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2 S Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3318
+1 207-596-0770
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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2 S Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3318
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of a kind in style in service and of food! I'm sure that they have their up and down days,but with the number of people they fed every day,it just amazed me that they can keep their standards so high.This is not a place...More

Thank dale4741
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to this amazing place. We arrived a little early so we could see the beautiful gardens where the vegetables for the restaurant are grown. I truly understand the meaning of “farm to table now! Each course was both beautiful to...More

Thank topiaryflorist
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been wanting to visit for years and were finally in the area. The restaurant is everything I've heard it was...and more. Our food was delicious and the service was impeccable. I had the pasta special of the evening and it was perfectly al dente...More

Thank gfoodie2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a bucket list item for me as the ride from my house to Primo is 5 1/2 hours. I have been wanting to sample the stylings of acclaimed Chef Melissa Kelly for 10 years but life got in the way so when I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard great things about Primo and watched a video on line about the chef/owner and the restaurant. Perhaps our expectations were just too high, but our dining experience was not spectacular. I could not single out any one thing that was wrong. The...More

1  Thank MeridenTravelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous drinks. All handcrafted drinks. Wonderful atmosphere. We always look forward to going there when in Rockland. Everything is seasonal ingredients. They always have something new to try. Love it!!

Thank bfizzel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a real challenge for any restaurant to live up to early raves and consistently produce first-rate food and service. Sadly, our highly anticipated experience at Primo was uneven at best. After a promising appetizer of delectable pasta, our fish entrees - salmon; sword-were unexceptional;...More

1  Thank John O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, this restaurant is a bit pricy but worth every cent. Consistent hight quality levels of food and service. Owner ( Melissa) is the chef. I would suggest that if you want to make a reservation on a weekend, make that reservation a few weeks...More

Thank Burton R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been trying to dine here for years but because of the way our conference is set up Monday is the only night we could go and they are closed. This year we decided we were going to eat here and after all the...More

Thank MaineMan2Maine
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I heard about Primo from a friend and was excited to take my group of 15 there. Unfortunately, this restaurant did not live up to the hype. A dinner for 15 took us almost 3 hours, bc our server kept disappearing. We didn't even have...More

Thank Stephanie R
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Questions & Answers
Phillip R
24 September 2016|
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Response from LCM1 | Reviewed this property |
Business casual is what we feel comfortable in, but jeans are also acceptable.
Cen W
25 August 2016|
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
Sundays and Thursdays! There is usually a line at opening time...
Heidi H
8 February 2016|
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Response from Jaime H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think you need to call or email the restaurant itself to answer this question, I only reviewed it !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 S Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-596-0770
Italian and Mediterranean inspired menu...James Beard Award winning Chef Melissa Kelly prepares Farm to Table Cuisine in a restored farmhouse.
4 Acres of kitchen gardens, heritage pigs & chickens supply the restaurant with the freshest ingredients. Primo is both a gem to our local clientele as well as a culinary destination for food lovers in search of casually elegant dining.
Supporting local and sustainable farms & businesses.
Creative & seasonal cocktails, artisanal breads, handmade pastas, gelato and much more.
Sundays and Thursdays come for $1 oyster night at the bar or join us for our small plates menu at our new Antipasti Counter. WE HAVE 40-50 SEATS AVAILABLE FOR GUESTS DROPPING IN WITHOUT RESERVATIONS.....THERE IS ALWAYS A PLACE !!!
Private Salon on the second floor for up to 14 guests or reserve one of the original parlor rooms.
Make a reservation or feel free to drop in to our lounge area.
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