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CK Pearl

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
112 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1304
+1 978-890-7378
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“oysters” (19 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
112 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1304
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Reviewed today

And wings! They have their smoker and my husband was in heaven. Their chowder was the best I’ve had in years - just wish I had ordered the bowl instead of the cup!

Thank sherwood350
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in here on a whim while out on a sunny day for a few oysters. The place is very different with indoor and outdoor seating on the river. There were only three types of oysters on the menu not what we expected to see...More

Thank RichCBostonMa_
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for dinner after a day at the beach since in the area. No tables available so sat at the bar and had dinner and drinks. Ordered a Shipyard seasonal beer, smoked wings, and fried clams. All were very good, pleasantly surprised. Service was...More

Thank Burghluv2travel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved the setting on the Essex River - sitting by the windows we could watch people on their boats go up and down the river. Our food was solid - my husband had the lobster carbonara, I had a chicken version. Both were delicious,...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed three very tasty Duxbury oysters as an appetizer and another three for dessert. In between was nice serving of fish and chips that was done beautifully... not dripping with grease as some places will serve. We wanted to sit on the patio, but the...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there a year or two ago and had a great menu - a bit pricey - but lots of selection. Went back last week - menu much simplified and cheaper accordingly - but the baked haddock was a small portion of overdone rubbery fish....More

Thank ChrisinMass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to have lunch before our Essex River Cruise and tried a place “New to us”. CK Pearl was just opening up, we were first customers for their day. Fried clam appetizer was delicious, tasted like they were “just dug”...best clams I’ve had for a...More

Thank AlwaysGalway
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious preparation of seafood. Oysters were great, fresh accompanied by the usual sauces. Lobster in an arugula salad dressed with tarragon vinaigrette was terrific, although a bit pricey. Desserts were grand (especially the half baked chocolate chip cookie with moose track ice cream served in...More

Thank Serena C
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We met some family we don't see often for a Sunday evening meal hoping to have an extraordinary experience. We could hardly hear each other talk, in fact we left early, skipping dessert, although most people wanted dessert. Although the restaurant wasn't full, it was...More

Thank msmunich01930
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here multiple times and enjoy our visit every time! The carbonara is to die for and the lobster salad is one of my favorites when I want to eat a little light.(the carbonara is a little on the heavier side but oh so...More

Thank Ann B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1304
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 978-890-7378
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