Primo Prime

4.8
310 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
We bring the best of Italy to the heart of Myers Park, offering classic Italian cuisine created from the freshest ingredients served in a warm, casually elegant atmosphere. Preview wines from our wine cellar and enjoy a cocktail before or after dinner in our cozy bar.
At Primo Prime, pride in our food, excellent service, and an inviting atmosphere never let us settle for being anything less than the best. We were featured in the South Charlotte Weekly Culinary Corner. Come on upstairs and see why they gave us five stars!
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vipLisaP
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious - never disappoints !

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vipPamastowe
Richmond
52 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite restaurant!! Great food, service, and ambience! ❤️

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
24 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Great service.! The salmon carpaccio was excellent. The fish special, halibut, was over done. The grilled veal chop was “ok”. I’ve had the chop before and tonight’s didn’t compare to the other times. The garlic mashed potatoes tasted like they were made with water.

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vipPDFS
Charlotte
11 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Birthday dinner for my mom that was visiting. Excellent service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
56 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good gluten free pasta and options

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viprachal
Charlotte
43 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food service atmosphere

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Local
Charlotte
9 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had 5 for a family dinner. We visit fairly regularly. Mostly good but my son ordered a steak which arrived undercooked. They offered to do it again and delivered the second one overcooked on one side and undercooked on the other. They removed the steak from the bill. Otherwise all was good. Another gathering on the opposite side of the room was noisy - an adult birthday party with plenty of wine.

Servers were friendly and attentive.

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vipOyster
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and the service was excellent!!

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vipKciward
Charlotte
25 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amanda is a fabulous employee!

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vip57mgaman
Charleston
312 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect meal! Great job!

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vipJeannelleH
Charlotte
17 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good food and service. Pricey but worth it. Met my niece who was visiting from out of town here. I had a grouper special with articokes and sundried tomatoes. My husband had duck and my niece had the bolognese pasta. We all enjoyed our meals. The waitstaff was on top of things but allowed us to take our time. Will definitely come again when in the area.

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vipPamastowe
Richmond
52 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite restaurant! Delicious food, great service and ambience!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Amanda was wonderful, her recommendations were spot on. Ambience was comfortable and warm. Great variety of menu items and everything we ordered was delicious and cooked perfectly. Will definitely return the next time we visit Charlotte. A++

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MelanieE
Charlotte
74 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a pleasant experience. Excellent bar a service before our meal and a nice birthday surprise dessert... Thank you!

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vipPamastowe
Richmond
52 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite restaurant! Always perfect!!!❤️

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Ambiance was pleasant, food average and service time slow.

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vipbryan
Charlotte
108 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service were both excellent. portions were generous and the server was very attentive. Looking forward to the next time.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We were traveling through and our typical restaurant didn’t have reservations. I tried Primo Prime based on reviews and it did not disappoint. I had the spinach salad and veal porcini. My mom had tagliatelle bolognese and traditional Caesar. My sister had the special spinach ravioli and traditional Caesar as well. For dessert we had the house made tiramisu, creme brûlée cheesecake and limoncello cake. Every course was delicious and the service was quite good on a busy Saturday night. I will definitely pass this way again.

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vipallfornattie
Charlotte
17 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Our reservation was at 715 and the place wasn’t very full when we arrived. Our waiter was clear to tell us the kitchen was slow as things hadn’t gotten back to precovid (And all the tables around us) By 830 we heard him tell the table behind us they were very backed up and had 15 tickets. We did get our food after 9 and it was good. The temperature of the side room was very warm and my husband was very uncomfortable making the 2 hour wait seem longer.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best neighborhood gem! Love everything about this restaurant - service, food, ambience! Perfection!

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vip57mgaman
Charleston
312 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and meal were outstanding!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Italian Restaurant, best Veal in Charlotte! Lovely
Ambiance, noise level can be bit loud. Amanda is excellent
Waitress, Friendly, Knowledgeable about Food/Wine, Pleasant &
Professional. Homemade Bread & Tuscan Bean/Olive Oil Starter
Excellent! More Flavorful & Tasty than Butter or plain
Olive Oil. Pasta delicious. Caesar Salad, the Best vs any Fine
Dining. Primo Prime Consistently Fine all Categories: Bar, Waiters/
Waitress’s, Food Quality & Service!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Key West
3 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time and we were super impressed. Lived in CLT 11 years and somehow missed this place. We’ll def be back. Service was impeccable and food was amazing.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
17 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy the food and service

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vipRose
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. Delicious food and wonderful service!

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Charlottemom
Yorkshire
5 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A+!! Great dinner for 10- well executed. Knowledgeable staff that were responsive and attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Even better service. Can’t wait to come back!

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Average
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Average not great. Hot where they sit us, waitress would go away and not come back, food was only average. $160 bucks for 2 people for average food,

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MelissaH
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time experience, delightful! Food was amazing and our server, Michael, was personable and knowledgeable. Will tell our friends and be back soon.

Thank you

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
18 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Amanda was beyond excellent. Our food was on point. Ambiance was very comfortable.

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JohnI
Charlotte
21 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great neighborhood restaurant. Terrific food and service. We go there every few weeks. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
7 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Primo Prime. Our waiter was the best, the food was outstanding and the ambiance was perfect. We will definitely enjoy a meal here again.

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vipJosephP
Charlotte
19 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal exceeded our expectations. Our server Bret was just outstanding. Selection of cocktails and wine by the glass was great. Try the Strawberry Basil Manhattan!!! My wife had the Halibut and I had the Veal Francese, both were excellent. Topped it all off with the Lemoncello Cake! Just a great experience--Thank You!

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vipPamastowe
Richmond
52 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, service, and ambience! Highly recommend !!❤️

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vipDeniseV
Charlotte
21 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is presented beautifully and tastes even better, good portion size, service is prompt, always a place o brag about

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JamesH
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The food was excellent except the veal chop was tougher than most we have had! The service was perfect! Will definitely return!

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Tico
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very attentive and the best service we have had in years at a restaurant!

The music was well-chosen and enabled us to celebrate our anniversary without having to raise our voice to compete with music or other conversations.

One of our top favorites for future dates!

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vipKciward
Charlotte
25 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always our Go-To spot!!

Primo Prime
Responded on June 16, 2021

And we LOVE that!!!! Cheers!

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vipsdpval
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service, food, atmosphere, all perfect
Will definitely go back

Primo Prime
Responded on June 16, 2021

So HAPPY to hear, sdpval!! Can't wait for you to return!

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Thomas
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was spectacular and server was friendly but very professional. Can’t wait to return.

Primo Prime
Responded on June 16, 2021

Just what we want to see!!! So glad you had a positive experience! See you SOON!!

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FAQs

Primo Prime does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates.

Primo Prime is rated 4.8 stars by 310 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.