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Primo with Patio Dining

3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ 85745-5115
+1 520-791-6071
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“saltimbocca” (9 reviews)
“cannoli” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (19 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ 85745-5115
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate dinner here twice during a recent stay at the resort, having enjoyed it 2 years ago when staying here. The atmosphere is very attractive, quiet, dark and sophisticated. Service both times was fine. We first ate in the bar area at Happy Hour,...More

Thank CBW47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for Valentine's Day. Atmosphere, service and food quality were all excellent, albeit very expensive.

Thank MJK41
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dinner started out well. My salad was tasty, but my view was of a couple very sad looking fig trees. I decided to switch to the other side of the table to watch the cooks work. Then I noticed my server's attention was assigned...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the JW Marriott when we visited Primo, but, like others have said, I would recommend making the trip to this restaurant even if you're not staying there! The views are beautiful, the service is excellent, and the Happy Hour is amazing...More

Thank rachelbottoms
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful dinner with great service, but the Cannoli was life changing! Pizza was great, so was Sea-bass and scallops

Thank Hank H
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Had excellent food, perfect service and outstanding views when we ate lunch here. My chicken Caesar salad was very big and well priced. Outdoor dining which is great for brunch, lunch or dinner or something in between

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 28 January 2018

the views are worth the trip up the mountain and the food is icing on the cake take time relax and feel like a Queen in Nature ..

Thank Gypsy1102
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Of all the times we have been to Tucson, it always is a treat to be able to dine at Primo's. The ambiance is second to none. The food is deeelish. The restaurant manager serves your main order - thank you Stefano! There are pasta...More

Thank CaVok8Fly
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

First time dining here. Had a specialty pizza. Fabulous! Bread and salad also really good. Ambience is great. Great place to dine with friends. Will be back again when I'm back at the resort.

Thank KDL1969
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This restaurant is inside the Star Pass Resort which is in itself a high end resort. We were helping a couple of friends from out of town celebrate their wedding anniversary and they chose Primo and made reservations. A mining convention was going on at...More

1  Thank John J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
Local. Fresh. Modern. Primo with Patio Dining is a restaurant offering a fun and casual environment with a menu featuring fresh, locally sourced and organic cuisine made in our 100% scratch kitchen. Our restaurant in Tucson,Arizona is 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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