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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 yesterday via mobile

I believe this restaurant always full of people. My booking was 6:30pm on Monday and there were loads of people waiting for tables when I arrived. Sour dough was hot, beef were excellent, Yorkshire pudding just in good texture. The roast beef cooked just like...More

Thank Einac_Uhc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

四分一世紀過去 這餐廳還和我第一次去一模一樣 沒有造作 沒有花臣 就是honest 的一塊 Roast beef 和 攞命油浸似的yorkshire pudding 依然故我的巨大人portion 𠲖!連價格都差不多! what a pleasant surprise

Thank Tomaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my husband and I's go to spots to take out of town guests. There is only prime rib, and one fish dish, so not a place to take vegetarians. The portions are huge, the food delicious, and the service is always...More

Thank nsb218
Reviewed 1 week ago

House of Prime Rib (HOPR) offers a terrific night out, but be advised that the menu is pretty much limited to various cuts of prime rib. All dinners include a salad with HOPR's special dressing (similar to Lawry's), and meat is wheeled around on a...More

Thank Kresge86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make a reservation as early as possible. Very busy restaurant. Portions are large with nothing else but prime rib on menu. Wait staff was attentive and efficient. Meal came with salad made at table, choice of prime rib cut, baked or mashed potato with toppings,...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, it depends on what you're looking for. If you don't cook you'll be wowed but, if you do the food is no better but certainly no worse. The service is wonderful and that's worth the money to many people. I enjoyed my meal but...More

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is very good, but my advice is booking in advance because it is very popular, very difficult for a walk-in! Menu is very simple 5 deferents size of steak and you choose or the sides! Quality is good!

Thank opaguioth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an older established restaurant that thrives because the food is excellent. They also have a great drink called the lemon raspberry martini that you MUST try. Served in the shaker so you actually get 2 drinks in one. Their roast beef is to...More

Thank gardentourgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are no words for how delicious this meal was. The mashed potatoes were creamy, the meat tender and cooked to perfection, the Yorkshire pudding soaked up all the yummy gravy....the inside was lovely and old school. The entire experience was wonderful. Just go!!!!

Thank Ashley c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old school is still the best school! I’ve wanted to eat at this restaurant ever since I first learned about it at least five years ago. I promised myself that, if I ever found myself in San Francisco, I’d cross this line off my bucket...More

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Andrea A
June 27, 2018|
Response from wiregirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes dinner only and always busy
Mel A
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Brigette D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can from their website. Just do it in advance they are 3 to 4 weeks out.
February 9, 2018|
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Response from Ray C | Reviewed this property |
Can’t say for sure but I think you’d get right in. Busiest hours are later in the evening.
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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