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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 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were told we had to make sure and get to Primos. It was very good. We split the carpaccio and oysters as appetizers and weren’t disappointed. She had the pork cannelloni and I ordered the halibut both were very good but...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best restaurants in America. My wife and I blend fine dining with our travel. We live in Northern CA and have frequented plenty of five-star restaurants in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. Since 2010 we have managed to...More

Thank traveltype8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was recommended by the B.B. we stayed at. They made the recommendation. It was very good. Very gourmet. Not on the water. Saying this only because the couple we were with had “expectations” we would be looking out on the water and a lobster...More

Thank lovethecaribbean23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a lot to like about Primo but some things that weren’t so great. We got the oyster 3 ways for an app. The raw oysters were possibly the best I’ve ever had but the other two versions were just OK. The veal special...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Primo is so many things. It has a great bar on the second floor, comfortable seating and a counter room on the second floor and more formal dining spaces on the first floor. We like them all depending on the occasion. The menu is extensive...More

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds and gardens. Interesting concept, but the food and service were lacking. Given the high price point (especially for Maine), much more was expected in terms of service and all around experience.

Thank Sperraz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Primo has an amazing menu with many wonderful choices. Their cantaloupe gazpacho with tiny shrimp was amazing. The swordfish and salmon were tied for the best we have ever had! The chocolate mousse cake with ice cream was a winner. The waitstaff was excellent and...More

Thank SEEZ83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set up on Hill in an old Victorian, this is the best restaurant that we have eaten in Maine. Fresh Vegetables from their own garden, seafood caught daily, prepared perfectly and served by knowledgeable waiters. A decent wine list that won't break your budget, (We...More

Thank 946tom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A long wait in a very long line. The dinner was worth the wait. It was the last night of the summer for oysters which was part of the reason for the crowd. We weren't disappointed in our meal. The oysters were succulent! Whatever you...More

Thank Page G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit 5 years ago was underwhelming in every way. When we decided to visit the coast of ME this summer we made a reservation to try Primo once again. We had a great table near a window and could watch the diners arriving...More

Thank Holly S
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Response from RAB5213 | Reviewed this property |
Slacks and shirt.
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12 April 2018|
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Response from bfizzel | Reviewed this property |
No they are closed which is a bummer because those are the days I travel to the area
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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.
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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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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
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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