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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 1 week ago

My big sister and her husband took me to the House of Prime Rib before I left for the Army in 1966, and Gus greeted us and seated us. I've taken many people since, and recommended it to all. My wife and children and best...More

Thank jhabermehl1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best roast beef I have had in a long time and amazing salad that is prepared at your table, excellent mashed potatoes and baked potatoes with amazing fillings. I will be back here again.

Thank Bondy1982
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is wonderful . Tasty is very good. Steaks are delicious and salads are also amazing . I really enjoy it. The staffs are very friendly and nice.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All you need to know about the House if Prime Rib is covered by the name. Menu choices are mostly limited to the size, thickness and done-ness of the beef, although there is a non-beef choice or two (but why?) and a good selection of...More

Thank samweinbergersf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expect 2-3+ hours wait if don't have reservations. People willing to wait that long to have Prime Rib, that's all I need to say.

Thank SuperTravler777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 4 and we're all impressed with the food and the service. The salad was really good especially their house made dressing! My husband and I had the King Henry VIII (largest cut) prime rib, it was perfectly done! The service...More

Thank Niknik_121514
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The old school ambiance and menu work really well here. The food is absolutely amazing. I see why it’s difficult to get a reservation. HOPR: don’t change a thing.

Thank thofri01
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We have loved the House of Prime Rib for over 30 years, bringing family and new friends. So, when family was coming in from out of state, we thought this would be a great locals San Francisco dining experience...I had made reservations about 10 days...More

Thank mamaloca50
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

With a 2 month waiting list & limited availability I was expecting prime rib nirvana What I found instead was a very busy,very crowded,very noisy steak house. Features that I looked forward to such as the carver serving you your exact cut from the carving...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This place was awesome! It was quite the experience and super delicious. It’s a lot of food that you get for your money’s worth.

Thank Michelle J
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Response from Kate W | Reviewed this property |
Can't really answer that question. So many variables but I'm certain that they'd try to seat you a quickly as possible. May take 2 rounds of cocktails. Worth the wait and the gin and tonics are superb!! Always best to make a... More
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Yes, you can and I believe it's $20 per bottle for the first two that you bring.
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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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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