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Primavera Ristorante

932 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2610
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Ranked #10 of 86 Restaurants in Coronado
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $28 - $35
Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 9th & 10th
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.
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  • Italian first
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Vashon Washington, USA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

After a lifetime of dining in Coronado, it was wonderful to discover this little gem. Overstuffed banquettes, well dressed maitre d's and waiters, low lighting. Proper service and excellent food were all a welcome surprise. There are not enough better dining outlets in Coronado - I highly recommend it. Although the fried calamari it was a little tough and under-salted... More 

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San Diego, California
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196 reviews 196 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I live a distance from this fine restaurant, but I find a way to visit it two or three times a year.Last night my wife and I shared a Caesar's Salad , which was excellent.We then had filet of sole with a side of pasta marinara.Spumoni was our desert.My martini was made very well. The dinner rolls are the best... More 

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kansas city
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Wonderful meal. The braised short rib ravioli di manza was delicious, as was my wife's pappardelle funghi. Service was perfectly timed so we didn't feel rushed while also attentive. Prices are reasonable without a "Coronado surcharge." The seating area is very nice and can accommodate an intimate dinner for two or a larger party. Overall, it was an excellent experience.

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Carson, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

While spending Valentine's weekend on Coronado Island, decided to have a nice Italian dinner. The pictures on-line gave me a mental picture of Romance, Classy and Quality. The reviews made this restaurant a ‘Go-to’ while on Coronado. We were promptly seated, as we had reservations. Started with ordering drinks and the Calamari Fritti. The Calamari is served in a Marinara... More 

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San Diego, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Looking for a good restaurant after a play...and found it! Service was impeccable, and the food was outstanding. Many great choices; I had the Tortellini Verdi. Cooked to perfection!

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Tucson, Arizona
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Whether you go for a delicious dinner or Happy Hour at the bar, you won't be disappointed. The food is beyond delicious; the service wonderful.

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Coronado, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Family owned business here in town for over 25 years...well run, beautifully maintained and with a menu which offers a variety of choices it is hard to fault this wonderfully appealing restaurant. The staff is professional and experienced (not a 'you guys' all evening), the food lovingly prepared and well presented is toothsome and memorable. Joey will greet you at... More 

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Southern California
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279 reviews 279 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Over the past 30 years, we have dined here and I've touted it to the be the best Italian in San Diego, perhaps even So Cal. This visit, I left a bit disappointed. The service was good, we had a lovely quiet, romantic table. The roasted peppers and stuffed mushrooms were great, as always. The gnocchi was flavorful, very good.... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great service, interesting menu and wine list. I had one of the best veal piccata dishes since my favorite San Francisco restaurant closed. Highly recommend and surely will go back.

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Additional Information about Primavera Ristorante

Address: 932 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2610
Phone Number: 619-435-0454
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
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
Average Prices: USD 28 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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