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Pearl Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1 Jaffrey Rd, Peterborough, NH 03458-1707
+1 603-924-5225
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Asian fusion and oysters. Full bar. Reliably good. Surprisingly located in strip mall but decent decor. Can get crowded and loud. Terrace in summer without view but quieter than inside when crowded. Crunchy oysters, Ahi tuna and Panko cod are the things to order.

Thank ClovisBoston
Peterborough, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I love the menu and the food at Pearl but I don't enjoy having dinner where I have to yell so my dining companion can hear me. I wish they could do something about the noise level when they are super busy (which is most of the time!). We mostly get take-out because of the noise. They do have some... More 

Thank moxieone2016
New Hampshire, USA
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135 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I love the Pearl. I love oysters and very difficult to find in the area - shucked after order, great!

Thank parkerisland
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

My wife and I stopped by for a beer and snack. We had the Tom Yum Soup and the Hanoi Nems as well as a beer and martini. The atmosphere was warm and friendly, the food was very good.

Thank Robert067
Adelaide, Australia
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96 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We were taken here by friends for dinner. As soon as we walked in I knew we were in for a treat. The venue felt great. Cosy and clean and I could smell beautiful Asian herbs being used in the kitchen. We were greeted by owner Russell and took our seats. Specials were explained and we ordered wines and cocktails.... More 

Thank 65kram
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I ate there last week on our trip to New Hampshire. We arrived without reservations and were quickly given a table. We were on the early side, nearer to 6:30 and 7 the restaurant really filled up. The service was very good: helpful, fast and friendly. We found the dished to be interesting and pretty but not... More 

Thank 474alanh
Hillsborough, New Hampshire
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

After not visiting the Pearl for too many months, we were so pleased that it continued to meet our expectations. The menu, including the gluten free menu, offers a nice variety of selections from vegetarian and fish to well prepared meats. Food and wine are a good value for superior quality.

Thank Cheryl H
New York City, New York
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We have enjoyed Pearl ever since it first opened. And even with a new chef owner it has kept up its high style and favored classics. You can't go wrong with the Asian style ribs that smell of cinnamon and fall off the bone. Their crab cakes are intensely delicious. Cocktails are very well prepared. The atmosphere is buzzing like... More 

Thank Remoulade
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Pearl is a mainstay in Peterborough and for good reason. The food is good and the service is decent. It doesn't pretend to be any more than it is which is an Asian fusion bistro with a nice oyster bar and regular bar. I've been here a couple of times now after having avoided it for a very long time.... More 

Thank hungrymom2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I had not been in Peterborough for years and came to spend the night for a little R&R. It being Monday most places were closed except for the local pub and this joint in a strip mall. The menu looked intriguing so we decided to give it a try. This was definitely the right decision. They have a handful of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Jaffrey Rd, Peterborough, NH 03458-1707
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +1 603-924-5225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?