Maison Premiere | Oyster Bar | Cocktail Bar | Seafood Restaurant | Absinthe | 298 Bedford ave. Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11249

Contact & Hours

298 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11249
347 335 0446 / info@maisonpremiere.com

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Lunch Hours
2pm to 4pm | Mon to Fri

Bar Hours
2pm to 2am | Thursday, Fri & Sat to 4am

Dinner
5pm to 11pm | Fri & Sat to Midnight

Oysters
Served to 12am | Fri & Sat to 2am
*Happy Hour Mon to Fri 4-7pm | Sat & Sun 11am – 1pm

Brunch
11am to 4pm | Sat & Sun

Excludes Valentine’s Day; Kentucky Derby; Memorial Day; 4th of July; Labor Day; Thanksgiving; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day

 

Maison Premiere accepts reservations for up to six guests for Brunch or Dinner only.
For Oyster Happy Hour we are first come, first served.

Please use the link below to schedule a reservation.
Reservations are accepted up to one month in advance.

If a reservation isn’t available, we always accept walk-ins.
For private event inquiries, please email events@maisonpremiere.com.

From June to September our garden is open for service!
For all reservations, guests may be seated in the garden or inside.
We will do our best to accommodate your preference.


Private Events

From our horse-shoe cocktail bar to our enchanted garden, Maison Premiere offers a luxurious setting for your event. Our packages range from a full buyout for up to 70 guests to a summer booking of the garden for up to 40. For a small gathering of up to 15 guests, we can reserve a portion of the bar with a special menu of oysters, snacks, and drinks. Please email us for a full description of our event packages.
events@maisonpremiere.com

Oyster Catering is Now Available
Serving parties of 10 to 200 guests, we will recreate our oyster bar in your home. Please email us for further details.
oystercatering@maisonpremiere.com

 
 
 

“For The Best New Orleans Cuisine In New York, Go To Brooklyn”

Highlighting our house specialty, Seafood Gumbo, Laurie Werner from Forbes Magazine wrote:

“I’ve eaten a lot of gumbo in my numerous visits to New Orleans and this is as good as anything there and better than anything you can find in New York.”

by Forbes Magazine

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Maison Premiere is one of the editors’ picks of 50 restaurants for the best places across the city to eat and drink.

by Wine and Spirits Magazine

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Maison Premiere was included on an article about  “Where to Drink in NYC Right Now”

by Thrillist

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Our Team has been Nominated for “2017 Bar of  the Year Award”

by Time Out New York

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Maison Premiere Rated at #9  of 19 “Best Bars in New York City “

by Conde Nast Traveler

 

 
 
About

Maison Premiere is rooted in the traditions and ceremony of oyster bars and absinthe cafés, where at-hand service paired with frank advice about daily shellfish and quenching wines serve as well as the recipes from old bar manuals.

We are inspired by the hotel lobbies and grand restaurants of New York, Paris, and New Orleans, replete with late-night diners brooding over bivalves and wading through glasses of pastis and absinthe. We offer our guests a list of over thirty oyster varieties, all sourced through direct, established relationships with the farmers.

Our absinthe list features the largest selection in the United States and in homage to the ceremony and story of the infamous spirit, we offer perhaps the grandest version of traditional absinthe service. Showcased in the center of our bar is a meticulously fabricated replica of the absinthe fountain located in the famed Olde Absinthe House in New Orleans.

In the years since its birth, Maison Premiere has demonstrated a dedication to being equally innovative and iconic. Classic cocktails are retold with clarity and purpose. House “originals” are designed to rhyme with the classics and compliment the joys of raw bar and champagne toasts.

Maison Premiere has long been lauded for excellence in drink making as well as its unwavering commitment to service and hospitality. For years, it has been favorably written about in The New York Times, Esquire, GQ, Travel & Leisure, The New Yorker, Food & Wine, Playboy, and The Wall Street Journal. It has received nearly every major award in its industry, including a Taste Talks award and a James Beard Foundation Award for “Outstanding Bar Program” in 2016. Accolades have been generous, which only deepens our commitment to the history and to those who have guided us along the way.

Maison Premiere continues to nurture an intimate and welcoming gathering every night of the year, despite weather, holidays, or any other reason to stay at home. We hope to be where you meet, greet, or celebrate soon, because we do it with you.

 
 
Recipient of the 2016 James Beard Award for "Outstanding Bar Program"
Finalist 2014 & 2015
"Best Bars In America"
Esquire Magazine
"New York`s Best Oyster Bar"
Pete Wells - New York Times
"Best Seafood Restaurants Around the World"
Travel + Leisure
Michelin Guide
The New York Times
The New Yorker
Grub Street
Star Chefs
Travel + Leisure
The New York Times
World's 50 Best Bars