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Pearl Oyster Bar

18 Cornelia St. (W. Fourth & Bleecker Sts.) Send to Phone
212-691-8211 | Menu
Cape Cod meets Greenwich Village in this charming seafood joint.

Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Pearl Oyster Bar Restaurant Review

: When this diminutive homage to seafood first opened, there was but one table and 20 or so seats at the cheery marble dining bar. Overwhelmingly popular, it expanded into the storefront next door. For those who crave an excursion to Cape Cod but cannot leave the city limits, a Pearl lobster roll or a metal bucket of steamers provides a mini-vacation for the palate. All of the food from chef Rebecca Charles is equally recommended, from the fried oysters to the clam chowder (with smoked bacon) to the market-fresh fish dishes like smoked Atlantic salmon with johnnycake and crème fraîche. Service is charmingly casual. The chef may bring dishes to the tables rather than letting them get cold on the pass if the server is busy.
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