Prime131 Grill
Prime131 Grill

Prime131 Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.prime131.com/
  • Phone: 5083582400
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm (Bar open till 11:00pm) Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Rico DiFronzo
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Prime131 Grill
Prime131 Grill is a classic, comfortable, and casual destination for enjoying a variety of contemporary selections. Whether it’s our well aged premium steaks, fresh seafood or pasta, there is something for everyone. Providing outstanding service and the highest quality food is our objective. Executive Chef Rico DiFronzo features interesting and exceptional specials prepared daily from food purchased from local farms and dairies (when available). primebar’s bustling and lively bar also features an impressive selection of creative cocktails and martinis, domestic and imported beer and over 50 hand selected wines that are sure to enhance your dining experience. We look forward to serving you! **Please note: please contact the restaurant directly for large parties of 13 people or more.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Prime131 Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
102 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (71)good for groups (20)vibrant bar scene (20)special occasion (19)fit for foodies (13)kid-friendly (9)romantic (8)hot spot (7)notable wine list (5)great for lunch (4)late-night find (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Picky
    pickyVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    We went on a tues nite. Pretty quiet. I ordered filet mingnon& lobster pie which I've had befor. Lobster pie was so bland. The steak was excellent. Friend ordered ribeye steak. It was very tough. No waitstaff ever came to check on us after we were served. When waitress picked up plate she asked " on auto pilot" how was everything. My friend who left most of her steak said it was very tough. No reaction from waitress. Then they messed up our payment double charging one credit card. They kept the 2 slips w/ a refund of one. We will see. No manager. Little attention.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Place
    MarkJanet6
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Great service and nice place overall. We were there for an early Sunday evening dinner for 6. The menu is good and the food was just fine but nothing too memorable.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • kgood spot, good parking
    Rharvey
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    its a neighborhood food spot. good price point good service&ambiance
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • $5 burger night
    NeighborVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    This is usually a great burger BUT this time not so good. Very disappointing. The burgers may have been pre made and reheated. As A result they were dry and tasteless
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Off Night!
    barb1590
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    This was the first time I was disappointed with the food I ordered a hamburger medium-rare. First time it came out well-done. Sent it back. 15 minutes later, second one came out. Again thoroughly overcooked. I went to the manager. He apologized and we sent it back a third time. 15 minute wait again, so I was not optimistic, very well-done! The manager took my dinner off the bill and offered my party desserts. We did not want dessert so I asked him to send me home a different dinner and he agreed. He was awesome!! Got it home and my baked potato was missing! Three people in my party ordered lobster pie and all three said it was dry. My brother was the only one who lucked out with a perfect filet. Needs a new chef!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ok for a quick salad or steak
    palermo
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    if you really don't feel like cooking this is an alternative. Mediocre food but edible. Mixed greens for example were iceberg and romaine. oil and vinegar dressing served in a small metal pitcher that makes it impossible to have any of the vinegar meet the lettuce. like most american restaurants the emphasis is on quantity and not quality. Terrible coffee always.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Prime 131 seafood
    Dave
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We had previously had great steaks here, and decided to try the seafood menu. It was just as satisfying.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Foodie
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    great dinner and our waiter was fabulous!!! Great energy and good food!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great local spot
    eatingout
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This is a good local restaurant. The food preparation is consistent and the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. I love the risotto and the center cut tenderloin! My husband loves the spinach salad with goat cheese.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Toughtoplease
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    First time I have gone on $5 burger night-the place was jumping! Service a little slow due to the crowd, but we weren't in a hurry. I stuck with my usual house salad with chicken (a nice portion) while my friends had burgers. I think I enjoyed my food the best!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Local and Good
    FoodieDoc
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    They have the best scallops, always cooked just right. The steak was cooked perfectly, though perhaps just a tad too salty. Scheduling a reservation through open table ensures a seat, because sometimes the wait can be long. You can always sit at the bar or the "first-come" seating. The staff is usually busy and thus not entirely friendly (unless they know you from town).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Early Dinner with Granddaughter
    TimofSudbury
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Prime131 Grill was a nice place to take my family (wife, daughter and granddaughter) for an early birthday dinner (i.e., 5:30 pm). Great service and good food.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Welovetoeat
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We were celebrating a double birthday and they didn't disappoint! My sirloin tips were very good and I even had enough to take 3 large pieces home. Other's meals, salmon and ribeye steak were equally good. Excellent choice for a nice dinner!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • salads delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We eat at Prime maybe 2-3 times a month. This was the first time having salads and both were fresh and delicious. Service was weird that night. I got the wrong salad which they rectified quickly and our server hovered. I was in conversation about burying my dad and the server stood there until I stopped talking. She should have left and come back another time.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MerriamFive
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    The food was fabulous and the service was spectacular! Our wait person could not have been more pleasant and efficient if she tried! Will absolutely return, even though the noise level is a bit high.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Robbi
    Robbi
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Excellent food and great bar, friendly staff. Have been here several times, and would recommend it highly.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Super steaks
    Dave
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We ordered the small filet mignons. They were the best filets we have ever tasted! The sides came with the entrees, though the bottom ends of the asparagus were too woody, and should have been discarded. We had an excellent bottle of Napa Cabernet at a very modest price. The handicapped parking was convenient, especially as the lot was fairly full.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1st time at Prime131 Grill
    Prime
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This restaurant was highly recommended to me many times. Steak you could cut it with a butter knife. Delicious but a little salty. Lobster casserole that accompanied steak was too much bread crumbs (not the traditional ones) and very little lobster. Beverages were very good as well as the waitress.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was great
    JackComic12
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I got the filet mignon and lobster dinner, both were amazing. Steak was one of the best i have ever had, so tender and cooked perfect. The lobster was great too. Cooked perfect with a light bread crumb. The price of this was $29 and came with two side orders. I will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not what it should be / could be
    GRF4
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This was our second time at Prime131. The server had to be prompted for bread for the table twice, also did not know what type of gin they had. I ordered a Ribeye med Rare. The server brought out a NY sirloin and left before I could let him know. I ate it. It was ok not med rare more medium. when server arrived let him know it was the wrong cut of meat. They offered to change it but I did not want to wait. Stated just make sure I get charged for the sirloin. Manager came over eventually and offered my wife and I desert to make up for the mix up. when the bill arrived they charged us for one of the deserts. had to speak to the manager again. eventually it was corrected. Not sure I will go back.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I've taken friends there many times. They always want to go back. The food is excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Monday Night Special …
    BillVIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    … is the reason to come here. It's a decent local eatery but on Monday nights with $5 cheeseburgers and $1 jumbo shrimp it becomes a wonderful "price/value" dining out place. On other nights, not bad, but nothing memorable.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Food & service were fine but the restaurant was extremely noisy. There was a child shrieking for quite a long time. people with kids who have melt downs should be asked to take them out until they calm down.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not bad but $$$$$
    rogerg
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We ordered two filets one small and one regular. Both came regular size. We had to guess if they were 2 small ones or 2 big ones. When the bill came they were 2 regular or big ones at $34 each. They said they were 9oz but looked real small. Broccoli ordered as vegitable side was 50% thick stems. Waitstaff was attentive and very professional. All in all I think
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • PegCVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Great neighborhood restaurant with friendly personnel, varied menu and good food.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Only fair
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I have been to the Prime Grill many times but it seems to be slipping. I would not bring a guest as I can't be sure that the food will be all that good and the drink service last visit was very poor.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • $5 Burger Night
    DoughboyVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Went for their Monday night special $5.00 burger. The burger was nice size with a potato of your choice. It was prepared perfectly and had the condiments we requested. We also shared a salad that was very good and they split it for us. I would recommend if you are looking for a casual nice restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Place to Meet Friends
    apiecake
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    This is the place my friends and I choose to go for dinner before attending the Vokes Players theater just up the street, so I have been to Prime 131 Grill several times. It's usually a pleasant experience, with good food at decent, though slightly high, prices.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Monday Night Hamburgers
    0nlytheb3st
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We've only been there for the special Monday night hamburgers , and each time they have been consistently great. They require you to buy a drink (soda is $3) in order to get the special, but let me substitute a salad or dessert instead. Even though every table is full with lines of people waiting (which is why reservations are a must!), the service has been timely and the food really good. The noise level is high, but we never felt we had to shout or compete with the surrounding tables.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • $5 Burger Night
    Lilu543
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    This is a great restaurant. This last time was my second time going. while I cannot speak about the whole menu, the $5 burgers are wonderful. Of course the bull does not simply come out to $5. With the deal you are required to purchase a drink and there are additional add ons for your burger such as mushrooms bacon and so on at $1 each. All in all it is a great deal. Just make sure to make a reservation because the place is always packed!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • NeighborVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    The service has markedly improved for he better. Thank you. The $5 burger and $5 fish sandwich were wonderful
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed!
    disappointedshrimplover
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We have been to this restaurant at least 10 times. We often go for the $5 hamburger special. For several weeks we had a 7:15 reservation only to find them sold out of the shrimp which were always superb. This week we went early to be sure to get shrimp. But what a disappointment. They were large as always but slimy and mushy not firm and sweet. I even had to spit mine out because it tasted 'off'. Not sure if we'll ever return this left - quite literally - a bad taste in our mouth.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    As always prime 131 delivers great food every time !
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Monday $5 burger night
    NeighborVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Waitstaff has improved greatly Monday night $5 burger night is great. We keep coming back
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Fine Fest
    oddseating
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Prime131 Grill is a favorite with my daughter, so we took her there for her birthday. I was a bit surprised that the hostess led us (two adolescents, one elderly gentleman not particularly steady on his feet and myself) to a "step up" booth next to the bar--she was quick to take us into the dining room when I asked, but it seemed odd that I should have to ask. Otherwise, service was excellent and food very fine! We will return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    We enjoy the Prime Grill and like going there but since they have discontinued offering both White Zinfandel or a Riesling by the glass we will no longer continue to go. My wife likes a sweet wine and discontinuing these offering has prompted this decision.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ran out of specials 3 times!
    disappointedshrimplover
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Their Monday night special of $5 hamburger and $1 shrimp and/or oyster is terrific. Shrimp are fabulous. But of the last 4 visits they ran out of shrimp 3 times by 7:15.This is not acceptable. Manager said he loses money on shrimp. So why serve them at all? Have to buy a drink at $3.50 for iced tea, so making money somewhere. Most buy liquor, so making BIG bucks there. They either need to rethink this special or buy more shrimp and be prepared.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lovely Dinner!
    Diner24
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Had a lovely dinner with friends. We started with the bar snacks----don't miss the crispy Brussel Sprouts. Dinners were well prepared. Our server was a well mannered young man. If you enjoy lots of dinner conversation, this place is for you. Although the bar was active, we found the restaurant to be pleasantly calm enough to enjoy our conversation.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great place to meet friends
    Fran
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Nice pub atmosphere. A great local restaurant where we meet neighbors and friends. The service is always good and the booths are very comfortable.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful place for a nice dinner
    CrankinSteveVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Prime131 does a fine job of providing excellent food, attentive service, in a pleasant atmosphere. I really like the booths. You cannot go wrong here and I need to go back more often.
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    • Noise LevelModerate