House of Prime Rib

4.9
11799 Reviews
$50 and over
Steak
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.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 11799 people are saying
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4.8
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JunbV
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best prime rib in SF. Worth the 2 year wait. Don’t forget to get your Manhattan at the bar, while you wait to be seated

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My birthday

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JuliaN
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Place to eat, highly reccomended. The ambience is cozy, lively and the food was excellent.

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MikeC
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best of the best. Joe Betts and team have brought the excitement back to dining. Quality first class. Best meal in the City!

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StephanieK
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience2

We went to HOPR for my husband’s birthday in 2018 and had a fantastic experience. Not one complaint except it’s very crowded and loud but I expected it due to its popularity…then our subsequent bookings were cancelled due to COVID. We finally got a booking for my birthday yesterday and since our kids love their steaks, we brought them as well this time. Our first experience was 5 star experience from service to food. Sadly this time around it was a 3 so I averaged out our rating to 4. Getting to the valet parking takes some maneuvering. Not a huge deal. Just a little painful with all the no left turns. Once we sat down, the waiter mumbled something about our coats at the front…but he never actually took our coats so we kept them on our seats. Again, not huge deal. Husband and I got the house cuts like last time and kids got the kids cuts. Kids got a good portion but they forgot their included milks until we asked for them. Our house cuts were noticeably smaller than last time here 😕. Mine had a huge bone and fat. Husband had a smaller bone. I do feel they saw maybe I’m a smaller adult or maybe we purposely didn’t finish the salad (to make room for the main course) that they gave us a smaller cut. It’s a fixed price $51/cut so they should all be the same size. After I tried carving out as much meat as possible from the bone with the dull clunky steak knife, I gave up. The waiter actually asked if I wanted a doggy bag for the bone. I explained no thanks this is allll bone. They also charged us $.50 per ice cream for the kids dessert. We thought those were included??? We didn’t bother arguing about $1. Both the waiter and sommelier asked if this was a special occasion and we replied it was my birthday. After all that, they merely stuck a candle in the tiramisu we ordered and paid for. My kids sang happy birthday to me and our fellow nextdoor patrons wished me happy birthday 😆

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vipBlackAngusBirthday
San Francisco
31 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Make reservations, arrive early(for parking sakes), or you can use the Valet @ $14., bring your appetite & order up! The salad spinning show, the Zeppelin of Beef is rolled over to near where you are seated & le voilà...your delicious prime rib is delivered within minutes! Did I mention Delicious? Flavorful & Tender. I will be returning & am getting the Henry the VIII cut next time (If you finish that, you will be receiving an extra small slice, upon request! The sides are classic pairing, the creamed spinach, the fully loaded H U G E baked potato or mashed, creamed corn, & the yorkshire pudding are absolutely wonderful! Bring a group of guests, the more the Merrier!!!
Bon Appétit!

Be aware of the SF Health Mandate that is included on you bill...about 5%

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First visit in over a decade, nothing changed meaning fab! Attentive and efficient service. Lucky to get a booth. Excellent martinis and reasonably priced wine list. The star of course is the prime rib, classic sides as well. I’ve purchased real prime rib at butcher and so think this is excellent value. With no prices on the website I was pleasantly surprised. All four of us said gotta do this again! Probably next year as it took 4 months to get a reservation.

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RobertV
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great prime rib

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MARGARET
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a super birthday party - small group due to COVID - 6 folks. Great service, delicious Prime Rib and service. Love it. It was for hubby's birthday.

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Annalisa
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely unforgettable to say the least. Everything was perfect. From the moment we stepped in, to being seated, to the amazing food. This was by far the best prime rib we have ever had.

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vipJeff510
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always the best prime rib. Timeless

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

They did not mention the anniversary that was celebrated for the occasion that I had added to the description of the bookings. Overall love the sf experience as it is a classic restaurant.

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Zarquony2016
Orange County
18 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

22 Wedding Anniversary had a wonderful dinner. Prime Rib outstanding. Love the Salad, creamed spinach & mashed potatoes w/brown gravy

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IreneS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Remember you are there for prime rib! There is no chicken or fish. Lots of family events-birthdays, back to school, anniversaries going on. It takes patience to get your reservation, like 6 months, but it’s worth it.

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vipKennyD
San Francisco
42 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always happy to get a reservation here. I really think some of the best Yorkshire Pudding I have ever had.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The foods is delicious as always !!! The service I was excellent as expected . Thank you house of prime ribs !!!

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SteveV
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Have had many special and not so special reason to dine at HOPR but haven’t ever experienced rubbery meat before. Should’ve said something but everything cut of beef isn’t the same.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My sons 17th birthday

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DeniseG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

House of Prime Rib never disappoints! Food and people were great

JM
JoannaM
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Literally one of the best restaurants in the entire bay area !

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MoniqueJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, outstanding service. Still the best creamed spinach I’ve ever had. Thanks again!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente!

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Will
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service, great food. Would go again and again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

From beginning to end, the service was wonderful. Had to change my reservation but they fixed it with no problem. Everyone was very helpful and attentive throughout the meal and took the time to explain everything to my date who was a first timer. Delicious food and great value for what you actually get. We were in a room with two big tables celebrating birthdays so it got loud but was still fine. Would definitely continue going and supporting this awesome place.

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HollyO
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Classic S.F. restaurant doesn’t disappoint. Large portions. Professional servers. Wonderful prime rib.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is excellent as always!

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bobc
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Food was good.
Prime rib was jus ok.
Not as good as past years.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience5

WAY SMALLER PORTIONS! Prime rib cuts were tiny! So disappointed. For $55+ the King Henry VIII cut was probably 10oz without bone. Everything else was great and the flavor way great but their portion sizes are embarrassing for the price.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food is good but it feels like a production line and the presentation is not very appetizing. Service is good as well as value.

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FrancisD
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! The food is great and the servers are friendly and awesome! Will definitely be back! Thank you.

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Nina
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Excellent service, delicious food, noise level very very high.

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BJLB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best prime rib! Meat so tender and sides equally delicious. Wait staff so friendly and didn’t miss a beat.

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OliviaL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was so friendly and polite ! He made my boyfriend’s birthday special. He even offered to take a photo for us. Loved the food too!

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Amanda
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic. Server was on point, very fast and was engaging with us compared to the other times we ate here. Everything came out super quick and we finished in an hour! Highly recommend.

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AimeeK
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prime was awesome. Our server Matt was amazing. All the food was piping hot and delicious. It’s a must when visiting San Francisco

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CrystalO
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

I think HOPR has fallen in quality. The sides were incredibly salty. Unfortunately, they've also started trimming the slices (personally, if I go back I would ask them not to do this, fat is flavor!). The meat was not as tender or as rare as I've experienced in the past. However, the service is still excellent.

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JoeDeZappa
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience1

Not really following covid spacing and such--that is disappointing.

Excellent service.
Very good food.
Excellent wine list.
Bar is slow.
Hostess is rude.

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RobS
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I haven't been to House of Prime Rib for many years, and it was as good as I remembered. Great food and service in an awesome environment. Timeless!

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vipRobertM
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in SF based on quality of service and food, value, ambiance and overall experience.

FAQs

House of Prime Rib offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (415) 885-4605.

House of Prime Rib is rated 4.9 stars by 11799 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.