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1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008 (Nob Hill)
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Ranked #32 of 5,039 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Nob Hill
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Washington St.
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English first
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111 reviews 111 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Step back in time here, great food, carving stations, excellent prime rib and sides. Although Yorkshire pudding is well touted, I guess its an acquired taste. Very well known and popular place!

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New York
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126 reviews 126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

If you like prime rib, you will find no better cut then at the House of Prime Rib. The choice here is the amount. Little on this menu, so don't go here for pasta or any variation of beef. This loud and festive restaurant is great for groups and business dining.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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122 reviews 122 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

One of the best Prime Rib dinners I've ever had. Service was outstanding and the main courses and accompaniments were excellent. Everyone from my 8 year-old grandson to the oldest members of the family had a great time. Prices may seem high, but when you consider that everything is included, not so bad. With wine and drinks, the check came... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

After hearing so much about HoPR I decided to try it. Reservations aren't easy to get since they are booked solid far in advance. With reservations, you are seated immediately so its worth it to wait but there are a lot of walk-ins as well. Love the heaviness of the décor and its just the right setting for this type... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This place is a classic. If you really want to experience San Francisco in in all its glory this is a must do dinner one night. As a local I always take visitors here. Best prime rib I've ever eaten. There's a "feel" to San Francisco and this restaurant captures that. It's not a tourist trap but the real deal:... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

HoPR offers amazing prime rib, great sides, and great drinks. Service is friendly, and the "all-in" pricing is a bargain. We had a 90-minute wait for a table on a Tuesday--fortunately Gina the bartender and Aaron the waiter made the time fly.

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Santa Rosa, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

If you are in the mood for a superb meal then this is the place. The House of Prime Rib continues to impress me every time I go. I always make reservation, but may not be necessary. They always seem to be busy and yet I arrive early and have always been seated earlier than my reservation time. The drinks... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was my third family dinner at the house of prime rib. I have nothing but good impressions. My two adult sons and I arrived early for our reservation and had a drink in the bar where we received excellent service from wonderful cocktail server. She went the extra mile to make sure we were well served. Dinner was always... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

You don't go to this place just for the food, it is about the history and the experience. It is pretty loud and always crowded but that is part of the experience. The waters do a little show when presenting the food and there is always chatter about the history of the place. The salad and bread you get to... More 

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washington, dc
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I had read the reviews and was all set for a big night at the House of Prime a Rib in San Francisco. The place was packed and we felt rushed by the waiter.

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Additional Information about House of Prime Rib

Address: 1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
Phone Number: 415-885-4605
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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