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Primo

4040 Central Florida Parkway, JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL 32837
407-393-4444
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Ranked #362 of 3,100 restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $48
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: John Young Parkway
Description: Primo specializes in Italian cuisine with an emphasis on fresh ingredients, an outstanding wine list and exceptional service. The restaurant features on-site organic gardens. Located at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes with a captivating view of a tropical paradise and Greg Norman designed golf course, you will enjoy the Primo experience.
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North Berwick Scotland
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We had hoped for a perfect evening as we were entertaining for business. Foie gras excellent, but other dishes lacking. Asparagus under cooked and skimpy on the prosciutto. Specialty salad pleasant but not worth massive praise. One plate cleared before all diners finished. Service attempts to be high class, but a bit too intrusive at times. A return visit not... More

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New port richey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Best dinner! Highly recommend! Came here with my husband for a romantic weekend... This was just a perfect night out... Food was excellant!

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Parkland, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We ate there several times for the convenience. Walking distant from the Ritz Carlton. Is suppose to be rated and excellent restaurant. So disappointed. Ordered pasta 1/2 order. Since most restaurant portions are so much.. This 1/2 order wouldn't fill up and infant.. They charged us $25.00 each for two 1/2 orders of pasta with marinara sauce. The bread is... More

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Lake Grove, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Service wonderful, food selection stellar, I have food allergies and it was handled professional , the wine selection perfectly paired

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Primo is always one of our favorites in Orlando. From great Prima to pastas and secondi they always do an exceptional job. One of our Favorites is the Antipasti The Rabbit Cavetelli was awesome.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My family and I visited Primo in May. Our experience was very contradictory, because although the service and the food were amazing, we would not return there. We got seated at a table that is very close to the kitchen area. Everything went well, It was very entertaining for the kids to see the cooks prepare the food, until they... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We went over to JW Marriott from the Ritz Carlton as we had heard good things about. But our experience was quite the opposite. We waited 15 minutes for the table which wasn't bad. When we sat down we were introduced to the servers who were very polite and talked us through the menu. My Mum ordered a small portion... More

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Windermere,Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Truly wonderful food in an attractive setting. Primo is located inside the Marriott/Ritz Grande Lakes Resort. Options include tables with fine linens, a community table overlooking the presentation kitchen and even eating at a pretty bar in site of the kitchen. We're locals and have enjoyed the restaurant several times, as well as Primo's in Maine. The food is fresh,... More

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Apex,NC
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117 reviews 117 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our server Jody was very helpful with wine and with suggestions from the menu He explained about the wonderful handmade pastas as well The best part, my friend and I could split every course allowing to enjoy 3 plates of food instead of 1 NOW.... THAT is a smart waiter!!

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My husband and I visited the jwmarriott on a much anticipated vacation. We decided to visit primo because of the nice reviews. Well there the adventure begins! We started with a nice salad for myself and my husband had an antipasto app. Then the entrees arrived. My husband had a very nice pork dish and I ordered striped bass. My... More

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Jazzy_Vazquez, Administrative Assistant at Primo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We deeply regret the experience you had in our restaurant and we offer our sincere apology. At Primo, we pride ourselves with excellent food quality and service execution. Please know, what you underwent is highly unusual. It is our goal is to always ensure our guests are satisfied with their dining experience, hence I genuinely... More

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