DC Prime Steakhouse

4.6
744 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steakhouse
A lifelong dream of owners Mark Craig, Kevin Cox and Rick Crowe, DC Prime delivers an inspired menu, a rich atmosphere and superior service. Our name was chosen to honor the rich heritage of our nation's capitol, and America’s unique privileges of freedom and choice.

Our mission: to provide dining and culinary excellence to every guest we serve.

We serve only USDA Prime Beef, which is the top 1% of all beef in the United States, chosen to meet or exceed our owners' rigid standards that include tenderness and taste. All of our beef is supplied by Consumers Meat Packing of Chicago, IL...purveyors to many of the finest steakhouses in the United States. The same superior standards apply to our fresh seafood, sourced direct from North Coast Seafood of Boston, MA., our whole lobsters, from the cold waters of Maine and our Mero Sea Bass Steaks, overnighted from Honolulu Fish Company, Honolulu, HI.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am,
Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(703) 840-2099
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Brad Weidman
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Neighborhood
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Parking Lot
Additional
Wine
What 744 People Are Saying
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OT
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined 4 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice place to dine, food and service was excellent.

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AY
Denver
25 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinner, service, wine menu, and bar scene after dinner, what more could you ask? Make sure you try their Manhattan, wow! Excellent all around!

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RE
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was very good. However, the food was OK but certainly not spectacular for the price. It is a good place for a special occasion simply because of the atmosphere, but there are better steak houses around unfortunately.

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OT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

This is the second time we went there, and we didn't get the wow'ness as the first time. Multiple meats were unavailable due to a big party which was the biggest impact to our meal. Service was knowledgeable but we had to wait a while during the meal to get his attention - he was doing the best he could. Deserts we're amazing!

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MK
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great way to spend your anniversary. Sat near bar so a little noisy.

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RH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my favorite restaurant. The chef and staff never disappoint. The food is excellent!

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SW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was on my husband’s bucket list to try Wagyu beef and DC Prime did not disappoint. I had the sea bass and was very pleased as well. Side dishes and cocktails completed our meal. It was a memorable evening and the staff was attentive.

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KE
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The passion of the owners and the Executive Chef comes through in the food that they serve at DC Prime. Whether it's the Wagyu beef, top notch seafood, tomahawk steaks or the delectable desserts, everything is prepared with care and presented beautifully. The atmosphere is warm and inviting without being stuffy, the servers are friendly and professional and the bar is hopping on most nights. The restaurant features special events and special dishes all of the time so you won't get tired of visiting this gem in Ashburn. The steaks are always perfect, huge portions of everything can be shared and you can observe the open kitchen to watch your meals being prepared. It's on top of fine dining establishments in Loudoun. Even the libations are carefully selected by the chef and the owner.

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CR
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Best steaks in the area. A little pricey but the food is worth it.

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CV
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my second visit to DC prime and again was not disappointed. Great food and wonderful atmosphere.

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Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good, as always

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RK
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and atmosphere. Steaks are as good as it gets. Sea Bass was fresh, flavorable and cooked perfectly.

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j
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

Food was excellent. Service was less than expected for a restaurant that is pushing $50 entrees. Our server was nice, but totally inexperienced and had absolutely no flair in table side manners. He is what you would expect from Applebees. Had limited skill in opening and presenting a bottle of wine well over $100. Handled it like Two Buck Chuck. Came by table only once to dump wine in glasses and left.

You need to up your service game. Marginal service with expensive entrees is a going out of business strategy.

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CS
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went with husband and sat at bar for dinner. The food, drinks and service were excellent. Not a fan of the location but would definitely go back. Great spot!

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OT
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were pampered the entire time we were there. Spent a couple of minutes in the bar waiting for our table. Wonderful service and they gave us recommendations that we're not the top of the price list. Awesome wine! At the dinner table, we felt like we were the only person they were waiting on. The ribeye was tender and tasty. The tomahawk was shockingly tender and full of taste. Wonderful experience. We'll be back!

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UU
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 2

Unfortunately, DC Prime failed to meet my expectations in every way except for the quality of the beef, which was excellent, and the bread, which was warm and delicious. Service, atmosphere, presentation, and the culinary experience were all below par for the prices charged.

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SN
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you’re in the Ashburn area and are looking for the best steaks and seafood, look no further. I have been here a number of times and they consistently deliver great service, remembering your name and preferences on drinks!! It always feels like coming home when I go there, very welcoming!!! Ask for Brittany or Morgan if you want stellar service and awesome recommendations for wine and food parings. Can honestly say my best experience at a restaurant has been there!!
Awesome bourbon and scotch collection and some amazing drink creations by the best bartender in VA, Chelsea!!!! Her personal and amazing service is unparalleled!! Looking forward to going back already!! Can not say enough great things about this place!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The food and service was good but there were drunk people yelling at the bar. It ruined the evening since it was all open and the bar isn’t secluded.

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IL
Washington DC
33 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great restaurant!! We clebrated a birthday there last evening and it was simply perfect. The steaks are the best I've ever tasted. The sides were scrumptious. Great wines. INCREDIBLE service! A 10-star winner!

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nick was a fantastic waiter and as always, the food was excellent. Steaks were perfectly cooked and the sides were excellent recommendations as pairings.

Atmosphere is high end and the music fits without t being too loud. Access is easy and parking is convenient.

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RH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a terrific birthday dinner for the whole family.

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OT
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated my son’s 23 birthday and it was above and beyond expectations. There were 6 of us and the service was impeccable. Food was amazing bone in NY strip had unbelievable flavor. Sides are are easily shared between 2-4 people. Cream corn very flavorful. Price was extremely reasonable for what we had. Definitely will be back

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JW
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Good food in a nice atmosphere with great service. Would recommend this for special occasions. Intimate atmosphere. A bit pricey. But an overall great dining experience.

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OT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What an amazing experience from start to finish. My husband and I are fairly new to the area. We moved from Atlanta, which is known for incredible food, and have had a hard time finding great restaurants in Loudoun County. This place is by far the best we have had found.

We chose D.C. Prime to celebrate our anniversary. To begin the owner Rick greeted us at the door, we were seated promptly and quickly and engaged We by the most incredible waiter, Stew. I could go on and on about the superior customer service and the beautiful atmosphere but the food was even better. This is a fantastic place and we highly recommend it. The owner and staff went above and beyond to make our experience special!

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OT
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We had a very nice time with 2 small exceptions. They forgot to bring out the side dish until we reminded them, and forgot to give us the doggie bag after we requested it. Neither were major issues rather minor annoyance. Overall a good experience and will go back again. The steak and porkchop were excellent.

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MT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was great. Server was attentive and very friendly. Enjoyed our dinner. Will come back again.

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TL
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Arrived early...seated immediately. Very pretty decor, warm greeting from our waiter , Stu, who explain the menu, specials for the evening & the quality of the meats offered on the menu.
Enjoyed the evening...visited the area to celebrate our anniversary. Hope to return someday!

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WF
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Appetizers (Lobster balls & crab cake) were great and main dishes were outstanding, hot & delicious. Our waiter Wayne was great! The way he explained each dish had your mouth watering even before the dishes arrived; he was attentive, polite, accommodating, friendly! We ordered dessert to go since the appetizers & meal (which I took some home); but oh my, that chocolate cake was yummy! (such a huge serving I made 3 attempts before I could eat it all) We went there on a Thursday evening with a 5:30pm reservation, so not many people there at all. We tried this place because I had a gift card, but we definitely plan to go back again. It is a bit pricey but a good steak place is typically pricey and this place was worth it.

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B
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

It took about 15 minutes for our server to realize we were seated. Once we were discovered, the owner came over and apologized and made it right. After that, everything was great. The only complaint is that with high ceilings, the room is very loud and it's hard to hear each other speak.

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DA
Baltimore
13 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

GREAT FOOD AND SERVICE.
it was my sons 1st time there the waiter took his time to educate him about the cuts of steaks and how they are prepared.. thank you everyone.

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NG
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very, very expensive.

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l
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Food was generally very good, but in August, a $14 tomato and mozzarella salad should have real tomatoes, not tasteless supermarket tomatoes. The service was excellent and the cocktails were quite good. However, when the restaurant is two thirds empty and we requested a quiet table or booth, don't seat us at a table right next to the bar beneath a very loud customer when there are several better options. Would not spend the money to go here again.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

John our server was very friendly and courteous. My steak was amazing. The Pinot Grigio he recommended was one of the best I ever tasted. Awesome experience for. Y birthday dinner.

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SS
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

Service means everything. We have eaten here often with fabulous service and attention and great food. This weekend we sat right next to the swinging door back to the kitchen and it was a disaster. People swinging the door and running into each other. Our waiter was horribly slow, couldn’t help us pick a wine, had difficulty opening the bottle and never came back to pour the wine. Our ahared appetizers showed up before our plates did. It seemed to be an issue even to get our water filled.

Bottom line: great food, and the experience can be equally great. Poor wait staff make it a horrible dining experience.

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MB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant was absolutely the best!!! They had great food and the most beautiful part of our experience was how they put us in a private room for the size of our party. This allowed us to enjoy with each other without being distracted by everything around us. Our server was very attentive and ensured that we were well served and everything was progressing smoothly. We didn’t have to wait to get our food. I even thought that our choice of appetizers would drag the evening and have us waiting forever but I was amazed at how quickly it came out and we loved the selection given. We will dine there over and over again!!!

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IF
Washington DC
75 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated our son’s birthday. What a wonderful special occasion restaurant! It is pricey, but they make it worthwhile. We had excellent service! They don’t have a children’s menu, but the server was a great help in pointing out the kid-friendly items. He even made a spectacular-looking chocolate milk for our granddaughter! He was so very accommodating! The steak melted in your mouth! The flavor was amazing! Sides are definitely big enough to share. Desserts didn’t disappoint either! All around we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and highly recommend it!

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DB
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very elegant restaurant great for a date night ,great service !

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OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 5

Birthday had a wonderful time

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DM
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Not worth the money. $267 for 3 people. No booze, no dessert. 1 shared app, steaks and sides. Maybe in NYC, but not Ashburn.

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w
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good experience-there was one small problem with our order-we had gotten one of the last type of steak and it went to the wrong table, but they gave us a healthy discount without us even complaining. Very good service and the food was great, but expect to pay a bit.

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