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House of Prime Rib

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Nob Hill
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1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008 (Washington St.)
+1 415-885-4605
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17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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San Juan, Philippines
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The place was historic and cozy, you can see the tradition in the place. The prices aren't cheat at 40+ dollars, but the experience, the beef alone was enough to say it was more than worth it. The wait staff is attentive, funny at times, and really want you to have a great time. The beef was amazing, the fixings... More 

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Thank Jacques W
Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The absolute best prime rib in town!!! Great people , exceptional service , it's hard to beat that package ! We came here hungry and left stuffed and satisfied!

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Cardiff
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Stayed in San Francisco for 5days mid march 2017. This without doubt is the finest steak house in the world !! We have been lucky at many fine resturants all over the world but for steak and the best ambience look no further ,,,, we well well served by Shar from Persia . I wish you had one of these... More 

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Thank Keithwales
new jersey
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109 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

.....who could ask for anything more 'ONE MENU CHOICE' its prime rib all the time and I don't mind at all. I can truly say that this was one of my favorite restaurants of all times.

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Thank lobels
Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I lived in SF for a number of years and always loved this place. I went back when I was in SF for a business trip and had dinner there for work. As always, excellent service, amazing food, and priced well. There were three of us. We all had a cocktail, and two of us had the largest cut. With... More 

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1 Thank Matthew T
California
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1 review
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We have never had a bad meal here and the staff is excellent. The prime rib is always tender and flavorful. The service is wonderful and we always enjoy a lovely cocktail in the bar before being seated. This restaurant has an "old school" classy feel to it and it is our go-to place when we are craving a cozy,... More 

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Thank calibeachgirl2
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Restaurant assigned this waiter who was so miserable: he complaint to us that he did not like to serve our section because there were too many small table! Really!?!? As a result, he gave us the worst service by not brining us our drinks until 15 minutes after placed the drinks, not check-back on food and not offering us seconds.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Very large restaurant with several dining areas. Was lucky enough to snag a table for 2 on OpenTable the night before, but definitely make a reservation at least 2 weeks in advance. The menu is basically three different size cuts of prime rib and sides. Very affordable, had 2 cuts of prime rib and a bottle of wine for $150.... More 

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Thank Shawnathan88
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The House of Prime Rib was a dream come true. I grew up loving Prime Rib and mashed potatoes and this was probably one of the best prime ribs I've eaten in recent memory. I was lucky my friend made reservations here a month in advance when she found out I was visiting SF. She knows me well and knew... More 

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Thank SyChen1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Three options! What size cut, what temp, and baked or mashed.....our server Shar was amazing and his knowledge of wine list was spot on. Absolute must do when in San Francisco. We we traded tequila shots with the table next to us.....fun, great wine list and great prime rib. Make a reservation or you'll wait two hours for a seat.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Nob Hill

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Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the city and is home to amazing architecture and views. The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that followed. Luckily all is not lost; storied hotels and Grace Cathedral surround Huntington Park. Having a drink or dinner while taking in the sunset and views at the "top of the Mark" is tough to beat.
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