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The Black Pearl Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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ENTREES​
Wild Mushroom Ragout
mushrooms sauteed w/ pancetta, garlic & shallots, flamed w/ Jack Daniels, finished w/ veal demiglace (available vegetarian)
Cedar Planked Salmon Fillet
Herb rubbed & honey glazed, baked on cedar, lemon horseradish sauce
Shrimp & Roasted Red Pepper Scampi
Sauteed w/ garlic & roasted red peppers in a butter sauce over smoked mozzarella & basil ravioli
Maryland Crab Imperial
lump crab meat baked in our Imperial Sauce, jicama slaw & lemon horseradish sauce
Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Breast
with oven roasted tomatoes, chorizo, capers & fresh Italian cheeses
Twice Cooked, Long Island Duckling
The semi-boneless leg is slow braised, the breast is grilled w/ a cranberry apple demiglace
New Zealand Rack of Lamb
Citrus mustard & fresh herb marinade, brandied demiglace
Veal Paillards
Vanilla bean sauce w/ shiitake & crimini mushrooms & sweet marsala wine
Filet Mignon
8 ounces, pan seared or grilled, roasted shallot & merlot demiglace
Entree prices: 19.95 to 34.95 for regular-menu items.
APPETIZERS​
Lump Crab Bisque w/ Sherry
Maryland Crab Imperial
Fresh lump crab meat, jicama slaw, lemon horseradish sauce
Butternut Squash Ravioli
Sundried cranberry butter sauce
Farm Raised Prince Edward Island Mussels
oven steamed w/ coconut milk, red Thai curry & lime (available as entree over pasta)
Duck Liver Pate
Sherried currants, cumberland sauce & raspberry squiggle
Escargot en pate feuilletee
Garlic butter cream sauce in puff pastry
Pecan Crusted Baked Goat Cheese
Brandied dates, baby greens & lavosch crackers
Mother of Pearl
baked Florida oysters w/ spinach, pancetta & pernod, topped w/ mornay sauce (when available)
Fried Green Tomatoes
Topped​ w/ lump crab, avacado & applewood bacon, & remoulade sauce
DESSERTS​
Black Pearl Ice Cream
Our own black licorice ice cream w/ raspberry coulis & a meringue
Bananas Foster
Sauteed in butter, flambeed w/ dark rum, w/ our vanilla bean ice cream & fresh whipped cream
Creme Brulee
classic​ French custard w/ burnt sugar glaze
Falling Hot Chocolate Cake
Rich chocolate cake w/ a warm molten center, topped w/ fresh whipped cream
With Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream $+3.95
Tarte Tatin
Granny smith apples cooked in butter, brown sugar & spices, & topped w/ puff pastry & fresh whipped cream
These desserts require additional time, please order w/ your entree.
Lemon Pavlova w/ Fresh Berries
A crisp meringue "tarte" w/ lemon curd & berries, raspberry coulis & whipped cream
AFTER DINNER BEVERAGES​
Ask your server about our selection of port & muscadet.
We also offer espresso & cappuccino.
These desserts require additional time. Please order w/ your entree
About
At the Black Pearl Restaurant, creating a one of a kind dining experience is our goal, every dish from the warm ciabatta bread to the homemade vanilla bean ice cream is made in house, and to order especially for you. We believe life is too short to eat bad food.
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $75
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent food, fine service. That said a friend who is gluten free said they were not hospitable when it came to making substitutions. Be sure to make a reservation as it is small and intimate.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tobey B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was delicious food and wonderful service..A small intimate dining experience..Highly recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TracyS1685
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over the past 4 years we have dined here twice before. As always an exceptional dining experience, good wine list and attentive and knowledgeable staff. However if you decide on a glass of water rather than bottled you will be disappointed as it was awful...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NWandSS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To us the Black Pearl is a restaurant to celebrate special occasions. The food is consistently excellent as is the service. On this visit we were celebrating a birthday and it was a fantastic dinner. Each enjoyed their special dinner and our waiter was super....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ENDLESS-TRAVELSCOM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Christmas Eve. It was pleasant enough but nothing special. Crab cake to start followed by Mediterranean chicken. Both ok but not amazing. Wouldn’t rush back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelphobic
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful quiet and elegant .. fantastic service- Thank you Pablo! loved the lobster risotto and also the braised short ribs- amazing!! Nice wines/ limited selection for purchasing by the glass. Loved my dining experience here!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank allenca529
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

My mother took me and my sister out for our birthday. We enjoyed every moment of it. Our server was excellent and the food was great too! If your looking for great food, great service and a elegant night out. This is the place to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chunkymonkeyfifteen
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

1st time here. Food ok. Didn't have any Reisling wine. Had to pay $10 for warm decaf coffee, because I could only get an entire French press carafe. Maybe they need a single serve coffee maker.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sandyw544
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were a party of 6 celebrating a birthday and wanted to be certain of having a great meal . We chose SO wisely--we had the sea bass, the lamb and the beef and everyone was thrilled with their selection. I can't imagine what a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sunny W
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Based upon the reputation and reviews we tried this place finally. Service and atmosphere was good and menu sounded great. The pumpkin bisque was ok but salads not really crisp and cold and had too much dressing. The lamb was tasty but with small amount...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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kimberlyg978
July 21, 2018|
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January 14, 2017|
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Response from L0VE-TRAVEL-17 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing any gluten free, but you can see menu online &/or call them as they are very friendly!
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No there is not a dress code...
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