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Prima Bistro

201 1/2 1st St, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA 98260-8801
+1 360-221-4060
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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201 1/2 1st St, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA 98260-8801
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visiting relatives on Whidbey. Stopped for a bite after ferry from Seattle. I ordered a Croque Madam without ham (since I don't eat meat). I was told they couldn't serve it without ham because they were "already made in the morning". Hmm..... not so fresh,...More

Thank JEFFREY and El... G
primabistro, Owner at Prima Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Our croque sandwiches are assembled in the morning on fresh house made bread with layers of ham and gruyere cheese. We will not remove the ham because it's layered into the sandwich. Picking it out yourself would not have made any sense as the sandwich...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Good selection of food. Reasonably well prepared. We ordered a basic salad, risotto of the day, and mussels and fries. Salad was disappointing, particularly for the cost. Risotto was tasty but didn't seem like a true risotto, more a quick-preparation version? Mussels and fries were...More

Thank Esquimalt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prima Bistro is a excellent dining spot on the second floor above the Star Store in downtown Langley. Great seafood, great hor d'ovuvres, and excellent wine choices. Dining is casual dress. Visiting downtown Langley, just walk in or up the stairs.

Thank silverstreak5611
primabistro, Owner at Prima Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've eaten here many times and consider it a family favorite. We were disappointed on our last visit when they were out of our favorite clams. The pasta with prawns was bland and not tasty. And one person in our party ordered the NY steak...More

Thank FiveHawaiiLovers
primabistro, Manager at Prima Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So sorry you were disappointed. We definitely hope to see you again to give you that 5 star experience again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definitely the best restaurant in Langley and possibly on Whidbey Island. Their salads are incredible and we usually have them as our meals. Of course, the mussels, salmon and lamb are great too. Be sure to ask for a table on the rooftop...More

Thank SLC_Atlanta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got really lucky and managed to get a table at this very popular restaurant the Friday night that we arrived. The food was delicious and the server was very friendly. I particularly enjoyed the recommended penn cove oysters and clams. They also have a...More

Thank KStarVancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reservations are recommended, although we had them the service was a bit slow. Thought they would have more of a seafood selection the way it was talked up and recommended. The food was good

Thank MNTraveler365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered steak tartare and when it came it had more capers than beef.....just terrible! Sent it back for replacement, which never came. Sorry they were busy they said.......husband's dinner was no better. Service was okay, outside great....go elsewhere for good food!!

Thank Dana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat on the Patio. The food was wonderful. The view of the Sound was excellent. It was a perfect place for lunch.

Thank azsunrise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here last night at the recommendation of trip advisor. Salad and wine was good...waiter as well. I ordered the fish and chips and my other half ordered a hamburger very well done as in "kill it". His burger came back medium rare...More

Thank patriceberlin
primabistro, Owner at Prima Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very disappointed to hear about this. Unfortunately it appears that we just couldn't get it right at your table and we are very sorry. No excuses, we just are sorry that we didn't live up to your (and our) expectations. We pride ourselves...More

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Ann S
28 June 2017|
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Response from primabistro | Property representative |
No I'm sorry no dogs other than service dogs.
3 June 2015|
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Response from primabistro | Property representative |
Hi Lynn, the chicken sandwich is no longer on the menu...sorry! This is the struggle we have - we want to be able to change up the menu, but then when we do, we take away someone's very favorite thing! Hopefully you'll... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 1/2 1st St, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA 98260-8801
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Langley
  • Phone Number: +1 360-221-4060
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