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The Prime Rib

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Mount Vernon
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1101 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202-3886 (East Chase Street)
+1 410-539-1804
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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New Jersey
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94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not exaggerating when I say this was the best prime rib I have ever had! Melt in the mouth tender that was perfectly cooked. Excellent service and fantastic jazz music made for a flawless evening, truly. I will return on my next visit to Baltimore.

Thank BellaO6
Baltimore, Maryland
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620 reviews
446 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My number 1 restaurant anywhere. From the very beginning of your evening, you are greeted warmly. Have their signature Piney at the bar while you wait for your table. Once seated, have their Greenberg Potato skins with the horseradish sauce. Equally good are the shrimp cocktail, and the many salad offerings. The star of the evening is the prime rib..the... More 

Thank Richard J
Catonsville, Maryland
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Prime Rib Restaurant in the past so when family decided to get together, this was our choice. Loved the complimentary valet parking, the atmosphere, and the helpful staff. We didn't know to make a reservation so we settled for seats at the bar - which was a good choice for us since we know the musicians.... More 

Thank gjandthegirls
Annapolis, MD
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Knowing you will find the same excellent service and attention to detail no matter how long since you have been there is a comfort. Knowing also that they will most certainly stay within their comfort zone in menu options is also important as to expectations. Although our server was in every way very good, he neither told us his name... More 

Thank Joe S
Baltimore, Maryland
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962 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

First, thank you for participating in Restaurant Week. We were warmly greeted and shown to our table on the porch as requested. In no time, Brian, our server for the evening came over and greeted us. Brian was pleasant, knowledgeable and present when we needed him. Service and great food can always be counted on at The Prime Rib –... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

What can I say? This became my favorite restaurant a few years ago and it truly never disappoints. I have an annual outing with an aunt and cousin during Baltimore's Restaurant Week, and the staff, ambience and atmosphere are always A+!! We each had the prime rib, which was done to perfection and the creamed spinach and potatoes were well-seasoned... More 

Thank WaterBaby223
Glenwood, Maryland, United States
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Through the years we have celebrated here, especially since the demise of Marconi's. It is as popular as ever; our three course Baltimore City Restaurant Week menu afforded us excellent choices and our filets could not have been better. the service is impeccable and the decor is still stylish. My only complaint is the total relaxation of any semblance of... More 

Thank Betty A
Cockeysville, Maryland
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170 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is my husbands favorite restaurant so we come here every year at least once (on his birthday). This year it was restaurant week so it was much less expensive. We love the escargot and oysters Rockefeller so we always start with that. The restaurant week menu had prime rib but it was poorly presented...taste was fine though. Don't miss... More 

Thank cdemet
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Four of us went during restaurant week. We thought it would be an interesting experience. We've talked about going for months, since it's practically a Baltimore landmark. I always thought it was in such a strange location, nothing exciting about the outside decor. It's in the bottom of an old apartment building. We walked in and you felt like you... More 

Thank dawnanddiego
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I took my mother here to The Prime Rib and we were quickly sat near the bar area by very polite staff. The atmosphere is very calming and dimly lit. You could 100% see a bunch of guys in suits smoking cigars and drinking fine scotch at the bar (in theory of course, but that is the feel of this... More 

Thank Tony D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 60 - US$ 80
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202-3886
    (East Chase Street)
  • Public Transportation: MTA 64 and 61 Light Rail - Cultural Center Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Mount Vernon
  • Neighbourhood: Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 410-539-1804

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?