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Pearl Raw Bar

££ - £££American, , Seafood
2229 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4432
+1 804-353-2424
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“raw oysters” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2229 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4432
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

All of the Richmond Restaurant Group locations are excellent, but I love the atmosphere of Pearl in the fan. It's very relaxed and the food is great, so is the friendly staff. I appreciate the more traditional seafood offerings and their margaritas are delicious. Lots...More

Thank annecaroline92
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

the waitress said we would get more crab legs on the seafood tower than we got. so we added two more pounds in order to feed everyone. you have to order the sides separately from the tower. the food was over cooked and dry for...More

Thank Bpager
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Good staff, awesome food! I ordered fish tacos which were really good! Would definitely come back for a meal!

Thank Carrie W
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I was there on what I think was a fish taco night so that's what I ate - I remember that what was annoying was that they were a bit too dry and there wasn't enough sauce to add to make them a bit more...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Had an exceptional dinner New Year's Eve. Oysters sampler was wonderful. Very tasty and expertly prepared. No grit and all the flavor. Remainder of the meal was very good. Only weak point was the soup. Very little crab in corn and crab soup. Should be...More

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were a group of 5 that visited during restaurant week, so there was a limited menu for that. The good thing is, they did allow you to order from the main menu. I think this was probably not a good idea, most restaurants during...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 22 October 2016

You want good seafood, you've found it. Brunch, dinner, drinks, lunch, all good. Oyster shooters, tender crab cakes, Rockfish, crab legs. Everything is fresh. Mahi Tuna, crab chowder, salmon, tuna steak, mussels, tuna steak, lobster rolls and pasta, pork chops, soups, good assortment of beers...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

What a great place to celebrate my birthday with family. Yes, they do take reservations although it was not necessary on this Sunday evening. The windows were up and we had a gorgeous night to enjoy the atmosphere. All but one person ordered the fried...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My wife and I went for happy hour and found some very good food specials as well as drink specials. Mussels and crab dip are a must try here.

Thank nathanj73
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We became aware of Pearl when a neighborhood organization had a meeting upstairs. Pearl seems to be generous in letting local groups meet there from time to time; the space on the second floor is versatile and worked well for our purposes. When I saw...More

Thank Campbell D
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9 May 2016|
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Response from 894robertj | Reviewed this property |
I know they take them thru Open Table. Probably also take them over the phone?? Happy hour Mon-Fri 3pm-7pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2229 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220-4432
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-353-2424
  • E-mail
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