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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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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 S Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3318
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a wonderful meal here last month and was able to make a Saturday reservation the night before much to our surprise. Elegant service and presentation, charming and informed service staff and food that never fails. Can't miss but expect to open your wallet.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank flyeroli
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by Primo for an impromptu dessert, eating more informally upstairs. Space was soon found to accommodate our party of five at the dessert bar with the kids able to ogle the skills of the pastry chef as the food was prepared. As always...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mainefinediner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is in an old house with many dining room and it is so quaint and beautiful. It had been recommended to us as one of the BEST and it was. Our food was simply to die for and the staff was so accommodating...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wahoo428
Reviewed 29 October 2018

After reading the glowing reviews, I thought I made a mistake and went to another restaurant. Basically, the food was over-sauced, over-seasoned, and over-priced. The waiter had an attitude, and I felt his disdain for the four of us throughout the meal. There was plenty...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank liketheblues
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Celebrated our 25 th wedding anniversary. Arrived early with a reservation, seated down stairs, began by ordering oysters( only $1 oyster night on Sunday, great deal) Told could only order oyster spec upstairs, no problem. Since it was a celebration we pigged out! 2 orders...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank B E
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This wasn't the first time we've been to Primo but it will be the last. Out of our 5 previous visits, this was the worst. We waited in the foyer for about 10 minutes of staff coming and going and not acknowledging us before someone...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank treespirits
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Last night we met our friends and sat upstairs in the new bar. Our waiter was snarky from the moment he met us. Not sure what his problem is. Our bill was over $300 and I’m sure my husband and our friend tipped him way...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Sightseer451228
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Ate at Primo tonight on a trip with relatives. Everyone was anticipating a great dining experience and some wonderful food-however the evening turned into a food and dining fiasco. Here are a few things that turned out poorly. 1. After taking our entree orders we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank jamesaswansboro
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I went to this restaurant on a business retreat. The cocktails were outstanding. We really enjoyed everything from the appetizers to the desserts. The menu is fresh and "farm to table" Wonderful!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank I8698PQkevinc
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Fancier dress as opposed to most area establishments. Food excellent many finer dining choices, The alcohol was top shelf even to after dinner Cavasier. Surprised to find this kind of attention to service, presentation,atmosphere in this location.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FriendlyFaceBridget
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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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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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