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Primo

3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ 85745-5115
+1 520-791-6071
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ 85745-5115
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had one of the best meals of my life, and I would consider myself a foodie! Try the scallops and blue corn polenta--an amazing dish! I am gluten free and dairy free and they worked very hard to make sure I had a meal prepared...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were excited to eat at primo as it seemed to be the nicest restaurant at the resort and we both love Italian food. The service was friendly, but the food wasn't great and it took over two hours to eat from start to finish.

1  Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful attentive staff. They let me put up my own decorations. Unfortunately the starter "cheese and charcuterie plate" was a dissaster. The mains however were good. We sat outside on the patio which was nice and intimate for our party of 14.

1  Thank ThomasinaJAP
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We tried this restaurant for dinner and the steaks were beyond anything I've had in years. Fabulous staff, flavorful aged beef, wonderful sides.

Thank clinetm2017
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This place could stand on its own anywhere as a grade a steak house. It's could also as a grade a Italian house. The wood fire grill throws off some very good looking pizza and your steak will be charred and perfectly presented. Staff is...More

Thank CliveWatkins
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the location, one of the countries best chefs has created a gem inTucson. Farm to table concept is executed perfectly with an excellent wine list accompanying the meal. While you have to wait months for a reservation in Maine, you can...More

Thank CWilson975
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Primo has fantastic food. We ate their two days for lunch and were excited that they had plenty of tasty options for vegans. Never had friendlier service in my life!

Thank Al B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We had a huge group, and they worked very, very hard to give us excellent service. The food was tasty, though it took a while (and we were warned about this as they make everything from scratch). I had a Field Greens Salad -- very...More

Thank Dnnstory
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It's pricey but it's so good you won't care. I had venison that was perfect and all of my guests loved their dinners. Nice wine list and solid wait staff.

Thank bfchef
Reviewed 30 March 2017

On Thursday they have all you can eat mussels. On other nights they offer other all you can eat meals. Our large party enjoyed everything they ordered. Service was good. Any time you have a large group you cannot expect to be served as quickly...More

Thank JAB43
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$45
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ 85745-5115
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-791-6071
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Description
Local. Fresh. Modern. Primo restaurant offers a fun and casual environment with a menu featuring fresh, locally sourced and organic cuisine made in our 100% scratch kitchen. It’s the perfect place for families to business diners. Experience what’s new at Primo with our inventive and robust Italian cuisine influenced by Mediterranean, French and Spanish flavors. Executive Chef Melissa Kelly is the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards winner of the American Express Best Chef, Northeast Award. Chef Kelly was named one of the upcoming chefs of the 90's by Food & Wine magazine, Nation's Restaurant News, Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Chocolatier, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Travel and Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, Town & Country, and New York Magazine, among others, have all recognized her culinary talents. Her restaurant was listed as one of the "20 Most Important Restaurants in America" by Bon Appetit Magazine in 2013.
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