Pearl Oyster Bar

Pearl Oyster Bar

18 Cornelia St 2, New York, NY
(212) 691-8211 serving: West Village, Downtown
open:Mon-Fri 12pm-2:30pm; 6pm-11pm Sat 6pm-11pm

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Dine At The Bar, Mastercard Accepted, Local Favorite, $$$, Visa Accepted, Seafood, People Watching, Lunch Spot,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: The restaurant doesn't take reservations and lines are often long, so patience is a virtue you'll need during the busiest times.

What to Drink: A short list of very affordable wines is available, as well as three draft beers: Guinness and a rotating pilsner and amber.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

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 has since expanded into the storefront next door. For those who crave an excursion…
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Best Lobster Roll
By InThe Road at Citysearch

Being here few times for dinner and becoming a fan of this restaurant...Sometimes it's too crowed that you have to wait on line to get a table, but... Read More

Pearl Mayo
By Tbonedelux at Citysearch

Being a huge fan of the Lobster roll... the search is always on in NYC to get a taste of summer. After being strongly recommended by fans, we deci... Read More

Lunch service very friendly, and oysters were...
By parkhyein at Menuism

Lunch service very friendly, and oysters were great. The lobster roll, while huge and delicious, was $27 --... Read More

Best Fish in NYC and a Bargain
By caylowenstein at Citysearch

I don't know what restaurant the previous reviewer went to but it wasn't Pearl Oyster Bar--they don't have any MEAT! LOL! Idiots! Pearl is far and ... Read More

By kendrickbreeden at Citysearch

I give this place 3.5 stars..\r Although the ambience, the service and the decor was great, the food actually was a bit of a letdown.. not that it... Read More