi R
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Hannah H
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Response from Sandra W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take Visa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Vicente Brito | algarve, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005-491, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Barbara de Nexe
  • Phone Number: +351 289 999 430
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With a youthful and elegant atmosphere, Piazza Restaurant is a well-located and pleasant place, where you can enjoy a meal full of Italian flavours. In 2002, Angelo Bucciero moved with his family to the Algarve from Cambridge, England, where he already owned two successful restaurants. And he opened his first restaurant in Santa Barbara de Nexe, which was inaugurated in mid-July, serving the best of Italian Cuisine - home-made lasagne, cannelloni and other pasta specialities, with meat, fish or poultry. The specialities include: .: Steak with gorgonzola and a brandy cream .: Chicken breast stuffed with shrimp, served with lobster sauce .: Shrimp marinara risotto and scampi with sauce. It also has a wide variety of international wines. Entertainment with Live Music every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
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