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Rua das Palmeiras 60 | Centro, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
+55 22 2623-4132
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (6 reviews)
“nice evening” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua das Palmeiras 60 | Centro, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Primitivo is a good restaurant at rua das Pedras. It is a italian cousine and there are good options for 2 people share. They have their own wine label called Primitivo from the Brazilian vineyards Pizzato. It is a good choice.

Thank Ana T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Need to say anymore? Ordered pizza and bruschetta. Both came nice and warm from the oven. We could taste the quality of the ingredients. Very satisfied

Thank Renata G
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I went there to have a pizza with my family, we order the largest pizza in the house (medium/media) half búfala half buono picante. The pizza size is very small for a R$80 value, it poorly serves 2 people. The half buono was good but...More

Thank Roberta P
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The owner is a nice guy, the food is even better. The gnocchi is the main specialty of this restaurant and they do a really good job! Taken together with the modestly price of the dishes served this is a winner for sure!

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The difference with Primitivo is the attitude. Clearly driven by customer focus by the owner - a Brazilian who worked in the UK for 12 years and then came back to his Italian heritage in Brazil. The food is great, we recommend the entrada for...More

Thank Middleagedskier
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Went to Primitivo after seeing its rating at Trip Advisor. It was as great as its previous rating. Great food, nice service. Really good option for a family dinner at Búzios.

Thank Rodrigo A
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

"Rua das Pedras" is a must go in Buzios at night. We decided to visit Primitivo and we liked it. It's not an amazing food, but I liked lasagna a la bolognesi and the Italian style thin pizza. My wife and son asked for a...More

Thank Luiggi-Campany
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

My partner and I had a lovely dinner, the host recommended the risotto with lamb. We went with that and a bottle of prosecco. Food was great and the service was excellent. Good prices too!

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered pizza and although they were not too bug, they contained too much cheese and the bottom was too thin, and not at all crunchy, in short: disappointing!

Thank 960maartenr
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Superb wonderful food,great service,so.very friendly staff,they made us feel so comfortable,paradisiac place.we definitely recommend PRIMITIVO!

Thank boeiraernani
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:45
18:30 - 23:45
18:30 - 23:45
18:30 - 23:45
18:30 - 23:45
18:30 - 23:45
18:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Palmeiras 60 | Centro, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Armacao dos Buzios
  • Phone Number: +55 22 2623-4132
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