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Pearl Bistro

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Organic, French, Cajun & Creole, Asian fusion
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703 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite A-1, Newport News, VA 23606
+1 757-223-5370
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Drinks, Coffee & Tea, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Pearl Bistro offers the Hampton Roads area flare and casual elegance with...
Pearl Bistro offers the Hampton Roads area flare and casual elegance with contemporary variations of Asian, Creole, and French cuisine. With an emphasis on farm to table initiative and organic, local and fresh ingredients sourced as much as possible from local farms as well as our own private farm.
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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Very Pleasant Lunch

I had the French Onion Soup and the quiche and both were excellent. The quiche was extremely light and fluffy. Service was excellent, the place was very quaint. I was very surprised that it was not very busy for lunch. I would highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Sandymish
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I had the French Onion Soup and the quiche and both were excellent. The quiche was extremely light and fluffy. Service was excellent, the place was very quaint. I was very surprised that it was not very busy for lunch. I would highly recommend.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

First the chairs are shot!!! The food was terrible. The service was lousy. Never returning!!! Creaps were to big tuff,No bread whileyouwait.

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Virginia
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157 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We tried Pearl for my husband's birthday. This restaurant is a pleasant surprise. From the outside, it doesn't look like much, but once you enter, you immediately feel as though you've stepped in to a French bistro. Our server was a friendly, attentive young woman, who truly did service with a smile from start to finish. We started our meal... More 

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WASHINGTON
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Without a doubt, the best restaurant in the area. It's always a stop when I'm in town. Become a regular and they'll treat you like part of the family. Shout out to Regina...and Cody. The food is amazing...and reasonable. This time out, had the potstickers--interesting fusion ($15), a huge filet ($38), and a lemon posset for dessert ($6.95). Had Regina... More 

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Lexington Park, MD
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We popped in here only because we were in the office park next door. It looks exactly like a real French bistro. Only missing the old men smoking over their newspapers... Now, I have traveled all over the world and have a pretty decent palate. .. We ordered something simple: french onion soup and Caesar salads. The soup is literally... More 

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A wonderful experience from the moment we stepped in the door to when we left. The staff was very attentive, friendly and detailed. In my opinion, they have the best restaurant staff in Hampton Roads. We went for restaurant week and we were impressed. Our favorite dishes of the evening were the Seafood Trio (Salmon, delicious marinated shrimp, and an... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have been here many times and never a let down. Very good lunch menu and the service is quick and friendly.

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Virginia Beach
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Pearl was our second choice of restaurant to go to prior to a concert in Newport News. So glad we went with our second choice because it was SO good. Simple décor, lots of windows, double white tablecloths, a fresh rose on the table. Had an excellent meal - tuna and salmon - with escargot and a leaf salad to... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A small restaurant with great food and great service. All the staff are really nice and helpful. The food came out on time and was well presented and hot.

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Newport News, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The location is lovely. And the food is the best. Well prepared, nicely presented. The staff is most attentive. You will enjoy !

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Additional Information about Pearl Bistro

Address: 703 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite A-1, Newport News, VA 23606
Phone Number: +1 757-223-5370
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 60
Cuisine: Organic, French, Cajun & Creole, Asian fusion

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 703 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite A-1, Newport News, VA 23606
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-223-5370

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 60
  • Cuisine: Organic, French, Cajun & Creole, Asian fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Pearl Bistro offers the Hampton Roads area flare and casual elegance with contemporary variations of Asian, Creole, and French cuisine. With an emphasis on farm to table initiative and organic, local and fresh ingredients sourced as much as possible from local farms as well as our own private farm.
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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