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Primo! Ristorante

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8076 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2057
+1 941-359-3690
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Bradenton, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a large party, fifteen or so. Well taken care of by owner's son. Food and servic was superb. Personal size wood fired pizza big enough fo two. House creamy Italian dressing (only one offered I believe) is excellent. All 15 in group were happy with their food. Great place.

Thank franetic1
California, Maryland
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, my new favorite thing to eat is the Artichoke Casanova, which is sauteed baby artichokes with garlic, butter, and cheese. It is to DIE! for. We also had the antipasto, which is quite possibly the best I've ever had, with all kinds of meats and marinated vegetables. My partner had the Sorrento pasta and I had a Criminale... More 

1 Thank DeeJayGude
Pickering, Canada
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263 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I googled this restaurant because I did not want to face Airport food before my flight home. Primo is two blocks from the airport almost on one of the runways. The people are very warm and welcoming and seemed to know the clients as they came in. The decor is unique and I expected the Rat Pack to be holding... More 

1 Thank Tempoman
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Primo's on the recommendation of the desk clerk at our hotel when we were looking for a good place for a pizza. He recommended Primo's and we were glad we listened. It's a family oriented, family run Italian restaurant where everything is fresh and hand made. The pizza is wood oven baked and excellent. When you first... More 

1 Thank cfdragons
Sarasota, Florida
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72 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is good Italian the food is more much authentic plate so big and price. No too crazy and also have 50% in certain hours love the calamari is big and is delicious

Thank rojanse
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We were hungry for a wood fired oven pizza and we were not disappointed. The pizza were most excellent and tasted like we ate in Rome. Certainly would go again in a heartbeat. Very happy!

1 Thank Grantmale
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269 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Very good pizza and pasta. We like the food and good service. I would go back again and try the different types of food.

Thank SFjoe
Spring Hill, Florida
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401 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

It is very charming with all the Italian touches and the relaxing music for your dinner. The food is good and the service was excellent. We only tried the pizza, but they have a very nice menu and specials. Be sure to save room for the dessert. We enjoyed the spumoni.

Thank Batmom7
Rochester, NY
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This is the 2nd time we've been here with friends. Friendly people, nice atmosphere, excellent food and reasonable prices. Will go back again and again. We all had different meals and everyone loved theirs! YUM.

Thank Sand088
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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198 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went with friends for dinner. Restaurant very busy but was seated quickly. Service was very good. Food served in timely manner, considering how busy restaurant was. Ordered spaghetti w/ meatballs. Excellent, best I've had in recent memory (and I'm not a big Italian food fan). Portions are huge, basically I got two meals for the price on one, since I... More 

Thank Larry R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8076 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2057
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-359-3690

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?