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810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1487
+1 513-251-6467
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1487
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated our 49th wedding anniversary with dear friends at Primavista🍴🍷 I love everything about this romantic restaurant with a view💕 The food was delicious and the service was the best! The Verlasso salmon was incredible!

Thank SusieG777
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We went to Primavista two years ago for our 33 wedding anniversary and really enjoyed it (refer to my review dated April 2016). So now as we were going to celebrate our 35th anniversary we decided to go back. I made the reservation on Open...More

Thank charlieF51
Reviewed 1 April 2018

My husband and I just love Primavista. The ambiance, view and food are amazing. We had reservations and were seated at a table with an awesome view of downtown Cincinnati. Our server, Deborah was excellent. She was very nice and efficient. We both ordered the...More

Thank foxymamaruth
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The entire evening was a great experience. Bartender’s drinks were awesome. Our server, Anthony, was spot on with his recommendations and service. The owner stopped by and expressed his appreciation on our being there. The food was outstanding. I always dine here when in the...More

Thank Knottge
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Great food, great ambiance, great view of the river and downtown, and great staff. The owners, Frank and Joan, are frequently moving around the restaurant and engaging with their patrons. Moderately priced wine selections. Very attentive staff. I have dined at Prima Vista several times...More

Thank kc3445
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed Primavista; ideal spot for dining on a romantic getaway weekend. Service was excellent, food was really amazing, and the view is great. Definitely get the bread pudding; it’s much lighter than the dense stuff most places make, and the raisins are amazing!

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Easy to find. Parking is on street or using the valet for parking across the street. Old world, beautiful antiques, Italian standards playing and the view is spectacular. The service was excellent. I hate to say it but the food was dull. The bread could...More

Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I wanted someplace nice to celebrate our anniversary. We chose this one according to TripAdvisor because of the view, the price and menu option. First this restaurant is located in an area I would've never thought. I guess that's why I was...More

1  Thank mrjonesii
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Made a reservation for new years eve specifically at a table on the window. They took the reservation and even confirmed it in a second call. When we arrived we were told all the tables were taken. Then the menu was very limited. We will...More

Thank Paul20360
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful. It is an old school, high class restaurant. The service is impeccable and the food is delicious. I would recommend this place for anytime but especially for special occasions or romantic dates. The whole city is laid out to see from...More

1  Thank Carla T
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Business casual attire is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • E-mail
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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