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About Primavera Ristorante- Coronado

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. Earning top awards from Zagat, Trip Advisor, Diner’s Choice, Coronado Lifestyle Magazine, OpenTable and other dining accolades, Chef Jorge González has an impressive background and experience, receiving his degree in Culinary Arts and Management from the Culinary Arts School in México. 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

932 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Dinner Nightly: 5 - 10 p.m.

Cross Street:
9th & 10th

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(619) 435-0454

Website:
http://www.primavera1st.com/

Catering:
We would love to cater your celebration or party in our private dining room.

Parking Details:
We offer a small private parking lot for our patrons behind the restaurant and several other parking options on Orange Ave.

Public Transit:
MTS Bus stop on Orange Ave. in front of the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Jorge Gonzalez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 5-7 p.m.
Mondays: $5.00 Martini Night in our bar!
Tortellini Tuesday
Wednesday Wine Night: up to 50% off selected wines
Thursday Date Night

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Please join us as we celebrate La Vigilia de Natale, or Christmas Eve, with a festive three-course meal, priced at $59.95 per person. Our main course will be a choice between six entrees, each with flavorful accompaniments.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

New Years Eve we are offering a an elegant Prix-Fixe menu. $75 per person plus Tax $ Gratuity. Champagne Toast at Midnight!

Primavera Ristorante- Coronado Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (23)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
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Good for a Date (16)
Fit for Foodies (16)
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Neighborhood Gem (14)
Cozy (13)
Authentic (11)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Bar Seating (6)
Business Meals (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Casual (3)
Healthy (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

Our recent visit with family from out of town exceptional. They graciously accommodated our party of ten. We all agreed that our meals were delicious and the service was excellent. We’re looking forward to our next meal there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

Old school Italian. If it's not on the menu, they will make it for you.

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food5
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·Dined 7 days ago

Was told the carbonara was authentic,
It was NOT. Sticky alfredo sauce. Just be honest!
Our server was put off by my husband and I sharing a meal (we ALWAYS tip as if we both had a meal...we just don't like to waste food, and we're staying in a hotel). Server didn't return ONCE after food was served. Not to even bid us goodnight.
Disappointed in service, and food.
Cute place.

Tags: Casual
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food3
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Everything from greeting, service and food was an A+

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·Dined on November 30, 2017

My manager and her business guests enjoyed and liked very much the Primavera Ristorante.

Tags: Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Excellent food ,great atmosphere and the service was very good.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Both my wife and I were impressed by Primavera. The service was attentive without being overly so. The food was terrific. I think the Osso Buco was probably the best we've ever had and their Expresso was one of the finest we've enjoyed. We'll be returning here for certain.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The best Italian food, and the waiters are professional and so nice!

Tags: Special Occasion, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Romantic
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great value for the money. One of our favourite restaurants in Coronado.

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Special Occasion, Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Awesome! Food was awesome! Loved it! Best pasta dish every had!

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Son home
From college

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

GREAT FOOD AND AMBIANCE ...WOULD RECOMMEND THIS RESTAURANT TO EVERYONE

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Late-night Find
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Delightful!!! Excellent service. Superb food.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Food and service were excellent!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Everything was awesome! From our server, to the bartender who gave us special attention, to the bus staff. Definately a keeper go to place!

Tags: Business Meals, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Authentic, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

The restaurant was recommended by another guest at our hotel for the lobster ravioli. She said it was the best she ever had and the dish did not disappoint when we were there. The chef's special was mahi-mahi and was extremely delicious. I would definitely recommend this two others. The service was excellent.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Wow, excellent food my compliments to the chef! We ordered the salmon and the chef special “sea bass” both were cooked to perfection and just delicious. Service was a little slow but it was a very busy night! Definitely worth going!

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Our favorite restaurant in Coronado. The menu seems to have been pared back a bit but still many excellent choices and the food was superb. Our server, Omar, was awesome.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (El Paso)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Always great ....never disappoint.... Service, food

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Awesome local Italian food. After we ate there, we found out from many locals that is their go to place with family and friends. The lobster ravioli was awesome. The reservation was the right way to go. This is a small restaurant and definitely worth going so having the table waiting is the best way to go. Loved it!

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 7, 2017

So glad we discovered this lovely restaurant. The ambiance and comfy seating is so great , .the service is old world and the food is the best.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We were thinking n town for the weekend and decided to try the restaurant. Sorry we did will not be back. For a slow night in Coronado service was terrible and food was sub par.

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 (Portland)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Fantastic dinner here on a Sunday night. The restaurant is not large so reservations are advised. Nice atmosphere with music in the background. Good service (thank you, Omar). My wife had one of the night's special, sea bass & it was simply amazing & HUGE. I had the lamb chops & they were expertly prepared. Tiramisu was the fitting conclusion to a wonderful dining experience. We'll return when we're back in Coronado.

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food5
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Four of us went to celebrate a special occasion. The setting and ambiance were very nice and the service attentive. Three of us ordered the calamari - two said they could cut it with a fork, but the third was extremely tough, Not sure why. Otherwise all was good,

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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food4
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on September 24, 2017

We came to celebrate my wife's birthday and were well taken care of. Our service was wonderful and so was the food. The ambiance is warm and inviting. The bartender makes great martinis and manhattans.

Tags: Happy Hour, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Went for my birthday dinner. Service very good here, attractive setting and relaxed atmosphere. Food good but not great. Had the sea bass special which was good but not as flavorful as some I had recently in San Francisco . My husband's pasta dish was quite flavorful and a good size portion. Tiramisu was very light, melted in your mouth!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List
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food3
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Had the special - with homemade pesto, pasta and scallops. It was an amazing dish. Really wish it was on the regular menu. Very romantic and cozy restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Excellent food even better service. A wonderful all around dining experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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vip
 (Nürnberg)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Delicious food and excellent service. We'll be back.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Love Primavera!
Great Happy Hour beginning week.
Great service.
Great food
Romantic.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Fantastic Northern Italian in a nice setting with great service. Loved the grilled artichoke hearts appetizer, and the veal scallopini and sea bass special entrees were great, too. Cocktails and wine also excellent. We'll certainly retuurn if ever back in town!

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 30, 2017

Primavera has been in Coronado for years and is better than ever. Attentive service, attention to all details and outstanding food.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 30, 2017

All around a great experience

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 28, 2017

We had a joyful time, good conversation because the noise level was low and the food was delicious. The evening special was fantastic!

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Denver)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Excellent meal here! I had spaghetti carbonara and it was VERY good. My husband had a chicken dish that was also delicious. The rolls come out piping hot and are excellent. Great ambiance and service too.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Outstanding food.. very good service

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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Really enjoyed everything about our experience! Food, service, decor, noise level...all very good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 6, 2017

The carbonara was to die for!! The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was because I ordered a VERY dry martini and the waiter argued a bit when I said it wasn't dry enough.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 6, 2017

After being in Italy we just can't eat any pasta that is not made fresh. Primavera Ristorante did not disappoint! The Spaghetti Carbonara was devine. We chose the grilled artichoke heart appetizer and it was a perfect start to a perfect meal. The light lemon sauce paired so nicely with the smokey choke. Service was spot on, with each course perfectly timed out of the kitchen. Without a doubt the best pasta in Coronado.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 4, 2017

A good choice for authentic Italian on Coronado. Service was outstanding, food - delicious.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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