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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” (9 reviews)
“risotto” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Rua Vicente Brito | Algarve, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005-491, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Rather surprised at some of the less than favourable reviews. We have been to this restaurant on a number of occasions over a number of years and have been met with consistently high levels of food and service. The menu here is quite extensive and...More

Thank davidguenigault
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another year, another Harvest Festival, and 30 of us from St. Luke's Church enjoyed the hospitality and traditional English lunch provided by La Piazza. Angelo and his team never disappoint.

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have visited and by far the worst. I booked day before forv7 people only to arrive to find no reservation. Stable sorted for us away from the main area. We may have been out on the syreetvfor the attention...More

1  Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We visited on a Saturday evening; about half the tables were full, with the majority of diners in family groups (including young children). The staff were welcoming and attentive and the service quick (but not too quick). The food was very good, with the Italian...More

Thank Graham R
Reviewed 3 August 2017 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 August 2017

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

1  Thank Victoria T
Reviewed 1 August 2017 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

1  Thank Rob P
Reviewed 30 July 2017

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 23 July 2017

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 11 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
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8 June 2017|
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Response from Sandra W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take Visa
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23 March 2016|
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Response from Angelo B | Property representative |
no we dont deliver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, 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, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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