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1100 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4397
+1 423-602-5555
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1100 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4397
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I am often adverse to eating at an Italian restaurant. I love Italian cuisine, but frankly I can cook it pretty well myself. So to me a great Italian restaurant must have outstanding food quality and freshness, an interesting ambiance, and excellent service. Il Primo...More

Thank drmillerlg
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Recently visited with some girlfriends. We split several of the appetizers. The arancini (rice balls) were amazing. We all ordered different entrees, and we were all super happy with what we got. I had the scallops and risotto, and the scallops were some of the...More

Thank danart920
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We were in Chattanooga for the weekend and went to the North side of town for a friend to go shopping in a couple small boutiques. Asked the locals about dinner and everyone suggested IL Primo. It is a five minute drive from the TN...More

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

My wife and I took the entire family group of 12 including 3 kids under 8, one toddler and 8 adults. We all ordered something different. My wife had the scallops- said they were some of the best she had ever had. My sons and...More

Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 25 December 2017

A group of us were meeting up for happy hour and the place that we were supposed to go to was closed. Someone suggested Primo, right across the street, and about 12 of us appeared unannounced. They accommodated us with a friendly smile, even though...More

Thank luisandmarierod
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Eat at the bar, or sit at a table, the food is delicious, the service is friendly and upbeat, and the open atmosphere is great. One of our favorite restaurants, and by far the best Italian.

Thank ohrichey
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place is great. The food, atmosphere, wine, and dessert. Another must try is the limoncello pie.

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Primo is in my neighborhood..usually very crowded..very lucky...got seating immediately..this is real Italian cuisine. Excellent menu choices..chicken or seafood are best choices..good wait staff...give this restaurant a try...you will be glad you did.

Thank hcohn31
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times in the past and enjoyed good food (not great) but friendly customer service. Tonight's visit was different, and we won't be back!

2  Thank tnmoore
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Chattanooga on our anniversary weekend and wanted an Italian restaurant. We could NOT have picked better! The wait was about 45 minutes, but we ordered a seasonal Sangria at the bar -- a grapefruit rosè Sangria with a thyme sprig. It was...More

Thank Tashia R
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4397
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-602-5555
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