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House of Prime Rib

1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008 (Nob Hill)
415-885-4605
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Ranked #37 of 4,947 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
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
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
Cross street: Washington St.
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Ballwin, Missouri, United States
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109 reviews 109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I can not say enough about the House of Prime Rib. The decour, the service and the service were all first class. The dinner was one of the best I had ever eaten. The prime rib was wonderful. Prefection. It is an expensive place but so very worth it for those special occations.

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Reston, VA
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192 reviews 192 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

House of Prime Rib does one thing, and does it amazingly well. Prime Rib doesn't get better. the atmosphere is classic -- old fashioned in a good way. The service is most excellent. The meal starts with a great salad, then the "torpedo" comes by to cut one's serving of Prime Rib -- there is a choice of size (from... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had a really amazing evening here...a really simple but effective menu concept. Service excellent. Food incredible, one of the best steaks we have had! Great wine list. Atmosphere was really good too. Recommend reserving a table.

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Huntington Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

House of Prime Rib was recommended to my husband and I and we were so glad! It was packed for a Thursday night, which generally is a good sign. It was a great spot, felt very old school. The prime rib was cooked perfectly and all of the sides were incredible too. The salad was one of the best salads... More

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Key West, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The professionalism and presentation was spot-on! The food was delicious and the staff was friendly. Im glad i didn't over indulge cause i had plenty of food...Also a great place for a Vodka Martini-Extra dirty-YUM!!...definitely will be eaten here again.

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Key Largo, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Was in town visiting my daughter. Only reservation available was 930 pm last reservation taken at 10pm Valet is available. Arrived at 920 pm hostess asked us to sit in bar, barmaid very nice, by the time she got our drinks our table was ready. Our waiter was really in our party's opinion the reason for the disappointment. Very unprofessional... More

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Belmont, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

House of prime ribs is always go crowded. The atmosphere is festive. Great generous portion of food for the price. Make sure you make reservation well ahead. Parking can be challenging.

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Wheatland, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This place is a MUST VISIT! Be sure to have a reservation so your wait will not be long. The server was fantastic and the food was exceptional! I would recommend the creamed spinach vs the corn and the baked potato vs the mashed. It IS a loud environment but the conversation for our group was pleasant and we will... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Despite the slow service, the evening turned out good experience of being out. The food was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place was incredible!! From the delicious food to the great service, even the overall feel of the place was terrific. I cant wait to go back!

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