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The Black Pearl Restaurant

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315 Main St, Dunedin, FL 34698-5733
+1 727-734-3463
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This tiny restaurant in downtown Dunedin offers wonderful continental cuisine. The Lobster Risotto is to die for. The service is very professional. Good wine offerings. Great for special occasions.

Thank Bernard F
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real treasure in Newport. Atmosphere and food are top notch. I recommend the seafood crepes as I have never had better. Yum👅

Oldsmar, Florida
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1,053 reviews
538 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seeking a special restaurant to celebrate a milestone birthday and decided on the Black Pearl. It had been many years since we dined at this most intimate restaurant and we were glad we returned for this special romantic dinner. Truly an intimate setting we were so pleased with our waiter who was very conscientious. Our Wild Mushroom Tart... More 

Thank mixaconsulting
Dunedin, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive restaurant with overpriced and NOT unique menu. Service was mediocre, and we were not impressed with the choices available. Worst part was when a "palmetto bug" crawled down the wall next to our table. We understand this is Florida, but really??? And management was unwilling to make any accommodations....... Have not gone back....and do not plan to. WAY too... More 

1 Thank H5894CIjohnb
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could write for pages in excruciating detail about the perfection that was our 20th Anniversary dinner at Black Pearl on Nov 12th, but that would steal your joy from experiencing perfection on your own. I read every review and was convinced this is the restaurant I was looking for - and my expectations were only exceeded. We were in... More 

Thank Robert H
Sanford, Florida
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoy going to The Black Pearl Restaurant in Dunedin. It's very small and intimate, and reservations are required, but it is absolutely worth it. It has upscale dining with a fantastic wine list and the food is amazing and very well prepared and presented. The chefs there are amazing and we have tried almost everything... More 

Thank Debbie K
Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The restaurant came very highly recommended to us when we recently visited Dunedin, Florida. We visited on occasion of our daughters birthday. Wine & Beer drinks only. The appetizers and warm salad dressing where excellent, I was disappointed in the Rack of Lamb main dish, fatty and not well cooked. Black ice cream was not worth the effort. The whole... More 

1 Thank Campbell2308
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I booked this restaurant before heading to Dunedin and suggest if you have a particular night in mind that you book as soon as possible as they fill up quickly! When we were there, there was no room for walk-ins. I had the beef tenderloin and blue crab etouffee and my husband had the bison with parsnip puree and both... More 

Thank L0VE-TRAVEL-17
Tampa Florida
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Went for a special occasion and had a very special meal. Everything was excellent from the service to the final dish of black pearls. The food was presented well and plentiful. 2 people can share an app, lobster risotto was off the charts, and be very satisfied. If you think you will have room order the tart tartan for 2... More 

1 Thank E P
Clearwater, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Shared a wonderful birthday dinner with daughter and husband at this lively restaurant. The atmosphere is lovely and exclusive. The food was exceptional. It is very small so reservations are a must.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $75
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Main St, Dunedin, FL 34698-5733
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +1 727-734-3463
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.

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