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810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1457
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Ranked #34 of 1,705 restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: W. 8th & Price
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.
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82% Recommend
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

From salad to dessert, the food and service was great. My wife had the veal special and I had the scampi. The side of Brussels sprouts was the best we have ever had. The view of Cincinnati added to the atmosphere.

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Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We requested a window table when we made our reservation and they honored our request. Even at night the view of the city is magnificent. Service is top notch and the food is exquisite. Our meal was very relaxing and everyone had a wonderful evening. It is a little pricey but worth every penny. DO make a reservation

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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Most beautiful view of the city. Great veal, but new things need to be added. Specials are always similar so they don't provide variety that much. Servers not always as refined as the menu and prices would dictate.I still give it a very good because of the veal dishes and the view.

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It was during our Anniversary my hubby took me there. The view from the restaurant was excellent and the food was yummy.:-) Though its on the bit expensive side, overall experience was good.

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Everything we did here was a 5 star. From the ease of the online reservation, the waiter already knowing it was my wife's birthday, the no rush atmosphere, the amazing food, and obviously the view. All amazing.

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Cincinnati, OH
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Primavista offers great food, especially the desserts, in a beautiful atmosphere. The restaurant itself is very romantic and it has a great view of downtown Cincinnati and the Ohio River. The service was fantastic and we were never for want of anything. The tiramisu was the best I have ever have. The one downside is that Primavista is a bit... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

The opening of the Incline House next door has Primavista upping their game! There is a noticeable improvement on our last few visits compared to years past in all areas - service, food quality and ambiance. Of course nothing beats the view of the city from nearly every table-perfect for a romantic night out.

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Dayton, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Located high in the West Hills overlooking Cincinnati, Primavista provides a view of the city lights, the river and the stadium that is unmatched. There's not much to rave about here, though, other than the view. The Sunday evening we dined here, the food was undistinguished and the service slow and inattentive. While it would make sense to dine her... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Little hard to find but worth the effort. It is located on Price Hill the west side of Cincinnati. The restaurant is located on the ground level of a high rise condo building which has awesome views of Cincinnati and the Ohio River with Kentucky hillsides as a back drop. The service and food is excellent. You can order anything... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My husband and I have been here several times. What else is there to say other than this place including the wonderfulatmosphere over looking Cincinnati, the freindly service and the perfect food are all INCREDIBLE!!!

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