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The Prime Rib

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Mount Vernon
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1101 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202-3886 (East Chase Street)
MTA 64 and 61 Light Rail - Cultural Center Stop
(410) 539-1804
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 148
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
We felt the love

My sister and I chose The Prime Rib to celebrate what would have been our father's 108th birthday. He loved prime rib and there's no better place to order it than the Prime Rib. We know this because of our many previous visits. From the warm greeting... to our table in the midst of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
410mimi
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Baltimore, MD
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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204 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Baltimore, MD
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

My sister and I chose The Prime Rib to celebrate what would have been our father's 108th birthday. He loved prime rib and there's no better place to order it than the Prime Rib. We know this because of our many previous visits. From the warm greeting... to our table in the midst of the gorgeous, old fashioned, classy setting...to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This restaurant exudes a splendid timeless class. Definitely has a clubby atmosphere and dark decor, both meant in a positive way. Our waiter was fantastic, his service was on point, recommendations excellent (and never just the highest priced item to build the check), always there when we needed him, and anticipated what we might want with our dinner selections. The... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This place is classy cool. We loved the atmosphere and décor. Service was super once it got started. We waited quite a bit for menus and the first visit from our waiter, but we were a little late on our reservation and behind all of the other 8pm'ers, so that was understandable and you shouldn't come here if you are... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I wish that I could write separate reviews for food and service. I have visited The Prime Rib twice; once was with my girlfriends, and it was a wonderful experience. This last time was with my husband, and we will probably never go back. Positives: Free indoor valet parking. This was especially appreciated in the freezing cold, icy weather we... More 

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent steakhouse, great service, wonderful crabcakes. A Baltimore tradition for special occasons.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We had a very lovely dinner here with our friends - the food was great, the service was outstanding and the live music made our dining experience even better. Will defiantly come again !!

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Lancaster PA
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96 reviews 96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This experience was awesome in every way. Starting with the parking attendant, we were treated well by friendly staff. We arrived early for our reservation on a sold out night, and were seated immediately. The waiter was great and attentive. We were checked on at just the right times. We started with the smoked salmon, which almost melted in my... More 

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Crofton, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Wonderful service and the best prime rib I have ever eaten. Expensive but worth it. Couldn't tell from the outside of the restaurant how delightful it would be inside.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This restaurant opened in 1965 so the sign says when you entered and so that's what it feels like. Unfortunately, the food hasn't been updated a bit. Now I'm not from Baltimore but this felt like we had entered a 1965 mob-controlled joint. That's kind of cool in itself and if the food had been exceptional I could have overlooked... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This was our first time here and we really really enjoyed ourselves the prime rib signature cut was done to our liking and was just out of this world... our server went over the top to do whatever was necessary to make us feel special...Yes it was bustling on a Saturday night but the 40's feel supper club atmosphere was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1101 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202-3886
    (East Chase Street)
  • Public Transportation: MTA 64 and 61 Light Rail - Cultural Center Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Mount Vernon
  • Neighborhood: Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: (410) 539-1804

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 60 - 80
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?