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The Prime Rib

2020 K Street N.W., Washington DC, DC 20006
+1 202-466-8811
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (200 reviews)
“potato skins” (33 reviews)
“steak” (86 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
2020 K Street N.W., Washington DC, DC 20006
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here with family and family friends. The food is fantastic, the steak was wonderful, I don't eat shellfish but everyone loved it here, the side of potato gratin was wonderful and the desert the BREAD PUDDING is wonderful and the service was impossible to...More

Thank c1424388
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Prime Rib has been my favorite restaurant for 20 years. Hands down, no restaurant has ever come close. Everything is always consistently perfect at the Prime Rib. Their menu and wine list cannot be beat. They have it all covered: sexy ambiance, very romantic,...More

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the "big name" steakhouses have moved into DC over the years, but none of them exceed The Prime Rib. An exquisite dining room, piano accompaniment, and terrific service... but the main attraction here are their steaks. Their namesake prime rib is terrific, but...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I was in DC for a family gathering and another friend was in town for work - we decided to have dinner at The Prime Rib for a unique indulgence. The atmosphere was incredibly vintage and we very much enjoyed the live piano and bass...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We have been to the prime rib at other locations with excellent experiences. However, this location was too busy taking care of the Washington socialites to notice that there were other patrons whose money is just as green. We were seated in a very crowded...More

Thank clfyp174
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This is an old establishment with a lot of character. Many US presidents have dined here and men are expected to wear a jacket to dinner. It's ok if you forgot, like me, you will be provided with a fine jacket to your own size....More

Thank Keivan Z
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The beef is sublime here. It is tender and flavorful and cooked exquisitely. While I know the name suggests to get the prime rib, which when you see it you can see from where the name of the restaurant comes, the filet was fabulous and...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 23 December 2017

When in Washington, I am a regular at the Prime Rib on K Street. Just as the name says, if you want the best Prime Rib you ever ate, this is the place. They started in Baltimore where there is another one, so you can...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Its been about ten years since my last visit to the Prime Rib. I went the other night for dinner and found the place has not changed a bit. The food and service is still exceptional. Their selection of seafood and steaks, especially the prime...More

Thank Nhoj N
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Had Thanksgiving dinner here with 4 other friends and we were not disappointed at all. This place is consistent and the food, service, drinks, ambiance and music have not deviated from true American fare, class and elegance. This evening they offered the traditional (but very...More

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15 April 2016|
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Response from SarahTravels86 | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! I felt like it was a very romantic setting with nice candles, linen tablecloths, dimmed lights etc.
Sandra A
21 February 2016|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is valet, as above it is at your discretion. Wonderful place, Jimmy the bartender is super great. You can not miss him, big burley fellow with blonde hair and mustache. Tell him Jim and Kate said "HI".
Kurt S
26 January 2015|
Response from James M | Property representative |
Is this for Tues Dec. 22nd?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2020 K Street N.W., Washington DC, DC 20006
    (20th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Foggy Bottom or Farragut West Metro Station
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-466-8811
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