Prime at Saratoga National
Prime at Saratoga National

Prime at Saratoga National

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.golfsaratoga.com/dining.html
  • Phone: 5185834653x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:30pm,
    Sunday: 11:30am - 3:30pm

    Lite Fare: Monday - Sunday: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm;

    Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Jason Saunders
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: The Crystal Room is a warmly elegant private room serves as a multi-function space to be used for meetings up to 35 guests as well as a formal dinner setting for up to 50 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Matt Campion 518-583-4653x603
  • Entertainment: Live music is offered in our lounge Thursday - Saturday 6:30pm - 9:30pm. Happy Hour daily from 5pm - 7pm. We also have our popular Sunday Jazz Brunch with great jazz music to serenade you while you enjoy our classic brunch buffet.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 12866
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Prime at Saratoga National
Prime at Saratoga National is Saratoga's favorite restaurant in the venerable tradition of the Great American Steakhouse.

Prime at Saratoga National’s dynamic menu will showcase signature entrees as well as classic favorites.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Prime at Saratoga National reviews from OpenTable diners
74 reviews since April 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.4
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (53)great for outdoor dining (46)scenic view (45)romantic (34)fit for foodies (29)notable wine list (25)good for groups (24)great for brunch (19)great for lunch (16)vibrant bar scene (14)hot spot (11)neighborhood gem (7)kid-friendly (6)late-night find (6)Show More
  • Special lunch occassion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Our lunch was very nice. The only hitch was that the waiter went off duty after leaving the bill but there was no one to take the payment when we wanted to leave. Poor transition of the wait staff.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good but very pricey
    JessVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Coming from NYC, food was very good but $30 per pound for lobster seems a bit much and definitely more expensive than at home! It's Saratoga not NYC!!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mike L
    Outandabout
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Another great night. Service and food excellent. Third year in a row after the track.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 100% Perfection
    Foodie4days
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    My boyfriend and I chose to dine at Prime because it was my boyfriend's birthday. We have heard many great things about it then as foodies like ourselves we decided to try it for ourselves. When we arrived to Prime I felt the class and warming atmosphere. We chose to dine outside overlooking the golf course and it was such a beauty. The view was very pretty and not to mention the veranda was breath taking. You weren't sitting too close to table next to you either. Our waiter was very attentive as well as bussers trying to make sure our dining experience was up to par. I had to the lobster roll and my boyfriend had the 9 oz filet with truffle fries. Our food was out of this world delicious. I recommend anything on the menu. We will be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We had a wonderful dinner for our anniversary.The food and service were both exceptional. After dinner, they let us finish our wine out on the veranda by the fire pit, even though an event was going on. A very special evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • PALsaratoga
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Everytgung we had hoped for. Third time partner and I have been here. Did not disapppint. Better each time. Sat outside. Beautiful surroundings and weather. Great food and service. No pretentious servers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyed
    jimsVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Great service from Bar and Wait staff. Food was above average and venue was spectacular. Especially enjoyed wine selection and steak. If anything "only average" it was the vegetables
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Finest Dinning in Saratoga
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    I brought guests for luncheon and they were totally impressed. Food and Service were excellent
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1jcat
    1jcat
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Beautiful club , great food and moderate priced wines available.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch
    Happy1
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    - Sunday Morning Brunch! We wanted to celebrate our 81 year old Moms recovery from a hip shattering incident. We had been told to try the Brunch at the Saratoga National Golf course, we were so glad we did! We entered through a warm yet stunningly beautiful polished rustic wooden foyer, we were greeted by pleasant, knownlegible staff. We were seated/treated to comfy overstuffed chairs for our dining pleasure. The selection and flavors from the buffet dazzled our palates! The Jazz Trio completed our experience. I had requested one of Moms favorite songs -Night Train- and between the tickling of the ivories, the sweet mellowness of the bass and the smokey tones from the brushes on the drums - we were in heaven!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    We went to dinner at Prime at Saratoga for our wedding anniversary. The evening was wonderful and memorable. The service was outstanding, the food was unbelievable and the ambience was excellent. We are so glad we went to Prime at Saratoga for our special night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go to place to be pampered
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We enjoyed a delightful evening sitting outside on the beautiful patio. The food was delicious (the filet literally melted in my mouth & the "lifeboat dessert" was absolutely decadent), our server was efficient, helpful and friendly, and everyone we encountered treated us like we were very special. We were celebrating 3 birthdays and an anniversary and this was the perfect place for a wonderful evening of celebrations.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food quality very good.
    pablo
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Food was very good as well as the atmosphere. Service was not what you would expect from an upscale resturant. No personalization had many waiting staff with little interaction. Very load night we dined golfer event was going on.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lunch
    luvLG
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    The atmosphere and the service was excellent, but I'm sorry to say we were very disappointed in the lobster rolls. They did not have the chunks of lobster in them which I find at other places and it surprised me, as I have eaten both lunch and dinner there in the past and always find it to be great. Hopefully, my next meal there will be better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not what I hoped for...
    CinCinVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    The service, the view, the drinks were great...but, in a restaurant review it is the food that matters. My medium rare steak was quite burned on the outside, but medium rare inside. It was dry and grainy in texture.(My husband's steak, as well.) It was not appealing to look at-arrived on a large white plate with a white roasted garlic. The side of creamed spinach arrived separately on a dish. It wasn't tasty, and normally I love that side. To be noted, it was a very busy night for the restaurant with a large wedding center stage, but I expected more from the food. The place itself is quite beautiful.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Best In Town
    LLLL
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The Prime at National is the best restaurant around, always top notch service and the food is absolutely wonderful - by far my favorite restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food and Noise
    genbnet
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    The noise level was a little much. Calamari was a little over cooked in other words a little crunchy. We could not keep a conversation going because of the in ability to hear each other across the table.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DAH1962
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    The food and service were excellent. I loved the more relaxed atmosphere as compared to 677 Prime in Albany. It was raining so we weren't able to sit outside, but the patio looked very nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply perfect
    Bizzy57
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Don't miss Prime! Perfect for a special occasion or just a splurge for a night out. It's expensive but seriously worth every penny! Our server was outstanding - as was the whole team. He was formal and professional but never stuffy. A very rare combination. You cannot go wrong - definitely try Prime.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch was wonderful!
    LynnG
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Our waitress was outstanding a And food was outstanding. 4 couples and everyone was so pleased. The only thing I would say is that we had the table right near jazz band and it was a little difficult to hear each other. Would have preferred a tar a little further away.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • flynnie
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Top noch service and food. Best in the area. Wait staff was on the ball and the food was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • disappointed
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    My boyfriend and I had never eating at Saratoga Prime and we were really looking forward to getting their signature steak for dinner. I am not usually someone who orders a steak but I figured it would be the best thing on the menu and I would regret not trying it. Both my boyfriend and I got a filet cooked medium rare and both of our steaks came out compeltely well-done cooked. We were definetnly disappointment in our steaks although the sides and appetizers we ordered were very good. I would recommend the lobster and steak tempura roll. I have never seen anything like this on a menu and was plesantly suprised at how good it was.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent
    GuntherVIP
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Appetizers, main courses, and service simply were great. Great wine list selected by host who knows his wines. Place is sophisticated and quiet, but a bit dark, but that easily can be fixed. Enjoyed the experience and will definitely return on next trip to Saratoga Springs. Recommend it to anyone visiting here.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Father's Day Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Excellent as always. Angelo's staff are the best!!!!! Thank you.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous Sunday Brunch
    PickyEater
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Our party of 6 had a great experience with the Sunday Jazz Brunch. There was a wide variety of both breakfast and lunch items, the music was nice and the service was excellent. We would definitely return!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing view
    NicknameVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Went here with a group for my husbands birthday. Service was great, food was excellent (my steak was slightly over done for me taste but I do like it extra rare), and the view was amazing. Really enjoyed our meal here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We were a table of 8 sitting outside for a Father's Day lunch, love the new menu and the service was outstanding!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A sad surprise
    MitSchlag
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    The food was as we expected from previous visits. The setting and atmosphere left much to be desired. Quiet romantic dining for two is out of the question. A dining room filled with large groups, open and adjacent to a noisy bar scene, two different musical sounds at the same time, destroyed the evening for us. The broiled oysters were tooooo salty almost impossible to eat. The excellence of your food deserves a space were quiet dining is possible; Renovate so quiet intimate dining is an alternative. Two dining rooms: (1) 1-4 person intimate dining; and (2) large group dining 5 and above.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome night
    caratgal
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Food was wonderful, staff was wonderful. Great evening overall!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not as good as I remember
    sistersdine
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    This restaurant has a great outdoor patio. I have been here a few times for birthday celebrations. This time, they simply gave us a type written note "thanks for joining us for your birthday". On our first visit, they brought us a huge sundae and sang. They also charged us $50 (the same price as the 2 pasta specials) as a "small up-charge" for substituting shrimp for the prosciutto. They removed the charge, but it didn't make me feel better about the whole experience with a place that is already extremely expensive. We will be looking for another restaurant for our celebrations in the future.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    We had a delicious meal at Prime for a special graduation celebration.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 40th bday
    foster
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Beautiful restaurant but found the food & service not as good as the Albany location---very loud, steak a little dry & waiter appeared to have too many tables---everyone was lovely & a delicious birthday dessert was provided but I will stick with the 677 Prime, Albany
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sacandaga550
    Sacandaga
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Our wives sea bass was excellent . Our filet mignon was tender,pink and exceptionally " dry " ! Would not recommend . Our waiter was very good. The noise level was ridiculous ,we could hardly talk to our friends at the table never mind hearing the performer in the bar . But we can say we been to Prime !
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversaryman
    Hondo
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Dinner and service were wonderful. Our only complaint was the loud noises coming from the bar area where it appeared there was a large Friday evening bar crowd. At some points it was hard to hear ourselves talk.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Phenomenal
    AlanThickeVIP
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    Food setting and service were all wonderful, Jimmy is the best waiter in the capital region-
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't get the sea bass
    TriedagainVIP
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    As always the service was great, friendly staff, great wine list. Food is usually good but avoid the sea bass. Must be farmed now because we've had it twice and it lacks that unique Chilean sea bass flavor. This time as well it was way too fishy to eat. Preparation was perfect, food was hot but it was simply the cut of fish that was bad.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • service
    BobZ
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    The service was excellent. Our waiter and asst. waiter were great. The noise level can get a little high but the food and atmosphere makes up for it. Have been there before and will go back again.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 37 ratings-only reviews submitted since April 30, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.8
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.7
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 568 reviews are from the Prime at Saratoga National reviews archive.
  • Tom and Jerry
    FoodfanVIP
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    I love this place, though it is a little stuffy. One complaint; Tom was pretty forgetful, and as a waiter that is not a good thing. Jerry is great; very smooth. He almost made up for Tom; but not quite. They overcharged my wife who took me their for my birthday. They tried to 'fix it' now there are 2 charges on our card pending. We are watching to see if one clears. Strange how the let 15 bucks extra accidentally get priced into our bill; wonder how often that happens? Perhaps because of Tom's apparent forgetfulness?
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, special occasion, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great food, wine, bad caesar's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 4/21/2014
    We went there for our anniversary. The food was outstanding except for the caesar's salad. The dressing was good but who wants to eat the base of all of their leftover romaine heads! They did not charge me, however something like this should never have left the kitchen. The tuna tartare, Delmonico Steak and creamy scallop and shrimp pasta were all delicious. 0 stars for the salad and 5 stars for everything else. I feel that it is the best restaurant in Saratoga when you take into account the food, ambience, wine list, bar scene and location. We frequent it very often. We were even there the first week that they opened. We go there for romantic dinners, family dinners as well as with groups of 10 to 15 people all throughout the year.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mrs Bakhru
    Veena
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    The hostess was very nice we were running late and when I called her she was nice enough to allow me to get there half hour late
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, special occasion, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.