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81 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
+1 506-642-8181
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Petitcodiac, New Brunswick
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything from our Amuse-bouche to our dessert was excellent. Service was wonderful! I have an allergy to shellfish and the Amuse-bouche was an oyster, it was quickly returned to the kitchen and the chef sent out a replacement for me! We will definitely be back.

Thank NBKent
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this review

Thanks NBKent, for your review, We do accomidate to our guest allergies as this is a very important aspect to the food and beverage industry. We hope that you will return to Decimal 81 when you are back in Saint John. More 

USA middle of
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Decimal 81 a few weeks ago while in port on a cruise. The food was spectacular, we are foodies, which is why we went there, and while the menu is limited everything we had was wonderful, and we all left stuffed. It was in the middle of the week, and the place was almost empty as we... More 

Thank xpcdoojk
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this review

Thanks you for you review of Decimal 81, we are happy to hear that dinning with us was one of you highlights of your cruise. We are also happy that you enjoyed the food. More 

Saint John, Canada
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164 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Call the restaurant and ask them about their week night specials. Currently, they have a different special offer on several week nights (not Friday or Saturday, I don't think....) The deal on a recent Wednesday night was too good to be believed. I did believe it, though, and my husband and I invited some colleagues from our business to join... More 

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Food was great. Service friendly and professional. Couldn't understand why it was not packed. But luckily for us we not only got a great meal but company and some sightseeing tips from the young lady and her partner a young, happy, energetic, young man server. We would definitely go back if in the area.

Thank KatMike1982
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, and we are happy that you enjoyed your visit with us. We are also happy that our staff was able to you with some great sightseeing. More 

Alma, Canada
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We more or less stumbled onto this restaurant, and looked over their short menu (posted in the window) to see what was inside. We were immediately intrigued by the sophisticated food combinations, and realized we had to try it out. Everything was wonderful! The service was very friendly while also attentive and professional. We were surprised by a complimentary French... More 

Thank Steve C
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Decimal 81 is as fine a "fine dining" experience as we've had in Saint John to date. The ambience is more casual than most fine dining restaurants e.g., no tablecloths, but the menu Is high end, the service is attentive but not obtrusive, and the quality and the taste of the all the food our group ordered was all top... More 

Thank Tony H
Steven M, General Manager at Decimal81, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thanks for choosing us as part of your Wedding Anniversary Celebrations, also thanks for posting this amazing review. We would like to wish many more years to celebrate your wedding anniversary and also we hope that when you have any other special celebrations you will be choosing Decimal 81 as part of your celebration. More 

Alma, NB
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Downtown street construction detoured us from our original restaurant destination and we found ourselves parking in front of this otherwise unknown to us establishment. We checked out the posted menu and switched plans and we are so delighted that we did. A fine meal, great server. Our only regret was we were too full to try the unique dessert menu,... More 

Thank maritimeloverNB
Steven M, General Manager at Decimal81, responded to this review

Hi MaritinmeloveNB, We would like thank you for your review, we are happy that you had come and had dinner with us and that you enjoyed it. We hope that we will see you soon, and that you will have Decimal 81 as a regular place to have Diner when you are in the Saint John Area. More 

Quispamsis, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Went here for our wedding anniversary as we both wanted lamb and after searching pretty much all of the restaurants in Saint John, this was the only one with lamb on the menu. The night we went, appetizers were buy one, get one free.........bonus right there. It's a cute little place and as it was a warm evening we sat... More 

Thank CarolGB117NB
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you decided to choose Decimal 81 for celebrating your wedding Anniversary. We also thank you for your comment on the Court Yard; our plan is to enhance our Court Yard next year. We are very happy you enjoyed your meal, and that the service was excellent as well. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Decimal 81 has a small menu and everything on it is perfect. Take a date, grab a bottle of wine and some oysters to start then sit back enjoy a true fine dining experience in Saint John

Thank Eric A
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. More 

Fredericton, Canada
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

So glad we finally made it to Decimal 81! Attentive service, great ambiance, and most importantly wonderful dishes! Each day they have different specials ranging from oyster night, free desert night, wine night, 3-courses for $33, and appetizer night. We visited on Friday and it was buy-one-get-one free appetizers and happy hour from 5-7! This is not common for a... More 

Thank TropicTraveller08

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $26
French, Canadian, European
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
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
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?