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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

Very good meal, somewhat expensive. They even offered me a second slic of beef after i had finished..reservations highly suggested. We arrived without one but they seated us in about 45 minutes

1  Thank Larry L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the most tender prime rib. You get so much for your money. It's actually a very good value. You will not walk away hungry. The only negative is that it's very hard to get a reservation. I guess that tells the story right...More

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The House of Prime Rib is great. We had a great meal. Prime rig was cooked just the way I like it. And they do have a fish option for those who do not like meat. Wait staff were very attentive, especially for being so...More

Thank Glenn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a stand-by,know what you are getting restaurant for us. Like a favorite old pair of slippers that feel just right. You want good Prime Rib-then you come here. You can rely on it being crowded and noisy. You can rely on the waiters...More

Thank Norris A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place, outstanding meat, juicy and super delicious. A huge waiting list because the house is very famous. Service good a bit overdone...too busy The only bad point: it is so loud!

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best prime rib anywhere....hands down. Beat's Lawry's in tenderness and taste....by a lot. And that is saying something. Portions...unduly large. I say this because generally, the larger the portions the less outstanding the meal. This is not the case here. I recommend sharing the King...More

Thank Joie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

America is a land of excess. The House of Prime Rib is classic America. Limited menu. Choice of variety of Prime Rib. King Henry is the biggest and best with Yorkshire pudding and salad (salad comes out separately first). You also get house warm bread...More

Thank ChrisIQueensland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four people for a business dinner. The food and service were top notch. It was not conducive for actually conducting business but great for entertaining customers!

Thank edye515
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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