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Come Prima Restaurante Italiano

#31 of 2,741 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Rua do Olival 256, Lisbon 1200-744, Portugal
+351 21 390 2457
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Praise there is aplenty for Come Prima, one of Lisbon���s best-loved...
Praise there is aplenty for Come Prima, one of Lisbon���s best-loved traditional Italian restaurants. Being a bit tucked away on Rua Olival, an easy walk from the romantic Tapada das Necessidades gardens, is part of the restaurant���s considerable charm. A reassuringly cosy atmosphere, lovely lighting, wooden tables and chairs and friendly staff - Come Prima hits all the right notes. Expect wonderfully simple Italian classics - tomato soup to tiramisu - freshly prepared with skill and care. Some diners have said the pasta and pizza are the best they���ve ever had. What���s certain is Come Prima hand-make their pasta fresh, and bake their pizzas to perfection in a wood-fired oven. Nice wine list, too. Ask for a table upstairs where it���s cosiest.
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    Very good
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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
Very Good! 100% Italian!

Thanks for the great evening! Food was very good and tasty. Ambiente very nice. So, we were very happy and can highly recommend the restaurant :-))!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Thanks for the great evening! Food was very good and tasty. Ambiente very nice. So, we were very happy and can highly recommend the restaurant :-))!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

A fabulous Italian restaurant. The service was wonderful. Go early and make a reservation if you don't like crowds. It is a small, quaint family run business with not a lot of tables. They take pride in their food which includes homemade pasta and bread. The bread and bruschetta placed on the table is a nominal charge (common in Portugal),... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My favourite Italian Restaurant. Never get tired of visiting again and again! Bruschetta and Melanzane to start with, followed by Pizza made with authentic Naples recipe and ingredients and finishing with mouth watering dessert! All desserts are so good, that sometime difficult to choose which one shall I order! Very good staff and excellent service!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We walked into this restaurant by chance while looking for another restaurant in the area. Because we like Italian food in general and it was already past 8 p.m., we decided to go in. We were glad we did because we really enjoyed our dinner. The restaurant had a great atmosphere. It must be very popular because it was packed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A nice resturant with friendly enviroment Colourful evening in first floor. We were celebrating a birthday party of our friend. Thanks to the family of come prima. Of course, We will be there again.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Being in Lisbon, you'll find yourself immersed in the beautiful typically Portuguese cultural streets. Come Prima hands you precisely that, a restaurant located in a narrow old-fashioned Lisbon street. But as you walk in, you'll be unveal the most authentic Italian food you can find in Lisbon. You cannot miss on the starters, whether it's the bruschetta or the melanzane... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Having spotted this place on tripadvisor, my girlfriend decided to give it a try while in Lisbon. We got a taxi to the restaurant and were a little concerned as the area seemed a bit run-down and secluded. However, we were pleasantly surprised when we entered. The restaurant was lovely. We arrived just before the restaurant was officially open for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

What a nice evening we had at this friendly resteraunt ,the food and drink was superb and so reasonable a delicious meal for 2 with plenty of drinks all for 60 euros , if you want nice food in a relaxing atmosphere look no furthrt

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

From starters to dessert, everything was perfect! Highly recommend to anyone who's looking to try some authentic italian food! And staff were extremely friendly too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Good Italian food in a nice and quiet area at night. Two floors well designed but a bit darker at the corner's tables. Variety of main courses and some sweet dessert choices. Reasonable serving time with a nice serving manner. Average price (4 persons about 100 Euro). Recommended place!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua do Olival 256, Lisbon 1200-744, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 390 2457

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 65
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups

Description

Praise there is aplenty for Come Prima, one of Lisbon���s best-loved traditional Italian restaurants. Being a bit tucked away on Rua Olival, an easy walk from the romantic Tapada das Necessidades gardens, is part of the restaurant���s considerable charm. A reassuringly cosy atmosphere, lovely lighting, wooden tables and chairs and friendly staff - Come Prima hits all the right notes. Expect wonderfully simple Italian classics - tomato soup to tiramisu - freshly prepared with skill and care. Some diners have said the pasta and pizza are the best they���ve ever had. What���s certain is Come Prima hand-make their pasta fresh, and bake their pizzas to perfection in a wood-fired oven. Nice wine list, too. Ask for a table upstairs where it���s cosiest.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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