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Prime 16

Certificate of Excellence
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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 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Clinton, Connecticut
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great beers. Love when they do tap-takeovers. Well prepared and tasty pub food. Good service even when it's crazy busy.

1 Thank Margaritamommy
Cheshire, Connecticut
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We recently visited the Prime 16 location in Orange, CT on the Post Road. Without a doubt, the word "prime" aptly describes the quality of the food and service at this restaurant. If you are a burger fan, it would be difficult to top not only the quality of the beef and other ingredients, but also the creativity with which... More 

Thank LandBPres16
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We read about this place online and decided to give it a try. On a Saturday night at 6pm, it was packed! A 45 minute wait but we decided to hang out. They took our cell number to text us. Well, after seeing tables clear and others seated, we asked the hostess how long--and were told we were texted 10... More 

Thank kman69696969
Newton, Massachusetts
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262 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here 18 months ago on a Saturday night and enjoyed the food but not the service. We came here again recently late on a Saturday night after a concert and were delighted with the entire dining experience. We had a nice booth in the bar area--slightly loud, but enjoyable. Our server was prompt and the manager stopped by... More 

1 Thank esj59
New Hartford, Connecticut
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure to eat at Prime 16, last weekend, before our show at the Schubert! I was very impressed with the beautiful decor and great selection of craft beers. Our sandwiches were delicious and the portions were very generous. Next time we're in New Haven, we'll definitely be visiting Prime 16 again!!

1 Thank Steve N
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 26 December 2016

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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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?