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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 17 August 2014

I'm not usually into prime rib, because of the large portion sizes. I've had my fair share of the dish though over the years. I had their smallest portion, and I wish I could have eaten it all, it was perfect! I did waste some...More

Thank walkabout101
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Enjoyed a nice meal here on a family vacation, and felt House of Prime Rib stacked up well against some of our benchmark restaurants for classic prime rib dinners. As a reference point, we've enjoyed Lawry's in different locations several times over the years, and...More

1  Thank Real_FoodieToronto
Reviewed 14 August 2014

I made reservations way ahead and I am glad I trusted the good reviews here on TA. It was the best Prime Rib dinner ever and also a great show to watch the Chef prepare the meat directly in front of you from the zeppelin...More

2  Thank YoshiDus
Reviewed 13 August 2014

After 50 years the experience contours. Service and quality has declined slightly while prices have increased dramatically. It is still an experience for great prime rib; but, when something is not the way you expect (which, unfortunately happens more often!) be vocal and ask them...More

Thank chamonixCalifornia
Reviewed 12 August 2014

A co-worker told me of this place. I made reservations 2 months in advance and soo glad I did. We had a great table in a side room. Nice ambiance which is cozy. Sevice was great. They have a very simple menu but I appreciated...More

1  Thank Kat_919
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Trust me, I'm a librarian. And I've enjoyed years and years of prime rib dinners at Lawry's The Prime Rib in Beverly Hills, California. So when we were up in SF, we decided to try this place. Sure wish we hadn't. Service was poor. Food...More

Thank frankellen178
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Great meat of maybe ever. As italians our benchmark was set on Fiorentina steak. Very surprised to say I enjoyed prime rib more. Meat is ad tender as butter and sides are perfectly matched. Service is outstanding, our server S.B. has been a great support....More

1  Thank Anna Z
Reviewed 9 August 2014

I was at a disadvantage when I went to dinner here last night. One, I have eaten at long established steak houses like Hugo's Cellar in Vegas & Smith & Wollensky's in NYC & have been blown away. So somehow I had this image in...More

3  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

We were very happy with the service, food and atmosphere. My husband and I dined with our 11 and 12 year old daughters for my birthday. I was pleased we were allowed to order the kids prime rib even though it says up to 8...More

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Been here numerous times and I still think this is best prime rib I've ever had hands down! There's just something different about the prime rib here. It's so tender and juicy and flavorful. The last time I was here, though, I got the English...More

3  Thank Jessica L
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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