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The Black Pearl Seafood and Martini Bar

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American, Seafood, Contemporary
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302 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2108 (Liberty)
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so great. The food is delicious and the prices are very affordable My favorites are the tuna, scallops, the fish tacos and egg plant enchilada. Also oysters and calamari for starter

Thank Bettina5500
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meal I had from this place blew me away! The caramel apple salmon and crab dip truly were some of the best dishes I've ever had, period! The atmosphere was awesome, beautiful decor. I can't wait to get back to Ann Arbor to visit this place again!

Thank Kari F
Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently spent a weekend in Ann Arbor for his birthday and since he has always wanted to try The Black Pearl, we made a reservation via Open Table. Our server was beyond helpful when I couldn't decide between two entrees and his recommendation was definitely the best! We started with the crab dip, while it was... More 

Thank jfletch1296
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

YES. After months of eating the seafood, I thought it was time to try some meat. Wow, it's flavorful, juicy, and prepared to perfection. However, when I received the plate I wondered if there were too many fries. But really, can there ever BE too many fries? Complimented with a Kentucky Liverno completes a perfect meal.

Thank jcvelis
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My business associate and i stopped here on our way to Northern Michigan. Black Pearl has surprisingly good food for a college town restaurant. Service was good, outside table was great for people watching. Only drawback was probably that they had no beers on draft.

Thank Broloveduke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Best fish tacos we have ever had. Nice atmosphere, outdoor seating and great drinks! Try the fish tacos they are well worth it!

Thank Sfinsoul
Donora, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

EVERYTHING was excellent! Food top notch; service great! The dirty martini's were perfection at its best! Would HIGHLY recommend! Nice outdoor dining but on the sidewalk if you like pedestrians looking at your food with cigarette smoke & ashes falling into it. Recommend eating inside. Great atmosphere inside! WILL RETURN!

Thank Michael F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

A really great dining experience. I was a bit surprised, as we had not dined there, due to a few friends not recommending, however glad we finally tried it. The atmosphere is of course wonderful. Sitting outside, right in the middle of downtown Ann Arbor, is a great experience. The martinis were ordered were perfect, as was the food. We... More 

Thank Michael1964
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Like the food choices and environment, nice place to be with friends and family members celebrating any occasion

Thank Lyla P
Clarkston, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We started at Black Pearl for apps and drinks and in all honesty wish we had stayed there for the entire evening. We went to another place for dinner and it was very disappointing. Service was excellent; Martinis absolutely amazing. Honestly, you cannot go wrong with their martini selection. If you like bourbon try their acme mercantile made with Elijah... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2108
  • Public Transportation: Bus and taxi stops within the block.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: 734.222.0400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?