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81 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
+1 506-642-8181
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
81 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a meal here and must admit I was pleased it was a buy one main and get the second half price. Average in all ways. Would not recommend or return.

Thank foodie_wanderlust
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I had a groupon to get a three course meal that someone had given me, so I took my girlfriend on a date. Place was empty, sign 1. Food was nothing I couldn't have made on my own... Plain chicken, plain side.. Apps were alright,...More

Thank Randy S
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi Randy, I am Steven Martin, The Operations Manager for Decimal 81. I first would like to say thank you for coming in and visiting Decimal 81. I wanted to let you know that we have great deals on every day of the week: Sunday...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We went on a Thursday evening. The restaurant wasn't busy and we can't understand why! This place should be packed. The food was delish. We were served an Amuze bouche of potato leek soup and a home made pizza bread, wonderful. Hubby opted for two...More

Thank Heather S
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Hi Heather, This is Steven Martin, The operations Manager, for Decimal 81. I am so happy you had a wonderful dinning experience at Decimal 81. Thanks for the compliments on the food, the Chef takes a lot of Pride in all he cooks. I am...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

In Saint John, this is one of a handful of top-tier restaurants. It has always delivered the best in terms of flavours and presentation. Highly recommended!More

Thank JCKSaintJohn_Canada
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hi JCKSaintJohn_Canada, This is Steven Martin, I am the Operations Manager fro Decimal 81. I would like to thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We do take pride in always delivering the in terms of flavours and presentation. Thanks one more time for your...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Bright open design place, perfect for taking and enjoying people's company. Food was very good, amuse bouche was nice and the apps were so great. Mains are light and complex.

Thank Paul N
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thank you for your review Paul, we are happy you enjoyed the your visit and you had a great time with your company. We hope that when you are visiting Saint John again that you will come and visit us to. Steven

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Modern French cuisine but overpriced. Nice clean new atmosphere and food was nice but pricing is too expensive. Had a deal for the beer which helped

Thank heydd55
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you enjoy fine dining, Decimal 81 located at 81 Princess Street, Saint John, NB is the place to go! We recently dined there for Chop Chop evening Dinner. We enjoyed great food beautifully plated in a relaxing atmosphere with candlelight and enjoyable music at...More

Thank Marilyn D
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you Marilyn D for your review. We are very happy that you have joined us for Chop Chop. This is a great event that UpTown Saint John holds twice a year. One you can tast different restaurant at a excellent price and second you...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

The chop chop meal we had last night was delicious. We started with the scallops, and I had the cod for my main. Others at the table had the chicken and the port and reported that everything was very tasty. All plates were practically licked...More

Thank DianeB2
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

DianeB2, I would like to thank you for your comment, I wanted to apologies if you had to wait a few minutes for your table. I am also pleased that you love and enjoyed the food. I also would like to mention that we do...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

Attended Decimal 81 with a group of 8 for Chop Chop lunch. The service was great and we ordered as soon as we got there. Luckily we made a reservation, as it was busy and several people had to be turned away at the door....More

Thank heatherton07
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you Heatherton07, for your comment. I am very please that you had a wonderful time and glad to hear that you are a returning client. Thanks again and will see you on your next visit. Steven Martin Operations Manager

Reviewed 22 February 2017

We went to decimal 81 for first time during chop chop week. It was extremely busy and service was poor. The food was average. Reservations for 3 people made for 7pm but we had a long wait to be greeted at door. By 7:30 we...More

Thank Jennifer B
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

I would like to explain how our reservations works when we are extremely busy as we have been during Chop Chop. When making reservations we allow about 2 hours per reservations if the table needs to be flipped for other guest. However sometimes it can...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-642-8181
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Located in the heart of Uptown Saint John, Decimal 81 is dedicated to exceptional food quality, creative cuisine and sophisticated dining.
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