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Saul

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American, Contemporary
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200 Eastern Parkway, At the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY 11238 (Between Bergen St. and Dean St.)
F Train to Bergen Street.
(718) 935-9842
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very enjoyable dinner in Brooklyn

While visiting New York, I trekked to Brooklyn to have dinner with a former colleague and his wife who now live in Brooklyn Heights. They suggested Saul, which was a perfect meeting spot since we also toured the adjacent Botanical Garden. It was better than any museum restaurant I've visited... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
David P
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Tallahassee, Florida
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Tallahassee, Florida
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

While visiting New York, I trekked to Brooklyn to have dinner with a former colleague and his wife who now live in Brooklyn Heights. They suggested Saul, which was a perfect meeting spot since we also toured the adjacent Botanical Garden. It was better than any museum restaurant I've visited before, though the ambiance was a little on the mid-market... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I'll give Saul credit for keeping things quiet, spacious and attractive. The food, as presented was beautifully done. It also tasted good. The restaurant has lots of room between tables so, at the least the night we were there, it was extremely private which is nice if you want to talk rather than listen to a dull roar invade your... More 

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Manhasset, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Rarely does a museum restaurant try to excel. A welcome difference awaits you here. Serene setting. Not cheap, but worth every cent. Gracious and caring servers. Unique menu created by a chef who deserves a few Michelin stars. Try it and sate your gustatory senses.

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New York
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138 reviews 138 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Amazing food and comfortable atmosphere. Loved the venison loin cooked rare and the scallops with barley and sweet potato. Innovative and delicious. However the waitstaff is more concerned about setting empty tables when guests are looking to order a drink, get bread or the check. Almost impossible to get anyone's attention as they focus on placing untensils on the table.

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Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

After reading several positive reviews, I booked this place on a Saturday evening. It was a special occasion and I wanted a nice, relaxed evening with two friends of ours. Well, I don't know Brooklyn well, but apparently on the first Saturday of every month, the Brooklyn Museum (where Saul is located) is part of Target's First Saturday celebration. The... More 

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Brooklyn
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

First time visit after Saul's relocation from Court St -- very enjoyable dinner for two in a great setting; through internal window you observe museum strollers while dining. Service was impeccable and provided great advice on food and wine pairing. Worth mentioning: foie grasse. Will we come again -- most certainly, now that we know how to find this hidden... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Overall, very good dining experience. Food involved creative flavorful seasonal combinations. Also appreciated that food overall was not very heavy, maybe geared appropriately to summer dining. Considering it's in the Brooklyn Museum, I felt like the ambience could be better/cooler. Possibly relatively high prices also keep # diners down.

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Delaware
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215 reviews 215 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Saul was an unexpected delight during a group visit to excellent Brooklyn Museum. Headed for the good (less pricey) cafeteria, we noticed a new dining option: Saul. What a fine lunch we enjoyed! Saul's affordable 'prix fixe' of salad + entree= $28; however we chose Atlantic Halibut (w/English peas, scarlet turnips) and Vermont Rabbit (w/asparagus, potatoes, radish) as more tempting... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Amazing Birthday lunch & our waitress was so much fun to talk to. Highly recommend!! Totally love this place! Food was flawless!

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Berlin, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

Everything was perfect for our lunch at this restaurant in the Brooklyn Museum. Delicious, imaginative cooking. The lamb belly and the chicken (prix fixe - $28) were excellent. Attentive service. Good ambiance. As a bonus, the Brooklyn Museum was great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Eastern Parkway, At the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (Between Bergen St. and Dean St.)
  • Public Transportation: F Train to Bergen Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: (718) 935-9842

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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