About Braxton's Restaurant & Bar at The Algonquin Resort

One of the first chefs at The Algonquin, in the late 1800s, was the brilliant and respected G.F. Braxton. His philosophy of providing uncompromising quality in an elegant but casual environment continues to inspire us to this day.

Centrally-located in the main building of The Algonquin, Braxton’s is a place to gather. Here, families discover old favourites, the adventurous try something new, and friends meet for drinks. With a warm, friendly, but elegant atmosphere, everyone feels relaxed, whether for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The menu changes seasonally, but expect a commitment to fresh ingredients, an emphasis on local, and brilliant attention to detail. This is certainly not your average dining experience.

465 Brandy Cove Road
St. Andrews, NB E5B 2L6
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Dinner Cruise, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, French / Canadian

Hours of Operation:

Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am - 11:00am
Lunch (Braxton's Bar only): Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Prince of Whales

Dress Code:
Jacket Preferred

Price Range:
CAN$51 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(506) 529-8823


Parking Details:
Self-parking in our outdoor, on-site parking lot is complimentary with your stay. Valet Parking is also available for only $25.00 CAD per day.

Public Transit:
Shuttle service
Hop on and hop off our convenient shuttle (from the resort to town, including points of interest in between).

Executive Chef:
Lisa Aronson

Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Braxton's Restaurant & Bar at The Algonquin Resort Ratings and Reviews



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Just ok ...

 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2014

A far cry from the former restaurant that the Fairmont ran. Food was not great yet was quite expensive. My filet was cold .... my potatoes too. Overall an underwhelming experience. They weren't even that busy.

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Great Experience

 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on August 30, 2014

Very good service and food, it more than made up for the Mother's Day brunch experience we had! Thank you Algonquin!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on August 28, 2014

The service and ambiance was fantastic, our server, Ben, made it a very enjoyable evening. The food however, was disappointing. One of our mains, a filet minion was undercooked, while the chicken was overcooked. Rhe sides were OK, but nothing more than just OK.

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 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on August 23, 2014

My husband and I recently dinned at Braxton's with a another couple. This was a special occasion as we eloped that day. I made the reservation online and put a note to let them know of the special occasion. I had assumed that there would have been some type of acknowledgment, but nothing was said or done. The food was good, but everyone in the group found the portions very small.

Tags: Special Occasion
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Very relaxing and romantic

 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on August 19, 2014

Our waiter and hostess was wounderfull, they were very informative and a complete joy to have tending our table.

The food was very good but a little pricey, the restaurant was beautifully remodeled loved every thing about it.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find
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Could be better

 (Toronto)·Dined on August 17, 2014

The salmon appetizer came out quickly & was very good, but things went downhill from there. The food was tasty enough (lamb wellington & honey chicken), but the portions are very small & I don't expect or like vast quantities of food on my plate. Both were unevenly heated, meats hot but accompaniments lukewarm & on cold plates. Three small pieces of green bean & carrot do not a vegetable make. The service was poor; we waited undue amounts of time to receive our mains, have the plates cleared, order dessert, etc, despite there being very few other diners. Wines are overpriced; a run of the mill chablis $20 per glass. Not the worst meal ever, but far from the best for what we paid (over $200). We would not return.

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Overpriced for value

 (New England)·Dined on August 16, 2014

Service not inspired. Bar top filthy with glass rings and sticky stuff. accouplement veggies way overcooked. Portions small

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My husband's salad had no dressing that ...

 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on August 14, 2014

My husband's salad had no dressing that he could discern. The food was good but not great. The dessert which was the flourless cake was excellent.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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Fantastic experience

 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on August 6, 2014

Our dinner at the Algonquin was fabulous, the service was top notch, portion sizes were perfect

Tags: Romantic
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Disappointing food

 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on August 1, 2014

I ordered a filet medium and it came seriously overcooked and dry. My wife ordered the halibut and the seasoning appearing to be nothing more than chili powder dusted over the fish prior to cooking. Not very tasty. On talking to another patron their experience was very similar. Much improvement needed before we consider returning.

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Romantic Spot

 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on April 18, 2014

The restaurant offered something for every taste; it's obvious a lot of thought went into choosing unique dishes and ingredients with a Martime flavor! $10 for a glass of Jackson Triggs is too much, but I guess you pay for the ambience and experience, which is lovely! It is really a romantic spot but would also work nicely for small groups of people. It was really quite private. So happy the Algonquin is open again. Wait staff attentive and pleasant!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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There is a limited menu at

 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on April 11, 2014

There is a limited menu at this point (just reopened). The food was good but not great and the wine selection is also good but the charging $ 55 for a nice $ 15 bottle of wine is bit high. The service was very good - although there was a problem with the internet - so paying with a credit card took a bit of fiddling.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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