What Beef Roast Should I Serve? in Beef Recipes Posted November 5 · Report reply 3 hours ago, John Setzler said: It's hard to go wrong with a prime rib (same as a ribeye roast.) It’s been many years since I worked cutting beef at my father’s tutelage (he was the butcher, I was the lackey) but I, too, always thought of them as the same. Then I saw them stacked side by side with differing labels. The meat counter guy used a lot of words to say that they’re different. Then I found this… https://www.reference.com/food/difference-between-rib-eye-roast-prime-rib-9d7eefddd6ece1a5 Still, it's all the same to me, too.