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House of Prime Rib

4.7
8310 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
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62 years of loyal customers can't be wrong. We are grateful to all of our customers, employees, and critics (...though we may not always agree!). The only way to find out the truth is with a visit. Oft imitated, never duplicated. Thank you in advance.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steak, American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(415) 885-4605
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Cross street: Washington St.
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What 8310 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.8
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.5
value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
4.0
Dined a day ago

Male Reception rude

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vipMike (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined a day ago

Always wonderful in every respect.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Simple menu, amazing experience.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

The creamed spinach was too salty for my taste. The city cut is still a pretty decent size cut of meat.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0
Dined 2 days ago

I am sad to write that we will never eat at the House of Prime Rib again The service was impeccable and the prime rib was delicious. That being said, the reason we will not return is that the ambiance is terrible for a meal where we spent a large sum for a dinner for four (without drinks).

My husband, daughters and I arrived early for our reservation on Sunday, and I observed a number of large groups with screaming (not just crying) young children in the dining room next to the entrance. Their parents made no effort to curtail their behavior or take them outside of the restaurant. Knowing that the restaurant has several dining rooms, I asked the young host to seat us away from crying children. Instead, he seated us in the "cry room" where two children literally screamed at the table next to us throughout our meal. There were two other large groups with screaming children. This was very troublesome because on my way to the restroom, I observed the other three dining rooms were far quieter.


When we left, I described our dissatisfaction to the manager, who was very nice but basically said that he was helpless to correct the situation.

Given the enormous popularity of this restaurant, it appears like there is no incentive to do so.

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vipDKW1 (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Best prime rib period. Great service, reasonably price considering it includes salad, choice of potatoes, choice of vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and bread.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

The place can be fantastic. I've been here on a few occasions as I love simplicity of the menu and red meat. The cocktails are great too.

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Valerie 
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food and service
We will definitely come back again

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0
Dined 3 days ago

Hello,
I writing about my 1/13/18 dinner service. This was my 1st time to House of Prime Rib and my reservations were booked almost 4 months in advance. Upon arriving to our 730 PM reservation, we were seated toward left side of the back room where the restrooms are located. As me and my friend decided what to order, we proceeded to encounter a 10-15 min wait. Upon meeting our waiter, we were not introduced nor asked if it was our 1st time at our restaurant. Our reservations were in fact for a celebration of our recent bdays. Our waiter did not smile once. Throughout the course of the dinner, we felt uncomfortable by his cold demeanor. It felt as if every time he came by to introduce the next course, we were almost scolded vs. being warmly transitioned into the next course. 1 of the many exs. of the night was my friend's beverage. He chose a coke and had trouble getting our waiter's attention throughout the night for a refill. It was the waiter at an adjacent table who recognized that we needed help and promptly brought us our drink despite being busy. In addition, our orders were switched. I had ordered a House of Prime Rib cut (medium) while my friend had ordered the King Henry VIII Cut (medium rare). When our food arrived, it was clear that the orders had been switched. There was a clear size discrepancy that even a 1st time patron could recognize as the meats were clearly differing in size/cooking time. Throughout our meal our waiter did not check on our table once. The check was immediately brought. I rarely leave less than a 15% tip. It was the 1st time that I had thought about not tipping given the horrific service. I tried to put myself in the server's shoes. Perhaps he was having a tough night or something was going on personally. Unfortunately, it translated into a terrible 1st experience there. If anything comes from this email I hope that your server(s) can learn that despite the kind of day he's having, to not let it impair his job.
Thanks,
Jennifer Lu

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Yummy 
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

Amazing. Great for date nights and delightful conversations. The staff is extremely friendly and welcoming. Reservations are a must if you are planning to come during the weekend. Valet parking makes it very easy.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steak, American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Cross street
Washington St.
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(415) 885-4605
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Private party facilities
The restaurant can accommodate large parties. Please call for details.
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Private party contact
Management: (415) 885-4605
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine