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The Prime Rib, Washington, DC
The Prime Rib, Washington, DC
The Prime Rib, Washington, DC
The Prime Rib, Washington, DC
The Prime Rib, Washington, DC

The Prime Rib

4.7
4.7
3393 Reviews
$50 and over
American
D.C's premier steakhouse with tuxedoed waiters and a 1940s Manhattan supper-club setting since 1976. Top five romantic restaurant in America (Food and Wine magazine). Live piano nightly. Valet parking. business casual for gentlemen.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 9 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    American, Steak, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (202) 466-8811
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Juan P Garcia
  • Private party facilities
    Call for availability
  • Private party contact
    James MacLeod: (202) 466-8811
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown
  • Cross street
    20th Street
  • Parking details
    Valet
  • Public transit
    Foggy Bottom or Farragut West Metro Station
  • Entertainment
    Live Jazz - piano and bass.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 3,393 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
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • District of Columbia

    Romantic

  • District of Columbia

    American

3,393 Reviews
  1. Michy

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Food quality was disappointing- both crab cakes and Lobster were chewy and not fresh. The service lacked a personal touch… while my son and I did not match the dress code (from out of town and stumbled upon the restaurant), we certainly felt the dismissive mannerism of the waiter and staff. Overall, I would not recommend this restaurant.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Prime Rib is a fine dining Washington institution! Always a pleasure to dine there!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience as always. I had the prime rib and my husband had the lobster. Both were delicious.

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  4. EMC1

    Washington DC

    25 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent as usual. Great food, service and love the atmosphere with the piano player.

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  5. BartBlake

    Washington DC

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Classic American steak house. Fabulous decor, excellent drinks served promptly, delicious food. No one does better service. A little on the pricey side but well worth it. I expect to be back quite soon.

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  6. Rick

    Richmond

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a beautiful restaurant. Reminds me of a Chicago or New York steak house. However, although the prime rib was one of the best we have ever eaten. The price was the highest I have ever paid throughout the world. It was over $100 more than most five-star restaurants. The soft music by a trio and the great staff made it an enjoyable evening. The price seemed overboard.

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  7. JohannaF

    Washington DC

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My favorite elegant restaurant Expensive but worth it Beautiful room with piano music. Experienced waiters and food is perfectly done.

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  8. jackiec

    New York City

    21 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was very good we were seated quickly and our waiter looked after us very well. We both ordered filet mignon , an 8oz was $75 so we expected it to be delicious… no seasonings at all and it was very bland. The portions of the sides fairly small. Definitely not value for money we were disappointed and sorry to say would not return.

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  9. RoderickH

    Richmond

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I had great expectations. However, the prime rib was not well seasoned or came from inferior livestock. It was in no means with the unusual expense. We will never return

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  10. wineman

    Richmond

    270 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    270 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    If you are Prime Rib lover like me, this is the place to go. Service was outstanding and the food was above average. PRIME RIB COOKED PERFECT.

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FAQs

The Prime Rib does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates.

The Prime Rib is rated 4.7 stars by 3393 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 9 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Prime Rib

2020 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    20th Street
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    American, Steak, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Valet
  • Public transit
    Foggy Bottom or Farragut West Metro Station
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Juan P Garcia
  • Entertainment
    Live Jazz - piano and bass.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (202) 466-8811
  • Private party facilities
    Call for availability
  • Private party contact
    James MacLeod: (202) 466-8811
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