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Prime Steak & Seafood, McAllen, TX

Prime Steak & Seafood

4.6
4.6
272 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
At PRIME, we don’t just cook food. We craft a dining experience defined by excellence. Our perfectly prepared dishes reflect the full potential of the finest ingredients, because we treat the process of crafting good food as an art, not a science. Served within a luxuriously appointed dining room and paired with the very best appetizers, sides, and beverages, every meal at PRIME is one worth remembering.

Relax in our private dining area that seats up to people. Elegantly set and beautifully decorated, our dining room perfectly complements your unforgettable taste experience. Stop by for that special date, that exciting celebration, or that important business connection. The very best in fine steakhouse dining awaits.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 19 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary Italian

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–2:00 am Sat 2:00 pm–11:00 pm Bar Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–2:00 am

  • Phone number

    (956) 731-4338

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Roberto Delgado

  • Catering

    For Catering and Events call (956) 731 4338

  • Private party facilities

    To book private rooms please call (956) 731 4338

  • Neighbourhood

    McAllen

  • Cross Street

    Ware Rd. and Expressway 83

  • Parking Details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 272 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Notable Wine List

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Romance

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Special Occasion

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • McAllen

    Best Overall

  • McAllen

    Best Food

  • McAllen

    Best Service

  • McAllen

    Best Ambiance

  • McAllen

    Best Value

  • McAllen

    Special Occasion

  • McAllen

    Most Booked

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  1. RM

    RickM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was fantastic and the service was amazing. I love this place after my first visit. I will absolutely be back!
  2. RC

    RubenC

    San Francisco

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an excellent thanksgiving dinner here and we will gladly come back for dinner soon.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The experience was great, the food was amazing along with the service.
  4. DR

    DiegoR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was outstanding, My steak was cooked perfectly. Service was incredible. Atmosphere was good. Set a reservation and table was ready for when we arrived. Highly satisfied with the overall experience.
  5. AK

    AlexK

    Austin

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Food and service is very high quality- warm bread and butter came out quickly and our drinks followed. Appetizer shrimp bisque and roasted corn was very good . Steaks perfectly cooked and all on point- bone in ribeye filet, petite filet, and sides- truffle mac and cheese, asparagus. Mostachon cake shareable for desert. The only issue was the table they offered us is a booth in a dark corner , with poor lighting ( we sat there on a previous occasion and had to use our phone flashlight in order to see the menu) and away from the lively ambiance of the rest of the restaurant. Even with a reservation, we had few choices of where we could sit, eat and enjoy a great meal at this otherwise nice restaurant. The owners would benefit by changing the lighting and integrating this area more appropriately into the rest of the otherwise great dining option.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Oscar was an incredible server. All of our meals and drinks were top shelf.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Went with the Chicago steak, was well cooked and seasoned well, but the steak was frozen for too long. Texture of the steak was lost and was almost mushy. Not worth the price since you’re paying top dollar. Everything else was top tier quality, great service, delicious sides, and the free bread that was provided was really good. They’ll always make sure you have water, and tend to your every need. Aside from the over expensive steak, it was a great experience!
  8. S

    Starving

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 8, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience1
    Table for 2 has the same ambience as a cafeteria, could hear the conversations both left and right as loud and clear as our own, 0 privacy whatsoever. All that intimacy for $150, no thanks, 2nd visit, I'm done.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food is was delicious service exemplary
  10. MM

    MelissaM

    Corpus Christi

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 1, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    First timers, was expecting a more intimate setting. Very loud music the whole time. Mariachis showed up I’m guessing for a private party. Food took almost an hour to get and our sides took another 5 minutes after. Probably won’t dine there again, but possibly go for a drink and sit at the bar instead. I felt I was at a bar and grill rather than a fine dining place.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Guanajuato

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience. They are attention to detail. Great experience.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere, food and drinks.
  13. JD

    JasonD

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience2
    Server spilled a glass with water on the table while trying to refill my sons glass. My wife was given the wrong steak temperature. She asked for medium and was give rare and got grossed out. Told server to take off of tickets and Said the female manager was not going to take it off cause she saw that my wife ate more than half. The manager never approached our table and she just had one bit and didn’t eat the rest. They wanted to offer us a measly piece of cheese pie worth about $4. The steak was a $40 dollar under cooked steak. So disappointed with this high end so called steak house. Very poor customer service. Don’t recommend.
  14. VE

    VictoriaE

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Matthew was very helpful and attentive. The food was delicious and cooked to perfection. Will definitely be coming back
  15. JT

    JerryT

    New Mexico

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was wonderful, the food was delicious and the service was top notch! The only minor drawback was the music——-not your typical dining soundtrack!!! Wish they would play something softer, more conducive to fine dining!
  16. KD

    KerryD

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience4
    My steak was asked to be medium rare and came out extremely rare. When i asked it to be brought to temperature it was simply re-heated. While I can deal with a rare steak, some fundamentals in steak cooking were missed. It was still tough and have white lines of sinew because it wasn’t exposed to heat properly exposing that the steak wasn’t just rare l, it was undercooked. The sides were nothing special. H‑E‑B style Mac and cheese and plain asparagus. For those who any interest in wine be prepared to pay way over price for the bottles they provide. A 29 bottle of wine will cost 80-90 dollars at this location. 200 percent increase for middle/bottom shelf wine isn’t something I’m into. To be clear here I love a good meal and will pay for it. I have no problem paying for a meal I really feel I can’t get anywhere else, but I truly felt like I’m paying for the owner to cover the lease on the location than food that is exquisite. For a place that is a steak house I was extremly disappointed. I am a big believer in paying for what you want, but an undercooked steak, basic sides, overpriced wine, left me wanting more. If you’re a “foody” and understand what a well balanced and delicious meal is then you will be left wanting more from this place. Ultimately our region has limited private “high end” restaurants and it appears that all of them in the McAllen area are taking advantage of the lack of competition by giving lack luster food and extremely high prices. If I ever decide to give them another chance I hope they read this and know that they can do better. In the hospitality business you owe it to your customer and there hard earned money they are willing to spend at your location. Do better Prime. Do better RGV restauranteurs.
  17. JD

    JourneyDeVida

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Chicharron de Rib Eye appetizer was great. It's a meal all on its own.
  18. AS

    AdrianaS

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a wonderful date night! The service was absolutely incredible and the food was beyond excellent! We agreed this is our new date night go to!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    This is a nice expensive restaurant, and still don’t understand why the music is so loud that it is difficult to talk even on the other aide of the bar. Need to turn it down a little
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday Party. We ordered steaks, Pizza, salad,ceviche, pasta, mashed potatoes, cream spinach and asparagus! Everything was great until we got 2 of our steaks and one was a little to tuff. We told the waiter. The waiter took it back and brought us a fresh steak. It was wonderful!! We had a wonderful experience. We will be back!! Four of the 6 people had not been to Prime before.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Prime is a really high end restaurant trying to be a sports bar. With TVs on either side of the bar it raises the noise level to where my Wife and I had trouble conversing. They should scrap the TVs and focus on their great food and service. Appetizers were meals in themselves. Aged steaks, lamb, lobster Thermador to die for. Bar has extensive selections including Wellers bourbon and 30 year old McAllen Scotch. Great place to go for that special occasion.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server was so polite and very helpful. It was our first time and we loved everything about our experience!
  23. MK

    MatthewK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Matthew B was our waiter and did an absolutely outstanding job serving us! Ambiance was perfect, and the food was terrific. Very good place to go for a special occasion.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience2
    The country music play list is killing the ambience.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our go to restaurant for date night and birthdays
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall1food2service2ambience2
    I ordered the Beef Wellington and ordered it medium rare and came medium well. The mashed potatoes had no seasoning, the best bite on the plate were the broccolini. The temperature in the dining room was very warm and uncomfortable. Overall, I expected a better dining experience especially for the price. Food totally lacked flavor and seasoning. I’ll just stick to my favorite Bohanans in San Antonio. Don’t waist your money.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday dinner! The service was amazing and the food was delicious! Great place for a special occasion event!
  28. CR

    CristinaR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service was excellent ti the perfection. Perfect location for a night out celebration.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect for q couokes dine ojt
  30. G

    Gustavordz2

    Orlando

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience5
    Food was excellent, service wasn’t the best
  31. LF

    LuisFer

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Very good place to eat. High prices but accessible
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Aniversario
  33. SD

    SDenisD

    Las Vegas

    56 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    56 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food and great service. Drinks are good as well
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As usual, the food was fantastic and service was great. I’ve never had a bad meal at this fine establishment.
  35. JO

    JOSEO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mathew our server was great! Highly recommended it.
  36. PG

    PaulG

    San Antonio

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Oscar was a great server and food was excellent. Steak cooked to the right temp!
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Went out for our friend’s birthday, and the food was wonderful. Our steaks were cooked to perfection. The drinks were delicious. It was loud, though - not the crowd but rather the music was just way too loud. Other than that, it was a wonderful evening.
  38. KL

    KathyL

    Mississippi

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 18, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    I thought the music as always is too high. They need to decide if they want to be a bar or restaurant I feel. The shrimp bisque wasn’t as good as their lobster bisque before and the pork chop was very tough but the drinks were wonderful. Overall it was a good experience
  39. RV

    RickV

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place to relax, have a couple of drinks and a great dinner!
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    Unfortunately my family and I were highly disappointed with the experience from the moment we set foot in the door. Our reservation was for 8:45 pm and a table was not ready. We were seated at a small table with mismatching chairs near the bar. It was noisy and definitely not the Upscale experience I am used too. The food was served cold and the sides were tasteless. The mix of 80’s music in an upscale restaurant was too weird. In addition the noise level was way too loud. For a $300 bill (which I’ll gladly pay and even more if the food and ambience are what a restaurant is billed out to be ) it was not worth the visit. We will not be going back to this restaurant.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Extra space between tables

FAQs

Prime Steak & Seafood offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (956) 731-4338.

Prime Steak & Seafood is rated 4.6 stars by 272 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 19 times today
Google Map for Prime Steak & Seafood

3400 W Expressway 83, Suite 140, McAllen, TX 78501

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Ware Rd. and Expressway 83

  • Neighbourhood

    McAllen

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–2:00 am Sat 2:00 pm–11:00 pm Bar Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–2:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary Italian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Public Lot

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Roberto Delgado

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (956) 731-4338

  • Catering

    For Catering and Events call (956) 731 4338

  • Private party facilities

    To book private rooms please call (956) 731 4338

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