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Pearls Chinese Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
796 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-5742
+1 212-749-0300
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good36%
  • Average40%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“white wine” (3 reviews)
“westside” (2 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
796 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-5742
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stumbled upon Pearls and we're thrilled that we did. The design your own dish option on their menu is a real winner. We created 2 dishes and both were exceptional. The veggies were cooked perfectly and the sauces were delicious. Our party had vegan...More

Thank DianeFT
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The menu here is quite extensive with many choices to whet many appetites. Free wine is on hand although it is generally white but nevertheless, a nice gesture by the house. Wait staff can be a bit surly but the quality of the food more...More

Thank alec s
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We've been eating at Pearls since before it was pearls and ever since. It was always the best. Until tonight. Tonight we had to throw out our dumplings and spring rolls. Garbage! We paid for nothing! Will never try here again!

Thank Gillian K
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Good food. Nice staff. Tough parking unkess you know area. Chinese food downtown china town is the place to be.

Thank Ken O
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Over the years, I have had dinner at this Upper Westside Restaurant about a dozen times....it had been a while since my last visit but decided to go again. This time my dinner was very tasty, the service was quick and I enjoyed the complimentary...More

Thank Trup
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I've ordered from Pearl's a few times, but never eaten on site before. A friend suggested lunch there, and while the food was typical, the price was anything but. We had soup, choice of rice and entrée, and the bill was fifteen bucks. For both...More

Thank Manhattan T
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Very nice Chinese food,well seasoned and made with fresh ingredients served quickly,piping hot and courteously. I tried the noodles,fish and beef creations and often took out food for friends or family. Lets face it,Upper West Side is not known for 5 stars Chinese food nor...More

Thank louis phillippe d
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

I came here today for Vday dinner bc my husband chose the restaurant. I expected the worst when I went through reviews while waiting for my food to arrive. I'd say... Glad I came here!!! We were seated on the side which was a bit...More

Thank Ikinkijnni
Reviewed 8 February 2015

I reviewed this neighborhood Chinese restaurant in October and labeled the review "consistently decent, nothing to write home about." I went again with two friends visiting NY -- this time for lunch. The waiter was churlish, chiding my friend for sitting at a table other...More

Thank Trup
Reviewed 26 October 2014

I go to Pearls in my Upper Westside neighborhood about every six months or so. It's "signature" is a free carafe of wine with your meal --- not great wine but the gesture is appreciated. The other evening I ordered their beef and vegetables in...More

Thank Trup
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 796 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-5742
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-749-0300
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