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“Great food presentation”
Review of Saul at the Brooklyn Museum - CLOSED

Saul at the Brooklyn Museum
Price range: US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Take the 2 or 3 to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum. Transfers to the 2 and 3 are available from the 4 and 5 (at Nevins Street) and the B, D, Q, N, R, and LIRR (at Atlantic Avenue/Pacific Street). See a subway map. Current MTA construction projects are leading to frequent changes to 2 and 3 service, particularly on the weekends. Please check MTA
Description: Located in the Brooklyn Museum, The Norm is a purveyor of casual dining from the esteemed Chef Saul Bolton. The Norm at Brooklyn Museum is a restaurant concept inspired by the cultural diversity of Brooklyn. Led by Michelin-starred Chef Saul Bolton, the menu encourages a gastronomic exploration of the borough’s multi-cultural heritage, incorporating Indian, Mexican, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, Indo-Chinese and all-American elements. Designed by Anda Andrei, Bonetti/Kozerski Architecture and Design DPC, the space is inspired by the museum's maze of secret and mysterious storage spaces. The restaurant affords guests the opportunity to experience the institution in a completely new way, with a sense of being admitted into the museum's inner sanctum. Patrons are surrounded by priceless paintings from the museum's collections and the crates that store them. The artworks reference different eras and cultures, and are hung in no particular order, as though awaiting their turn to be showcased in an exhibition.
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I really love how they present their dishes. Great presentation and food is excellent! and also the environment is welcoming

Thank Peter A
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

went to a party/affair last week... all the appetizers were fried, and the same 4 ... passed around ... the cheese platter was nice... I orderd the sushi appwtizer, for some reason they put salt on the 2 miniscule slices of fish.. basically inedible. For my main couurse- I ordered the chicken breast and leg stuffed ,spinach and butternuit squash sauce... Was expecting a breast and leg.. instead was served 3 small 2 inch rondelets of chicken.. 1 piece was stuffed with mushrooms, which I am allergic too.. the other 2 pieces were slightly pink... .( 6 bites of chicken o fwhich I was only able to eat 4... since I cannot eat mushrooms..) As for the spinach??? there were 2 tablespoons of pureed spinach on the plate... looked like baby food.. couldnt even taste it... there was a minimal swirl of butternut squash puree under all of this... basicaly tasteless dish... My husband ordered a fish dish... also very small, slightly fishy taste... the piece was 3 x 3 inches , very thin...
Don't think I'll go back... The food at the museum cafeteria next door looked better....

Thank Stacey N
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

went to a party/affair last week... all the appetizers were fried, and the same 4 ... passed around ... the cheese platter was nice... I orderd the sushi appwtizer, for some reason they put salt on the 2 miniscule slices of fish.. basically inedible. For my main couurse- I ordered the chicken breast and leg stuffed ,spinach and butternuit squash sauce... Was expecting a breast and leg.. instead was served 3 small 2 inch rondelets of chicken.. 1 piece was stuffed with mushrooms, which I am allergic too.. the other 2 pieces were slightly pink... .( 6 bites of chicken o fwhich I was only able to eat 4... since I cannot eat mushrooms..) As for the spinach??? there were 2 tablespoons of pureed spinach on the plate... looked like baby food.. couldnt even taste it... there was a minimal swirl of butternut squash puree under all of this... basicaly tasteless dish... My husband ordered a fish dish... also very small, slightly fishy taste... the piece was 3 x 3 inches , very thin...
Don't think I'll go back... The food at the museum cafeteria next door looked better....

Thank Stacey N
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Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

This is the small cafe at the Brooklyn museum. When I eat at museum cafes, I don't expect much, and am usually not disappointed. I was pleasantly surprised here, however. They gave a place where you can order a bowl from a typical neighborhood in Brooklyn. Irish stew, etc. I had the Nostrand avenue which was a shrimp curry dish, typical of that Brooklyn neighborhood. Very tasty and authentic.

Thank micyer
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

Great interesting restaurant, paired with a day at the Brooklyn Museum or Botanical Gardens is a consummate Brooklyn experience. Worth checking their online menu to plan your visit.

Thank vivienne c
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