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81 Princess Street, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
+1 506-642-8181
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Palm Coast, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our 3 course dinner very much - appetizer, entre, and dessert for $33 (Wednesday only?). The service was "relaxed" - quite nice for a vacation dinner. The menu changes often, so don't believe the sample menu on the web site.

Thank Andy G
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to Saint John , my wife and I dropped into Decimal81, it was a cool and wet Tuesday evening and we were the only patrons,However , this did not affect the quality of the food or service in any way , the menu is small but the food is delicious and the presentation is fantastic. Service... More 

Thank TorontoWeller
Saint John, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Instantly feel in love with the ambiance and atmosphere, it would be a great place for a first date or romantic getaway. The food is very high end, and it's evident that the chef knows exactly what he's doing. Although the menu is very limited, there seems to be something on there for everyone's palate.The night that I was there... More 

Thank troystewart
Saint John, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We dined at Decimal 81 on May 31st, and as usual the food did not disappoint. The meal started out with a complimentary amuses-bouche consisting of some french bread and a broccoli cream soup. The soup was savoury, and a great way to start the meal. I ordered the duck breast, which was wonderfully cooked and served on a bed... More 

Thank markmcg84
Grand Manan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We came here on our anniversary and found this to be a hidden gem in the Saint John restaurants. The location is good, the restaurant itself is professional with an elegance that too often escapes Saint John restaurants. The food was absolutely delicious a real European experience in Saint John. Flavour exploded from each bite and out server had an... More 

Thank Theaviatorman16
Saint John, Canada
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162 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We were invited to join close friends for a birthday dinner last night. We were thrilled when they said that the reservation was at Decimal 81. Decimal 81 offers one of the best meals available in Saint John. The service is NOT hurried, and sometimes, the wait between courses is a bit longer than you might like...... This being said,... More 

1 Thank chipmanh
Saint John, Canada
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We went here with our friends and wasn't sure what to expect. We were in for a surprise because the food was delightful and we had different orders off the menu. My wife had the salmon and I had a steak. They were cooked to perfection. The side dishes were matched to the food we ordered and very good. The... More 

Thank George L
Prague, Czech Republic
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner as two couples here last weekend. It's fairly upscale for Saint John. Food was good especially the appetizers. Main courses good but on par with an average big city fine restaurant. Service was friendly but a little hokey - waiter running around and over jolly; wine list poor with availability limited. Three wines were simply out of stock.... More 

Thank CanadianPrague
Quispamsis, New Brunswick
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Where to take a special person for a special dinner? This is the place! The duck was perfect, with a crispy skin and medium rare. The root vegetable fries provided a perfect flavour for the duck. The desert, a seasonally crafted creme brûlée, had that special crunch and crack when you broke it. The wine list was well chosen and... More 

Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Recently flew to Saint John on business and I was invited to the Decimal 81. Its menus is French based with duck, lamb and beef dishes. That night they did not have the lamb shank, but my hosts had duck and I had the beef tenderloin. Dishes are well prepared, as per recipes and customer tastes. It did take a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $27
French, European, Canadian
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Princess Street, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-642-8181
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?