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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 5 days 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the House of Prime Rib. We had reservations for Five at Five pm on Christmas Eve. Valet parking made front door arrival great. Our wait to be seated was short, less than 10 min. The atmosphere was festive and...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just went again, and as always, the food are service are excellent. However this time we were seated in a party room with low ceilings, and the party of 12 next to our table were so loud and so inconsiderate of others. That happens...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother made a reservation for this place. It was crowded and loud but the house salad was really good; so was the pinot noir-Goldeneye (second favorite pinot I ever tasted). I had the House of Prime Rib, spinach and mashed potatoes. Steve was the...More

Thank uncvcutraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

i have lived a long time un the bsy area. I have heard of the House of Prime Rib but never went. My wife made the reservations, way in advance! It is hard to get in last minute. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole dining experience!...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Obviously when you make the choice to dine here you know you are looking for one thing done extremely well - prime rib. They succeed here masterfully taking something simple and relying on great execution. Prime rib is superb and the accompaniments match. Excellent and...More

Thank BiotechWanderlust
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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