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“Great roast duck and other Hong Kong style dishes as well!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of East Pearl Restaurant

East Pearl Restaurant
838-B Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD
301-838-8663
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Ranked #39 of 342 restaurants in Rockville
Cuisines: Chinese
Description: A quick Google search turned up yelp and other sites about East Pearl, but there doesn't appear to be a dedicated website. Excellent food!
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Description: A quick Google search turned up yelp and other sites about East Pearl, but there doesn't appear to be a dedicated website. Excellent food!
North Potomac, Maryland
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86 restaurant reviews
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Great roast duck and other Hong Kong style dishes as well!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We have gone to this restaurant several times and we love the roast duck here. Of course, all the other dishes are great as well. Some notables are the beef with pepper sauce, Triple Delight (bean curd, green pepper, eggplant -- all stuffed with shrimp).and Wonton soup with wontons alone, no noodles. The service is friendly and food is good, so it's hard not to like this restaurant.

They are located across from the Wintergreen shopping plaza on Rockville Pike with parking next to the restaurant.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Phoenix, Arizona
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Good Hong Kong style cooking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

solid authentic Cantonese cooking with a wide variety/menu. They can get very crowded. Can be noisy but the atmosphere is typical so go for the food

Visited November 2013
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Rockville
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Congee was very flavorful, unlike other Chinese restaurants, all of their stir fry was good, especially the bbq pork, and the fried fish was simply amazing. Very authentic Chinese cuisine. Another perk is that it is next to a Yo-Cake store. :)
One star off because some of the chairs wee slightly tattered and the windows were a bit dirty.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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California
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Beats Competitions”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

Best suited for party 6 of more so you get to taste several of their specialities BUT nothing wrong if you just want a bowl of congee or small plate for yourself. Service was good, plate change half way through is a wonderful way to appreciate your foods. We had roast duck, shrimp, salted fish fry rice, to fu, even the pea sprout was delightfully seasoned.

For the amount of food served, the quickness (so the food is hot off the wok), authentic seasoning, the properly cut, diced meats and veggies, this place gives you the best value and comfort feeling when the meal is done!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Burlington, Vermont
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
“Such a tasty dinner we returned for lunch the next day!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

On another visit to DC to visit my mother, we made a last minute decision to eat dinner at the East Pearl. It was so tasty, we decided to eat lunch there again the next day!

The dishes we ate: Chicken Dumplings Hong Kong Style, Fried Noodles Hong Kong Style, Roast Pork, AND Mussels in Black Bean Sauce. The black bean sauce was amazing! Given that we are non-Chinese, they made everything "mild" as opposed to "spicy"!

Perhaps I was tired from traveling, perhaps I was happy to see my mother; whatever the reason,
we both agreed that the food was, how to you say, WOW! And both of us have eaten Chinese Food (real or American Style) all over the world (China, Hong Kong, London, Malaysia, New ?York, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, Taiwan, etc). When I return to DC in a month, we'll probably eat there again!

Well done!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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