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“lovely restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Primo

Cafe Primo
Ranked #12 of 77 Restaurants in Bardstown
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
netherlands
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“lovely restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

great food nice place to go eating thanks to Merima.if you like the pasta's this is the place to be.

Visited March 2014
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English first
Bardstown
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great unique pizza and pasta”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

Unique Third St. (close to courthouse circle) order pizza from the menu or make one up(you have to ask, but no problem) Pasta's and specials very tasty. Full Bar. No place to go if in a hurry or with squirmy youngsters, service more european (expect to relax and enjoy your dinner.

Visited November 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The very best Italian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

Since 1979 we have traveled Bardstown Rd (US 31E) from our home in Louisville, KY to our home at Barren River Lake, In Barren Co., KY. We have eaten at many Restaurants in Bardstown, KY, one of our favorites beings Kurtz's. On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, on our return trip from Barren, we decided that we wanted Italian. We thought that we would go to Carabas or Macaroni Grill in Louisville. We decided, however to stop at Mammy's (very good but not pasta) and parked on the street. We noticed a sign, Cafe Primo, and as they had their menu posted on the window we looked and saw that it was Italian. We had never noticed the restaurant before butsaid we would give it a try. It turned out to be one of the best dining decisions we have ever made. We made our way through the main dining room to the attractive outdoor patio. We were seated and shortly our server, Beverley (Bev), greeted us. What a lovely and friendly person, Bev is. We were offered drinks and after the drinks were served we ordered their Insalata Rustica. Very fresh and wonderful greens with just the right amount of extra virgin oiive oil and vinegar. My wife ordered the Pasta Romano (Shrimp with lemon parmasan sauce, spinach, mushroom, prosciutto over angel hair pasta). I ordered the Pepperoni Classico Pizza (thin crust and wonderful). Bev had told us that all of the dishes are made to order. The Chef is the restaurant owner and a nicer person you will never meet. She and her Husband are Bosnian immigrants and have been in the United States for 19 years. To say that the food was served hot, and was beyond delicious is virtually the understatement of the year. It was SPECTACULAR. The meal was completed with a shared serving of chocolate Gelato, which was equally delicious. We passed by the kitchen when leaving and my wife told the Chef how delighted we were with dinner and every thing about our experience at Cafe Primo. Sara & Bob Hastings, Louisville, KY

  • Visited October 2013
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Bardstown, Kentucky
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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“hidden gem right in the middle of downtown”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

i have been to cafe primo twice now-once for lunch & once for dinner. both times there was hardly anyone else there, but i sure hope this place lasts! the establishment is quaint & there is a lovely outside seating area. our service was wonderful, (but we were one of only 2 or 3 tables the waitress had each time.) the lasagna was FANTASTIC. my husband had the penne calabrian & all but licked the plate clean. we will be going back frequently! my only complaint is that i have tried to find a phone number in every way i can think of & cannot find one. which would make it impossible to make a reservation or to call in a carry out order. i would have ordered carry out from there tonight, but couldn't because there isn't a number listed.

  • Visited August 2013
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