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Come Prima Restaurante Italiano

#17 of 3,602 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
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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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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2013

Good relationship service/value. Excellent atmosphere and tasty food. The place is cozy, warm, with nice lights. We felt very welcome. The service was very good, nice and happy people.

Thank Mariaguiar
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2013

This is a really nice italian restaurant. Almost all dishes that a have taste were very good. Adding to that, the service is nice and the ambient is cozy, specially when there is the smell of recently baked break in the air. It is really worth a visit - or more than one...

Thank Tiago F
Tipperary, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2013

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere,the food tastes great. This place uses really fresh, quality ingredients. The wine we had was excellent. Good value for money too. Will be back !

Thank LadyJaneClonmel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

Back again for the Lisboa restaurant week. Below tha average and below the other two visits. I don't understand how so many reviers saying that this a great Italian Restaurant. Or they don't know nothing food or something else. The prices are ok but the food is average at most. Not a top restaurant.

1 Thank wcdd1955
tns1974, Proprietário at Come Prima Restaurante Italiano, responded to this review
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É uma pena que a sua experiência não tenha sido de todo, a mais agradável. Lamentavelmente a sua avaliação é... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013

We had the great fortune to have selected on of the best hotels we ever stayed at when we were recently in Lisbon (the Janelas Verdes) and found an Italian restaurant that was amazing. The restaurant is the Come Prima @ Rua do Olival, 258 Lisbon. The food is all prepared from scratch, is 5 star on a 2 or... More 

Thank LorriJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

I had the Tagliatelli del casa two nights in a row (it was that good.) My wife had a lovely dish of the ravioli with ricotta and spinach and just loved it. The service was great and friendly. Very reasonable prices for what you got.

Thank Gerry P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

Well decorated and the food is very good, but the head waiter is arrogant and prejudiced. Judge people by wealth. It took a long time to make requests and even pay. It's a shame a nice restaurant, have a head cheff which spoils the whole environment.

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1 Thank DiogoValente
tns1974, Proprietário at Come Prima Restaurante Italiano, responded to this review
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É uma pena que a sua noite tenha sido prejudicada por um mal entendido. Ficamos contentes por ter gostado dos... More 

Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

Meals were magnificent , the staff is very friendly and polite , the prices are very affordable , in one week in Lisbon the best restaurant I went , thanks for everything , I will come again .

Thank Alperoz
Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

I've been in this restaurant for a few times, and it's a great restaurant, the food, the wine list is great with some of the very good wines. I advice to taste the Pasta degustation. Great dishes. The staff and the chef are very nice and friendly. Must go!

Thank JoseSilva234
Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

I've been to come prima 3 times so far and am very pleased with it. The food is great, the staff is always very friendly and though it's not quite in the heart of Lisbon the place easy to find. They get an extra plus for putting attention into the small details, the bread they serve is warm and if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$26 - $65
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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