(941) 359-3690
8076 N. Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34243

Mon - Sat 4pm - 10pm | Sun 4pm - 9pm
  • We joined my cousin, D. Hild, with the best seafood pasta meal at Primo’s Restaurant in Sarasota. Try it if you are down our way! -Key West, R. Czernecki
  • Dear Primo, We wanted to thank you for making our “special day” AWESOME! The food and service were superb. We will definitely be back to enjoy all you do. Best wishes for a great year. -Steve & Julie
  • Afaf and Staff…..We cannot thank you enough for making our special day so memorable. The room was beautiful and everyone did a wonderful job. We’ll be seeing you. -Sincerely, Deb & Bill
  • This is a big rave to Primo’s Restaurant and John. The excellent food, prompt service (even without a reservation), and exemplary care and attention paid to my son and his date made their night out for Southeast’s homecoming a memorable event... -Terri Reed, Sarasota
  • Afaf & Staff: Just wanted to say thank you so much for the wonderful food and service we received. We go so many compliments on having our son’s rehearsal dinner there. The wedding was wonderful. Thank you so much for everything. -Brad and Pam
  • Thank you for making my going away party so enjoyable and memorable. The food was fantastic and Michael and John provided us with excellent service!! I will be sure to recommend Primo to my family and friends and look forward to dining with you again. -Sincerely, Melissa F.
  • Dear Uncle Joes Primo Family, Many thanks for all you do for “Uncle Joe.” We all enjoyed his “98th Birthday.” You all make all of us feel so welcome, but especially “Uncle Joe.” We thank you for your kindness. -Most sincerely, Jerry & Donna

Our Story

Primo! Ristorante is one of the most popular and reputable Italian restaurants in the Sarasota / Bradenton area. We have been a landmark for over 25 years. We are located 1 mile north of the Ringling Museum across the Sarasota/Manatee border on US 41 (Tamiami Trail). Call us at 941 359 3690. You can visit us on our Face book page and become a Fan!

We have the first “wood burning” pizza oven in the area and we serve authentic Neapolitan Pizza, prime veal cuts, fresh seafood, homemade pasta, risotto and handmade desserts and much more.

Chef-Owner, Maurizio Colucci, an Italian native brings to your table his long experience of working in the European food tradition of Grand Hotels and restaurants in Venice, Rome, Milan, Switzerland, France and Germany. Maurizio looks over every detail of Primo!

Our catering facility is second to none. We specialize in both high and low volume catering and also we have an on premise great banquet room with seating capacity from 30 to 95 guests for all of your special events.

One of the best kept secrets is our Martini bar with and extended wine list.

Join us for the best value Early Bird Specials (50% off special entrées, excluding holidays).

Primo! is the place for a romantic dinner and the first date to impress! We have very casual family atmosphere where we can easily make happy the most challenged mother in law! We have a great staff and they love working at Primo! They will do everything possible to make your visit an enjoyable one.

So, make Primo! your next restaurant night out and you will not be disappointed. Reservations suggested.