Pasta! We’re really excited to say we’ve been noodling all about it for the past few months. In fact, we’ve been cooking up a top-secret pasta revolution behind the scenes (really, in our Production Kitchen) and the time has finally come to unveil our mouthwatering creations!

Now, in addition to serving up your favourite pizza, we’re serving up a Feature Pasta too! Yes, pasta in the pizzerias – simple and delicious, just like our pizzas. Stop by for a bowl or two. Eat in or take home. We have a little something for everyone: the salt, the crunch, meat and no meat, a touch of heat! All are tasty – we couldn’t pick a favourite!

Every week, we’ll offer three dishes: a Feature Pasta (different at each pizzeria) along with two classic (and kid friendly) sauces: tomatoes and parmesan and olive oil and parmesan! Yep, that’s three different pasta dishes available every week.

*Rigatoni con pancetta, piselli e gorgonzola – pancetta, parmigiano, peas, gorgonzola, shallots, panna, salt and pepper. *can be made w/o meat

Spaghetti con aglio e olio – garlic, parmigiano, chili flakes, bread crumbs, parsley, salt, pepper, olive oil and lemon juice

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Frozen pizza from Prima Strada
Prima Strada Frozen Pizza!

The classic Margherita, our house made Sausage or Pepperoni and the all veg Capricciosa Rosa! Each Prima Strada frozen pizza is made the same way as in the pizzerias: by hand and baked in a wood fired oven. 

Margherita – tomato sauce, mozzarella, parmigiano, basil Pepperoni – tomato sauce, house made pepperoni, mozzarella, parmigiano, garlic, oregano Sausage/Salsiccia piccante – tomato sauce, house made sausage, mozzarella, roasted peppers, basil, parmigiano Capricciosa Rosa – tomato sauce, mozzarella, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, parsley, red onions, olives

We highly recommend stashing a Prima Strada frozen pizza in your freezer! We’ve been know to tuck a pizza or two into a camping or road trip cooler too. Makes arriving at the destination that much better.

When you’re ready to eat, remove the packaging and just pop into a 475° oven until hot and bubbly. Buon Appetito! Find our pies at your favourite Prima Strada  location or in the freezer section at any of these fine markets & co-ops:

Cascadia (Quadra) Cow-Op Great Greens Farm Market HOB Fine Foods Niche Grocerant Peppers Foods Read More +

Happy Hour at Prima Strada!
Happy Hour at Prima Strada

Join us for Happy Hour at Prima Strada! We’ve created a menu of eats and drinks just for Happy Hour. Available Wednesday-Sunday from 3-5p. Wine, beer, Aperol Spritz, pizza, meatballs and more!

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Let’s celebrate the Bees!

Let’s celebrate the bees! This past weekend, we caught a bit of sun on the patio and surveyed our front lawn. We’ve got too many dandelions for Geoffrey’s sensibility but I assured him a few dandelions are more than okay. Actually, they are great for bees! 

This May, help us celebrate the bees. Prima Strada will donate a $1 from the purchase of each Feature Pizza and Feature Dessert to the Cowichan Beekeepers Club.

The Features:

Dolci – Lemon Almond Polenta Cake w/scoop of house made Fior di latte gelato, drizzled with Cowichan honey, garnished with wildflowers for $12

Pizza – Olive oil, sausage, ricotta, grapes, arugula, honey for $23

Available at all 3 pizzerias!

A few years back, we partnered with the Cowichan Beekeepers Club; we visited hives and learned all about bees. It was an amazing experience and we’re very happy to once again be helping the club and the bees. The Cowichan Beekeepers Club is raising funds to help improve their mobile education training trailer. Last season, a new 7x 14’ enclosed cargo trailer was donated to the club.  Here’s how they will use the funds:

Education – Each year the Club is approached by teachers asking…

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free espresso
Free Espresso at Fort Street!

Free espresso at Fort Street! It’s true! Join us at the bar at Prima Strada Fort Street for a free espresso!*

Drink an espresso like an Italian! Appropriate anytime, an espresso is a small but strong shot of black coffee. Typically enjoyed al banco (at the bar) with friends and conversation.

While we can’t be part of your morning coffee ritual, we’re certainly here to help with an afternoon boost be it after a meal or between errands. Pop in to the bar at Fort Street where our team is happy to offer up a quick shot of espresso!

We took a few lumps at Fort Street in 2022 and couldn’t be happier celebrate 2023 than with a shot or 2! Our friends at Drumroaster have supplied the beans and we’re ready to greet you at the bar at Fort Street!

Our kids are counting down the days until they depart for Italy. As they review and finalize their trip details, we’ve been thinking about our own past adventures in Italy. We never drink as much espresso as we do in Italy! Feels like we walk only a few blocks before grabbing an espresso: before jumping on a train then on our way…

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At Pizzeria Prima Strada we are always on the lookout for outstanding people committed to customer service and customer satisfaction. More info?


We would like to acknowledge Pizzeria Prima Strada is grateful to operate in the beautiful traditional unceded Coast Salish territories of the Lekwungen, Esquimalt and Cowichan people.

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