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Pearl Oyster Bar

Map & Directions 18 Cornelia St.
New York, NY 10014
  • Seafood, Yankee
  • Mon-Fri 12pm-2:30pm, 6pm-11pm, Sat 6pm-11pm
  • MasterCard, Visa
  • Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer, Wine
  • Not Accepted, Not Necessary, Accepted
  • No Parking


Village Voice's Description

In emulation of the lobster pounds Down East, the modest bill of fare highlights the freshest seafood simply prepared, from the elemental Caesar salad with its pleasantly caustic dressing to the perfect clam chowder flavored with chives and smoked bacon to the lobster roll crammed full of meat. On a recent visit, the oyster roll was the best item, a mayo-smeared bun piled with 10 oysters so light they threatened to float up to the tin ceiling.

Member Reviews

  • harlemrick wrote a review for Pearl Oyster Bar
    on 09/20/10

    Amazing fried oysters piled high on a lobster roll with homemade chunky tartar sauce and sliver-thin fried shoestring potatoes. The oysters were fried to perfection and practically melt in your mouth.

  • fstabile wrote a review for Pearl Oyster Bar
    on 06/21/10

    Try the oyster roll- Perfectly fried oysters shoved into a butter-toasted Pepperidge Farm top-loader. The lobster roll is also delicious but a little pricier

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  • Mazda on 11/12/10

    Delicious seafood dishes like the favorite lobster roll with shoestring fries, or the oysters, raw or fried.

  • Epicurious on 08/24/10

    You'll forget you're in New York when you're devouring New England classics like lobster rolls and clam chowder. If you're in town for the summer, try the blueberry crumble.

  • harryh on 04/17/09

    You're getting a lobster roll right? Hell yes you are! Best lobster roll in the city.

  • The Corcoran Group on 08/15/11

    Get here early for lunch, or be forced to wait on line and salivate while others enjoy a fantastic Lobster Roll and equally exquisite Shoestring Fries.

  • An exceptional seafood wine...the white Bizkaiko Txakolina from Spain's Basque region is a great option. Crisp acidity, citrus flavors, and a touch of effervescence. A really pleasant match.

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