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“What has Happened to Prime?”

Prime Roast Beef and Seafood
Ranked #53 of 67 Restaurants in Lexington
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

What has happened to PRIME ROAST BEEF AND SEAFOOD ON MARRETT ROAD IN LEXINGTON, MA??? The food used to be exceptional and the service adequate and friendly. NO MORE!!

I have picked-up take-out orders and brought them all the way home to Burlington only to discover that they were wrong or incomplete. Insincere apologies and no service recovery when I called to inform them of the mistake.

I recently placed a take-out order only to be called by the order-taker as I was turning on to Marrett Road...she informed me that they had "run-out" of the ingredients to make a popular sandwich on their menu.

Maybe they are not paying their food purveyor bills, which could explain why they are running-out of food. Or perhaps it is just bad management, either way....


THERE ARE PLENTY OF OTHER CHOICES IN THE AREA FOR MEDIOCRE FRY-SHACK CUISINE who will have the ingredients to prepare their menu items, and smile when they take your money.


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3  Thank Bos G
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

Very pleased with this place! Super friendly staff, very clean restaurant and delicious food. The roast beef absolutely melts in your mouth it is sooooo good.

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Reviewed 3 December 2011

Prime Roast Beef and Seafood is a family-run business that opened in the spring of 2011. The folks that own it, brothers, are not new to the restaurant business: they used to run Ken's Deli at the old Caldor Mall in Burlington.

This is an extremely popular restaurant at lunchtime: lots of business people, high school students, and folks in the trades frequent the restaurant. I should know, I live about a half block away! And it's no wonder, the food is delicious, the servings are generous, and the price is reasonable.

You can either eat-in: there is plenty of seating, or take away. My very favorite is the chicken kabob plate (ask for rice if you want it, otherwise you'll get french fries and onion rings.) It comes with a delicious greek salad, feta optional. My other favorite is the chicken kabob salad. The salad is very nice and the tomatoes are great no matter what time of the year. The portions are very generous: one chicken kabob salad is enough for two people to share for dinner. The atmosphere is casual, think: bright flourescent lights, counter service, and carbonated beverages, the view from the large plate glass windows is of busy Marrett Rd. I usually call ahead, and take my dinner home.

Check it out, I think you will enjoy it!

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2  Thank ArmchairTraveler0242
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