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Pearl Bar & Dining

700 Bellevue Way N.E, Ste 50, Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 455-0181
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Ranked #71 of 449 restaurants in Bellevue
Price range: $40 - $60
Cuisines: Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: NE 7th
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English first
Bellevue, Washington
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205 reviews 205 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Too many of the happy hour choices had the same tempura batter coating, which was quite greasy and heavy. We're not big drinkers, but the custom cocktail options looked intriguing. I felt under dressed, lacking a blazer with the after work crowd.

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I dined here last night with some work colleagues. We ordered a mix of starters which were all excellent - light tempura batter and delicious spicy tuna tartare. Wish I had ordered more! We nearly all had the sablefish. It was a beautiful fish with very light crab dumplings (so light - more like won tons). The sauce was a... More

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NE US
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377 reviews 377 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a great dinner here. My wife enjoyed her crab cake that was nearly all crab and minimal filler. The little fennel salad with it was a treat. I enjoyed the raw spicy tuna. It had a nice crisp fresh flavor. My main of duck breast was quite good. My wife had the last order of the shirt ribs... More

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I really hate having to write reviews like this. The food was...fine, but with so much competition in this category, food at these prices should be more than fine. What was really unacceptable was the pace of service. Our drinks took way too long to arrive, especially considering the place was less than half full. When our drinks were gone,... More

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San Diego, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I heard this place was a great spot to host a mixer and it was. Staff was friendly from the time I called to get info to being there with clients. I had never been there before and some of my colleagues hyped it up that I when I walked in I thought it was ok but not this super... More

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Edmonton
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I was worried I was getting into one of those high-price, small-serving, stuffy restaurants. But this turned out to be a high end but reasonably priced seafood-specialist that did a fine job on all of the dishes in my group. For those not liking seafood, there is a good selection of meat, chicken and veg. But the seafood dishes dominate... More

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Seattle WA
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300 reviews 300 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This restaurant has a great happy hour. They offer small plates at a discount and really discounted glasses of great wine. They also have a discount for their signature martini list. The service is great and the food is well pre-pared. I have been to many happy hours and just recently went again this past week. I enjoy their calamari... More

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Seattle
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Went to business dinner and the wait staff was disoriented. Wife had the salmon which was totally horrible. There are a lot of high quality reasonably establishments close by.

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Champaign
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We had a business dinner and the service and food were excellent. I had the saber fish which was one of the best pieces of fish I have ever had. I needed bread afterwards to make sure I never left any sauce on the plate it was so good. Wine was good as well. Well worth a visit

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larrchar
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278 reviews 278 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Some food items were better than others at a lunch with five friends. The Butternut Soup was just average, thin and not very hot. The sandwich was good and the pasta dish okay. We had good service and it is a nice, comfortable room. Happy Hour is popular and busy here. Pearl is convenient to Bellevue Square and next to... More

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