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Primavera Ristorante

932 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2610
+1 619-435-0454
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (17 reviews)
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International, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
932 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2610
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

4 of us (2 couples) have a tradition of celebrating our November birthdays at a special restaurant. We've chosen Primavera several years because of it's old world ambiance and charm and upscale Italian dining. This year we had veal, lamb, chicken, and seafood dishes that...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

We arrived at 5 PM when they opened. We were the only customers. Our server was nice and we ordered immediately...but the atmosphere was poor as other server carrying a broom around and it was if we were not there. The food was good but...More

Thank Shirley604
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Make a reservation for sure. This is a small restaurant but definitely worth the visit. My husband had one of their specials for the night which I got to try and loved it. The lobster ravioli was amazing, the sauce was delicious. The salad, the...More

Thank NinaW2000
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Had dinner here on a Sunday night. Must confess -- we were worried when we got to the front door: looked VERY dark & empty; we weren't sure it was open even though we had reservations. Opened the door & were greeted & seated promptly....More

5  Thank TravelSinceRetired
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

According to OpenTable there were multiple tables available on line but she refused to seat us. She lied and said none were available until near closing time. We could see the empty tables both inside and outside the restaurant. Had wanted to celebrate last night...More

Thank Kindwines
Primavera R, General Manager at Primavera Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Dr. Blach, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Primavera Ristorante. I'm sorry to hear your first impression was not a great one. We expect our staff to treat our guests with the highest level of service possible, so please...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent service...fresh flavorful food...lots of menu options...beautiful presentation...lovely atmosphere...

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This has been rated #1 Italian Restaurant in San Diego and deserves it. Food is excellent, so is service and surroundings.

2  Thank Mary Ann T
Reviewed 17 August 2017

What a nice find on Coronado Island, as other reviewers have noted. Stopped in several times during a week long stay and enjoyed first-class Martinis and appetizers each time. Char-grilled octopus was as "ocean" as a land lubber can get and Primavera takes you there....More

1  Thank Travellight88
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Veal Piccatta entree sloppy presentation and tough, grainy, chewy veal (pounded to death). Vegetables tossed on plate were hard and flavorless. Service was fair but, when I told waiter about my disappointment, no approach by management. Appears this restaurant may be resting a bit on...More

1  Thank Mr. & Mrs. ... E
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We found this place during our stay at The Del. We were in search of authentic, fresh Italian food and we weren't disappointed!! From the jumbo shrimp scampi to the carbonara to the seafood pasta---great food, service and relative prices

Thank Margaret G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 35
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 932 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2610
    (9th & 10th)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-435-0454
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Located in the heart of Coronado, Primavera Ristorante serves exceptional innovative Northern Italian cuisine, inspired by the fresh ingredients and flavors of San Diego. Since opening nearly 27 years ago, Primavera Ristorante has remained one of the most popular restaurants in Coronado, and has been voted “Best Italian Fare” by Coronado Lifestyle Magazine, as well as been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2015. Our outstanding culinary team has achieved world renowned success with our house specialty, osso bucco.
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