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House of Prime Rib

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1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
+1 415-885-4605
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (759 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (199 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Every time we've been here the prime rib has been perfect! The restaurant holds a hundred +++ people but it is always jam-packed. If you can't get a reservation you can always have a drink at the bar and wait for a table as they...More

Thank bretano
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had looked forward to this dinner with my girl friend for quite a few months. The restaurant was packed but we were seated right away, thank goodness we had a reservation. The place was very loud, service was so so, nothing great. I gave...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place certainly held up to its’ reputation! The whole feel of the restaurant was gushing charm and old world feel. The service was excellent, the food...just incredible prime rib. Nothing particularly fancy, but certainly perfectly executed and delicious. The wine service was also awesome....More

Thank Kalen J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely get a reservation if you can. They were so busy even had a wait list for the bar. Go hungry because they feed you. I have never had prime rib taste so good and that goes for everything they served. Will definitely go back...More

Thank jmdupler
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a great reason the place is packed when it opens at four o'clock on Sunday afternoon. The choices are limited, thank goodness. You decide the cut and temperature of the beef, mashed or baked potato and what you want to drink, everything else comes...More

Thank WeSawIt2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just as good as I remembered. One of the best, if not the best, pieces of prime rib I've ever had. Melt in your mouth good. The service was spot on. My only gripe was with the creamed spinach, which had too bacon and cream....More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met another couple for dinner and had a 6:30 reservation. We checked in and told the front desk person we'd be in the bar. The other couple showed up just before 6:30 and front desk person said, "I have no idea where they are...go...More

Thank S3174JTdavet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here with wife and friends from work the first week in May. Reservations are required and we had failed to make any. As a result the wait was well over an hour. (NOT their fault.) Plenty of room in the lounge with snacks...More

Thank jamminj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here is all about simplicity, nothing complicated, everything is around the taste and they have a pretty good result. We voted that the beaf here is the best in the world - no exaggeration! Worth the time to get to the table. So, this is...More

Thank Remus R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the food. It was VERY filling so don't be an amateur and eat too much bread at the start. Service was great and the chef was accommodating to a last minute change.

Thank Michael M
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May 31, 2018|
Response from wiregirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can book through their website and it goes to another booking site called open table
February 9, 2018|
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Response from Ray C | Reviewed this property |
Can’t say for sure but I think you’d get right in. Busiest hours are later in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
    (Washington St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighborhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-4605
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