With its crispy, herbed exterior and succulent, tender interior, its easy to see why prime rib pleases palates from the family dinner table to the most expensive restaurant in town. Although some may argue about which side dishes best compliment this primal cut of beef, no one will argue that these restaurants are serving up some of the best prime rib in Atlanta.
1 Highland Tap
Highland Tap Steak Cellar’s speakeasy vibe and menu filled with steakhouse standards and some of the most mouth watering burgers and sandwiches around, has made it the only steakhouse in the Virginia-Highland neighborhood since 1989. Since their prime rib, which come in Princess cut 10oz, Queen cut 14oz, King cut 20oz, and blackened with crawfish tails and hollandaise, was voted best in the city it looks as though Highland Tap will continue to rule the Virginia-Highland steakhouse scene for many years to come.
2 Morton's Steakhouse
You can’t talk steak and not mention this Chicago born steakhouse with a 30 year history of consistent, quality service. You know the atmosphere and you know the menu but unless you’ve dined at Morton’s on a Friday or Saturday you don’t know how delicious their prime rib is. With its status as one of Jezebel Magazine’s 100 Best Restaurants, Morton’s in Buckhead is without a doubt the prime location to enjoy prime rib.
3 Ray's On The River
Located just off of 1-285 in Sandy Springs, Ray’s On The River is known for their fresh seafood, prime steaks, outstanding wine selection and magnificent views of the Chattahoochee River. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff will be more than eager to suggest the perfect wine to accompany your slow roasted prime rib with au jus and horseradish sauce, whether you’re a regular or a first timer.
4 New York Prime
Sitting in the heart of Buckhead, New York Prime offers the traditional steakhouse experience from their old boy’s club atmosphere right down to the menu filled with the best USDA Prime Beef you’ve ever tasted. This local fave, voted “Best Steakhouse” 7 years running in the Jezebel Magazine Reader Survey, keeps it simple with their 22 oz. portion of prime rib cooked to perfection and served up with the option of individual sides or family style portions made for sharing.
Inside this unassuming building with it’s stucco facade and neon sign lies a neighborhood favorite beloved by frequented by everyone from up-and-coming twenty somethings to city councilmen and venerable executives. With a menu bursting with the flavors of New Orleans, which happens to the hometown of owner Hal Nowak and certain HauteLiving.com contributor, Hal’s is not only the best place to enjoy prime rib, it is also the place to see and be scene.