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“Good Food & Service”
Review of Pearl City Chophouse - CLOSED

Pearl City Chophouse
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Our party of 3 had shrimp, chicken bruschetta and salmon. All were happy with our meals. Service was good. Martinis were on special so we ordered a couple chocolate martinis for dessert. The bartender was new and wasn't sure how to make them. Certainly not the best drink we've ever had but drinkable. Our waitress apologized. Overall a good experience. We would return.

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1  Thank keelera
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

Nice atmosphere. Terrible service. Multiple times I've been here and every time I am waiting for years to get a glass of water, my meal, place an order. Yesterday this really embarrassed me on a business lunch as I talked it up like it was one of the nicer places in town. There were only 4 or 5 tables seated for lunch and we didn't get our food minutes after ordering. IT WAS SLOW IN THERE! The couple next to us (who I knew personally) arrived 10 minutes after us and were waiting for their food still when we left and they also were visibly angry with the service. The food, when it comes out on time and isnt COLD, can be good, but this place will go out of business just like Button Factory that was in the same location. BAD SERVICE and BAD MANAGEMENT.

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3  Thank TraveldudeIowa
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Reviewed March 8, 2014

This is, BY FAR, the best restaurant in town. It is located in a historical building that still adorns the "Button Factory" name as it was originally used for this purposes. For reasons unknown to me, the name cannot be used for the restaurant today. The original idea to create a fine dining location in the town came form local business leaders, including a client of mine - Stanley Consultants. They ensured the building was restored to a wonderful quality and the atmosphere was top drawer. There is a large meeting room upstairs where I have facilitated leadership sessions for a group of 80+ people.

The food is fabulous and be sure to try an "Iowa Pork Chop" - in excess of an inch thick, juicy, and full of flavor. I have had excellent steak, shrimp, sandwiches, salads, and all manor of dinners while gazing over the lazy Mississippi. You can see the big bridge lit up at night and the barge traffic meandering by on a summer's day. There is also a large screened in porch for nice summer dining.

The bartenders are generous and the value excellent overall. If you are from the "big city" you will be surprised at the prices that seem 50% of what you are used to paying for some of the best quality food in Iowa.

1  Thank Rod H
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

Celebrated two, 50+, birthdays last night at Pearl City Chophouse. A party of five - we dinned on excellent steaks, fresh cooked vegetables, fresh salads, and good wine. The food presentation was as it should be for a professional chef, steaks cooked as ordered and tender, and our waitress gave us excellent service. Very pleased to have this restaurant in Muscatine.

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Thank GoliteIowa
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Reviewed December 20, 2013

Have tried this place twice now - lunch and supper, about 2 months apart. Food is quite good, and service commendable. Steaks are delicious, sandwiches are flavorful and soups outstanding.
Hopefully this level of food/service continues.

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1  Thank riverhino
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