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Pearl Oyster Bar

18 Cornelia St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10014-4138 (Manhattan)
212-691-8211
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Ranked #49 of 11,579 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $40
Hours:
Mon 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Milan, Italy
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516 reviews 516 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

having read good reviews we tried but we were really overwhelmed. from chowder to lobster roll, and one of the best salmons ever eaten , it was a treat , in an understated style and attitude . really amazing

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Bogota, Colombia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Pan skate with an austrian white wine! uncontested comfort lunch as it was the pause from a long tourist walk.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Although I knew already of the Pearl, in this case going there was as much a choice of convenience and expediency as of any purposeful attempt to visit. At the end of a long meeting day, with others having to cope with logistics arising out of the meeting (in which, thankfully, I wasn't involved) and thus indisposed, I needed somewhere... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

we were looking for another place but when we saw this restaurant we stopped. the place is very nice and the fish is very good! the best fish experience in New York!

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Orizaba, Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I love this place, from the small spaces to the "no cellphone calls" policy. Really, if you use your phone inside they ask you to turn it off so the clients can have a relaxed meal. Try to get there at 5:50pm so when they open at 6pm you can get a table, if you get there later than 6pm... More

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NYC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a much better alternative to the oyster bar in grand central station. Sure, the lobster rolls are expensive, but they are overflowing with sweet delicious meat. They are easily sharable. Been going here since it opened and have never found a place that can compare!

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Franklin, Tennessee
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205 reviews 205 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

After walking the High Line Trail in the city, we walked to this place that I had read about before and as a family, we were very satisfied - we had lobster rolls that came with string French fries and the serving was huge - actually too much for 2 of our group, so I finished theirs - whew -... More

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Belle Mead
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

This is our second visit to Pearl, and the food remains outstanding. Notwithstanding its name, this is not the place to go to for oysters. The main attraction is the lobster roll, with big chunks of lobster in an appropriately understated dressing. The shoestring fries are among the best fries you can find anywhere - with just the right touch... More

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Roanoke, VA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My wife and I arrived at 11:30 to find Pearl's didn't open until noon. We strolled around the block for a glass of wine and an appetizer at Gallo Nero (which was actually very, very good) and almost stayed there for lunch. Wow what we would have missed if we hadn't stuck with our plan to eat at Pearl's. It... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We went for a late dinner. Small place but the five of us were shown to a small round table which was comfortable enough. The lobster roll was good and had big chunks of lobster. The gazpacho with shrimps and lobster was very good. The ceviches were just OK. The fried calamari were good. The bouillabaisse was really good, even... More

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Additional Information about Pearl Oyster Bar

Address: 18 Cornelia St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10014-4138
Phone Number: 212-691-8211
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
Cuisine: Seafood

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