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Primavera Ristorante

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932 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2610 (9th & 10th)
619-435-0454
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: One of San Diego's finest Italian Restaurants located in the heart of...
One of San Diego's finest Italian Restaurants located in the heart of Coronado, California, The Primavera Ristorante offers a unique blend of Northern Italian cuisine. Chef Pepe Vega, has been preparing exquisite meals for nearly 20 years and has achieved world renowned success with his house specialty, Osso Buco. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the finest in Italian food. The Primavera Ristorante has been awarded "Best Italian Food" in San Diego by the world famous "ZagatSurvey" restaurant guide.
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Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best of the best!

I would easily place Primavera in the list of top 5 redtaurants in San Diego and easily on top of the Italian Restaurant list! Anything you order os simply served to perfection by a wait staff that is second to none. A must have is their thinly sliced eggplant appetizer, it's heavenly and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Dany Z
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I would easily place Primavera in the list of top 5 redtaurants in San Diego and easily on top of the Italian Restaurant list! Anything you order os simply served to perfection by a wait staff that is second to none. A must have is their thinly sliced eggplant appetizer, it's heavenly and the perfect start to a meal. Their... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The vibe and the service here at Primavera are all upscale. Traditional European cuisine served with a flourish with preparation top notch.

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Coronado, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

They have a great Happy Hour Monday to Friday 5-7 PM. interesting small portions The Pasta is home made. The veal dishes are also special. We save this restaurant for special occasions. Very professional service

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

While vacationing in Coronado we decided we were hungry on our way back to the hotel. We had several choices but decided we liked the atmosphere at Primavera Ristonante. We were greeted by the staff and decided to take a seat at the bar, We shared three outstanding appetizers. Bruschetta, Carpaccio and Scampi alla Griglia. The Scampi was humongous. The... More 

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Beijing
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The place is intimate with the tables perhaps being a touch too close together. The food was outstanding.... great seafood and LARGE portions. The calamari was tender not chewy and the mussels were outstanding - HUGE. The man of the house will not go hungry here. The service was very friendly and attentive - but not overbearing. When I am... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Charming wonderful restaurant. The wait staff was friendly, helpful and professional. The appetizers was as good as anything I've eaten in Tuscany. Simple and flavorful. Had the special fish entre. Fabulous!

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Greenwich CT
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178 reviews 178 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Read reviews and agree; terrific Italian food. Special treat was the Wednesday half price for bottle of wine. We had an excellent white from California. The food was excellent. Recommend the Mediterraneo, lobster ravioli. Calamari not the best but good. Must try the tiramisu...about the best I've had.

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20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

best Italian I have ever had.......we have eaten there every time we go to Coronado..............they have a specialty that is a lighty breaded calamari staek that is to die for.......tastes like abalone.....there pasta dishs are divine

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Dallas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Lovely restaurant! Great service, outstanding food. Three of us had the Chef's special that night, sea bass. Delicious and very generous portion! Our other diner had stuffed cannelloni with spinach and ricotta and she said it was outstanding. Desserts looked great but we were too full after appetizers and salad and the main course. I'll return when I'm back in... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I live in Colorado but make a point of dining at Primavera whenever I get to San Diego. I've been here both with friends and family, and also for business dinners. The servers are friendly, warm, attentive and helpful, and they'll give great advice about the menu. The food is always amazing - I tend to go with the scallops,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 932 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2610
    (9th & 10th)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: 619-435-0454

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

One of San Diego's finest Italian Restaurants located in the heart of Coronado, California, The Primavera Ristorante offers a unique blend of Northern Italian cuisine. Chef Pepe Vega, has been preparing exquisite meals for nearly 20 years and has achieved world renowned success with his house specialty, Osso Buco. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the finest in Italian food. The Primavera Ristorante has been awarded "Best Italian Food" in San Diego by the world famous "ZagatSurvey" restaurant guide.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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