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810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1487
+1 513-251-6467
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  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1487
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Reviewed 5 days ago

4 of us ate here in October 2017. Bill before tip was $507. We had 3 bottles of Stags Leap/Artemis. Got their at 7pm, still daylight, so got to see the view from light till dark and it was great! We had a table by...More

Thank rickb0109
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where we dine for my birthday says a lot about a restaurant. Since it is my special day, I get to pick my favorite. And, I always pick Primavista if we are in town. I am a pasta lover and they have the best! They...More

Thank Li0nFishhunter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. The view of the cityscape is amazing, especially after the sun goes down. The wait staff were fantastic and very helpful. The food was delicious and generous. The goat cheese and honey brochettes were to die for. The wild mushroom risotto...More

Thank Melvmfa212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and service! The view is breathtaking! If you want to dress up or business casual is fine! You can celebrate a family celebration or a couple night out.

Thank U2377DZmikel
Reviewed September 16, 2017

I wish I would have known about Primavista's vegetarian/vegan menu before. It was so nice to have several choices and my appetizer, entree and side were very delicious! The bread and oil with roasted garlic are vegan too, as well as a sorbet type of...More

Thank Monica T
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We went for a family celebration around 7:30. It is best to use valet parking. The front door is just before the entrance to the apartment building. Had salmon and was excellent. Ordered a side of pasta as well. Excellent food and views.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We have been visiting this restaurant for a number years but it has been several years since our last visit. The view is arguably the best in Cincinnati. It feels like the city is a miniature train set with the moving trains in the foreground...More

Thank sailorsdelight
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Prima Vista was an old favorite of ours but we hadn't been there for years. We were pleased to find that it still is thriving and it seemed like a good choice for my birthday celebration with our two boys who were visiting from Chicago....More

Thank Visitor_from_Athens
Reviewed August 14, 2017

The meal was very good, well prepared and presented. The service was excellent and where we asked for a window table when we made the booking there is no guarantee, but we did get our table. Good customer service.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed August 13, 2017

I had not been to Primavista for many years and it did not disappoint. The view was as wonderful as ever. We had a special occasion and requested a table with a view when booking (about 3 weeks in advance) : We were pleasantly surprised,...More

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Business casual attire is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1487
    (W. 8th & Price)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-251-6467
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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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