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La Piazza

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Rua Vicente Brito, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005-491, Portugal
+351 289 999 430
18:30 - 22:30
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Wed - Mon 18:30 - 22:30
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great evening at La Piazza. We were made very welcome by all the staff and the service was good. We eat inside as it was not warm enough to be out. The decor is most attractive with the tables well spaced out. The food was very good - we had the lasagne and the chicken in a creamy... More 

Thank Yettie_John
Tavira, Portugal
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a large party (28) and enjoyed an amazing Mothering Sunday lunch. This was the traditional Sunday lunch with all the trimmings and the food and service could not be faulted. At La Piazza the customer always comes first. Can't wait for Easter Sunday Lunch!!!

Thank Sandra W
Tavira, Portugal
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016

28 of us enjoyed a traditional Harvest Festival Sunday lunch at La Piazza and it was, as always amazing. Angelo makes everyone feel special and the waiting staff are brilliant. Nothing is too much trouble and everything served is just perfect. Thank you all at La Piazza for making our day memorable. Sandra and the group from St. Luke's

Thank Sandra W
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great food, lovely ambience, great location , and excellent staff. Eating outdoors there a must if possible"

Thank Downes8
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My annual trip to Portugal and this Restaurant was fantastic as usual. Lovely courtyard to sit in and the food, wine, service & entertainment was as usual fabulous. May I suggest you try the Sea Bass as it is absolutely delicious served with fresh peas. The rest of our party were equally impressed with their meals, we danced the night... More 

1 Thank annern29
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We used this place last year as we were staying a couple of miles outside the town. We enjoyed it then, however, we were a little sceptical this year given some of the reviews below. My youngest child wanted to try it again so we booked an early table, 7.30. We found the service very good and wait times were... More 

Thank Richard G
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Enjoyable evening. We were a party of 9 including 2 and a half year old twins. The staff were helpful and accommodating, the food portions were adjusted for the children and overall the quality was good. The cost was approximately 25€ per head but that does include 1 bottle of house wine and lots of soft drinks for the youngsters.... More 

Thank Helen M
Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, friendly staff, in a traditional and pretty courtyard setting. We always visit several times when we come to the Algarve.

2 Thank lucyc04
Fleet, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this little hidden gem on the last night of our holiday. Annoyed that we didn't discover it sooner as it is amazing! Superb food and really friendly English speaking staff. Run by an Anglo-Italian couple, this place was very popular with the Brits. We had pizza and pasta with a great bottle of wine and all very reasonably... More 

1 Thank ScottB74
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Where to begin?!?! This restaurant promotes itself as an authentic Italian restaurant, but couldn't be so far from the truth. I've been living in Italy for 2 years and my girlfriend is Italian. We decided to give the place a chance hesitating all the way there. Due to no option in the village and a recommendation from the owner of... More 

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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
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005-491, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Barbara de Nexe
  • Phone Number: +351 289 999 430
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?