Permanently Closed - Primavera Ristorante- Coronado

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This restaurant is permanently closed. "Primavera Ristorante has a long-standing reputation for being one of San Diego’s finest Italian Restaurants. Located in the heart of Coronado and voted one of four best Italian restaurants out of the hundreds surveyed by Zagat. Primavera Ristorante features Northern Italian cuisine, with additional options rivaling top steakhouses and fine seafood restaurants. Among its newest upgrades, Primavera Ristorante features comfortable outside dining, a stylish yet comfortable dining room, and a full-service bar. Primavera has received top awards from Zagat, Trip Advisor, Coronado Lifestyle Magazine, OpenTable and more. We believe our success is based not only on our fine cuisine but on the excellence in customer service provided by our team.” - Denise Stavros, Operations Manager
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vipTomT
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place huge portions

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food!! Wonderful service. Would highly recommend and definitely coming back again.

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TinaR
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The experience at Primavera in Coronado was outstanding, we had a delicious dinner and celebrated a birthday. Our server was exceptional and catered to all our needs.

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JanaM
Orange County
13 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are staying at the Hotel del Coronado. After being so disappointed with the dining options here, we found Primavera on Yelp, and had a fabulous dinner. Our waiter Jack was excellent and made our special night perfect. Highly recommended Primavera all around. If we lived in the area, this would definitely be a spot we would return to over and over.

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Spalmer
San Diego
11 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very special date with a beautiful lady. Food, Service, and ambience was top notch. Many thanks.

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OpenTable Diner
Louisville
4 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Only suggestion we have is to have a larger selection of bourbon. The service was fabulous and great lobster ravioli!!

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Cfhandyman
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb. Great choice of appetizers. Pasta and risotto excellent. Veal and chicken dishes outstanding.

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BeatriceDC
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Primavera is a lovely, quiet restaurant where you can enjoy your wonderful dinner and company without having to speak over noisy music & shouting patrons.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
10 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome date night menu in Thursday’s. Will definitely return many times!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines Saturday. Great restaurant which we have depended for years for great Italian fare. Menu changes but the favorites are usually there. Chef and service are excellent.

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vipBrianH
Phoenix
7 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience4

Booked this restaurant for Valentines, prefixed three course menu and both selected capris salad and sea bass along with desert. Salad and desert were very good, sea bass was hard and tasteless, could barely eat it. At $75 each, way overpriced for the quality of the main dish. However, Mark, our waiter was excellent.

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rachels
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Birthday. They charged us for the birthday cake. I’ve never seen that done before.

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Grammy
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved our experience at Primovera! The wait staff was pleasant and very helpful, the food exquisite. We had the lamb and the evening special of sea bass. Best restaurant we have been to on the island!

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vipJayC
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thanks to Jack for such great service. The food was fantastic as always. My favorite on the island.

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vipDianneD
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, food was excellent and the service was perfect.

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FrancesH
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely an elegant place for a dinner. Superb attention by staff & servers and excellent preparation of our meal. Never a disappointment.!!

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Babs4316
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We had a lovely dinner at Primavera. Our server, Jack, was wonderful and attentive. We started with the grilled artichokes and followed with the lamb chops and the special halibut - everything was delicious and presented beautifully. Our cocktails were tasty and Jack brought out a complimentary tiramisu as a treat for our anniversary. It has been several years since we have visited here, but this reminded us that we love everything about the place, and we plan to return soon. Many thanks!

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Svandewa
Salt Lake City
20 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food & great atmosphere! Loved it!

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vipROMO
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and service. We love this place!

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vipRedhead1951
New England
49 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly an exceptional experience from the moment we walked through the door! Our table was one of the best seats in the place, the entire wait staff outstanding, the quality and tastiness of the food was excellent! Our favorite restaurant in Coronado.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top Notch Evening!!!
From the greeting we received when we arrived, the great table to the charismatic attentive service we received from Jack, everything was well above our expectations. We came in for a early dinner celebrating our 18th year anniversary and wanted to take our time. Jack provided attentive but unobtrusive service, he was knowledgeable about the menu and answered all our questions clearly and completely. I loved the Cioppino and order it often when I dine out and this was one of the best I ever had. The shellfish was not overcooked and the broth was very tasty also a great value for the portion you receive. Our Service Assistant had excellent timing clearing, marking the table and confirming if we would like more bread. The pace of the meal was perfect with the right amount of time between our three courses. The complementary anniversary dessert Tiramisu was delicious, excellent temperature and texture. What made the biggest impression on us was the pleasant Maitre d’ that took the time to touch our table and ask how we enjoyed our meals and welcome us back. We found his social graces and etiquette to be superb. This is a very well run restaurant with both excellent food and service. I have lived in San Diego for over 50 years I’m surprised I hadn’t dined here before. Definitely a gem I plan on returning to often.

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JGSD
San Diego
20 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every dish we ordered was exceptional. The calamari was the best we have ever had. The spaghetti carbonara was in line with some of the best I have had in Italy. This was a great meal from start to finish.

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FreqEater
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Although we live in the north county coastal area, we have strong ties to Coronado and are there often.
We thought that the restaurant was a very pleasant place, with above average service and ambiance. We also thought that the food was just a little above average, and overpriced.
We are not newbies to the dining scene.

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OpenTable Diner
Boise
5 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding meal and service

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Pacman4850
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Food was okay.

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jacquelinek
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service are always amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service. Great ambiance. The chicken parm was freaking perfect!

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vipChuyon
San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

¡Muuuuuaaaa!😍😍😍

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Alvanalv
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fantastic and the service was second to none. We had a team of three servers for our party of 4.

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KatyB
Louisville
8 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our food was excellent and the staff couldn’t have been nicer.

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vipKenW
San Diego
16 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite places for many years. Nice to go to a place where guests still dress for dinner (business casual). Food is always amazing. A Coronado staple and one of the best restaurants in San Diego.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Mexico City
5 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Best restaurant in Coronado! Love the pasta with scampi!!

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vipValerieW
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience2

We where waiting for our waiter for 15 minutes as no one spoke to us after we where seated.
Finally when we were tossed back and forth with the wait staff we had a server that only half way committed to us as we had long waits again between courses.
New Year’s Eve 400 tab for 2 and having to beg for service left us on the notion never to go back or ever recommend.

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LewisG
Los Angeles
3 reviews