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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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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped in early to have drinks at the bar before meeting friends for dinner. Enjoyed trying the wide range of beers on tap. Dinner was a New Yorker burger, which was cooked perfectly although a little sweet for my tastes. The side salad was...More

Thank DMWoods
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went out as a family for my sons 20th birthday. It was AWESOME!! Great atmosphere and Food. They even had great/tasty vegetarian options.... could have been vegan but i dont want to mislead anyone. The beer and wine selection is overwhelming but the wait...More

Thank givanfamily
Reviewed 10 March 2018 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 26 February 2018 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
Reviewed 25 February 2018

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 22 February 2018

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 15 February 2018

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 23 December 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 18 December 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 22 November 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
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Response from Don G | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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