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Prime 16

172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
+1 203-782-1616
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (162 reviews)
“truffle burger” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great choice of gourmet burgers with craft beers. Perfect location to the Schubert Theatre. Literally a short walk thru the Temple Plaza cut thru.

Thank CplusJ3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friend wanted burger after weekend of eating exotic cuisines! So, what does a pescatarian do at a burger joint? Excellent house made veggie burger w wide assortment of toppings. Friend happy with bacon burger (obviously severely meat deprived!) as the bacon was blended in with...More

Thank Joy C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here after visiting Yale University one evening. Everything was delicious. I had a grilled salmon sandwich and my daughter and husband had the Cuban sandwich. They came with nice salads too. We enjoyed the toasted pecans as an appetizer!

Thank eaglesnesttraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Prime 16 three times. Time #1 I had pulled pork nachos which were good. The bar food and drinks are good. Times #2-#3 I had a hamburger and a turkey burger and they were both just ... bad! I do not...More

1  Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My grad school cohort and I were looking for somewhere to eat with good burgers - and Prime 16 was the place we landed at! I called ahead and they were able to handle a large party of 11. The food was fantastic! Everyone had...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Great place for appetizers and burgers, food is always good, nice selection, staff is attentive. The craft beers are a big hit with my husband. The atmosphere is casual. We have never been disappointed when decide to stop in.

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed December 17, 2017

I had never visited Prime 16 before but one of my co-workers suggested Prime 16, for a Brunch Date., Well it was Extra-Ordinarily Exceptional.. Loved the Food..

Thank Bco5110
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Love this place! The ambient, the appetizers, the craft beer selection and the burgers were the perfect combination. For appetizers, we had the Goat Cheese Croquettes, the Hot Pretzels and the Parmesan Truffle Fries. For drinks, we ordered a few IPAs from Connecticut. For main...More

Thank Pedro G
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Prime 16 is across the street from the Omni Hotel and ALWAYS a must when we are in New Haven. Their vast selection of amazing burgers coupled with one of the best line ups of micro-brewery beers on tap make this one of my favorite...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I had a really good wild mushroom and Swiss burger with truffle parmesan fries. Someone else had the super decadent 4 cheese Mac & Cheese. It is close to the Yale campus.

Thank GerryBaron06
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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
$10 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 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
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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