Primo Basilico

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Rua dos Remedios 37 (at Largo do Chafariz), Lisbon, Portugal, 1100-355

Serves meat, vegan options available. Takeaway Italian pizza shop with vegan choices, including tofu tartiflette and roast vegetable pesto pizza - pay by the slice or half slice. Open Tue-Fri 12:30pm-3:00pm, 6:00pm-11:00pm, Sat 12:30pm-11:00pm.

Categories: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Take-out only, Non-veg

22 Reviews

First Review by vintage85

Authentic Italian pizza made vegan - Edit

It is a tiny store that sells pizza by slices (also have some empanadas) runt by Italians. And it can be seen in the pizza quality. Also the veganized options are very surprising, including the one with vegan tofu sourcream topping. So good!

It is mostly take away but has a separated room if you want to take a seat.

Pros: supreme!

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5 Stars! - Edit

Too bad I can’t give 5 stars, because I would. What the other pizza place lacked, this one had and more. I ate a slice with truffle cream, mushrooms and aubergine and an olive Focaccia, my friend had a meaty slice. It was some of the best pizza we ever had!

Pros: delicious , inexpensive

Cons: not fully vegan

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Delicious - Edit

The food is really good. They had 2 vegan foccacias and 2 vegan pizza. We were really early so couldnt try the calzone yet. Especially the foccacia was really nice and tasteful. For 4 slices and 2 icetea we only paid 12 euros and we were completely stuffed til dinner! Didnt like the cookies that much though, but my friend did.

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amazing price, taste and service - Edit

I took a vegetarian calzone pizza, and it was amazing at everything, from the dough to the filling. Italians are working there, after all :) The service was also very friendly, and the prices - unbelievably cheap. I will return!

Pros: taste!!!

Cons: the only coffee available is espresso (no milk/pla

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Yummy vegan pizza - Edit

Primo Basilico offer vegan foccacia, calzone, sweets and a juicy rectangular pizza with a delicious tofu-truffle cream as base. Yum.

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Tasty and cheap - Edit

I loved this place! There were four vegan options when we went, including focaccias and a calzone. I got a focaccia slice with mushrooms and a tofu sauce, and a vegetable calzone, which cost under 5 euros. They warm the food up for you and it's perfect to eat in or take away. Great tasting food and very cheap.

Pros: Quick and helpful service, Great taste, Value for money

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Many vegan options, Great pizza - Edit

For a pizzeria in Lisbon, this one has a lot of vegan options! I really liked this one, the food is very tasty. I feel like they cook it with passion because they have very creative pizza toppings. I discovered this place after a good 2-hour walk and it was the best reward ever!! :)

Pros: Many vegan options, Very tasty food, Good price

Cons: There're still non-vegan options :P

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Heavenly pizza! - Edit

After a scenic stroll to find the place, we were given a warm welcome and the owner talked us through the vegan pizza options - I went for a slice of tofu tartiflette-style pizza and half a slice of a roasted vegetable one, which she then cut into half a dozen mini slices for me and I devoured them all in no time at all - for all the pizza and a bottle of beer cost me €5, so you don't have to break the bank to eat amazing food here

Pros: Amazing pizza , Friendly staff , Vegan choices have had love and effort put in

Cons: No seating - takeaway only

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Good Pizzas ❤ - Edit

Even my non vegan boyfriend likes the vegan pizzas there. The choice is really good, the little calzone is delicious and the pizza dough is good quality.

Pros: Best vegan options

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it's ok! - Edit

I came by here really eager to try their vegan flavors but it was not really special. The calzone was good but the dough and the flavors on the actual pizza were not that appealing. I enjoyed the pizza at Romana al Taglio much more.

Cons: dough, flavor, price

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Great vegan pizzas - Edit

Variety of vegan pizzas, I recommend specially those with tofu cream. Also nice vegan cookies and everything very cheap ! :)

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best pizza ever! - Edit

Really awesome focaccia style pizza. When we went there were 3 vegan pizza options and 1 vegan calzone option and all were amazing! They have a 6 tables and about 4 seats at a window bar. Very friendly and nice staff. Located on a picturesque street.

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Really good pizza! - Edit

nothing more to say - best focaccia in lisbon!

Pros: cheap

Cons: small store

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Finally some vegan pizza - Edit

Finding vegan pizza is not that common. I walked into this place expecting a long wait but was surprised they already had some vegan options prepared. This included focaccia pizza, tofu pizza and calzone. Great place and service, price is cheap.

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Good calzone - Edit

You should try the vegan calzone for sure! Small place to sit and eat, but good for a quick (delicious) pizza.

Pros: different vegan options

Cons: just some places to sit down

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BEST PIZZA EVER! - Edit

For those vegans out there, who crave eating pizza, this place is a must!

I am not a pizza lover, to be honest, but it's nice to go somewhere and have pizza options for a vegan and they were quite good!

I had several options available and loved them all. The place is quite small, so there's a room next door, where you can sit and enjoy a quiet meal with friends. My friends and I had the room for ourselves, so it was really relaxing, while enjoying a super tasty meal!

Pros: Excellent Food, Several vegan options, Good Value

Cons: Too small

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A melhor pizza vegana - Edit

O ambiente é agradável e as pizzas são muito boas. Sempre com opções veganas, pizzas ou calzones. O preço é muito bom. A focaccia simples, sem molho de tomate, é espetacular!

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As melhores pizzas veganas do mundo *-* - Edit

A-d-o-r-o. Ninguém é deixado de fora com as pizzas veganas, que são deliciosas e plenas de sabor. Até hoje são as melhores pizzas que já comi, e os preços são bastante acessíveis. Aconselho vivamente.

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cheap and tasty vegan pizza - Edit

and very friendly and beautiful people in there as well
Just: the vegan pizza is just like a pizza without cheese. Still good, but I like it better with one of the many vegan cheese options.

Pros: cheap, tasty, friendly

Cons: no vegan cheese

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The best Pizza in Portugal - Edit

I've been totally obsessed with Primo Basilico's Vegan Pizzas since I tried them, 1 year and a half ago, been there more than 20 times during this period.

They always have 1 or 2 vegan options (and at least a couple of vegetarian options as well) and they are usually awesome, my favourites being the Seitan Bolognese Calzone and the Zucchini, Red Onion and Sweet Potato pizza.

I've eaten quite a few vegan pizzas all over the world, but I'd have to say that Primo Basilico would probably easily be in my personal top 5 (or maybe even top 3.. #1 has to be viva herbal pizzeria in NYC)


Note: Just 4 cows because HappyCow doesn't allow 5 for a veg-friendly restaurant.
Updated from previous review on Saturday November 15, 2014

Pros: Vegan Options, Really fresh food, Tasty!

Cons: Parking is hard when you go there by car

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Amazing veg and vegan pizza - Edit

As an Italian I'am really impressed with the pizza these two Italian guys make and as vegan really glad to find such a big choise of toppings aimed for the cows friends. Excellent those with cheekpea cream and tofu cream. Amazed with the arancina filled with caponata! Absolutely recommended!

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A verdadeira pizza al taglio de Lisboa! - Edit

O Primo Basi­lico veio a Lisboa e revolucionou totalmente a nossa vida!

Porque? Ele trouxe a Alfama, em Lisboa, a pizza ao corte (em italiano "al taglio"), no verdadeiro estilo italiano. Uma alternativa de refeiçao rápida e de ótima qualidade!

O pleno respeito da tradiçao italiana e uma atençao particular a sustentabilidade sao dois ingredientes fundamentais. Para além daqueles pilares da cozinha italiana que nao sao produzidos no estrangeiro a base das pizzas - farinha, azeite virgem extra, fermento e sal - é feita com ingredientes portugueses! Ao lado da pizza, outros produtos típicos Italianos feitos no forno, alguns salgados e coisas doces, para dar uma escolha ainda mais variada aos visitantes da casa do Basílico.

Uma particular atençao em ter sempre no balcao mais opções vegetarianas e veganas, sendo nos também vegetarianos :)

Venham a Rua dos Remédios 37, ao pé do Museu do Fado, para experimentar o laboratório de cores e sabores italianos do Primo Basílico!

Primo Basílico has come to Lisbon and a foodie revolution is on the menu!
What happened?! Well, he has brought to Alfama, in Lisbon, what we Italians call "pizza al taglio" - pizza by the cut. Eating authentic Italian style.

A taste for traditional Italian cooking and a concern for sustainability are the main ingredients. So while Primo Basilico brings Italian taste, he makes the base from local ingredients. Tutti freschi!

Besides our pizza, be tempted by Primo Basilico's selection of many authentic Italian gastronomic specialties, savoury and sweet.

A special attention for always having more vegetarian and vegan options, since we the owners are vegetarians too :)

So come to Rua dos Remédios 37 in Alfama, close to the Fado Museum, for a feast on the eyes and taste buds at the kitchen of Primo Basilico!

Pros: excellent food, veg-friendly, good value

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