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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 good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Vicente Brito | Algarve, Santa Barbara de Nexe 8005-491, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place. It was open at 6:30, where most places in Portugal aren’t. The waitress welcomed us warmly. Our daughter is picky and they cooked us what we asked for. The food usually takes ages in Portugal, but it wasn’t bad here....More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two beautiful meals early in the season. Bruscetta for 2 followed by mains. Highly recommended for small restaurant in lovely Santa Barbara de Nexe. Cannot fault the food and lovely staff and owners. We'd been waiting for a while to visit and were not at...More

Thank MartAl_UK
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Went on Feb 14 to find a set menu and live music, at first wasn't keen on either, but I was WRONG. The food was cooked perfectly and excellent value. The singer worked very well soft background and not intrusive. Have been on regular nights...More

1  Thank Christine W
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

We spent a special New Years Eve here, the welcome was overwhelming and genuine. We were greeted with complimentary champagne and delicious prawns. There was a live singer who was happy to do requests. The food was excellent, ambiance was perfect. It was a special...More

1  Thank Clare P
Reviewed January 31, 2018

One of the best Italian restaurants on the Algarve. Family owned and run. A great welcome and really good food. Not expensive for the quality, you really should try the Italian dishes but lots of other choices.

Thank peterevans26
Reviewed October 17, 2017

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 October 4, 2017

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 September 29, 2017 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 September 4, 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 August 3, 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
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Hannah H
June 8, 2017|
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Response from Sandra W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take Visa
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March 23, 2016|
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Response from Angelo B | Property representative |
no we dont deliver
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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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