About

Our History

Designed by brothers Buzz and Nick BeLer to evoke the elegant supper clubs of 1940’s Manhattan, The Prime Rib Restaurant opened in Baltimore, Md. in 1965.

The Prime Rib quickly became a favorite destination. Our menu of prime meats, fresh seafood and thick chops was as appealing to diners in the 1960’s as it is today. Everything about The Prime Rib, from our tuxedoed waitstaff, top quality food, and live piano and bass music nightly was intended to make every occasion feel like a special one. “Dazzling this town with tender, aged steaks and pampering service since 1965” says The Baltimore Sun.

In 1976 our second location in Washington D.C. soon established itself as the top power spot in the Nation’s Capital. Live piano nightly creates an ambiance that ¬†Food & Wine Magazine says “Top 5 romantic restaurants in America”.