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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“gnocchi” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Rua das Palmeiras 60 | Centro, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
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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
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I really enjoyed the atmosphere and a delicious food. The manager Mauro was extremely friendly and welcoming. Highly reccomended.

Thank laurasouza
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Don't know all restaurants in Buzios, but from what I've tried, this is the best. It's an Italian place, and they're very good at it. Delicious food (especially pizzas) and a great wine selection. It's quite easy to tell the food is fresh and made...More

Thank vgonzalezfernandez
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Amazing food, lovely and gentle people and very clean and beautiful settings. Super recommend it... Sure, will be back when visiting Brazil again!

Thank Rejane45
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Hans T
Hi, I see that you offer a shuttle bus service. Can you please inform what that include? Is it transportation from airport (GIG) to the hotel? What is the rate? Best regards from Norway. /Hans Anton
3 February 2015|
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Pousada M
Boa tarde ! Vocês terão Ceia de Natal ?
7 December 2016|
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Paula N
Olá pessoal boa tarde! Estarei em Búzios neste fim de semana será minha segunda visita a região confesso que da primeira fiquei meio perdida sem conhecer bem o local fui a locais caros com serviço pouco compensatório curti as fotos do Primitivo, alguém poderia dar uma ideia de valores de pizza couver essas coisas??? Desde já agradeço!
9 May 2016|
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Response from EneBbsa | Reviewed this property |
Olá boa noite, não lembro do preço exato, mas o custo benefício é bem melhor que o da maioria dos restaurantes lá na rua das pedras. Buzios está bemmmm caro. O lugar é charmoso e valeu a pena. De qualquer jeito, eles tem o... More
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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