We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


81 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
+1 506-642-8181
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (10 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (6 reviews)
“date pudding” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
French, European, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
81 Princess St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1K5, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (152)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

4  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

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

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Tuesday 2 for 25 and Wednesday 3 for 35 dollars is the best deal in Saint John for fine dining. The sticky date pudding

Thank RodStears
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in Saint John
Delta Hotels Saint John
275 reviews
.23 km away
Hilton Saint John
1,095 reviews
.48 km away
Chateau Saint John
584 reviews
.97 km away
Canadas Best Value Inn - Saint John
389 reviews
1.07 km away
Nearby Restaurants
466 reviews
.11 km away
Britts Pub & Eatery
582 reviews
.14 km away
Cask & Kettle Irish Gastropub
207 reviews
.17 km away
Italian By Night
210 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Saint John City Market
515 reviews
.25 km away
Imperial Theatre
92 reviews
.20 km away
Trinity Church
51 reviews
.11 km away
Handworks Gallery
21 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Decimal81 staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 28
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of Uptown Saint John, Decimal 81 is dedicated to exceptional food quality, creative cuisine and sophisticated dining.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing