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La Piazza

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Rua Vicente de Brito, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005-491, Portugal
+351 289 999 430
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6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Description: With a youthful and elegant atmosphere, Piazza Restaurant is a well-located...
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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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
What a great find

Tucked away just off the beaten track, what a find, superb service, food & entertainment. All the staff are very accommodating and always go that extra bit just to make everything first class. We really can't wait to come back, thanks to you all.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
020759PeteC
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Tucked away just off the beaten track, what a find, superb service, food & entertainment. All the staff are very accommodating and always go that extra bit just to make everything first class. We really can't wait to come back, thanks to you all.

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Thank 020759PeteC
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Have had several trips to this restaurant over the last few years and can honestly say that I have never been disappointed. The food is amazing and has been consistently excellent with such a varied choice that you can eat something different every night. The owners and staff are welcoming, friendly and very entertaining. The live music nights are fabulous... More 

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Thank Julie H
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We recently returned to this, our favourite restaurant in the whole of central Algarve, to celebrate a big birthday and took a group of friends, many visiting for the first time. The whole evening was amazing. Excellent food and ambience in the courtyard, lovely staff and brilliant entertainment. Angelo, Francesca and Fabio know how to impress.

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Thank dave261055
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

We had a fabulous evening at La Piazza! Delicious food in intimate surroundings! Vernon sang some great numbers and the staff were both attentive and helpful! Highly recommended!

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This was a great find right in the centre of Santa Barbara de Nexe, set in a leafy courtyard just off the Main Street. We heard that it was a popular restaurant so we decided to book a table and glad we did as it was full by the time we arrived. The staff are extremely welcoming and gave us... More 

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Thank Glen S
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

the food was brilliant lots of choice with excellant wine and good service. the atmoshere was great not got anything negative to say about the place. the staff had alot of talent and they danced on stage for us with the the singer.

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Thank richard s
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

What a fantastic place. Great food. Excellent service. Brilliant staff who are really friendly and who all got up and performed for us after the meal! Wonderful atmosphere. Extensive and varied menu with some great specials on offer, something for everyone.Very reasonable prices. I really can't fault the place at all. Well worth a visit. Highly recommended.

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Thank Colin H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Lovely meal service excellent really friendly music great lovely to be able to dance We have been several times before nice to be remembered by all the staff and owners will be come back next holiday 😀

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Thank Helen M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

We have been visitiing Santa Barbara at least once a year for over 10 years and each trip we visit La Piazza several times. The food is always excellent but this trip it has really excelled. Superb veal t-bone, herb crusted lamb, sardines, scallops all excellent. Everyone is always made so welcome as well, we always feel as though we... More 

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Thank JackieZZZ
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We have been to La Piazza twice. Both times with friends who are regular visitors and know the owner well. It's the type of place that entertains you throughout. The service is brilliant, friendly and efficient. The steak is one of the best I've ever had and the rest of the dishes looked amazing, there were no adverse comments from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Vicente de Brito, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005-491, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Barbara de Nexe
  • Phone Number: +351 289 999 430

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?