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Mark's Prime Steak House - Ocala
Mark's Prime Steak House - Ocala

Mark's Prime Steak House - Ocala Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.marksprimesteakhouse.com
  • Phone: (352) 402-0097
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday -Saturdays: 5:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Broadway
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Mark's Prime Steak House - Ocala
Marks Prime Steakhouse has a goal to create a unique dining experience that will please the palate and soothe the soul. We serve the finest beef, freshest seafood, premium wines and naturally fresh vegetables. We hope to see you soon.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Diner Reviews
  • "Superb ambiance and service. My wife's expensive lobster tails were excessively salty. My filet was edible but I have eaten better."
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "Mark's is the BEST Restaurant in Ocala. Food & service were superior"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Absolutely wonderful! Always! Perfect evening from start to finish. The food is superb and the service excellent. We look forward to going to Mark's for a great night out that starts with the best meal in town."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Wonderful meal, great service, great atmosphere. We will definitely be back, so will our friends."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We love this restaurant outstanding food and service. The steak melt's in your mouth."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We arrived early and were promptly seated. Initially seated next to large group that was quite noisy and asked to be moved and they quickly moved us to a table away from the noise. The wait staff was extremely patient and took the time to explain the entrees and answer all questions we had. the pricing was reasonable for an upscale steak restaurant. This is a place to Dine, not just eat,"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "A B+/A- restaurant. Get a first-class bartender and improve the desserts and Mark's might compete with Capital Grille and Morton's."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Excellent for anyone who enjoys good food and great atmosphere."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Fantastic ambiance and food in Ocala. Well worth the time and expense. My filet was perfect and crab bisque was awesome."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Best filet in town! Great staff and service. Great selection. Will be back again."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Marks never disapoints the food is always first class and service is second to none. Every effort to make our evening one to remember was acomplished including a special complimentary treat to celebrate our aniversary. Job well done we will be back often."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "No disappointment here. Three filets and 1 strip steak all cooked to perfection and oh so tender. This is a quality product restaurant. Top of the line service too, attentive without being overbearing. And, of course, they continue to serve your food hot. We are always reluctant to recommend a restaurant to a friend or neighbor because so many are inconsistent. Not a problem with Mark's. Total quality is always there."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "The Filet Mignon was the best I have had in years. My server : Enos was perfect. I am a resident of "The Villages" and this 26 mile trip is worth the effort for those seeking upscale food and service."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "My friends were right, Marks Prime Steakhouse is the place to visit! The two of us celebrated my 78th birthday, it will be easy to remember - the food was excellent and the service professional! we'll be back soon!"
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Only our second visit impossible not to be satisfied at Mark's! I had the Crab Bisque App so tasty with chunks of crab! Not heavy at all and so full of flavor! Wife had the Shrimp & Petite Filet and I had the Bone in Filet! Both were excellent! There is a lower priced Chateau Ste Michelle Merlot that tastes like you should paying much more for this one! Debra is an excellent server and was so attentive despite the room filling up with patrons very rapidly! Your water glass never goes much below a couple inches empty from top before refill occurs! So much attention to detail this eatery knows how to do it right!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Our second time at Mark's Prime. We were cordially greeted at the door and immediately seated. Our server, Adam, was very knowledgeable and outstanding in his service. My husband ordered the Filet and I had the Bleu cheese topped sirloin. Both were delicious and cooked to our specifications. The sides were very good (twice baked potato and green bean almondine). It was my husband's birthday and at the end of the meal we were pleasantly surprised with a complimentary dessert. All in all, a wonderful experience and we will definitely be back again and again."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "This was our first visit to Mark's Prime. We were seated at a table they refered to as "Grand Central Station Table" that sat in the middle of a smaller room. Considering we were there at 5:30 with a reservation and the place was mostly empty that we would have been seated in a less high traffic location. We ordered Shrimp cocktail, crab bisque, and ceasar salad to share, all excellent. Dinner my wife ordered a Filet special with 2 grilled shrimp and asparagus. The filet was ordered medium but came out closer to well and they had to remake, but they were apologetic and the new Filet was perfect and delicious. I did the Delmonico med rare that was perfect. Sides lobster mac and twice baked, both great."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Made a lat minute reservation for my anniversary and it was a great experience. My wife said it was the best steak she had eaten and they staff was awesome. They ended up serving us a surprise desert. Awesome job and we will be back!"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Outstanding experience The food was delicious and plentiful, the service was wonderful, our waiter was very good he in fact exceeded our expectations including making a special dessert for our anniversary. This dessert was absolutely amazing. All in all I couldn't find fault with anything about our experience, and I would recommend this restaurant for any occasion."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Great place for a special occasion, very reasonable prices and great tasting steaks"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We have an outstanding experience at Mark's. My son proposed to his future wife during our dinner at Mark's. The staff was incredible in helping us pull off this surprise. We had two babies with us and they made sure he had a quiet location with plenty of room for high chairs.Our server Carlos was so attentive.The manager brought the couple a small bottle of champagne after proposal. Food was outstanding. We had variety of entrees: steaks, chicken and fish. The cauliflower casserole was the best I had ever had. The lobster escarole was loved by everyone. Deserts were luscious. I will visit this restaurant every time I come to Ocala. Rate this as one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. Thanks to the staff at Mark's."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "What a unique dining experience - hot food. Entree, potatoes, veggies, even the bread, were all hot. Can't remember the last time we really had hot food in a restaurant. We both had a filet, smaller size for my wife, larger for me. Both to be prepared differently. Both came exactly as ordered. Fingerling potatoes, mushrooms, and caramelized onions all prepared perfectly. Service was excellent, our waiter attentive but not overbearing and pleasant to talk with. There is a sufficient wine list for something to accompany your meal. And the bar makes a good cocktail. One more plus, valet parking right outside the door so that when you're ready, your car is too. A totally enjoyable evening."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food was one of the best that I ever had. The service was good."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Marks was spot on for our anniversary! Perfect service, roses on the table, great food, great atmosphere. LOVED THE KEY LIME CHEESECAKE SPECIAL :)"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I must say I was very impressed with the steak I got! It was truly the best steak I ever had. The service was great and my family will be back on the near future!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "I tried to order the two dishes that interested me-Seafood Medley or the Pasta w/Lobster--I was told I could not have either---No Lobster available-which I found strange --Winn Dixie has Lobster on sale at $8.00 a piece...I would certainly made arrangement to get Lobsters for the customers who came to dinner......I settled for the same thing I have had the last two times I've been there-Pork Chop, My wife enjoyed her dish which I was glad-it was her Birthday and that was more important. Our waiter was very nice and he didn't know what to say...."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Spent a night out with friends. Travel an hour to enjoy the food and service at Mark's Prime Steak House. It was raining and we were met at the curb by the staff with umbrella's. We were not rushed during the evening."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "I made a reservation for a friend and I to have dinner. I specifically asked for a booth in the bar area because we like the atmosphere. We were given the perfect table. Our waiter was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. The food was excellent and so were the cocktails. We were talking at our table after dinner and we did not feel like we were being rushed out of the restaurant for the next customers. We have tried several things on the menu over the past year and everything is delicious. The calamari and French onion soup are the favorite appetizers! It's a little more money than you would pay at the average restaurant but well worth it."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We enjoy an evening at Mark's occasionally. However, they could greatly improve their bread choice. Country Club of Ocala has fabulous bread. The ambience at Mark's is fair because of the noise factor. The food is great, and that's why we go threre."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "We had the best time. Great service and an amazing waiter. We will definitely be going again. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "The moment we entered Mark's Restaurant we felt very welcome and appreciated. Our waiter Chris was very attentive, respectful and helpful in placing our order. The overall service was equal to or better than our experience at Ruth Chris Steak House in Tampa. Our steak was cooked to perfection just as ordered, tender and delicious. The manager stopped at our table to thank us for coming to dinner and to make sure our meal was what we had expected. Great experience! This was our second time at Mark's Steak House and we will be coming back. It is a 5 star experience and the price reflects the quality of the food and service. Well worth the price! A must place to have a special dining experience."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "My wife an I have been here at least a dozen time since moving to Ocala 2 years ago. The waiters are always knowledgable and great to suggest a side or a good wine that will go great with your entree. A little pricey for Ocala but u get a great dining experience. Will go again and again. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "we were celebrating my husbands 79th birthday....fabulous food and drinks...and then they surprised us with a delicious free dessert,of course with attendant candles (not 79 but lucent)...we chose the bar area and it was fun atmosphere..we'll be back...thanx all staff and management..m&p"
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "My wife, 8.5 month old daughter, and I came from Memphis, TN to visit my folks and grandmother who live in The Villages, FL. We wanted to take them out for a nice dinner and decided on Mark's in Ocala. The food (especially the bone-in filet, service, and atmosphere was fantastic. We look forward to dining at Mark's during our next visit."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "We celebrated my wife's birthday with wonderful food and a tasty sweet treat at the end of our meal. Can't say enough about outstanding service and plan on returning soon!"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "We always enjoy Marks. The steak was excellent. The crab bisque is like a dessert; I order it every time I get the chance. But ... stick with the steak? The fish I ordered last visit was terrible. A dry, tasteless piece salmon I couldn't finish; and it was the special of the night."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Mark's Prime Steakhouse is with out a doubt the best steak in the area. We have tasted many excellent steaks but this is the best. The taste is wonderful. It cuts without a steak knife. The service was terrific. Deborah was very friendly, courteous and efficient...we will ask for her on our next trip. It is nice to have a dinner where you can hear yourselves talk without a lot of noise. Keep up the good work. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This restaurant is at the same location where my wife and I met for the first time. We come here every year for our wedding anniversary and the food is always spectacular and the service is excellent."
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "Excellent!! We live in Citrus County and finding exceptional restaurants with a short drive is not easy. However, as always, Mark's provided us with a fantastic dining experience. We were celebrating two birthdays and Marks helped us do it in style! The petite filets were cooked to perfection as were the grilled asparagus. Our friends ordered the lobster macaroni as a side which they said was delicious beyond words. Our escargot appetizer was mouth watering. Our waiter was knowledgeable and no question stumped him. He was extremely attentive but not overbearing. Looking for 5-star restaurant in central Florida, Mark's is it!! "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Mark's was very accommodating for us for a special occasion we celebrated, even bringing a dessert on the house! Great service "
    Dined on 4/30/2014