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Prime 16 Tap House + Burgers

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Prime 16 Tap House + BurgersPrime 16 Tap House + Burgers
BA SCORE
96
world-class

55 Reviews
Reviews: 55
Visits: 98
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: n/a
Taps: 20
Bottles: 45
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

172 Temple St
New Haven, Connecticut, 06510-2616
United States
phone: (203) 782-1616

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @prime16newhaven

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Reviews: 55 | Visits: 98
Reviews by mltobin:
Photo of mltobin
4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Located right on Temple Street in downtown New Haven.

In the past, I had been here twice on Saturdays at about 2-3pm, and both those times the place was dead. So, I was surprised to go on a week night recently and see the place jammed. I am sure the owners prefer the latter.
The quality of the tap lines and the establishment very good, beers were served in proper glassware. Service is also very good, despite the large crowd, bartenders did a great job of keeping up with a thirsty clientele.
Selection includes 20 taps and 40 bottles. Some of the taps the other night were Chimay Cinq Cents, Allagash Maharaja, Hennepin, Sierra Brown Saison, Delerium Tremens, Pennichuck Imperial IPA, etc. The bottles follow a similar pattern, great selection.
The food looks really good, they focus on burgers here (Prime), but have some appetizers such as hot wings of course.
And the prices are reasonable, and you will have a fun time here. (934 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of wisrarebeer
4.51/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of rodmanfor3
3.9/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Good, quality burgers with a large taplist of ordinary beers. (61 characters)

Photo of BranfordBound
4.54/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Been here so many times. Right in the heart of downtown New Haven. Smaller sized location that gets packed very easily. Food is mostly burgers, but very well crafted. Solid rotating tap list of about 15 beers plus stuff in bottles. Worth a trip if you're in the area! (267 characters)

Photo of PatrickCT
4.23/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of MarkSansone
4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of djrn2
4/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of dipaslife4me
4.83/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of benzalman
4.25/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of NateF90
4.26/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Macsimus
4.39/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of OldCrustacean79
5/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

5's across the board!!!

Nothing to complain about except how crowded it can be!!! (82 characters)

Photo of Sweffin
4.28/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of BrewSensei
4.48/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of RBCORCORAN
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

passing through New Haven so popped in and was pleasantly surprised. Not the largest selection i seen but everything on the list was worth the visit. Burgers were out of this world. I eat tons of burgers so it's rare that i get one that wows me, Cooked to perfection RAREinside and blackened on the outside. Staff was quick and friendly and knew there beer. Will gladly stop in again if im in the area, (405 characters)

Photo of HamdenHector
4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of StephRai
4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of LutherBrau
4.6/5  rDev +5%

Photo of JohnParadee
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of drewtucker91079
4.56/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of mdaschaf
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of AGust82
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of BeerMeSteve
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of kmcdonald6809
5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of mbonugli
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Prime 16 Tap House + Burgers in New Haven, CT
96 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.