Pearl Oyster Bar

18 Cornelia St.
New York, NY 10014
Critics' Pick
Best Of


  • Mon-Fri 12pm-2:30pm, 6pm-11pm, Sat 6pm-11pm
  • $$
  • Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
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.

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