06/25/2007Provided by Citysearch -
First of all... no, I don't work at Prima. But I've dined there about 15 times in the last year, and I was just there last week. The food is some of the most authentic regional Italian in the Bay Area (my other favorite is A16 in San Francisco). The menu changes weekly, the ingredients and the spirit of the food is top notch, the service is knowledgable and elegant, the tables are romantically lit, and the wine list is one of the most comprehensive and extensive in the Bay Area (they have a wine shop attached), and the managers are always keeping a watchful eye. If you're a foodie, don't miss this restaurant. If you're a wine lover, make sure you check out the display of large format first growths!