We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Primitive

Neighborhood:
West Loop
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: 130 N Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60661-2307
Phone Number: +1 312-575-9600

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 2 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 0
    Excellent
  • 0
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Better to shop online

Primitive has beautiful items. You will enjoy your visit if you treat it like a museum, but not a store. I (fortunately) checked prices for the same items on the Internet when I... read more

1 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 19, 2013
Linda R
,
Vancouver, Canada
Add Photo Write a Review

2 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 2: English reviews
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2013

Primitive has beautiful items. You will enjoy your visit if you treat it like a museum, but not a store. I (fortunately) checked prices for the same items on the Internet when I got home and discovered that they were marked up about 1000%. I almost bought a string of African glass beads for $125 and found there are hundreds... More 

Helpful?
Thank Linda R
A TripAdvisor Member
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2006

looks to me like a lot of stuff is way over priced and from the minute I walked in I felt ignored. the phones were ringing but nobody seemed very friendly and I left and spent $1200 around the corner. bye.

Helpful?
2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member

Been to Primitive? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Primitive staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in West Loop

Neighborhood Profile
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of dining and nightlife options. If your timing is right, you can take part in neighborhood events like the West Loop Farmers Market, Craft Beer Fest, or the Randolph Street Market Festival.
Explore this neighborhood