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810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1487
+1 513-251-6467
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1487
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy going to Primavista for a special occasion. The service is A 1. The food is great.....and the beautiful view of the city is really special. A special date night. This is the place to go.

Thank bossycow67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quite simply our very favorite Cincinnati restaurant. Situated in a high rise with an incredible view, the ambiance alone makes this place extraordinary. The food matches up. The same chef has been in charge of the much-awarded cuisine for 25 years. The food...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently went to Primavista on my 31st birthday. We asked for the window seat for the downtown view in the evening and it was a perfect setting for a romantic night! Our starters began with the complimentary bread and garlic paste...More

Thank Svetlana S
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We were here for dinner last night. Once again, they hit a grand slam. The menu was a pre fix tonight due to the fireworks show. I ordered the beef tenderloin. First rate! My significant other had the red snapper. Outstanding! One of the best...More

Thank MrSimpleMan47150
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Exploring Cincinnati for a birthday weekend and decided to give this out of the way (but close to downtown) restaurant a try.Sampled around the menu and each dish was more incredible than the last - the best meal my husband and I have ever eaten....More

Thank herewego1997
Reviewed 28 June 2018

My husband and I went here for our anniversary dinner. We have been before, but there is always something special about looking over downtown Cincy with your best friend. Keep up the delicious work!

Thank alohahawaii1971
Reviewed 25 June 2018

My wife and I love dining at Primavista. The food is always a treat, the service extraordinary and the view of the city cannot be beat. Cincinnati, seen from the Primavista just before sunset is reminiscent of a European city nestled along the banks of...More

Thank harrymcballs
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We took the early dinner reservation on Saturday evening, and were seated right at the window overlooking the city view. Our dinners and service were spot on! We have had a great experience each time we have gone to Primavista.

Thank Roxanne W
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

What more can I say about Prima Vista! Excellent and memorable view. Excellent and memorable food. The best risotto dish in the city, and among the best I've had. Great drinks! Excellent and friendly service! Nice people!

Thank MrSimpleMan47150
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Great views of the city with very good Italian food. Joshua was our waiter and was a pleasure to visit with! We started off with the gnocchi with pancetta and peas. It arrived very hot and tasty and was a good amount of food for...More

Thank Kevin K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 Matson Pl, Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1487
    (W. 8th & Price)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-251-6467
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Primavista was named "Best Italian Restaurant" by Cincinnati Magazine's Reader's Choice, and continues each year to win numerous public popularity categories such as "Best Dining with a View," "Best Date Spot," "Most Romantic," and many more by CityBeat and CiN Weekly for it's breath taking view of the city. Primavista offers fine Italian dining with dishes from all regions. We specialize in Veal and Fresh Fish, and feature nightly specials created by Chef Prince. All sauces and stocks are made in house, and we use only the finest ingredients available. Our private party room is perfect for groups of 10-45+ people, for all types of functions from business meetings to rehearsal dinners. Prices subject to change. Primavista is excited to present our same delicious food and remarkable view in a private dining setting. We will be happy to offer your group a choice of two entree selections. For groups of 20 or less check with us for other menu options.
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