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pepperonata, garlic toast
Squid Ink Campanelle
crab, garlic crema, fresno
Found the tables on the main floor to be quite crammed in. The server knocked over an entire beer on my husband. He said he didn’t want another one but was brought one any way by another server and after a bit of back of forth of saying that he didn’t want the beer - it was left with us. They did give us a complementary dessert but charged us for the beers (1st one drank, 2nd one spilt and 3rd unwanted replacement- paid for 2).
It's good. Meets expectations. I would recommend to people that want a solid Italian dining experience that isn't over priced.
Overall, a nice dining spot for a group of friends!
Food was delicious. Great ambiance. Noise level a bit too high. But overall a fun place to dine!
Understaffed! I felt fit them but it was actually absolutely terrible service.
Over all a good dining experience. Had to sit by the bar because our reservation was for dinning outside but honestly when we saw where we had to sit which was the sidewalk and it was cold we opted for the bar. The drinks and food was great. The meatball appetizers was my favorite
One of the best meals I have had I my life! Absolutely delicious. Great service and atmosphere. Can’t wait to come back
Birthday, I asked to have dessert brought to the table at the end but it never came, so no surprise. Food was good though!
Bar Primi had a cute setup for outdoor dining. it was heated very well so we were not cold at all. Food was very yummy.
The food was amazing and the service was fantastic! Our waitress recommended a new wine they brought in and it was perfect. Great spot for dinner, good food and good times.
Grandma loved it! Yummerz
Very accommodating, delicious food, nice dim ambiance
Came for my parents birthdays. Food and service was fantastic. Everything we ordered was great.
Our server was so great and knowledgeable! Food could have been a tad warmer but it was a busy night and we opted to sit outside. Could not have asked for a better server and great atmosphere. Food was also great, authentic Italian
Great place, very nice food, wonderful atmosphere
Food was very good and the service was friendly and accommodating. We ate lunch outside in the sidewalk seating which was pleasant but the Street noise from Bowery was distracting.
Just one of my favorites! & service one of the best!
It was fantastic!
The service was very subpar. And the entrees were rather small, the appetizers were the star of the show. One of those places you go once and probably never again.
AmaZing food and great service
I remember coming here years ago and loving my dining experience. I decided to take my boyfriend here since he hasn’t been to a restaurant like that in New York and I must say that I’m so incredibly disappointed. We had a reservation and had to wait, our waiter barely checked on us multiple times, the food came out cold twice and we still weren’t checked on. The noise from Bowery electric was honestly over the top and we couldn’t have a romantic dinner. The food was OK I remember it being absolutely wonderful and now the quality has gone down. For the prices it’s not worth it there are so many other great restaurants. The waiter was the worst part and the fact that we were not checked on even after we sent our food back because it was cold was an issue. After my boyfriend signed the check the waiter didn’t even say excuse me to take the check out from underneath his hand. Absolutely rude that’s never happened before an unacceptable. Will not be coming back here again
FANTASTIC!!! Bar Primi is always wonderful on every level. Excellent service and excellent food. Rebekah and David go above and beyond in making sure everything is perfect… and they are both warm and friendly. Kal at the door is very welcoming.
I took my wife here for a nice date night out and it did not disappoint! The food was spectacular and the service was really great.
We went to Bar Primi for our Anniversary Dinner and look no further their food is so delicious!!!
Made a reservation for 7pm —I had the confirmation email to prove it. Checked in at 7:03, to be fair it was busy, so I was not bothered when the hostess asked us to wait outside for a few minutes. After 20 min of waiting, I finally went inside to check, and overheard a man checking in—without a reservation—and the same hostess telling him she could seat him right away. Shocked, I said “well I was supposed to be seated at 7 and I’ve been waiting outside for 20 minutes.” The hostess looked at me as if I was crazy, then flat out lied to me and said my reservation was for 7:15 (it was not) but proceeded to seat us.
We sat for 10 minutes before anyone even came to our table to give us water. All in all, absolutely terrible service. Our waiter barely came to our table, other than to hover when we were signing the check (clearly trying to see what we were tipping).
To top things off, as I left the restaurant, I saw that I had received another confirmation email from opentable saying my reservation was changed to 7:15—meaning the hostess had gone in and changed it herself to back up her lie! Did she not realize I’d get a notification?? Probably won’t be back, the food is good but not worth the awful service.
Bar Primi seems like a go-to staple for me these days. The food is always good.
Not the greatest pasta in the world and that was disappointing after reading the reviews. Linguini with garlic and breadcrumbs overwhelmed by the garlic.
Food was amazing! Had to wait longer than expected to put our orders in but once we did it the food came quick.
Excellent pasta dishes.
Also ample portions. Looking forward to a repeat.
Absolutely amazing experience. Service was beyond great. Food was perfect. Drinks were fabulous. 10/10 would recommend
Food and service here are both good. Lots of good pasta selections. Two are house made -- the orecchiette and the agnolotti. Both were very good. The arugula salad with dried cherries, almonds, caprino was good too. Service was friendly, efficient and helpful. The restaurant is right next to the Bowery Hotel.
The Bowery street vibe was electric. We sat upstairs and got a great corner table. The classic old New York ambiance was around us as well as the buzz of people having a great time. Our waitress was amazing. She helped with the menu and when we asked to have apps pasta & entree she could not have been more accommodating. The food was excellent the ricotta crostini with truffle honey & hazelnuts is a great way to start. Enjoyed the pasta cacio y Pepe with bucatini executed perfectly. I had the hanger steak with potatoes that were incredible crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.We all had a great time and were not rushed & the service was attentive & friendly. I am definitely coming back.
Food was amazing!! A must go!!
Great food. Quite a few pasta selections. Local feel. Will come back.
No complaints, great location. No complaints about the food and our waiter was friendly and conversational. Drinks were strong and yummy.
I had the best pasta of my life last night and I’ve been to Italy many times. The service was OUTSTANDING!!! Our waitress made the experience ten times better and all of the staff there were so attentive and kind. We couldn’t stop talking about how incredible bar primi was for the rest of the night after we left. I highly recommend
First time her with boyfriend and loved it! Will definitely come back
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Bar Primi is rated 4.7 stars by 1257 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.