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81 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
+1 506-642-8181
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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81 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Decimal 81 many times and it is usually very good. The last time we went, we were disappointed though. The food was just average, First we waited almost 30 minutes to get anything to eat after receiving the amuse bouche (which...More

Thank DianeB2
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Your seven course for45$ is to die for, the chicken was a huge hit with our table and the Caesar salad was amazing! Thanks for everything 10/10 for sure and I will be eating here again with more people. I can’t wait to tell my...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

First time I have ever had bad food and worst service in Saint John. We were there during chop chop week, so the menu was very limited. After being seated a full hour after our reservation time, I ordered the beef Wellington. 20 minutes later...More

5  Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We picked this restaurant because there was a discount card provided from the place where we stayed. Hmmm. The steak was soooo good even though it was a little closer to medium than I would have liked. Still tender and tasty though. My friend had...More

1  Thank edshar555
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Despite the uninviting, cold, awkwardly spaced (and echoey) decor , We were warmly greeted by the wonderful staff, Liam and Connor who seated us and brought wonderful wines, beers and perfectly blended cocktails. Our table ordered various appetizers of Malpeque oysters (raw and cooked), scallops...More

Thank PolaEss
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Had a reservation for 7 pm on a Saturday. Seated on arrival. Staff were friendly and well informed on the menu. Order taken in a reasonable time frame. Though a large party was also in the restaurant service was prompt and and efficient. We had...More

Thank harrisb1
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Hi Harrisb1, I am Steven Martin, Operations Manager, this time of the year we do have some larger groups then normal celebrating the Christmas season. However I am so please you had a great experience and to hear that you would recommend us to your...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Went to Chop Chop and could only get a reservation at 5pm. Turned out to be a blessing because we were seated immediately upon arriving and didn’t have to wait around for people to vacate our table. There were six of us and we tried...More

Thank Katrina W
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Hi Katrina, This is Steven Martin, Operations Manager, I first would like to thank you for taking the time to add a review. I am happy that you had a great meal and enjoyed your time. Concerning the wine list, our prices are comparable to...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We managed to fit in 3 chop chop visits last week and I have to say Decimal 81 was the worst of the 3. The food was good and I enjoyed it. Nothing extra. I will say the Beef Wellington was cooked perfectly. Great job....More

Thank Gerald P
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Hi Gerald, this is Steven, Operations Manager, I first would like to thank you for trying out Decimal 81 during Chop Chop. I am sorry to hear that your experience was not fully to your satisfaction during your visit. I would like to chat with...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Reserved for 8:30 and seated at 9:30. The salad was interesting but not delicious. Staff was friendly, (although obviously in over their heads) until I received my main course of beef Wellington. It was WAY overdone... hard to cut overdone. When I asked to return...More

Thank Tammy G
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi Tammy, This is Steven, The Manager you spoke to last night. I would first like to thank you for taking the time to write this review, and I would first like to say when you first walk in to Decimal 81 you where seating...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Reserved a table for 7 PM. Seated at 8:30 PM. During the wait it soon became evident that the staff were unable to keep pace with the number of diners. The location was severely short staffed. The menu for Chop Chop was second to none....More

2  Thank David J Mr P
Steven M, Manager at Decimal81, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Hi David, I would like to present my self: Steven Martin, Operations Manager. I feel terrible that you had this type of experience, I would like to discuss this in more details. Could you contact me at 506-642-8181. I am waiting to hear from you....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 27
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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
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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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