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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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1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
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Reviewed 1 March 2015

I could hardly believe I was going to a restaurant with such a name but since husband and son are such lovers of the dish and it was so well reviewed, I decided to go with it. I'm so glad I did! It was the...More

Thank Chele32789
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Always one of my favorite meals. The Prime rib is cook perfectly and the sides are very tasty. The Yorkshire pudding is a very nice touch. For desert we had the apple crisp and the pecan pie, both were wonderful. Our waiter Frankie was excellent...More

Thank Ski-Dave-Ski
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Three of us arrived in this very busy restaurant without reservation the waiting time was an hour and a half but where told if we wanted we could eat at the bar. Great idea. Where welcomed by a very friendly barman who explained the concept...More

Thank Marieke S
Reviewed 15 February 2015

The best thing a Tripadvisor review can do is help set your expectation when you visit. I've eaten at HOPR at least 30 times in the last 25 years, including last month. Here's what to expect: -It's a tough reservation. Tougher than it used to...More

2  Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 8 February 2015

I was alone so sat at the bar. The bar tender started by requesting my credit card, he said it was necessary to open an account ! I answered I had only cash and was eventually served. It is my 3rd time at the House...More

3  Thank AZERTParis
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Location: Right off Van Ness, valet parking available for $10, BUT if you have the time and patients to look for street parking it’s available just look! Customer Service: Right when we walked in to tell them our reservation we were greeted with a “Happy...More

Thank Roshlynn
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Finally found my way back to this SF dining institution after several attempts to get a reservation in prior visits. This place is difficult to get into if you book less than two or more weeks out. I would caveat the above in that you...More

Thank jbarm
Reviewed 4 February 2015

We were visiting SF during thanksgiving and I made reservations to eat here. The food was delicious. My husband had the prime rib and loved it. I had the turkey dinner and loved it as well. The staff was wonderful and so were the other...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 February 2015

I read the reviews before going ,and the service was great ,didn't have to wait long my meal was huge I honestly thought I was eating a whole cow ,they have a carving station with really nice food ,ok I found it a bit cramped...More

1  Thank Andriel790
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

Our expectations were high given it's ratings Service was fantastic Food whilst great quality was not for everyone but can't fault the size of helpings!! If you are looking for expansive menu then probably not for you

Thank Colin2808
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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