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Il Primo Ristorante

Reguliersdwarsstraat 13/15, 1017 BJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 331 9370
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (39 reviews)
“arancini” (7 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Reguliersdwarsstraat 13/15, 1017 BJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for the daily specials Risotto Tartufo and Linguine Catalan Lobster. Fabulous flavours and so fresh. Pinot Grigio to compliment the meal made for a relaxing afternoon people watching. Highly recommended

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining at Italian restaurants has never just been about the food, but also the energy and passion that the Italians bring to the experiece and Il Primo has it in spades. Enjoyed the food. Loved the atmosphere and warmth of the servers so much we...More

Thank JayRockStar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great surprise to find this italien restaurant in the center of Amsterdam. The service was professional and friendly and the pizzas delicious, so tasty an the base were thin witch I personally like it. We ate an appetizer, the eggplant parmigiana, really...More

Thank _patrinahia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with here for my girlfriend's birthday. It was amazing! Staff was very nice and thoughtful. They recommended good wine and food and did their very best to prep it as we requested. Food was delightful and resembled the real Italian taste. Also the...More

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What could have been a pleasant evening with decent Italian food turned into an extremely disappointing experience as a result of an arrogant and rude waiter who took offense at being politely asked how long our main courses would take 1.5 hours after ordering. He...More

1  Thank Ange S
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

First of all, I had the most delicious pasta carbonara I have ever had in my life, and I LIVE for pasta carbonara. My boyfriend and I both had a wonderful experience at this restaurant. Our waiter was very friendly and social. He was super...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We went to Il Primo Ristorante for dinner on a Sunday evening after a long day of walking. The service was amazing: The waiter was friendly and super helpful - we could not really decide which meals to choose and he just came up with...More

Thank Caro S
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Loud music, noisy waiters. Also found hair in the food and it took 10 minutes; from we got the bill till we could pay. NOT recommended. The food was ok, but not worth it :(

Thank lovisemo
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The best of Italy in Amsterdam. Il Primo served us the most delicious spaghetti bolognese and carbonara meals we have ever tasted. Absolutely perfezionare. If this restaurant was located near where I live then I would eat here all the time. And the service was...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This Italian restaurant is great, there is a specials menu too. The food is served quite quickly and is tasty. I tried the wild boar pasta from the specials and there was a lot of well cooked wild boar in it There is some outside...More

Thank Wraxall_Travellers
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Dave C
24 August 2016|
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Response from CJ678 | Reviewed this property |
We were able to be served around 5 pm but we were a party of 6.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reguliersdwarsstraat 13/15, 1017 BJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 331 9370
  • E-mail
Il Primo Restaurant at the Reguliersdwarsstraat in Amsterdam has a good , simple Italian cuisine. This restaurant is popular with both locals and tourists. Here you can enjoy all the goodies that Italian cuisine has to offer. The Italian chef makes dishes from the finest fresh ingredients so that the pure Italian flavor able to come forward. They are fresh, healthy and delicious food at affordable prices. Given its location close to Rembrandt Square and the Leidseplein Il Primo lends itself perfectly to a dinner for a visit to the cinema . For the shoppers among us are the Leidsestraat and Kalverstraat on your doorstep . At Il Primo you can every day for lunch and dinner from 12:00 pm . It is a perfect place for a simple or elaborate dinner at a central location in the heart of Amsterdam .
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