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Prime 16

$$ - $$$American, ,
172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
+1 203-782-1616
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (246 reviews)
“tater tots” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have a nice ‘build your own burger’ menu with plenty of choices. Burgers and truffle fries were very good.

Thank Homero V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I could tell you the name of the burger I had, but being as we were on a short trip to get the son from Yale, I wasn’t real vested in learning the menu. My husband’s was awesome-The Smoker, it had smoked Gouda...More

Thank connielerch
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Prime 16 serves excellent burgers. The option of a ground pork patty is an added bonus. I’ve tried both the beef and pork. They were both juicy and perfectly cooked. I have had their signature burgers and have “built my own” - you can’t go...More

Thank GastronautWDC
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

The New Yorker burger is in my top 3 burgers all time. So good. Tons of craft brew choices too. Would return.

Thank Shawn W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Sat at the bar with friends while in town for a lacrosse tournament. Food was solid across the board including the half bacon burger. Bartender was very nice and knowledgeable about the draft selection.

Thank mjcharv
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Really good food. The poutine was divine, and the burguer great. The place is clean and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank Fernanda R
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Great burger joint and more... always cooked to perfection and great selection of beers to wash it down...

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Prime 16 has a fantastic menu with great variety, and a wide selection of craft beers. The atmosphere is lively without being oppressive, casual dining at its best in the heart of New Haven.

Thank SecurityMatters
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Greasy greasy greasy. Do you like greasy? Welcome here. You do not? move on. I love my hamburger, and I feel that it does not have to be so bad for me. but this is not the place for it. Prime 16 appears to be...More

Thank luvaspina
Reviewed June 7, 2018

When I worked in downtown New Haven, I used to eat here at least once a week. The burgers were always excellent and their selection of slides and toppings is almost too overwhelming. Great beer list, and I recently tried out some of the cocktail...More

Thank Christine E
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August 21, 2018|
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Response from connielerch | Reviewed this property |
I am just a customer. You’ll have to contact the restaurant.
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Don G | Reviewed this property |
As others have stated, please call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $16
American, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-782-1616
  • E-mail
Gastropub specializing in Gourmet Burgers and Craft Beer. Scratch kitchen with all our sauces, dressings, specialty ketchups and mustards are made in-house. We use only All-Natural beef raised by a family of farmers committed to sustainable and humane practices. All our Angus beef is traceable and meets the highest standards. That means… No added hormones, No antibiotics, Fed all-vegetarian feeds This results in the most delicious, satisfying and nutritious burger you’ll find. We also support area businesses and have partnered with local bakeries, breweries, creameries and beverage companies.
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