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Come Prima Restaurante Italiano

#19 of 3,228 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Rua do Olival 256, Lisbon 1200-744, Portugal
+351 21 390 2457
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had just arrived in Lisbon, fancied Italian food, so reviewed Trip Advisor and Come Prima sounded excellent. We were not disappointed! We'd made our reservation on line and were welcomed as we arrived. It's cozy and busy, but we liked that about it. the menu was varied, but as our reservation was 9pm, the special had run out, although... More 

Thank Finemaster
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pleasant Italian restaurant near the Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon. It has a nice selection of fresh pastas (including several that are vegetarian), fresh pizzas, decent salads, and a nice range of other Italian foods. It is casual and friendly.

Thank traveladvice78
Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff very welcoming, very courteous and not pushy in the slightest. Would return next holiday- for excellent pizza and shellfish pasta.

Thank keyholio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My lasagna with homemade pasta, beef, and italian cheeses came to the table pipping hot. It was a feast for the eyes after a long day of walking the streets of Lisbon. The Vinho Verda wine went well with both our choice of meals. The waiter was friendly and attentive. Located in a residential area, don't blink bc you will... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away up a narrow street we thought we were arriving at the wrong place, It looked quaint and more like someone's home. But from we walked through the door we were greeted with happy helpful staff. The menu was extensive and the food was cooked to perfection.

Thank CathyMcMullan
Havana, Cuba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Such a great time and dinner we had at Come Prima. We got there before opening time and the owner let us in and offered a glass of wine while we were waiting for our table. Food was expectacular, I had a delicious homemade Parppadelle. Service was wonderful, wine selection supper and in general a very nice place for a... More 

Thank carlosvN7428TO
Almancil, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Unbelievable food, excellent service and great wine list. Would recommend the black pork rigatoni. Pure heaven!

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We had very good, reasonably priced Italian food here. The ambiance is intimate and romantic. They have an extensive Portuguese wine selection but the bottle we ordered wasn't very good. They wrote "Happy Birthday" on my tiramisu which was a nice touch. The chef even took a photo of my boyfriend and I on his camera because my phone camera... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Wine was excellent, food lovely and fresh with nice size. Great staff - would go back anytime. A must go for any italian lover.

Thank Matthew F
Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I am Italian, and I have been living in Lisbon for nearly 4 years. Come Prima was the first restaurant I went to in Lisbon when we first landed in this beautiful city: it was late in the evening, and we found the name of the restaurant through the recommendation of some friends. The experience, thanks to the excellent quality... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$26 - $65
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?