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For 2
Wed, 2/21
11:30 PM
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The Prime Rib

3392 reviews
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$50 and over
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  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Gargantuan cuts of prime beef, extra thick chops, and simply prepared fresh seafood are the straightforward offerings of this steakhouse that evokes the supper clubs of Manhattan in the 1940's. Leopard print carpeting, black lacquered walls trimmed in brass and tuxedoed waiters complete the elegant atmosphere, featuring live piano and bass nightly. Dress code is business casual.
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Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(215) 772-1701
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Eddy Castillo
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Cross street
17th and Locust
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Parking details
Valet Parking is $15.00 with The Prime Rib validation stamp - There are also, non-affiliated lots in the area.
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Live Piano and Bass
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The Prime Rib can accommodate parties of 12 to 75 in private rooms, up to 200 in entire restaurant. The Prime Rib offers ideal event spaces for rehearsal dinners, birthdays, and holiday celebrations.

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What 3392 People Are Saying
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipvwfoodie (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Celebrated my mother's birthday there. Ambiance was wonderful, service was attentive once we got started, food excellent choices and all delicious. Piano was a nice touch, maybe a could have been a little softer as background music to not impair conversation (especially with an older adult with some hearing issues). Look forward to returning!

Curt (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

Food was decent, i personally thought it was over priced.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Excellent service

vipPhilly4Food (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

The restaurant was quite full, and this may have been the reason the service was questionable. After waiting a long time to be acknowledged by a waiter, one showed up and asked if we wanted drinks or wine. One member of our party ordered a drink. It never came, and another waiter appeared who seemed to be assigned to our table, too. He asked if we wanted drinks. The cocktail was re-ordered. It was to be on the rocks and wasn't when it finally arrived. It had to be sent back to be corrected. One person's medium rare filet had to be sent back because it was too rare, and my Dover sole was slightly warm not warm or hot. I chose not to have my Dover sole reheated because fish reheated will become mushy. At times we seemed to have two waiters, very pleasant young men, who tried hard but did not seem to communicate with each other. Consequently, we were asked the same questions by each.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Excellent service and food. Wine list is pricier than other high end restaurants I've been to but a good selection nonetheless. Live piano music so if you don't want to be seated near the piano, let the hostess know.

5.0  Dined 4 days ago

The food and service was phenomenal will definitely be going in the future

3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Not worth it. By no means am I cheap, but this place is definitely not worth the money. I suspect there may have been something going on behind the scenes that we were not made aware of. Perhaps they were short staffed? Our waiter was a nice guy, but not a great waiter. He was a college student, and not an experienced server. The wait for the main course seemed eternal, and when it came, only 6 of the 7 meals were served. Another 5 minutes passed before I received my meal. My wife had an empty wine glass in front of her for most of the evening, and I had to ask another server that passed by for my drink order that had been forgotten. All things being equal, there are many better options out there. The appetizers and desserts were good, but the entrees were average. The timing was way off, and the food was not hot. It seemed as if it was everyone's first day on the job. At $842 for dinner and tip for a party of 7, this effort was not good enough.

johnnycomp1 (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Really liked the whole experiance from drinks at the bar Peter the piano player was excellent and personable and the steaks was great can't belive i haven't been here before !
Can not wait to go back

ImmanuelM (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Prime Rib needs no introduction. It is the best steakhouse you can find. Come and get the signature prime rib and see for yourself. It’s one of a kind.

viplisette (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was amazing, service was great too