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The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original)

4.8
4.8
4124 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 11 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–9:30 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 4,124 people are saying

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. KL

    KimberlynL

    San Diego

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    We were very excited to try this place but it was very underwhelming. The oysters were delicious and everything else we ordered was bland. We ordered the brocollini; it was OK. We also ordered the filet mignon, and not only was it overcooked (we both ordered it medium rare), it was bland. Almost no taste and it was dry. I ordered it Oscar style and I'm glad I did because it was the only thing that gave any of my food flavor. My fiance ordered a lobster tail and he said it was overcooked. What we think happened is that the food was cooked and left under the heat lamps for too long. Very disappointing. The staff was attentive and friendly.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    That it was our a 10 year anniversary did not make it to the service staff. However, the reservation staff knew. So it put our server at an awkward position when we told him. We appreciate that he took the time to recognize our special day after we told him.
  3. ZZ

    ZZYZX2014

    Washington DC

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love the Prime Rib. Its expensive, but service is fantastic, food quality is top notch and overall a great experience. The wine list is very good. Deep where it needs to be with a good selection of reds.
  4. RP

    RonP

    Baltimore

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrating a reunion with my family. Son is visiting from California! Celebratory dinner!
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food. Our server, Aaron, was wonderful as always (as one would expect for a man who has graced The Prime Rib for 49 years).
  6. KS

    KristineS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hands down - my favorite restaurant ever!!! I always order the crab imperial -- It is perfect . Perfect atmosphere, incredible waiters and the best potato skins too !! Love Love Love it !
  7. NO

    NOTMYFULLNAME

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Prime Rib is the pinnacle of steakhouse dining. Nothing compares.
  8. DF

    DrFred

    Baltimore

    74 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    74 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    absolutely super over the top food items and exceptional service and ambiance as usual in this outstanding restaurant!
  9. EM

    EthelMartinPeters

    Los Angeles

    87 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    87 reviews

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience2
    This was our first visit to the Baltimore Prime Rib. We like the DC restaurant SO much more! Baltimore is worn and tired and needs new carpets, a very deep-clean in the bathrooms and a major refresh. The waiter had no personality and didn't much care about us. The coffee was awful. The bread wasn't fresh. AND we love the DC restaurant because of the friendly atmosphere and great piano player. In Baltimore, the piano player ignored our requests (but happily grabbed the cash) and spend the majority of the evening hiding out reading a fat paperback. We won't return.
  10. JI

    JohnI

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our dining experience was great. Sam our waiter was The Best !
  11. AM

    AuntMeem

    Baltimore

    128 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    128 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    I think it may have been an off night for some of the dishes at the prime rib on Sunday 9/11. All of the main courses were excellent but the potato skins were overcooked some of them even burnt I was surprised they even serve them. And the Grilled artichoke hearts were tough like they had not been prepared properly and cooked before they were grilled. Given all that it's still one of the best dining experiences in the area.
  12. R

    Reds

    Baltimore

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    The cut of prime rib was not up to their usual standards.
  13. KH

    KathyH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our favorite restaurant in Baltimore...if you like fine dining, wonderful service and excellent surroundings you HAVE to go to the Rib!
  14. TB

    TeeonahB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 6, 2022

    overall4food2service5ambience5
    The ambiance, decor and service were amazing. The food was like warm and left much to be desired. If Prime Rib put forth a bit more effort (and flavor) to their dishes, it would be 5 star all the way.
  15. MP

    MatthewP

    Kansas City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very good as usual. Worth the effort to get there.
  16. MP

    MatthewP

    Kansas City

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Jimbo was a very good and attentive server. Kudos to him and the 'PR"!
  17. LW

    LisaW

    Richmond

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 31, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    The restaurant was within walking distance of our beautiful hotel. The food was average. My husband had a filet and it was over cooked and somewhat dry. I had the lamb and it was juicy and cooked to my liking. The sides were ok we had mashed potatoes but they really were bland. The asparagus were grilled and tasty. Our drinks were strong and neat. It’s a decent steakhouse within a great location.
  18. j

    janiced

    New York Area

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service was outstanding!!!! Best meal that we have had in a very long time!!! Can’t wait to go back!!!!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was perfect. Enough said.
  20. MS

    MarkS

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious, the service was great, and we loved the music! It's a rare treat to hear live music in a restaurant. Our meal was expensive, but we expected that, and we got what we paid for. For our 40th anniversary, it was much cheaper than a cruise! I recommend the Prime Rib for anyone looking for a great experience in the center of a vibrant city.
  21. L

    Longwoodvisit

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always excellent food (although a bit more pricey now) and service.
  22. SG

    SchshonnaG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was our engagement dinner and it was absolutely amazing. The food was outstanding! Nice atmosphere it all made the night more enjoyable and memorable!!
  23. JS

    JeffS

    New England

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service. This was a great place for a business dinner
  24. CK

    ChrisK

    Baltimore

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an amazing time. Everything was perfect. Our waiter Bob was exceptional. Will definitely return
  25. Q

    Quita

    Baltimore

    62 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    62 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our -5th anniversary was made more special because we were so well served
  26. AA

    AndreaA

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The waiter was absolutely fantastic and the food was amazing!
  27. d

    davidk

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love it there! Always where we go to celebrate important occasions.
  28. KC

    KarenC

    Fort Lauderdale

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice. Great night out for dinner and love that they have live music.
  29. DL

    DonL

    Baltimore

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience5
    Loved the atmosphere. We had an early reservation (6:30) so the restaurant was relatively empty. We enjoyed the initial banter with the waiter but we felt a little rushed because the kitchen wasn’t being inundated (e.g., our soup arrived before we had finished our cocktails, etc.). However, toward the end of the meal the restaurant had become busy. We went 40 minutes without seeing our waiter. We wanted dessert and coffee but sat for so long waiting that we just paid the check and left. It was a special occasion for us and had started out so enjoyably, but ended on an extremely sour note.
  30. L

    Lizette

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server, Travis, was amazing. Hope the next time I go to The Prime Rib I'm lucky enough to have Travis as a server again!
  31. R

    Reds

    Baltimore

    28 reviews

    4.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall4food5service2ambience4
    Service was spotty - perhaps our server had too many tables? From start to finish we were there three hours! And there were only three of us. Prices have taken a huge jump - $17 for ice cream! Unconscionable! Love the food and ambiance, but....
  32. DD

    DonteD

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I’ve heard so much about this place and it really live up to the hype. Nice chilled cozy establishment. Great food, great service, nice atmosphere. Nice Soothing live jazz musician playing as you eat. Excellent customer service. Little pricy but the food and experience was well worth every dollar. I’ll be back soon.
  33. PH

    PattH

    Baltimore

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Staff and food were outstanding
  34. KA

    KeiaA

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The experience was amazing.
  35. SR

    SherryR

    Baltimore

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It is our favorite restaurant, and we always return to The Prime Rib for every special occasion. It is consistently perfect.
  36. NS

    NancyS

    Baltimore

    60 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    60 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We need to support restaurants like this unless you like chains. Always consistent always professional and always outstanding. My mother used to say if you can’t afford to go out and worry about the price save your money until you can
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fab! Always a great experience. Servers are second to none!
  38. AM

    AMH1

    Baltimore

    58 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Jim Glick is clearly the best waiter in Baltimore!
  39. JS

    JonathanS

    Denver

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Prime Rib consistently delivers. Subdued lighting, piano and guitar music creating atmosphere without detracting from quiet conversation, mature, experienced servers, Prime Rib has it all. Everything on the menu was excellent. Come early for a drink at the bar!
  40. D

    Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went with my wife to celebrate a new job. This location is always booked and I understand why now. Amazing oysters, artichoke hearts are out of this world, and of course the steak was fantastic. Best pet was the piano player who took requests and played As Time Goes By. Probably the best steakhouse in the Baltimore-Washington area.

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 4.8 stars by 4124 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 11 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–9:30 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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