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Prime 16

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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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
New Haven, Connecticut
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I like Prime but never go out of my way to go. It's ok but over rated in my opinion when people talk about the burgers. There are better elsewhere. If friends are going, say ok. If they ask where you want to go, pick somewhere else. That's my take.

Thank Jon R
Oxford, CT
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My wife and I were attending an event for our daughter so we had some time to fill prior to the concert. We checked out Prime 16 before driving into New Haven and thought it would be a good place for lunch - we weren't disappointed! We were seated in a quiet spot for two, very cosy. We ordered the... More 

1 Thank Simon S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a mainstay of my trips to New Haven. They have a rotating tap list of 20 beers on few flatscreen monitors around the restaurant, updating immediately if something runs out. Servers are quite knowledgeable about the beers on tap, so don't be afraid to venture out. It can get a little loud, as about 50% of the restaurant... More 

1 Thank Jamey G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great burger!!! Loved the truffle fries... Amaizing. Good prices too :) And a lot of options for draft beers...

1 Thank Neora 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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, 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?