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The Prime Rib

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1205 S Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 51301-5913
17:00 - 22:00
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Spencer, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

the food was great, our steak was cooked to perfection and the service wonderful. Loved the salad bar, lots of items to chose from.

Thank dgoergen1
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

First, they were out of prime rib when we went - kind of like finding McDonald's out of hamburgers. My entire meal was entirely mediocre , though the service was pleasant enough. Too expensive for the quality of food, I think.

Thank Marc B
Spencer, Iowa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I have always been quite happy with the preparation, price, selection, and service. Their salad bar is fabulous. Steaks are done extremely well, the pastas also are very nicely done up. I especially enjoy the chicken skillet. The veggies are dine but crisp. Delicious!

Thank patti d
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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1,022 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 612 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I used to live in the area and would eat here a lot. I forgot how wonderful the prime rib tasted! There have been improvements since I was last here a few years ago. There are now tablecloths and freshly baked bread with delicious seasoned butter. The cook prepared my 10 oz prime rib exactly how I like it...medium. It... More 

Thank minnesotans4
Spencer, Iowa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We went there twice this week and each time we all had different entrees which included everything from chicken cesear salad, pasta dishes, the filet steak, skillets, and french connection sandwich (my favorite) and salad bar. Nice size glasses of wine too. A great Spencer restaurant and nice to be able to visit. There was maybe a 15 minute Saturday... More 

Thank 1wakefield
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Had prime rib while there and it was perfect. The atmosphere is fairly nice and we had pretty good service. For the money, it was plenty of food and cooked the way we requested. My wife had pasta and she said it was very good and would order it again. I would recommend this place for a nice evening 'date-night'.

Thank Designerguy1954
West Des Moines, Iowa
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were in the area visiting and we drove down to The Prime Rib. We got there just after it opened and were taken straight to a table. When we left, there were approx. 12 - 15 people waiting for seating. The cuts of Prime Rib were very very good!!! It is not the best I've had, but it is... More 

Thank Review-by-2
Clarence Center, NY, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly fast service, ordered filet cooked medium and it was perfect. Melt in your mouth. Price was responsible. Highly recommended.

Thank James V
Webb, Iowa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Great food. Service is good. It can be busy at times but its worth it. They could update a few chairs and tables but all around Great!! I go many times a year.

Thank nmader1184
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We've been to the Prime Rib a number of times. I almost always order the prime rib, and I'm never disappointed, it's very consistent. Their salad bar has a wide variety and is very good, always fresh. We've had several of their wait staff people and all have been very attentive.

Thank 360tl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 S Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 51301-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Spencer
  • Phone Number: 712-262-4625
712-262-4625 Has been in business for many years.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?