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House of Prime Rib

1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
+1 415-885-4605
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great place for a prime rib dinner. If you’re on your own - eat at the bar. Very good service. Suggest going for +1 on your ‘how do you like that cooked’ as my medium came out quite rare. All good.

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have waited a long time to write this review. On the eve of my return to San Francisco, I feel it is time to share my experience at this restaurant. First, I had read so much about it in periodicals and other locations, so...More

Thank Woodrow C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Prebook. This place is busy and you need to plan ahead if you don't want either a long wait or to be disappointed. But it is worth it. We were seated pretty promptly. The surroundings are a bit dark but very well done. A nice...More

Thank euroboom2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The meat here is very good and you get very big portions but I have had better. We were served quickly despite the place being so busy that there was a 2 hour wait to eat at the bar.

Thank Janine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very loud and crowded. Even though we had a reservation for 6, they put us at a table for 4. I don’t eat meat and ordered salad but instead of bringing my salad with everyone else’s main course, they brought it as an appetizer so,...More

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 13 and were able to make same day reservations. So lucky! Had found this place on a list of the “Top Funnest Restaurants” in San Fran. And, indeed, it was. Simple menu but not simple ambiance. Food was delicious if...More

Thank Virgjo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure I want to write a long review simply because the only things you want to know is that if you like meat and prime rib this is the place for you. Just.Plain.Epic. The only thing I'd change if I go back is...More

Thank StacyFromNJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will need to make a reservation well in advance and the experience is definitely better at a table but you can always sit at the bar. The cornbread isn't on the menu but if you ask for it they will bring it. The martinis...More

Thank Dubpack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is so old school, it should be teaching other restaurants how to do it great. We had a 7;30 reservation and were seated as soon as we came in. Service was prompt, professional and point on. Cocktails are strong, and wine by the...More

Thank peter f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been on Van Ness for years, and always appears to be booked up. Despite diet trends in dining, there still appear to be meat lovers out there who know a value when they see it. For the price of just a slab...More

Thank bsimosd
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about a poster but you can call them to see if they are available.
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August 22, 2018|
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Wish I know... :)) Sorry!
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Yes you can from their website. Just do it in advance they are 3 to 4 weeks out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
    (Washington St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-4605
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