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Prime 16

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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New Haven, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We kept it simple, Classic Bacon Cheeseburger, Lamb Burger, Parmesan fries and Buffalo wings. If you have been here it goes without having to say, everything was spot on. The wings and fries came out fast and hot, no let down with the quality here, the fries were seasoned just right, the wings were meaty and had enough kick to... More 

Thank Rich Q
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best largest selection of quality draft beer in the area and a delicious menu.. I love the bean burger 🍔

1 Thank blackrust
New Haven, CT
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can't eat cheese, and even with cheese removed Prime 16 has GREAT burgers. And fries. And fried pickles. Mmmm. They also have good salads, but it's rare that I can resist the Smoker or the Garlic Chipotle burgers. The Orange, CT location has slightly better atmosphere, open and airy. If you go to Temple St, sit in the bar... More 

1 Thank BotswanaHannah
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Party of 4 adults and we all had different burgers (one veggie). Great service, outstanding food and portions!

1 Thank Lana2012Sedona
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing selection of specialty burgers, as well as the option to create your own. There is also a great list of beers on tap (and cider too). I would recommend getting there for happy hour because everything on the beer list is only $4.

1 Thank MECorbin
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554 reviews
400 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific bison burger and other burgers at our table were delicious and well prepared. Great choice of rolls to carry the burgers . Fantastic beer selection. Great place for a casual dinner before the movies

1 Thank Steve R
Highland Park, Illinois
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son was looking for protein the night before a Yale football camp and I found Prime 16 when we were searching for a place with burgers. Wow. I don't eat red meat very often, but my burger with porcini mushrooms on a gluten free bun was excellent. My son had an all American burger and he ended up ordering... More 

1 Thank Paula B
Moosup, Connecticut, United States
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a beer and apps before the train station. Bartender was unattentive and took a while to get his attention while he bs'ed with some other guy at the bar. Was mostly walking around the restaurant while we were there, so good thing the beers were expensive enough that we only needed to order one. Good beer selection.... More 

Thank Katie M
Fair Lawn, New Jersey, United States
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to go here for drinks and apps before our concert. The food was amazing, drinks were strong and the service was great. Will definitely go back next time we visit New Haven. I recommend getting the starter Kale salad and falafel bites

1 Thank dvlpp2003
Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We were staying across the street at the Omni and the valet recommended this restaurant to us. As we had arrived in late and it was a non-taxing walk across the street we decided to give Prime 16 a try even though my family are not really burger people. Oh but they have so much more! My son had a... More 

1 Thank Charlestonisnumber1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 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: 203-782-1616

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?