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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 4 weeks ago

I have being coming here every summer for years. The food has been consistently great as well as the service. I love the pork saltimbocca but most of the dishes are excellent

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Everything is farm to table from Melissa's own garden and farm. Inventive and delicious. A must when you are in the midcoast.

1  Thank lobstermanslady
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

When we were told about our friends favorite restaurant on Main Street in Rockland we were expecting a local joint with checkered tablecloths, Chianti in straw covered bottles wth spaghetti and pizza on the menu. Yes there is pasta on the menu, but this fine...More

1  Thank RAB5213
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We have had so many memorable dinners at Primo. It is busy in the summer but good fun. We very much enjoy visiting in the fall when it is a little quieter and Melissa seems to turn out some of her best cooking, especially her...More

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I love this place. That’s simple. They try so hard. It’s aesthetic. You walk through a garden, on the way in, and a sea of fancy cars that lend themselves en mass to a vote in favor of spending good money at this place. The...More

Thank PMcFarout
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Well it was third time around and I kept hoping all the hype I’d heard of this place would finally kick in. Nope. Had reservations for 2 weeks and got there on time...got seated in yet another very “cozy” (squished) homelike setting. Very quaint...but oops...More

2  Thank cccgregory
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We had eaten here last summer, and made it a point to return this winter. Reservations are required- after a short wait, we were seated. Good service, a lot of attention. We had a salmon dish with grits-unusual and tasty; and a chicken dish with...More

Thank Sailordog
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Our dinner at Primo was a delightful experience. We were visiting family for the holidays, and dined at Primo for the first time. I did not have the Kale salad, but was able to taste it because my son ordered it. It was very very...More

Thank Retired662013
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I am usually a big fan of Primo and have been enjoying it for years. Our experience is almost always superb. But… last night was a disappointment. When calling for a reservation we SPECIFICALLY asked if there was going to a special menu or the...More

1  Thank HereAtLast
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

New Year’s Eve! First of all, it was freezing in there. Of course it was exceptionally cold outside, but really, they should have warmed the place up. I had to go get my coat and put it on for dinner. So we were there for...More

1  Thank RockportME
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Ruth ann F
12 April 2018|
Response from RAB5213 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed Monday and Tuesday.
Phillip R
23 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
24 August 2016|
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
Sundays and Thursdays! There is usually a line at opening time...
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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