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Prime Italian
Prime Italian

Prime Italian Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.primeitalianmiami.com
  • Phone: (305) 695-8484
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm, Saturday - Sunday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 12:00am, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: events@mylesrestaurantgroup.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 1st Street
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Prime Italian
Upscale American-Italian sister restaurant to Prime One Twelve.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
Diner Reviews
  • "The Caesar salad is great, and enough for four people at least. The fried buffalo mozzarella is great too. I had the alfredo, another good one. My favorite thing of all? The Ho Ho dessert!!!! This one tops the fried oreos, it's not only rich and chocolatey, but HUGE!!! Def. enough for four!!!!"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Starters big for 1 person. would have been good to get some advice around this before ordering. Requested to order starters and then mains later however chef refused to take order in this way . Good quality but over priced."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Favorite restaurant in Miami, can go after day at beach or for romantic occasion. Never disappoints"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "It all starts with the cheesy garlic bread, which is delectable and delicious. Having been here a few times, I can honestly say that everything we have tried has been extremely good, not even one mediocre dish to be seen. The truffle mac and cheese is incredible, while the Kobe meatballs and the pasta dishes are excellent as well. Very large portions so be prepared to eat! Fantastic restaurant, 5 stars."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Yes, it's a "red sauce" American-Italian but that truly is underselling what this place is like. Enormous portions and a fabulously varied menu are what will greet you when you inevitably over-order. Highly recommended - the free garlic bread with a perfect tomato sauce - the Kobe Meatball with Spaghetti, the chopped Salad (it’s the size of a Garden!!) Tuna Tartare and Shrimp Cocktail (Each shrimp is the size of a small shark!). Even though, you will be ready for the "over-eaters" ambulance to ferry you away, you must still order dessert and, as tempted as you are by the fried Oreos, I firmly recommend that you order the Ho Ho. It is quite stunning! Pricey… Yes… But worth every penny and every calorie!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Excellent food with a high price tag, would recommend it for couples who wants to relax in a great atmosphere. Not suitable for children, could almost feel they were not welcome.."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Had a good experience did not wait for the table service was good and so was the food"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "My wife and I love this spot in Miami Beach. We love the "GIANT" veal meatball a top creamy polenta. The steaks are also to die for. Be sure to give this one a place on any visit to this amazing city! CIAO!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I have eaten here and recommend this place over and over. Perhaps they were having a bad evening. The service was fair as well as the food. I will give it another go at some point but lets see how it goes"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We visit SB several times a year. We tried Prime Italian after it first opened and now is our #1 not to miss, go to spot for a really great dinner and evening. Superb menu with great variety and honestly we have not had a bad dish from the many we have ordered! Sister restaurant to the steakhouse Prime 112 across the street and bonus with outdoor seating is the people watching as they come and go to both places. Top caliber service and pricing at a fair level being SB and top class food. Go once and you will be back many times!!!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "When spending 100a person I'd expect more from the service. Seemed like they rushed me out the door and it wasn't even busy. When we asked for a cab. We were told that they don't call for cabs And we should walk and find one on the street. Well it was raining???"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Food was great but portions are too big. Could not finish everything we ordered."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Great food and service. I found it a little pricey, but typical south Beach. Would go again, they were very accommodating with food preferences."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Our waiter was rude and even though I did not want ANY alcohol he keep insisting in very pushing manner on me ordering drinks. I do not drink, why should I order alcohol? The veal steak was huge and like for 5 people, I can barely taste polenta, because it was in the form of something fried. Also veal had a lot of very rich gravy on it, nobody asked me if I want that gravy on my veal or may be I do not want it? Or may be I want it on a side? The taste of all food is very greasy. I will not come back. I would like to have something more healthy, taste better, portions smaller, waiter polite and nice and not pushing"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Awesome food. Their lasagna is truly awesome. We also had their prosciutto that was cut paper thin. Overall awesome experience."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "What an incredible dining experience! Remember that the portion sizes are huge. Enjoy."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "i love all the prime's and always enjoy them. i had no problem with having to wait and love the food. service and ambiance is amazing. meatball is the bomb. fried oreos are amazing."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Always a great experience! You will not be disappointed! "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Esperamos mucho por un simple vainilla icecream y al reclamar nos dijeron q no habia mas Fuera de esto estuvo todo muy bien "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "In town on vacation/ Business yet it was memorial day weekend and there was an immense amount of rift raft in the city, we might of appeared as if we were associated with the rift raft and so received not the most ideal service, seemed like we were annoying the server with questions and other more "promising" tables got more attentive service. Good thing the food Overshadowed the Mean bald guy server. Chicken Parm Soup was OMG GOOD! Red Velvet cake was awesome and the backwaters were incredibly attentive and helpful. All and all id run back when I am in the area again!"
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Hands down, Prime Italian is the best restaurant in Miami. Not only was the food phenomenal, but the service was impeccable! The staff at Prime Italian were very accommodating to our request and I highly recommend them to anyone who loves excellent food, a wonderful staff and great experience!"
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "This is a great place to go after a Heat game. Not many places were willing to take our reservation for 12.30 but Prime did not disappoint!!Myles is a great host."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Prime Italian was Excellent! That food is Authentic Italian by taste and the atmosphere is Very Chic! The Staff is Extraordinary! The Hostess are Extremely Accommodating! Prime Italian was Great in All areas of consideration and I Recommend it to All who Love Italian Cuisine! ...KimBaker "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Nice ambiance, great rapport with waiter. Service excellent. Menu quite varied, food excellent. Lasagna was extremely good, but the tiramisu was over the top."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "I have been to Prime Italian on numerous occasions and it never disappoints. Less showy then Prime 112 across the street and they actually respect reservations. Portions are huge so sharing is necessary. Love the Kobe meatball and the veal parm. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Not worth it. Overpriced. Food was average. We were expecting more for the money. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "we enjoyed our dinner here. the only complaint i have is that we were seated at a tiny table for 2 right behind the reservation desk and the table was wobbly. not the best table or seat location. hostesses were a bit aloof. our waitress did try to fix our wobbly table issue though."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Came for a family dinner in celebration of my graduation from UM. We had been to a French place and a modern-American place, and being Italian, I wanted our last night to be a little more traditional. Having heard about the famous Prime 112 for years, I figured we'd try out their Italian offshoot, which is comprised of many similar menu items bolstered by Italian offerings. The food was very good, I was a little disappointed in my American Kobe steak special on its own, but the seared foie gras it was served with (basically cheating in the culinary world, and I'm totally cool with that) brought it up a notch. Salads are huge, the lobster risotto was easily the best thing any of us got all night. Our server was a little rude, but it was ok."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "My family and I dined here to celebrate my son's college graduation. The food was delicious and the service was great. Our server was 'spot on' in describing the dishes and the amounts they served...we sometimes tend to over order, so it was really refreshing to order the appropriate amount of food. Eventhough Prime Italian is one of the premier dining spots in South Beach, the atmosphere was not pretensious..we loved it!"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Known more for their 1 lb. Kobe meat ball and as the little sister of Prime 112, Prime Italian will forever be remembered by me as having the most amazing Philly cheesesteak sandwich on the planet. Yep, 100% USDA prime beef, white truffle provolone, onions and peppers on a soft brioche. When paired with a bottle of Guado Al Tasso, it's impossible to beat."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "One of my favorite restaurants and one I visit frequently. This past visit the food quality was not of the normal high quality. I will certainly be back soon but if the food quality is not back to normal I'll certainly be exploring other options. "
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "We have been here several times during trips this year to Miami. As always the meatball was phenomenal!! We also enjoyed a special on the appetizer menu which included lobster, tomato, basil, and Buratta. The seafood ravioli was also prepared to perfection and the sauce was wonderfully flavored and just the right amount was provided. The ribeye was served sliced as requested and juicy and delicious. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "our waiter must have been a car salesman in the past, just selling and selling more food that was left over wine etc not impressed this was our fifth visit and likely our last"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Great traditional Italian food. Good wine selection. Great service. "
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "We make several trips to SB every year. Big part of it is enjoying the MANY excellent restaurants SB has to offer. We have been to literally hundreds of "the best" of all types of cuisines in the SB and Miami area. Prime Italian for us is THE BEST of ALL the restaurants we have been to. Every different entree we have had there have been outstanding from Italian to steak to seafood to desserts. Superb service with a great location. Many SB "featured" restaurants have left us FAR from happy but Prime Italian has delivered 100% every time. Worth the cost, time and effort. Do be sure to make reservations as it will be packed during prime days and times. Simply A+++ across the board!!!!"
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "This place is worth every penny. Our food was perfect...and the service was excellent!"
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "It was good ,got our table on time which usually isn't the case there so was great not having to wait half hour . We may go back more often now! "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Overall my wife and I experience was good, I wouldn't say great or outstanding. We were at a table that was situated so close to other tables that you literally were on top of each other. My wife had to hold her purse in her lap while she ate."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Great food, great service, great place always a must when in Miami. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The only bad thing was the wait despite having reservations. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014