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Prima Pasta

#614 of 3,630 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Rua da Madalena 25 | rua da padaria, Lisbon 1100-318, Portugal
+351 21 888 8298
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter missed her pasta, but as I expected, the place has not much to do with real Italian food. Furthermore, they make you pay the bread they serve before ordering. The typical touristic trap...

Thank Giuseppe G
Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here quite a few times and had a great meal every time. The pasta dishes are all cooked to perfection and the the bill was always very reasonable. About 30 euros per visit. This was for two of us, having bruchetta, bread, butter, 2 pasta dishes and 2 cappuchinos. Excellent value.

Thank LDunlop
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfectly nice Italian food. May have been a coincidence that the wine our waitress suggested was the most expensive on the menu. We were ok with that - table wine in Lisbon is very reasonably priced, as is the food. Bit disturbing to be billed for a couple of items which we hadn't been served. Advice would be eat there... More 

Thank Notweighedin
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrific food and service. Great ravioli and fish dishes. Low key and not touristy. Reasonable prices for quality food

Thank ronald p
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pasta was excellent the service was friendly and attentive. The restaurant was minutes from where we were staying and was a nice change from the usual menus found on and off Rua Augusta.

Thank gofergie
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349 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Having read reviews on trip advisor we went to great lengths to find this restaurant. There were only 3 people there when we arrived and they were just paying the bill and leaving. Two more people did arrive shortly afterwards but that was it so there wasn't much of an atmosphere. I ordered the rigatoni, my husband ordered veal cooked... More 

Thank N_IrelandFranco
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you want a reasonable and reasonably priced Italain meal this fits the bill. The veal was good if in somewaht small in quantity.

Thank hm209
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The food is OK, but the service is awful. I don't expect waiters/waitresses to fawn over me, but I do expect a marginal effort to be polite and friendly. Lisbon is a great city with wonderful people and you don't need to be treated like a mongrel who has wandered in off the street. Avoid this place and go somewhere... More 

Thank alanbrayne99
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. Great starters followed by some nice spaghetti served with fresh tomato sauce, very simple but well done and was delicious. Cannelloni very nice also. Kids had pizza which again was cooked with fresh ingredients and as you would expect from an Italian restaurant. We all had different desserts and everyone enjoyed there choice. Nice atmosphere with kind,... More 

Thank cgtmiles
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place out on the evening for a meal with my father & grandfather. Looks a lovely, small, warm feeling restaurant. Nice decor, food was very lovely, we all enjoyed it. However the service was a little awkward. Not very friendly, no smiles or anything. Almost like they didn't want us in there as it seemed predominantly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$22
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Madalena 25 | rua da padaria, Lisbon 1100-318, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 888 8298
my restaurante in the beautiful country Lisbon, in the center town(baixa), it s restaurante Italine food with very good tradicional pizza and fresh pasta,and fish and meet and dessert made in house (pannacotta/tiramisu)

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Staying in Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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