restaurants / Italian

Primo information

Rockland , USA
2 Main St/ME 73
+1 207 596 0770
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mains $32-45
Opening hours
dinner Wed-Sun mid-May–Oct
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In a sprawling Victorian house a mile from downtown sits Primo, widely considered one of the best restaurants in Maine. Awarded chef Melissa Kelly has reached celebrity status for her creative ways with New England ingredients – think scallops atop local wild leek and fiddlehead ferns, or farm-raised chicken with ricotta gnudi (dumplings). The menu, truly a farm-to-table ode, changes daily.

The atmosphere is unpretentious farmhouse chic. Reservations are a must at the downstairs parlor room, but much of upstairs is for walk-in guests and offers a less formal 'counter menu' of small plates, pizza, charcuterie and cheese.