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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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1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation at 9 but got to the restaurant at 6pm since we were done touring and pretty hungry. The man at the front was polite and nice but explained he would not have a table for over an hour (not his fault...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sarahspiro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

House of Prime Rib is an institution-a must visit venue when in town. Try to make your reservation at least 30 days in advance. However, if you want to go and you don’t have a reservation, try to get there about 30 min before opening....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bacinac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we've been hearing about the House of Prime Rib for years and finally made a date to go with friends. It was pretty much as expected. Old school. Good cocktails. Lots of red meat. Good service. As much as I liked it, I won't be...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 650joshs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the weedend my son, grandson and myself had dinner at this restaurant. The atmosphere was good and service was okay for a Saturday. While the food was very good there is a big problem in value. We all ordered the Large Cut Bone In...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Doug M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting San Francisco and wanted to checkout the famous House of Prime. I called for a reservation but they were booked, so I called a friend of mine who lives there a few months of the year and fortunately for she had a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mecoultrap
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The House of Prime Rib is old school,San Francisco from my childhood. I ate there over fifty years ago and other than the price it remains as I remembered. This is a restaurant that requires a reservation up to two months in advance but is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Victoria L
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This is absolutely the best prime beef I have ever tasted. It a a complete ceremony around prime beef, and they really know how to do so. Love this place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank danny_paola
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

This place rocks. It’s been an icon in the city since I was a little girl and I have never been disappointed once. The menu is small, obviously but they do have a fish of the day and chicken selection. The meal is enormous and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leslie S
Reviewed October 31, 2018

My family and I have dined at the House of Prime Rib for decades. It was the place to go for special occasions -- birthdays, engagements, etc. We hadn’t been there for a few years and one of those special birthdays rolled around and it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank hwstein
Reviewed October 27, 2018

One of the top restaurants in all of SF. I loved the environment, the energy in the restaurant and bar, exceptional service, and of course the food was amazing!! Best prime rib out there. The uniqueness of how your cuts are served to you is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cmitsumura
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene
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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