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The Pearl

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12 Federal St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3568
15082289701
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6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Modern Coastal Cuisine. Awarded 'Best Seafood Restaurant' in New...
Modern Coastal Cuisine. Awarded 'Best Seafood Restaurant' in New England.ZAGAT #1 rating on-island for Cuisine. Executive Chef-Owners, Angela & Seth Raynor have been recognized locally and nationally for culinary innovation, beautiful decor and warm, exacting service. Dinner nighty in season.
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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious! Great atmosphere and food!

My wife had the Lobster Lo Mein and is still talking about it! Wonderful meal, great atmosphere and excellent staff. This restaurant would do very well in any major city!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Flying_E
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Chicago, IL
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Super pricey and kinda a strange menu. While it's 'famous' - I had better meals elsewhere on my trip, Don't rush here!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I dined alone at The Pearl, celebrating my birthday, as my companion was not feeling well. I am a foodie and didn't want to cancel and miss out on The Pearl experience. Let's start with the excellent....reservation process, greeting on arrival, Nick my server all exceptional! The Wok Fried Lobster Lo Mein - beyond exceptional!!! Next, the raw appetizer special... More 

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My wife had the Lobster Lo Mein and is still talking about it! Wonderful meal, great atmosphere and excellent staff. This restaurant would do very well in any major city!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A beautiful restaurant, especially in a tourist location. The menu is always innovative and delicious, It never disappoints,

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Sharon, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Writing about The Pearl is difficult. 1. The sound IS deafening as one reviewer recently wrote. Not a romantic place. 2. The food is very good and gourmet but do not come in too hungry or you will be disappointed. 3. Service was very good and accommodating. Both the wait staff and sommelier.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Outstanding food, service good, but the acoustics meant we could not hear each other speak. Tables were very close to one another.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We visit Nantucket each summer to celebrate our anniversary. The restaurant scene on the island is fantastic, and The Pearl has become an annual MUST for our anniversary. We recommend the signature Lobster dish, I could 2 of them in one sitting. Absolutely delicious. The service, the cocktails, the ambience….all top notch. We love The Pearl not just for the... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Third visit to the Pearl. This restaurant has excellent food and service. The menu has changed to mostly Asia influence. This may not be everyone's cup of tea. It also is very expensive and the price may not justify the menu selections.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Nantucket offers so much but the reality is that dining out is not one of the highlights. Besides being rather pricey, restaurants on the island just don't seem to get it right (hello, never go out for pizza...). My sister-in-law's birthday dinner took place at the Chef's Table -- the private patio and table (both alfresco) on the side of... More 

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Angela R, Owner at The Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you, for sharing your celebration with us at The Pearl! We love being a part of the milestones of our guests lives. The Chef's Table is my personal favorite spot to share my husband's craft and our teams collaborative efforts. Cheers! Angela More 

Nantucket, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nantucket is where my family has summered since the late 60's and despite my respect for Angela et Seth - their bar staff is THEE WORST EVER- rude ignorant awful service attitude - extremely unsophisticated and a miserable representation of this fine islands charm. I was wildly disillusioned when bringing friends from France, Italy and South America. I have never... More 

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Angela R, Owner at The Pearl, responded to this review

Hello, I apologize for your experience at the pearl. I am extremely concerned and honestly, perplexed by your review. I have just met with my MGMT team, we would be grateful for more information to better understand and follow-up on your experience. I would greatly appreciate any further details you would provide. Please email me at your convenience. We strive... More 

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Additional Information about The Pearl

Address: 12 Federal St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3568
Phone Number: 15082289701
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 40 - 80
Cuisine: Seafood, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Federal St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3568
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: 15082289701

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 80
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic

Description

Modern Coastal Cuisine. Awarded 'Best Seafood Restaurant' in New England.ZAGAT #1 rating on-island for Cuisine. Executive Chef-Owners, Angela & Seth Raynor have been recognized locally and nationally for culinary innovation, beautiful decor and warm, exacting service. Dinner nighty in season.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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