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Primavista

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810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1457 (W. 8th & Price)
15132516467
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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Award-winning Primavista is named after it's breath- taking view of the...
Award-winning Primavista is named after it's breath- taking view of the Ohio River and Cincinnati skyline. Located just 5 Minutes west of downtown,it's a great place to dine Italian while relaxing with a date,friends,or family.Owners Joan and Frank Lenkerd have been working together with Chef Chris Prince for over 20 years and have received many various awards including : Best Food with a view,Most Romantic,and Best Italian.party rooms,carry out and free parking are also available.
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    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 4
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  • 3
    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
Wonderful view, wonderful food.

My wife and I went here for our anniversary. We loved the whole experience of the restaurant! The food was incredible, the view amazing, and the service was great. The owner even came up to us and gave us a free dessert for coming on our anniversary. I highly recommend this place without a doubt.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Kris P
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
  • Doing business
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149 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My wife and I went here for our anniversary. We loved the whole experience of the restaurant! The food was incredible, the view amazing, and the service was great. The owner even came up to us and gave us a free dessert for coming on our anniversary. I highly recommend this place without a doubt.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We recently visited Primavista for my birthday celebration. It had been 25 years since we had been there. The views of Cincinnati and the Ohio River are incredible. Since it's summer and we are early eaters, our views were daylight which was good. Nighttime would be amazing! Our waitress was adequate - not the most chipper lady and a bit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

After reading the reviews of Primavista and knowing how scenic Price Hill views are, I decided to take a chance and make a first time visit here. The fully glassed ceiling to floor windows made for breath taking views and delivered just as the reviews stated. The wait staff seemed knowledgeable about the menu and our cocktails and water glasses... More 

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Lima, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I was SO impressed! The view is beautiful. Really wish we had gone when it was darker, but it was still a great view of Cincinnati. Our server, Alex was just incredible! He knew exactly what we wanted before we did :) His recommendations were perfect. And the food...WOW! We had the seasonal fish (flounder) with crab. The sauce was... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The food was, simply, amazing. The service was quick and efficient. Eating excellent food while enjoying the view was a perfect birthday dinner experience for my husband and I.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Hadn't been to Primavista for over 15 years, and was back in Cincinnati for the weekend for a graduation. A group of us went here to celebrate and it was absolutely fantastic. The servers were awesome, friendly and knowledgeable. The restaurant was busy and they never faltered in their service. The menu choices all sounded great and we all struggled... More 

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Berkley, Michigan, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Food, service, and view were all amazing. This is one of the best Italian restaurants in the Queen City and you cannot get a better view of the city unless you are on Mt. Adams. Highly recommend this spot.

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Cincinnati
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was our first visit to Primavista, and we were impressed with the food quality and service. Our view was partially blocked by a column, but this was really the only negative. We had salads, entrees, a side and desserts - it was all delicious and served in generous quantities, piping hot. The service was professional and efficient. The atmosphere... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Primavista continues to bring wonderful dishes onto their menu. Their salad specials are an amazing way to start a meal. The Chef's seafood special was amazing. A great place for a delicious Italian meal.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Primavista is a special treat. It's an intimate restaurant with amazing views of downtown Cincinnati. My husband surprised me with reservations here for a special birthday celebration. The food was very good. We had Caesar salads and I had the Chicken with Gorgonzola, which was very flavorful and delicious. My husband had the shrimp scampi, which he very much enjoyed... More 

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Additional Information about Primavista

Address: 810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1457
Phone Number: 15132516467
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1457
    (W. 8th & Price)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 15132516467

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Scenic view, Doing business

Description

Award-winning Primavista is named after it's breath- taking view of the Ohio River and Cincinnati skyline. Located just 5 Minutes west of downtown,it's a great place to dine Italian while relaxing with a date,friends,or family.Owners Joan and Frank Lenkerd have been working together with Chef Chris Prince for over 20 years and have received many various awards including : Best Food with a view,Most Romantic,and Best Italian.party rooms,carry out and free parking are also available.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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