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The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original)

4.7
4.7
4171 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
The Prime Rib is an American steakhouse reminiscent of a 1940's Supper Club. Business Casual dress code enforced- shorts are not permitted. Complimentary valet parking and live music every night.

Special Events: Select Half-Priced Wine List every Sunday. The Prime Rib gift card is available in any denomination. Order online at www.theprimerib.com

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu, Sun 4:45 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:45 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (410) 539-1804

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Private party facilities

    The Prime Rib offers a private dining room that can accommodate up to 28 guests for your corporate or social event. We will also be happy to design a custom menu for your special event.

  • Private party contact

    Brad Black: (410) 539-1804

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Cross street

    East Chase Street

  • Parking details

    Complimentary valet after 5:00pm. The Prime Rib is located in the Horizon House building at 1101 N. Calvert St., at the corner of Calvert and Chase St. The entrance to the restaurant is on the Chase St. side of the building.

  • Public transit

    MTA 64 and 61<br />Light Rail - Cultural Center Stop

  • Entertainment

    Baby Grand Piano every night, with Bass and Saxophone on Fridays. Piano and Bass On Saturdays.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 4,171 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Baltimore / Maryland

    Steakhouse

  • Baltimore

    Best Service

  • Baltimore

    Best Ambiance

  • Baltimore

    Good for business meals

  • Baltimore

    Great for fine wines

  • Baltimore

    Romantic

  • Baltimore

    Good for special occasions

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  1. TC

    TammiC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfection as always. The perfect place for a special night out. Food and drinks were outstanding. Service by Ernie was impeccable. The entire place is spectacular!
  2. L

    Lucky

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous, if expensive food. Great music and atmosphere.
  3. LA

    LindaA

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Every course of the meal was delightful from the drinks to dessert.
  4. BJ

    BarbaraJ

    Baltimore

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Prime Rib is still the place to go to celebrate a special occasion. The tenderloin and the Sea Bass were exceptional. Nathan, our server made the event even more enjoyable.
  5. DB

    DrBalt

    New York Area

    23 reviews

    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    An absolute classic! Nothing beats the prime rib for old school charm
  6. s

    sumo

    Miami

    66 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    66 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Still enjoy dining here. Food and service are excellent. Prices are higher and food is shrinking on our plates. Maybe the restaurant can reduce the bar prices?
  7. p

    pjsbalto

    Baltimore

    26 reviews

    3.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience5
    We are huge fans of The Prime Rib, but we were disappointed in the $65 turkey platters, which were very ordinary for that price. The huge amount of stuffing was covered with chopped pieces of dark meat and pretty dry white meat, covered over with large amount of gravy, and the platter was lukewarm. Cranberry compote was a little dish of very liquidy cranberries, impossible to eat without a spoon. Back 3 years ago (2019), the turkey dinner included a salad or soup, a small bowl of delicious mashed potatoes, and a slice of pie -- for $45. Clearly inflation is at play here, but the Quality and value of the meal was very disappointing this year. We do love the music and the service was good considering how busy they were, but a total bill of $200 for 3 glasses of wine, a basket of delicious potato skins, and 2 mediocre turkey platters seems pretty steep!
  8. R

    Roux

    Baltimore

    83 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    83 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best Thanksgiving turkey with stuffing EVER! Staff outstanding!
  9. JH

    JudyH

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    Our food was average. The stuffing was very wet and sticky. The bread pudding was burned. The Parker rolls were mediocre. The Brussel sprouts were over cooked. The drinks, escargot, house bread, potato skins, rack of lamb and turkey were delicious. The ice cream sundaes were fabulous. I think your food needs an upgrade, but the service could not be more superior. The ambiance is still unique and lavish. The noise level increased as time went on, but it was never annoying.
  10. NR

    NicoletteR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Baltimore location of The Prime Rib is wonderful. Highly recommend. It's expensive, but you definitely get what you pay for at this restaurant. It's a favorite in my family for special occasions and holidays.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Took my son there for his 18th birthday and he loved it!
  12. BH

    BirthdayHubby

    Baltimore

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have been going to the Prime Rib for over 15 years. Tonight’s meal was by far the best I have had their. My prime rib was exceptional!
  13. TW

    TriciaW

    Baltimore

    21 reviews

    1.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience1
    Booked over a month in advance for table of 6 for a 60th Birthday Dinner. Was seated in a corner on a ripped bench crammed-in to the point of claustrophobia. Took 45 minutes for waiter to bring wine to table even though they were in place of cocktails. Didn't stay for dessert or the birthday wish because we had waited over 2 hours to be served dinner which left so much to be desired. We have been going to Prime Rib for years on special occasions and the decline of service and overpriced mediocre food is so disappointing. Will likely never return. So sad.
  14. EM

    EmilyM

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    The cocktails were delicious and the food was good. It was pricey for what you receive and the curtains we were sat next to were dirty. It took them quite a while to serve us, but gave us a free cocktail for the wait. Overall, it was a pretty good experience.
  15. K

    Karen

    Baltimore

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It is our special celebration restaurant and never disappoints. The sea bass is the best!
  16. CK

    CathyK

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Prime Rib is our favorite restaurant. We have been coming there for 46 years! Funny we have always get the Prime Rib!! The best! Of course we also get the Goldberg Potato Skins!!
  17. K

    Kinsale

    Baltimore

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Classic old school steakhouse experience. Top of the line beef and excellent preparations. Perfectly crafted VC cocktails. This is not a cheap restaurant but the price, IMHO, is justified by the value you get. Very much recommended.
  18. PF

    PikesvilleFoodie

    Baltimore

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 16, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We've been going to Prime Rib for many years. Usually the prime rib is spectacular. Last night it was okay- below my expectations. Hopefully an off night. The Oysters Rockerfeller were spot-on
  19. CB

    ConradB

    Baltimore

    131 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    131 reviews

    Dined on November 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always great food....and great service from Bill (Gilbert).... The group had both sizes of Prime Rib, Filet and Veal Chop... Plus lots of great sides and of course two great wines... This is what a great American steakhouse should be...they wrote the book.
  20. B

    Batman

    Baltimore

    164 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    164 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The PrimeRib is an institution in dining in Baltimore. Such a terrific place to dine and be treated like royalty…..taking your coat and helping with it off and on, valet that has the car warm delivered to the front door while you wait warm inside, and a waiter in a sux that again makes you feel like honored guest. The menu is excellent. But the prices have gotten to be expensive for a drink, appetizer, and entre without dessert. NY strip $84 and a cheap prime rib at $68. The special drink menu on the table had a side car martini for $17 but the bill price was $22. I guess the menu.can’t mkeep up with the price increases. Yike! So if you go and I recommend you go just don’t even look at the prices. Just order what you want and enjoy.
  21. AG

    AliciaG

    Washington DC

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Took my mom to Centerstage and then here for dinner. They never disappoint!
  22. LL

    LaLaH

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    We love this restaurant, but we had the misfortune of sitting within earshot of a table of three that were both loud and foul-mouthed. It wasn’t an occasional joke. It was persistent and seemed to have the interest of the wait staff.
  23. C

    Cocoamom

    Baltimore

    32 reviews

    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server was very personable and attentive. He worked to make sure our requests were honored. Food, as always, was excellent.
  24. DB

    DeeB

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience3
    This was my first time visiting The Prime Rib Baltimore. After reading such great reviews with the exception of some who did not get good service, I decided to host my birthday dinner there. First, I would like to say that Mark who assisted with adjustments to my reservations was more than accommodating. We arrived with a party of seven and were seated right away. Everything started out ok, with getting our drinks and food orders. However, we noticed that another waiter was very descriptive in explaining dishes, overly accommodating, and checking on his tables regularly to see if they needed anything, if they liked their drinks and food. Not only did we have to ask our server for every little thing, we had to ask the server for things more than once. He was not attentive to our needs, he didn’t clear the table as we finished drinks or food. Our food took exceptionally long and we assumed it was because it was crowded; however, the waiter never came to let us know what the delay was. We had to ask another waiter who was frequently checking on his tables (the attentive one) about the delay. He took the time to explain that the kitchen was behind and our food would be out soon. Shortly after that, our food came to the table and quite a few entrees were cold, which indicates that the food was sitting. A few of us had to ask for the food to be warmed up. Additionally, the server never cleaned the table prior to dessert and he brought extra utensils out with his bare hands. Aside from all of this, the food was very good. The warm bread, stuffed shrimp, Chilean sea bass, lobster Mac and cheese, and mashed potatoes were delicious. Unfortunately, we expected the service to be exceptional and although the reservation adjustments, food, and ambiance were good, the bad service ruined the experience.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wedding anniversary
  26. LK

    LorrieK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful evening and delicious food and drinks!! Will return
  27. C

    Cindi

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant is absolutely outstanding from start to finish. We had the local oysters as an appetizer served with cocktail sauce and horseradish. My entree was the New York strip with gorgonzola on top cooked medium, and it was so tender that it could be cut with a butter knife, but of course I had a spectacular steak knife. The sides we ordered were the lobster mac which will change your world, and the Brussels that we're done just right. And to finish, we had a chocolate mousse cake that was decadent and Rich, but also very light. Our server, Solomon, went above and beyond, not just for our table not just for our table, but everyone he worked with. I had an Old Fashioned that was very smooth and had a vanilla like finish. We paired our steaks with a Cabernet that Solomon recommended. High compliments too all of the staff, especially the chef, our server, Solomon, and the bartender Austin. I highly recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for an outstanding meal.
  28. RS

    RussS

    Baltimore

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First visit in about 10 years. It just gets better every time. Food was fantastic as usual. Our server Solomon was over the top great. He really was a great addition to the night
  29. S

    Scott

    Charleston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was on a business trip and wanted to eat at the best steak house in Baltimore. The Prime Rib did not disappoint.
  30. DK

    DavidK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice clean fine dining. However, if you enjoy more music over conversation noise from other tables, opt to sit in the piano playing side. Which we wish we would have done. Our waiter Nathanial was great and genuine.
  31. j

    jerijed

    Baltimore

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    As always, The Prime Rib is our one and only place for any special occasion. The food, the service, just everything is always superb!
  32. D

    Dave

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on October 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Had dinner here on a Friday night. Jazz trio was great! Food, amazing, but it was a little too loud in the room.
  33. w

    williams

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Off the charts as usual. Oysters were amazing. Jumbo, as usual, addressed our every need.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    287 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    287 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Very accommodating with table change. Fabulous waiter, Jimbo. Prices have gone up considerably. Everything was still delicious. My only criticism was the crab cake had a baking powder taste to it. Wonderful 80th birthday celebration for my husband!
  35. D

    Dave

    New York Area

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing experience overall!
  36. CG

    CaptainGary

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Well, we started this adventure with a stop in the cocktail lunge to enjoy three perfectly prepared cocktails. Then we departed for the dining room to enjoy great Customer Service with our favorite waiter, Bobby, and delicious food and an excellent bottle of wine. Who could ask for any greater dining experience?
  37. KS

    KevS

    Baltimore

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Food, Atmosphere, Service and Live Music...Excellent!!!
  38. SK

    SpencerK

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An absolutely INCREDIBLE night! Food was amazing, atmosphere also fantastic, and the service was the best I have ever had, anywhere. I have been to various steakhouses across the country and this is the BEST one so far. If you are ever in Baltimore you HAVE TO GO! Ask for Bob. He will treat you right, trust me. An amazing experience. Can't wait to go back! Get the smoked salmon the new york strip you won't regret it. I freaking love this place and the people. I cannot recommend this highly enough. Drove 5 hours to go here and it was worth every freaking second.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Date night without our 4 children!
  40. PR

    PaulR

    Baltimore

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful Anniv. And bday dinner…2 comped desserts. Biggest issue is …menu has changed and prices have risen considerably esp on the standard prime rib.

FAQs

The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original) offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (410) 539-1804.

The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original) is rated 4.7 stars by 4171 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today
Google Map for The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original)

1101 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Additional information

  • Cross street

    East Chase Street

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu, Sun 4:45 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:45 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Complimentary valet after 5:00pm. The Prime Rib is located in the Horizon House building at 1101 N. Calvert St., at the corner of Calvert and Chase St. The entrance to the restaurant is on the Chase St. side of the building.

  • Public transit

    MTA 64 and 61Light Rail - Cultural Center Stop

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    Baby Grand Piano every night, with Bass and Saxophone on Fridays. Piano and Bass On Saturdays.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (410) 539-1804

  • Private party facilities

    The Prime Rib offers a private dining room that can accommodate up to 28 guests for your corporate or social event. We will also be happy to design a custom menu for your special event.

  • Private party contact

    Brad Black: (410) 539-1804

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