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The Pearl

4.7
2878 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Gastro Pub
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  • Good for a Date
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A Jewel Long in the Making. And well worth the wait. Cameron Mitchell’s, The Pearl, is a well-polished culinary jewel that showcases made-from-scratch food, classically inspired cocktails and an exclusive selection of Ales, Lagers & Stouts. All within one urban and cozy tavern. White exposed brick, original hard wood floors, over-sized iron beams and windows that open to High Street complete this unique gastropub, located in the Short North Arts District.
Please excuse the construction debris. Our Valet Service is still available during normal hours and the garage behind us on West Russell is also open for business as usual. The City of Columbus is beautifying the Short North and construction is a bit of a mess out front. Thank you for your understanding.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Gastro Pub, Contemporary American, Dining Bar
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Hours of operation
The Pearl opens at 4:00 p.m. daily for dinner.
We also offer a fantastic Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00-3:00
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Phone number
(614) 227-0151
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jon Deutschle
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Cross street
Russell and High
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Parking details
Please excuse the construction debris. Our Valet Service is still available during normal hours and the garage behind us on West Russell is also open. The City of Columbus is beautifying the Short North and construction is a bit of a mess out front. Thank you for your understanding. The Pearl offers valet service for $10.
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Public transit
Please excuse the construction debris. The bus stop right in out front is still operable for your trip to The Pearl. The City of Columbus is beautifying the Short North and construction is a bit of a mess out front. Thank you for your understanding.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Wine
What 2878 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.3
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Awesome brunch!

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3.0Dined 2 days ago

Nice place to eat but don’t go in expecting to be able to have a nice conversation, it was very loud. It is a place for a young hip crowd

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We dine at The Pearl for special occasions, or for a fun friend/family meal. Love the oysters. This last visit I had the short ribs and the meal was soooo good! We will continue to visit.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Always delicious, never disappointed

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent all around!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

This is my favorite place in Columbus! Always the best food and elevated cocktails! Also in the best area of Columbus the Short North!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

We had a very nice experience except my omelet came out missing 2 ingredients.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Love, love, love The Pearl! It is an excellent restaurant with amazing food and phenomenal service! Highly recommend!!!!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

It was great!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We love all Cameron Mitchell restaurants but The Pearl is one of our favorites. It has amazing options for everyone in your party. The service is always impeccable, they are so kind and truly seem genuine about you enjoying your meal.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The meal was very good. Delicious blends of flavors and such unique, creative entrees. The service was top notch. We never felt neglected. The ambiance was pretty good. The lighting was very good in a romantic way, but we were somewhat stuffed into a small back corner that was a little uncomfortable. The value was good. Really good food, though portion sizes on some of the meals were ok for the cost, but that is what you will get with a higher end restaurant. Overall a great experience!

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Fired chicken, shrimp and grits, beet salad, and smoked salmon were all fantastic. Service was great, too. We'll be back. Only complaint - the tables are way too close.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Every thing was great! We will be back soon!!

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Great food and service extremely noisy

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1.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Honestly we love going here and I couldn’t believe how bad the experience was. We ordered drinks, oysters, and an appetizer. Put in our dinner order and 45 min later we got dinner and no oysters or appetizers. My drink was all bitters so I sent it back. We opted to take the other food off the bill as we had just been served our entree. Disappointing experience and there was no explanation.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Cameron Mitchell restaurants have a stellar reputation in the Columbus area for a reason, and the Pearl is no exception. Some of the best food in Columbus with a fun environment that is really hard to beat. Sit near the bar or the kitchen for a more energized experience, or ask for a seat in the back for a larger group or for a more relaxed, conversational spot. A Columbus gem!

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

We came in from out of town for a conference and were told this was the place to go. It did not disappoint. Amazing food and high end cocktails...our group was very happy with our decision to come to this restaurant. We will be dining again in the fall for our next conference in town!

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

My work colleagues and I had dinner at The Pearl following a long day of meetings. Our server was friendly and prompt, but non- intrusive. Our food and drinks were outstanding and I will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Couldn’t ask for more, very accommodating and friendly staff. Had a wonderful experience!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The food was amazing!! I've been wanting to go to The Pearl for a while and it did not disappoint.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Everything was amazing, the Bloody Marys are my favorite. Only complaint is that the huevos rancheros dish was watery

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The Pearl is extremely inviting with a sort of candlelit mood. The food is amazing, try the Parmesan baked clams! Great drinks and the service is incredible. Really cool unique decor as well. We went for brunch and everything we had was out of the park and I will definitely be visiting again.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

He was great Katie was our server she was very accommodating and the ribs and fish and chips and deviled eggs were all very good our friends had clams said they were excellent I would definitely Go back

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Excellent food in a great setting with great service

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

I had high hopes. My friend ordered the hanger steak. It was was covered in sriracha, but menu said nothing about it being spicy. I can handle hot food, was almost not edible.
I had the mahi mahi...nothing special. Both dishes were meat and rice, I could have cooked at home. Cornbread & Boston cream pie was good. They have great drinks, but that's all I will go back for. Sorry....

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Super!! Loved the window seat.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Our server Brady was excellent Food was excellent. Food was outstanding. Very nice atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Although the food was served cold, we are willing to give this another chance. Hanger steak was flavorful but very fatty. Strip steak also served cold with not much flavor. Sea food, however, was spectacular. Best part was you can pick and choose the seafood. I would like to see better and/or more salad choices as a side of salad and bucket of shrimp would be perfect.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Fried chicken was outstanding, perch and substituted broccoli for ff. So good!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

My husband and I always have the best time at the Pearl. We love the oysters, cocktails, and service. Oh, and i am obsessed the the pies, especially the brown sugar pie. Chris, Brady, and Andrew have been out waiters the last few times and they made our experience so much fun. We love love love this restaurant.

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Another great experience at The Pearl. I appreciated that the hostess considered my request for a table at the front. We had a high table in front by the window and it was perfect. The server forgot to put in one of our apps before happy hour ended. He apologized and gave it to us on the house. The exceptional staff made this experience really positive.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Always Awesome. Great happy hour prices

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Food was superb, staff very friendly and attentive. Great visit

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

My fiance and I dined at The Pearl for my birthday dinner. The server, Matthew, was phenomenal. He gave great recommendations and had a wonderful sense of humor. We dine here every few months and the fried chicken NEVER disappoints. Their Coconut Cream Pie was to die for. Fingers crossed that it is on special the next time we go🤞🏼🤤

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Enjoyed the meal but was a bit loud for a business dinner. Food and service were excellent.

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Food was not as good as I expected. The restaurant was really loud.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Online reviews helped lead us to The Pearl during our recent mini-vacation to Columbus. We were thoroughly pleased. Our server, Allie, was exceptional. Though it was very busy, the food came out quickly. We had the confit wings, the clam chowder, the fish and chips, the shrimp and grits, and the pot roast (kid's menu), and would recommend each. The wings came with this well-put-together hot sauce. My wife also raved about her gin cocktail. Would definitely eat there again.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

While in town for the NCAA Women’s Final Four, someone who travels to Columbus often highly recommended The Pearl. The food was excellent. I had the shrimp & grits. I was raised in New Orleans and travel to Savannah a lot so the shrimp & grits were a bit too soupy for my taste, but nevertheless still good.

The corn bread was to die for and I could have made a meal of just corn bread, an appetizer and drinks. This is an excellent choice!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter brybch was terrific!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We were seeking a restaurant for Easter brunch within walking distance of Nationwide Arena. The Pearl looked like it would fit the bill and the ratings looked good. They did not disappoint. Our experience and meal lived up to our expectations and then some. The restaurant has a neat vibe and look. The service was great! The food, oh my! We started off with the jalapeño corn bread and bacon wrapped dates. Wow!!!! Everything tasted wonderful and even though they were very busy, we were not rushed through our meal. Will go back if ever in the Columbus area again!

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