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The Poached Pear Bistro

816 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2400
+1 732-701-1700
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“poached pear” (73 reviews)
“carpaccio” (7 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (16 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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816 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2400
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant receives rave reviews I found the atmosphere and ambiance Stark. Granted you may not be here for that. However at these prices some softer lighting a carpeted floor would make a huge difference. Some sound deadening. The service staff was very good friendly...More

Thank jerseyshoregirl54
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Nice menu, decent atmosphere, good service. Almost everything we had was very good with the exception of the pistachio crusted salmon. It was overcooked, bitter and lacked flavor. The blood orange sauce added nothing to the dish and the coconut rice had no flavor. Also,...More

Thank REGirl1
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We ate at Poached Pear with another couple that had dined there previously (and had spoken highly of the restaurant). We weren't disappointed. Service was excellent and the food was terrific. Seafood entrees featured very fresh fish and shellfish. The dining room is comfortable and...More

Thank VinoVeritasZZ
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Poached Pear. Everything was really good (butternut squash/sweet potato soup and key lime pie dessert were standouts). But what really impressed us is that they have made a conscious effort to keep the noise down. Dinner Saturday night...More

1  Thank Tom X
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We have heard about this restaurant since it opened and haven't had the opportunity to visit. Sorry it took us this long. Special birthday Saturday dinner that they honored our reservation. Service was impeccable with our Brazilian server whose name I don't remember. Friendly, knowledgeable...More

Thank joekapp16
Reviewed 17 October 2017

While visiting the area, friends suggested we have dinner here. The menu offers many selections, and there were several specialties on Saturday evening. The food was quite good and the servings were quite large. The service was good. Beware, though, that this is a BYOL...More

Thank tingold1
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Finally tried The Poached Pear and enjoyed it tremendously. I am adventurous when it comes to dining at a nice restaurant. I had the crab cakes which I love and these were fantastic. The mushroom appetizer was great if you are into them. The restaurant...More

1  Thank sharon214
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We were always looking for a great restaurant near Point Pleasant and finally found one. Not sure why we took so long to find it. All entrees were excellent. We wanted to try the soup but didn't want to fill up prior to the main...More

1  Thank gctnj
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The poached Pear has outstanding food, with unique recipes loaded with layers of flavor. The garlic shrimp is actually cooked, topped with a creamy sauce with roasted pepper all resting on a bruschetta type piece of toast. The lobster special looks like something out of...More

1  Thank Tara N
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My son made reservations to take me there for my birthday. I've wanted to try it for a while. He had to take an earlier reservation that we would have liked and while there, several tables ended up empty. Food was very good & would...More

Thank Karen G
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Salsabia219
5 July 2017|
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Response from deepocean0000 | Reviewed this property |
Casual, it is a nice place. I have seen jeans and tee shirt to nice slacks and collared shirt. Personally, slacks/khaki , collar shirt. Can't go wrong. Just give them a call, no posted dress code that I know of.
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musafir_2004
22 September 2016|
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Response from Judy G | Reviewed this property |
seafood is fresh
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momtraveler26
23 July 2016|
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Response from JavaGirl65 | Reviewed this property |
Appetizers and salads are between $10 and $16; main dishes are all in the $30s; dessert are $5 - 12. It's a BYOB, so you'll save there. The couple next to us ordered a few appetizers, no main dishes. I love that idea!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2400
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-701-1700
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Description
THE POACHED PEAR BISTRO Located at 816 Arnold Ave in the beautiful shore community of Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey The Poached Pear Bistro is a stylish, yet family friendly, BYO contemporary American restaurant featuring excellent food and reasonable prices in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Chef-owner Scott Giordano, formerly executive chef at Whispers in Spring Lake, NJ, and sous chef at the Saddle River Inn in Saddle River, NJ, and his highly professional kitchen and wait staff are committed to providing patrons with a truly pleasing and memorable dining experience. Close
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