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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“poached pear” (75 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (17 reviews)
“lobster special” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
816 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2400
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I really wanted to love this place as I had read so many good reviews and my close friend recommended it. My husband and I went here for our 17 year wedding anniversary and it was nothing special at all. I got the corn soup...More

Thank twinmom0421
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Easter Dinner. Was truly amazing. My husband who never finishes his dinner ordered the lamp chops and cleaned his plate. I had the veal tenderloin with puff pastery. Excellent. Dessert was a lemon mousse blueberry napelonen that was awesome. Service is excellent and...More

Thank thecips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful anniversary dinner at The Poached Pear. Everything about this restaurant is welcoming. Staff was helpful and competent and our waiter, Cleverson, was outstanding. Lobster Bisque, Field Greens Salad, Halibut Special, Rack of Lamb,Lemon Napoleon and Creme Brûlée were...More

1  Thank MiataTraveler
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We have been here several times and they always ha the best food and amazing service!!! Gourmet food all the way!!!

Thank soleas0112
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are wine people so we love BYOB! This is one of our favorite restaurants ! The food is delicious (hey scallops and garlic shrimp app) . We have never had a bad meal here and we’ve gone numerous times. We even...More

1  Thank Renee H
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Chose to dine out the Sunday before Valentine's Day with my Wife/Valentine. Chose the Poached Pear because of recommendations from friends. This was a wonderful place for a date. Quiet enough to speak to each other in civil tones. Comfortable, pleasant surroundings. Soft Music. Friendly...More

1  Thank Antny P
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This is a experience to have. Went for my birthday. The mushroom tart was to die for. My crab cake lobster special was excellent. My husband had the butternut squash soup which was so good. Lamb chops cooked to perfection. Service is excellent. I cant...More

Thank thecips
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant from the service to the meals. Exquisite cuisine. Enjoy a long evening of superb dining.

1  Thank Paulette F
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Good food and most of the menu was gluten free. Nice atmosphere, our waitress Desiree was super sweet.

1  Thank saraheinzinger
Reviewed 2 December 2017 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

1  Thank jerseyshoregirl54
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Marita H
16 April 2018|
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Response from thecips | Reviewed this property |
It is a BYOB You will enjoy. It's pretty awesome dining
6 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.
22 September 2016|
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Response from Judy G | Reviewed this property |
seafood is fresh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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