Primo Prime

4.7
228 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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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! We love it here! Highly recommend! Owner is so friendly ... it’s a regular for us!

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vipPamastowe
Richmond
39 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food served by nice people in an attractive setting!

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vipNeusewoods
Charlotte
8 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the very best quiet restaurants in town. We love it for date night.

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vipPatrickM
Charlotte
23 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Michael was great (as usual) - his specialty cocktails and friendly persona make great food a great experience!

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vipPamastowe
Richmond
39 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this classic place! Awesome bartender Michael- delicious food! All so good!

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WayneR
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place n town if you like intimate and elegant with great food.

SB
vipSmokyB
Charlotte
12 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely outstanding as always.

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vipkempwool
Charlotte
9 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Food was very good but slow service. They did comp a bottle of wine for the delays.

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KathrynM
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

I expected better service and food for the price. The wine was lovely.

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JamesH
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A real treat, it was our first time but will not be our last

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vipRW1888
Charlotte
10 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time eating here - we just moved into the neighborhood and loved it! The service was fantastic as well as the food. I'm a vegetarian and the server let me know that I could order off menu or request any item be made vegetarian. They have a good wine selection and good cocktails too!

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AlbertM
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had dinner at Primo Prime for the first time and enjoyed a wonderful meal.

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vipBeck
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious. A lot to choose from on the menu. A wonderful way to celebrate my Birthday!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always quality service and superior food.

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vipNeusewoods
Charlotte
9 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A hidden gem. The food is always fantastic. Great for a date night.

JM
JulieM
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Lovely setting. Our server was great (sorry, don’t recall her name).
We had a reservation and were seated on time. We were served a dish of marinated white beans and bread which were delish.
Wine list was nice and not overly priced.
Lots of choices on menu!
Food quality was ok...crab cakes were def not “Maryland” style as described. Tasted of a bread-y filling with lots of seasoning and some crab.
Beef carpaccio was good. Spinach gnocchi was good but small portion.
Great salads.
Dinner special was delish, but felt it was over priced for comparable item at other restaurants of similar style.

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Sherry
Charlotte
7 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with great service.

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vipLRN61
Charlotte
11 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our neighborhood faves. We had great time and felt perfectly safe during our meal.

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vip57mgaman
Charleston
278 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect in every way! Great place!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always exceptional in every way!

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Kate
Charleston
12 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A neighborhood gem. Great food, personable staff, cozy setting.

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RhettD
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall4food3service2ambience3

Staff was almost rude when we explained that my companion could not wear and did not have to wear a covid mask due to an exempting medial condition (severe asthma). Service was poor for the rest of the evening.
Veal very over salted.

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vipBFMCharlotte
Charlotte
17 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal and service. Beautiful restaurant with ample wine selection and wide range of entrees. Service is paramount at this establishment.

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vipCathyB
Charlotte
25 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great music, food, service...!

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MarieH
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, especially the homemade pasta. Everyone was very attentive. The presentation was pretty. We have been twice and will go back.

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vipMonteG
Charlotte
107 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Both food quality and service are excellent. Ask for Mia to be your Server. She does an Awesome job!

5
vip57mgaman
Charleston
278 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Finally open!!!! Wonderful meal last night! Service is the best!

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AdeleD
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect night! Everything was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the food is beyond delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service.

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vipKciward
Charlotte
21 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food delicious!

5
vip57mgaman
Charleston
278 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect in every way! Outstanding meal and service!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
22 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very quiet Wednesday night at Primo Prime. There weren't a ton of diners, but they were short-staffed...still we got very attentive service, so kudos to the staff for taking on more than they usually would and handling it well. The food itself was very tasty. I had the Veal Francese and arugula salad, both exceeded my expectations. My wife had the burrata special appetizer and the fish special (can't remember the exact fish). She thought both were among the best she'd ever had.

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Foodie
Charlotte
28 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Birthday Celebration, table of 10. For the record, I wrote an outstanding review on 2/14....
unfortunately, I can't say the same about our visit last night. My father in law's 85th bday. It took 20 minutes to get his drink delivered. He started with ordering sparking water with lime. After everyone else at the table got their cocktails, I asked her to check on his drink order. She came back within 5 minutes with truffle fries for the table, and no drink. She ran away before anyone could get her attention. She came back and my mother in law requested his drink for the 3rd time.
Ordering dinner. She disappeared for a long while. My husband had to go and find her to take our food order. It was 40 minutes from the time we sat down before she took our order, it was terrible service.
Food. I had the filet, it was great. The Dover Sole was great, the salmon was great. The Tiramisu was also great. All the salads were good.
Not good: truffle fries... do not order, you will be disappointed. I expected them to be amazing! Especially with how trendy they are. The cheesecake was also a standout and not in a good way. We did not finish it.
What I have not said throughout this review is that Primo was not busy in the dining room. The whole experience was unfortunate and we patronize this restaurant 2+ times a month.

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vipGary
Charlotte
19 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I arranged for a total to 8 for dinner. Always concerned on how well the dinner will go but have to say in went superbly! I had nothing by rave reviews from my guest regarding the food and kudos on the service. Mia and Rachel did a fantastic job making us all feels at home. I brought bottles of wine for the guests and the treated those bottles as if they came from the Primo Prime cellar. Excellent.
Thanks very much for making the evening a total success. I visit Primo with some regularity, have had both Rachel and Mia as servers, always with smiles and pleasantries. They are one of the many great reasons that keep us coming back and why I reserved for 8. Keep up the good work.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Salmon was awful. They replaced and was fine. But first plate was worst salmon (old and mushy) I have ever eaten. So disappointing because week before Was delicious! Why I came back

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TreyH
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

It was great to experience this place. Our server was amazing. The food was great also. We went for Valentines Day and the had a menu solely for that.

It had a great spread for that night. It was a bit of a surprise because I studied the menu the night before so my girlfriend wouldn’t have any allergic reactions to anything on the menu. Our server accommodated us so we would have a great night!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for a Valentine’s date with my wife. Bartender was kind and drinks were fantastic. Seated quickly with a reservation. 4 course meal was superb. Highly recommend for a special occasion.

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Foodie
Charlotte
28 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines Day. We went with another couple. It was packed and Primo did not miss a beat in service, ambiance and quality of food. It was terrific. We are going back this weekend for my father in law's birthday!

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vipAcharlottefox
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentine’s Day

FAQs

Primo Prime does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates.

Primo Prime is rated 4.7 stars by 228 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.