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Prime 16

) #7 of 451 Restaurants in New Haven ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
+1 203-782-1616
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (221 reviews)
“patty melt” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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172 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510-2616
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were trying to go to a different place that was closed for vacation. Walked a little bit and settled on PRime16. Burgers were creative, large well prepared and so yum. Goat cheese croquettes were so good - we wanted more! Servers know what burger...More

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked Prime 16 the wait staff was exceptional- food was American - they had an extensive bar menu but unfortunately I couldn't sample that night but friends I was with really enjoyed the menu

Thank Kim Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to prime 16 3 weeks ago on a Saturday afternoon and sat at the bar to have lunch and watch some sports on TV, This was our 2nd visit the last was mediocre at best the female bartender was uncaring or not very...More

Thank tim m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch after a few hours exploring the Yale Art Museum. Loved the rosemary lemon ginger and tonic. The chicken tacos on special were amazing!

Thank LeannCarver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We selected this restaurant due to its proximity to our hotel and the TripAdvisor reviews. As someone stated earlier, the person that waited on us was also behind the bar, which caused a delay in our service multiple times although the server was pleasant. Otherwise,...More

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here during the week with family for lunch. I had eaten here once before about a year ago and the experience was good. I figured by going during a weekday it would be quieter. They had a few tables and it got busier while...More

Thank Sasquatch78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient to our hotel, we ate dinner here without reservations so had a bit of a wait. The food was good, beer OK but wine so-so. The noise level is such that you can't have a conversation with others at your table.

Thank carandale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers were good, and my cocktail delicious. Service was good as well. However, nothing spectacular about the place. Recommended: cherry bourbon cola.

Thank MmeGye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Prime 16 for lunch on several occasions and was never disappointed. The service was great and the food was cooked to perfection. I highly recommend them!

Thank josigill
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Go off peak to avoid noisy millennials, gen x, etc who think it's all right to be as loud as you want to be. But best burger we have ever had in 50 years.

1  Thank Kurt M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 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, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 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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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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