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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
816 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2400
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Went there for 25th Wedding Anniversary while on vacation. Had mussels and clams from daily special menu....outside the portion, it was reallr tasty. Poached salad was excellent. Entree of rack of lamb could have made more meat, but was really good. Only somewhat so so...More

1  Thank dimo10532
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on March 29, 2017 for our anniversary. It was recommended by a coworker of mine and the food was excellent. We both had the lobster bisque which was very good, followed by the Poached Pear Salad which was absolutely...More

1  Thank njdevils430
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This place is located in the perfect spot, in Point. You can stroll around after dinner and enjoy the little shops around the area. The food was good and so was the service. I will be returning for sure!

2  Thank K V
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Everything was exceptional. The Halibut was our favorite. Service was on point and the chef in the back know how to cook. This was the highlight of our stay in Point Pleasant.

2  Thank Brad N
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on a friend's recommendation. The meal was excellent and dessert was beautiful! It is a byob place which quite frankly allows you to bring wine you know is good! Don't let the byob fool you though. It's an upscale place. The...More

2  Thank Kay B
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Our server was so attentive without being intrusive. I had a tenderloin special which was delicious and grilled exactly how I requested. My husband had the halibut and lived it. At the end they brought us a complimentary dish of homemade cherry vanilla ice cream...More

2  Thank MonicaW1282
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Dinner was great. Excellent menu, food and service were wonderful. Have been there a number of times over the since it opened. Never disappointed Only complaint is it can be a bit noisy

2  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My son took me to the Poached Pear for Mother's Day. It has an intimate atmosphere which reminded me of a chic NY restaurant. We had calamari and the shrimp for starters. Calamari was crispy served with a delicious dipping sauce. Shrimp was large and...More

1  Thank erica d
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Went to Poached Pear Bistro with family for a birthday celebration, there were 11 of us and the restaurant accommodated all of us wonderfully. The service was great! I had the crab cake appetizer which was absolutely delicious and the steak for dinner which was...More

1  Thank ShoreDiner341
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our Anniversary dinner here last night. One thing to know, this is a BYOB restaurant!! No corking fees but bring your own wine and beer!!! We did not know this until our Uber driver told us. We stopped along...More

1  Thank Frampy24
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Marita H
15 April 2018|
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Response from thecips | Reviewed this property |
It is a BYOB You will enjoy. It's pretty awesome dining
5 July 2017|
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Response from Bruce G | 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|
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Response from Judy G | Reviewed this property |
seafood is fresh
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Restaurant Details

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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
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Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
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
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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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