We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Poached Pear Bistro

816 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2400
+1 732-701-1700
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“poached pear” (76 reviews)
“apple cider” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
Seafood, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
816 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2400
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (255)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 255 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This was our 4th or 5th visit to this restaurant in the past few years. The food and ambience have always been excellent. Tonight it was different...although my wife disagrees with me. My mushroom appetizer was good but it lacked the special flavoring that would...More

Thank jerold g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friends of ours had gone to dinner here and texted my husband and I to add this restaurant to our “got to go to” list. So we dined last week and the atmosphere, food and service met our expectations. There were not only entree specials...More

Thank thewennlunds
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is great. Wait staff is very knowledgeable and the service is spot on. Highly recommend the APPLE CIDER BRINED PORK CHOP

Thank Darren46592
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went to dinner here at a suggestion of a friend who raved about it. To be honest, I didn’t think it was anything to rave about. The lobster special was just okay- didn’t think it should be $50. Appetizers were delish- burrata and asparagus...More

1  Thank Denise D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant never disappoints. There crab cakes are outrageous. Filet Mingon done to perfection . The only reason 4 stars this time was gnocchi mushroom appetizer was very dry. Banana Foster Crepe is off the hook. OMG. Service is on point and always there when...More

Thank thecips
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Wow! Not at all what I was expecting! The service was what you would expect in a very high end restaurant, and each dish is practically a work of art! The menu is French in nature but varied enough to please my vegan friend. Bring...More

Thank Jeanne F
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to Poached Pear. Been almost 2 years since last one. This one fell a bit short of expectations. My wife had the grilled calamari and octopus salad and the calamari was a bit undercooked. Her main course was the veal...More

2  Thank Zetamike
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We had the garlic shrimp and the corn chowder for appetizers and both were delicious. Our waitress was attentive and the food came out quickly. For entrees we had the fish special of stuffed flounder, the duck, and the veal. All were plated nicely with...More

1  Thank susan624
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I discovered this restaurant through Google search for a fine restaurant in my area and what a find. We had a fabulous meal. If I could, I would give it a 10. The food was superb. Every bite from appetizer to dessert was met with...More

1  Thank Marita H
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants on the Jersey shore. The food is always awesome and the desserts are to die for. If you were going for dessert, I highly recommend the crêpe cake or the bread puttin this is one of my favorite...More

1  Thank Veera G
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in Point Pleasant Beach
Pelican Point Motel
288 reviews
1.05 km away
Amethyst Beach Motel
449 reviews
1.13 km away
Rodeway Inn Point Pleasant
56 reviews
1.23 km away
Broadway Court Motel
11 reviews
1.32 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Joe Leone's Italian Specialties
214 reviews
.52 km away
Spano's Ristorante Italiano
433 reviews
.23 km away
Prime 13
218 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bogan's Deep Sea Fishing Center
27 reviews
1.58 km away
Cock Robin Deep Sea Fishing
32 reviews
1.28 km away
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
776 reviews
1.58 km away
Pirates on the Manasquan
47 reviews
1.37 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Marita H
15 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from thecips | Reviewed this property |
It is a BYOB You will enjoy. It's pretty awesome dining
5 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
22 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Judy G | Reviewed this property |
seafood is fresh
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing