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Saint Germain

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8303 Third Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11209 40.625651 -74.030127
nr. 83rd St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-745-8899 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Bistro, Dessert / Ice Cream Shop, French
  • Price Range: $$

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Nearby Subway Stops

R at 86th St.

Prices

$16- $20.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Great Desserts
  • Lunch
  • Prix-Fixe
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery

Profile

This venue is closed.

Since opening in 2004, Saint Germain has won a following for well-prepared bistro favorites like coq au vin, steak-frites, and savory crêpes in a quaint— if clichéd— setting of vintage posters, a tin ceiling, and mirrored walls. To start, the lightly seasoned herb-and-wine broth for the moules à la marinière makes an ideal preface to heavier entrées. The fillet of salmon, bathed in a lemon-butter sauce, is moist and flaky; the peppercorn- and brandy-seasoned steak au poivre is worth ordering for the perfectly crisped fries alone. Throughout the meal, it’s hard not to ogle the desserts, like the “raspberry-moussed” Brigitte Bardot or crème brûlée, on display in the awe-inspiring pastry case; no choice is a bad one.

Brunch

Brunch prix fixe includes one hot drink, one cold drink, entrée, and dessert for $18.95.

Recommended Dishes

Brunch prix-fixe with spinach and goat cheese crepe or French toast, $18.95

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