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The Poached Pear Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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THE POACHED PEAR BISTRO Located at 816 Arnold Ave in the beautiful shore community of Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey The Poached Pear Bistro is a stylish, yet family friendly, BYO contemporary American restaurant featuring excellent food and reasonable prices in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Chef-owner Scott Giordano, formerly executive chef at Whispers in Spring Lake, NJ, and sous chef at the Saddle River Inn in Saddle River, NJ, and his highly professional kitchen and wait staff are committed to providing patrons with a truly pleasing and memorable dining experience. Close
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Seafood, American, Contemporary
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After a several year absence, my wife and I recently dined at the Poached Pear to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were a little surprised / disappointed to find that the menu has changed very little since our last visit. But, we were pleasantly surprised...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Bill A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant, excellent food, and service. Dependable and consistently very good. Varied menu which appeals to everyone.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Joan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very elegantly appointed restaurant with excellent menu. Attentive service and nice relaxing ambiance.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank C M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went last night for the first time and found it an enjoyable option if you want to pay the ticket for fine cuisine. While the food may not be innovative, you will get expert preparation of top quality ingredients. It reminded me of maybe...More

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank ajerseyshoreguy
Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

I had the highest expectations for this restaurant and was totally disappointed. First of all, I have never been anywhere that is quite this noisy. Conversation at your own table was nearly impossible. But putting this aside, the food was average at best for meals...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank fuzzy09
Reviewed July 4, 2019

It may look like you average storefront restaurant , but The Poached Pear is anything but !! Went their with 2 girlfriends on a Wed night, and was immediately greeted by the friendly staff & incredible aroma of the food. So lucky we were able...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank Anne Marie H
Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

Excellent service, excellent presentation, creative menu selections a top rated evening meal in a clean well designed location, ready every time you eat here.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank billpizzaiolo
Reviewed June 10, 2019

I had been reading about this place and grabbed a reservation a while back for 4. We turned into a group of 6 and at the last minute, the restaurant called saying they could accommodate us. The service and meal were terrific. As other readers...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank AdventuresinDining
Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

We haven't had dinner here many times. It just keeps getting better. Tonight had crab cakes to die for. All crab no filler . Husbands lamp chops awesome. Save room for choc moose crepe. Excellent service as always. One of our favorite places to dine....More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank thecips
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Received a gift card for the restaurant. The outside is nothing to look at, looks like a dry cleaner place, and inside isn’t that great either...however the food is amazing!

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Mary Lou W
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Marita H
April 15, 2018|
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Response from thecips | Reviewed this property |
It is a BYOB You will enjoy. It's pretty awesome dining
July 5, 2017|
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Response from deepocean0000 | Reviewed this property |
Casual, it is a nice place. I have seen jeans and tee shirt to nice slacks and collared shirt. Personally, slacks/khaki , collar shirt. Can't go wrong. Just give them a call, no posted dress code that I know of.
September 21, 2016|
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Response from 537judyg | Reviewed this property |
seafood is fresh
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