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Prime 16

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
+1 203-782-1616
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Burgers were good as was the beer. Okay place to go to eat, but we went for the trivia and it was a terrible place for that. Room too small and noisy. Not enough tables and none big enough for more than 4 to sit. Worst of all the sound system was so bad that it was totally garbled. Unpleasant... More 

Thank PolishChuck
New Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

not only excellent choice burgers, but a nice selection of craft beers and drinks. You can also order a wide variety of whiskeys to enjoy with her after dinner. A very upbeat atmosphere full of people of all ages

Thank bob33851
New Haven, Connecticut
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Terrific hamburgers...interesting sides..great for after the movie down the street...this is a place for friends and couples. All ages welcome but the noise level is one better tolerated by younger folks at least after 8 or 9 p.m. But get here and enjoy marvelously concocted and delicious hamburgers, yes you can get them rare! I highly recommend it for lunch... More 

1 Thank Celeste M
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure why this place gets such good reviews. The prices and location were good, and the service was friendly and efficient. However, the main thing – the food – was seriously lacking. We ordered the Modern burger and the kale Caesar. We requested the burger medium. It came out beyond well-done, but we had a train to catch... More 

Thank TravelerNYC2013
Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The mushroom burger was delicious. It came with a small portion of fries, but they too were very good. Nice vibe in the place.

1 Thank Mike L
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I've only gone once, but was very impressed. The burger was delicious and actually big enough for two people in my opinion. I totally enjoyed everything about this place, from the food to the employee's... great place to dine

1 Thank j2dagee68
Apple Valley, California
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290 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were looking for a place to eat after riding the train back from NYC and stumbled on Prime 16. Nice place, helpful staff and good food at a reasonable price.

1 Thank Kenneth D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I had gone in with a colleague of mine because neither of us have been. He is from out of the state, and I just haven't tried it at all. We were pleasantly surprised at the extensive beer menu, and the very delicious food available.

1 Thank John C
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had a glass of wine and split a burger with a side of parmesan truffle fries. Food was good, but not fantastic.

1 Thank ilovecheeba
Stamford, Connecticut
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We loved our burgers and their titles, different spices and special additions. I was pleased with the burger I ordered: I had The Cowboy, with a Kent Falls Pineapple Juicemaker draft beer. It was an awesome match of food and drink. Our waitress listened to our Likes and Dislikes about draft beers, brought us samples, then brought the beer out... More 

1 Thank HeatherCSA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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

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