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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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5:00 pm - 9:00 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, 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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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 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
Great anniversary dinner!

Our first time at Prima Vista...we were impressed! Great service, great food and amazing service. We're looking forward to coming back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
rhartsock
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Cincinnati
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Scenic view
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Cincinnati
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Our first time at Prima Vista...we were impressed! Great service, great food and amazing service. We're looking forward to coming back!

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Cincinnati, OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have often talked about going to Prima Vista but never got around to it. We attended a play at the new Incline Theater across the street last month so become reacquainted with the restaurant and decided to try for our anniversary dinner. We were not disappointed in the service, food or view. Hubby had the salmon special and swore... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Dined here during the July 4th weekend. We had a wonderful experience. The view is incredible! This is an "old school" italian restaurant with the decor and ambiance of another era. We kept wondering if Dean Martin or Frank Sinatra would be arriving! Service was exceptional from the moment we were seated. We tried the pesto walnut ravioli appetizer (excellent),... More 

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Hebron, Kentucky
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great food, excellent service and spectacular view of the City! Last time we were there, we attended a Birthday Party. Such Fun. We'll be back ...

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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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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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7 restaurant reviews
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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12 restaurant reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 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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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: Large groups, Scenic view, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions

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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