The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original)

4.8
4271 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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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress was outstanding! Food was delicious! Met some good people! Ambiance was everything. My experience was very proper! Will be back.

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vipRicky
Baltimore
98 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

The food was wonderful. The escargot was my personal favorite. My wife loved her crabcakes and the prime rib was tasty. The only knock was service was slow but thankfully my family and i were in norush.

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Alessandro
London
9 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Prime Rib has long been one of Baltimore’s best restaurants. In spite of the pandemic they have continued to keep their classic offering available. Food quality was, as always, exceptional. Service was outstanding. Ambience is out of another, more graceful era. Overall, one of the best dining experiences one can have in Baltimore.

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vipKathyV
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A birthday celebration. Our waiter was wonderful, attentive but not overbearing. The food was delicious. Recommend highly!

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Nan09
Baltimore
35 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

For the first time I was very disappointed with our meals at this restaurant. Unfortunately this was a birthday dinner for my husband. The prime rib was good, my husband’s house salad was fine. However my lobster bisque had two very small pieces of lobster all the way at the bottom of the bowl and that was it. The worst part of the meal was the onion rings that my husband ordered. They were dark, way overcooked to the point where it was all crunch with hardly any onion flavor. He decided not to send them back. This used to be our go to restaurant especially for special occasions, but this meal was subpar and definitely not up to the Prime Rib standards of our past experiences.

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FedHill
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service and lovely music! Look forward to next time!

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KeithS
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful and consistently delicious food. Attentive service. Nostalgic atmosphere with beautiful live music. Best martinis with blue cheese stuffed olives. There is just no place like the Prime Rib Baltimore.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Make up visit from our cancelled Christmas reservation.
Outstanding service from Bob. Prime rib and lamb chops- perfection.

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EarlD
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you are looking for a romantic dinner look no further than the Prime Rib. My wife and I have been going here for
49 years.

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Roger
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love going to The Prime Rib house, it is one of our favorite places to go when we are in Baltimore

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience5

Waiter was sarcastic.

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Antoine
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was excellent from the food to our history Bradly. Drinks were exceptional we went for a double bday date and everyone had a great time! We'll definitely be back

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EdwardC
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my son out for a nice steak. The Prime Rib delivered. I had the 28 ounce prime rib. Lots of fat rendered the edible portion much less than 28 ounces but still plenty of tasty meat. Although at $74 there should have been. He had the ny strip which I tasted. It was excellent. Onion rings broccoli I and bread were very tasty.
All in all it was a great, albeit pricy meal.

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vipKarenR
Baltimore
16 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistent top notch experience

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StirredNotShaken
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prime Rib remains a special dining experience even with low seating capacity. The service remains impeccable and the food is outstanding. The team at Prime Rib has perfected "delivery" options. I had several left overs from our meal and the packaging used by the Prime Rib allowed me to store the food, reheat it and have the same wonderful flavors days later.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely time for my mother’s birthday she cannot stop talking about it!

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Sweeney
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It never disappoints. Good food. Please try the potatoes skins. Thank me later 😄.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waiter was great and the food was delicious..

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pjsbalto
Baltimore
20 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We love The Prime Rib for fine dining and looked forward to Thanksgiving dinner since we have not been there since March 2020. Covid-19 has had its effect there unfortunately: fewer staff working, no busboys, clothed tables empty but for candle light fixtures, our waiter slow at clearing dirty dishes or filling water glasses (only after we requested him to do these tasks), different pianist who seemed much less engaged, quieter atmosphere w far fewer tables and people, etc. BUT, as always, the food was outstanding! Chilean sea bass was prepared perfectly from the grill-- the best fish I have ever eaten! The escargots in garlic butter were divine served w toasted baguette. Was great to see Sean at the door, John (serving as manager) and Mark in the bar. Look forward to returning again to eat at the bar, always delicious and fun. Was good to hear the curbside pick-up dinner business is doing well... would be very sad to ever see them close for lack of business!

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JamesL
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love Prime Rib. Will come back. Can have drinks at the bar which was wonderful. Great service and food and cocktails and wine. And a piano player!

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vipRobertM
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Exceptionally good, attentive service. Good menu selections; great food. Had halibut; was superb. The pianist was also superb; exceptional touch of class.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reminded us why the prime is a favorite of ours. It’s now back at the top of our rotation.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prime Rib somehow gets better with each visit

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vipLauraC
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always outstanding service, food and music!

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vipKarenB
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for special occasions and unbelievably great food. We both had the prime rib-will never order prime rib anywhere else. It was a generous cut, tender and delicious. We had their famous potato skins, crispy and flavorful. Excellent service - can’t wait to return.

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vipKelleeF
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My first time visiting "The Original". Absolutely amazing. Great service, great food. Wonderful atmosphere.

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williamk
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This where we come for birthdays and other special occasions. Everything is delicious and we are treated with such courtesy. The rooms are beautiful & designed to support a pleasant dining experience

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JohnH
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best steak house in the US. I have been dining at the PrimeRib for 25 years.

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vipRichardW
Tampa
32 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was perfect, service was handle as you would expect from this type of restaurant. Our server Samuel made us feel special. Prime rib is what we thought it would be, but better. Love the piano music.

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Sgsss
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just outstanding! What a wonderful way to celebrate a special birthday!!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Great ambiance, great wine. Friday evening had a jazz piano and saxophone, which were excellent

Good, but not great food. The prime rib and brussel sprouts were well cooked, but bland. Out of dozens of prime ribs I've had, this is the first at a restaurant I had to salt.

Good, but not great at handling allergies. Staff were knowledgeable and I felt 100% safe, but the best restaurants will have alternatives or substitutions

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

My wife and I went for our anniversary. Our neighbor recommended the restaurant and it did. It disappoint.

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Sheila
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Prime Rib has been my go to place for special occasions for 20+ years. Everything is outstanding- food, service and ambiance. Bob is our favorite waiter and only adds to our pleasure of eating here.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner, tables spaced appropriately, shrimp cocktail, crab cake, prime rib and veal chop perfection.
Great service from Bobby. Always a wonderful experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was very low key, the food and service was great. Would highly recommend it to anyone.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
34 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

As always the food and ambiance was fantastic. Unfortunately the service was quite lacking. I understand that it is difficult to keep help working during the pandemic. But someone should have been giving the waiter a hand. We had a group next to us that had never been to The Prime Rib before and were very disappointed we tried to tell them that tia was very unusual but don’t think they will be coming back but we will we understand the circumstances but someone up front could have lended a hand

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KellyB
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The dinner was fantastic! We go every year for our aniverssary and they never disappoint!

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vipKarenR
Baltimore
16 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful dining experience. Live music that does not overpower conversation. Consistent high quality food and beverage. The perfect amount of attention from the staff.

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Chuck
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Prime Rib never disappoints. Fabulous, quality food and wonderful service. Our first choice for special occasions.

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guspapa
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

GREAT FOOD AND BOB OUR WAITER ISTHE BEST. HE RECOMMENDS VARIOUJS DISHES. HE I GREAT

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 4271 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.