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Prima Pasta

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Vale de Para, Albufeira 8200-427, Portugal
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Prima Pasta many times over 20+ years. Friendly, affordable and beautiful food and wine in a rustic restaurant perfect for a romantic evening together.

Thank King-of-the-Alrgarve
Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our December holidays we went here three times. Once with dear friends and then twice again particulary on last night at villa as did not wish to cook and it was relatively closeby. Lovely welcome, intimate and warm, good wines once you say what kind of grape you want as knowledge of Portuguese wine is zero. Just shared pizza... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, very hospitable, house wine good and excellent value. But very dark inside and we and others used a phone touch to read the menu!

Thank Linzi T
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times in winter. The restaurant is very welcoming, but some people find it too dark, even when well lit by candles. The menu is fairly extensive. The lasagne is excellent and there is always a good selection of well priced wine. Staff appear to be exclusively female and speak excellent English. Good value for money.

Thank BrianML
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We are at this place 4 nights out of 8, food is superb and prices so good, excellent. The staff are really friendly, pastas are so tasty, the pasta al forno being my particular favorite, try this place

Thank Stevieb54
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We have been coming to Prima Pasta with friends for a number of Years and the food and service has always been excellent, but this time we were advised Staff had been reduced due to approaching end of Season. We had booked earlier which was fortunate as it transpired that a party in total 20 had arrived without reservations. Hot... More 

Thank dingle63
Belper, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Delicious Food, very good Service and rustic charm and cosy atmosphere just Great - well worth a visit or two!

Thank hi_hazel
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Homely atmosphere, food extremely tasty, intimate setting, we visited this little haven 4 times in 2 weeks. Nowhere else could compare with their standards. Brilliant value for 1st class quality food. Love love love Prima Pasta x x x

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a little Italian gem with reasonable prices. The food was very good and the service was outstanding. The room is eclectic and fun.

Thank John M
Faro District, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The only place in Portugal where I miss eating when I'm away. All the pasta dishes and pizzas I tried are extremely good, not to mention the amazing deserts, like the profiterole and the pavlova with irish cream. The service is fast and the staff is very nice. I'll be back, for sure.

Thank Adam A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vale de Para, Albufeira 8200-427, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: 351289591295
Homemade, fresh and delicious pizzas, pastas and salads in a cosy, informal setting. Run by cousins Lindsey and Sarah with the fabulous Marina as manageress.

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