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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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“prime rib” (695 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (205 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's easy to see why the House of Prime Rib is so successful. It offers a single product, roast beef, and matches it with a giant loaf of excellent sourdough, a huge baked potato, a giant salad prepared at the table, and even corn or...More

Thank MannyG2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to my favorite restaurant again and as usual, it was awesome. The prime rib was perfect as was everything else. The salad was a little different but still delicious. Drinks were on point as was the service. Finished the King Henry cut and creme...More

Thank justthetip808
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing and generous proportions. I ordered the House of Prime Rib cut and it was way too much for me with everything else they served. Also I would not recommend sitting in a booth, ( we were in a corner back by...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Our meal at the House of Prime Rib was the last meal of our stay in San Francisco. I was extremely choosy which of the many fine restaurants in San Francisco would get this distinction. I ultimately chose House of Prime Rib for its excellent...More

1  Thank teacher91
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Came here to celebrate my daughter's completion of flight attendant training. Our server, Jackie, was very attentive to our needs and the service was exemplary. The prime rib, was superb as usual. Kudos to Jessie, our bar server, and the bartenders for making our delicious...More

1  Thank rexcab
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The decor of this place looks like its straight from the steakhouses of the 1970's. That aside, this has to be one of the best steaks I have ever eaten. The waitress was very friendly and prepared our salad table-side - Doing the salad dressing...More

1  Thank MickeyThePikey
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I called to make reservations for 5/6. The girl said the earliest time available was 10 PM. I chuckled because it is really late to eat dinner for most. I politely said "never mind". She hung up on me!!! What kind of customer service is...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 5:45 pm and we're referred to the bar for a table. However the bartenders and the whole area was so busy they did not acknowledge our presences. We tried twice to ask but they were busy shaking cocktails. Even if you are...More

1  Thank Evoqueen
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic no other words necessary other than the Yorkshire puds! Chef don't open the oven while they're cooking otherwise they go flat like ours! Other than that just brilliant. Worth the trip to SFO.

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The last time I ate at House of Prime Rib was 40 years ago. It's amazing for any restaurant to remain that long and even more amazing that the quality is still there. If you love prime rib, this is the place for you. High...More

1  Thank Fran H
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My family wants to go here, but I don't eat meat. Is there anything besides salad for a vegetarian?
17 March 2017|
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Response from Bacinac | Reviewed this property |
Try the martinis otherwise not a place for vegans.
Jim H
What is the price for the Henry the 8th, with Yorkshire pudding, salad and potato and spinach? Sounds like the thing to get. Thanks, Jim H>
23 January 2017|
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Response from Cecilia C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i don't remember exactly but i would say you will spend around 70$ for the menu
What are the price range for the meals?
26 December 2016|
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Response from Lovetotravel8653 | Reviewed this property |
Probably $45 + without dessert or drinks. The price is determined obviously by the cut you choose. It is well worth the price if you want excellent service and delicious food. I highly recommend this restaurant and will... More
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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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