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san mateo prime

174 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4013
+1 650-558-8918
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“creamed corn” (3 reviews)
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174 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4013
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Now you don't have to travel to San Francisco's House of Prime Ribs to get excellent prime ribs if you're in the San Mateo area. This place on 3rd Ave in San Mateo will fit the bill. Their presentation is very similar to the famous...More

Thank chanyu1
Reviewed 30 August 2017

First time was good. This time very poor as our server was catering to a large Asian party and ignored us most of the dinner. When we finally got food, it had been sitting under a heat lamp & taste was terrible. Will not return....More

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

They have a wide selection of beef here. Prime rib is King, hence the name. They also had very good lamb and I was able to get a good piece of fish. I enjoyed my dining experience here with clients. Our server was excellent I...More

Thank Cregan8256
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Exceeded all expectations. A car full of our hungry, weary airport arrivals, and a freeway of traffic. This let us have a quiet, relaxing dinner and enjoy a new find. We are prime rib fans (House of Prime Rib in SF, other places on the...More

Thank Nikki W
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The meat was really excellent. One of the best prime I had in a long time. The wine selection is also very good. Friendly service. A good experience and I can recommend this place. Try one of the steaks - they are delicious!

Thank Pat1970512
Reviewed 27 July 2016

located in downtown san mateo; parking is not too bad of an issue; but if you want really good prime rib, this is the place to go; service is great; side dishes are delicious; recommend the baked potato and creamed spinach

Thank smdiner
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were first diners until a large Asian group came in. Server not very attentive to us. Had to wait to order as he was catering to the big party. When we got our food, had to send back as it was cold. Server upset...More

1  Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I love the meat but in this place is amazing!!! The service is very good too!!! I want to try different dishes.... I need to come back!

Thank Teresa651
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We came here for Mother's Day. This place is the same owner as Broadway Prime. The meat is fresh, thick and you have choices of your sides. I love their popovers! The salad is just ok but what I love is their New York cut....More

Thank hrdabster
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Wait staff and bar were excellent. The salad was over dressed to my liking. I would prefer to have the dressing on the side. Prime rib was cooked to my order. So delicious that I barely ate my side orders of garlic mashed potatoes and...More

Thank TexasMama L
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Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-558-8918
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