Pearl District - Westlake

4.8
508 reviews
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AM
Chicago
79 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Pearl District is consistently great! We love it! Food is amazing! Great wine list! Great service!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as always. Food and service were superb! A real find.

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OT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great. Good food and great service

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JN
San Francisco
38 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just a smashing dinner. Excellent salmon along with a unique mushroom and duck appetizer.

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B
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always great food and awesome service. Any excuse for Pearl District is a good one!

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WC
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My friends and I had a great evening. The service was amazing. The food was delicious and good portion sizes. Can't wait to go back.

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VK
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We are a busy family and I seldom get to have a quiet "adult" dinner out. I would definitely come back here whenever I have an opportunity. Food was excellent, service was perfect (not unctuous, just attentive).

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a
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was outstanding but what also stood out was the remarkable service. Both times we have been here (and we will return soon!) the delightful waiters listened so carefully to our concerns, made great suggestions, and showed an awareness of how ingredients work. This awareness is most unusual and welcome!

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R
Los Angeles
60 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love Pearl District! Had a wonderful meal.... pork chop and a beef and pasta dish. Salads and dessert were also very good. It's a small restaurant so I like coming early when it's quiet and relaxing. Service is always above standard!!

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T
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Great service. A+++

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CH
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite pleases. Great food and service

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SS
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I made reservation a week in advance, still didn’t get good seats they put us kind on a Hall way. I asked them if they have better seats they said no. The waiter was ok not very friendly or knowledgeable. The food was good. I am not sure if I will return, maybe different waiter and better seating will make it more enjoyable.

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RS
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic restaurant. Love their drink menu and food is delicious. Never disappoints.

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S
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Best food & service in the area, not as pricey as Saddle Peak.

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GL
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was exceptional. Oscar was an outstanding server. We enjoyed every moment we were there and will return soon.

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TD
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Went there for my birthday! It was wonderful great atmosphere, delicious food and great service

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l
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and the service was wonderful. We will definitely go back again.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great date night at pearl district! Split the salt and pepper shrimp, was so good! Split the beet salad, also delicious. Loved the crispy goat cheese. We both got the filet mignon which was cooked perfectly.

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MM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved it!!! Service by Chuck was extraordinary. Manager, Eric, was thoughtful. Food was excellent and we will definitely return.

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RK
Central Coast
41 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food, service and ambience was excellent. Highly recommend it.

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OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter was amazing and very attentive. The food never disappoints.
We will definitely return.

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OT
Los Angeles
40 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb as always!
The food was eclipsed only by the service.
Eric, Chick and the entire staff on Valentine’s day
were wonderful and welcoming. The food was especially
delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
Great to see a second location opened in Sherman Oaks!
Congratulations to Peyman and Richie !!!!

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BG
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Pearl District never disappoints! We had dinner fir Valentine’s Day. The food was delicious and the waitress was delightful.

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S
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Appetizers are EXCELLENT! Braised Ribs! Octopus! Lobster!

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IT
Los Angeles
78 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We love this restaurant and we feel lucky to have such a gem in our area. The restaurant offers creative food but in a consistent manner, which is hard to achieve.

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w
Los Angeles
479 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Pearl District is a local gem, always great food and service. We are never disappointed here and particularly love the daily specials. We only wish Chef would prepare his stellar steak tartare and liver pate appetizers more frequently as they are so D-Lish! All the appetizers are excellent and plentiful to share. Every entree is flavorful, prepared properly. We always have attentive servers, always. The folks in Encino area are going to love PD's newest location and appreciate the experience of this restauranteur. They know food and customer service which is definitely going to stand out in the area.

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b
New England
4 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent, waiter knew the menu very well including the wine choices, person at check-in was very communicative, atmosphere was good for 1x1 conversations

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B
Los Angeles
92 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I dined at this restaurant for 2nd time and it delivered the same high standards - great food, great service, elegant ambience, and good value for the money. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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AB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Staff at this restaurant were superb. Very friendly and accommodating. Food was quite delicious.

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C
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food. Would go again. High quality, good portions. Great service. Very comfortable and cozy. Great drinks!

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PM
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

The food was pretty good. My fillet mignon was tasty and cooked properly, my husband’s skirt steak, although cooked properly (medium) was very chewy/tough. We were seated next to a table of four who were so loud (at times using f bombs) that we couldn’t even have a conversation. Not at all the restaurants fault. Our waiter was attentive and helpful.

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L
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Pearl District —it may be pricey, but it’s the best restaurant in town!

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K
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our second time here and it was just as good as our first visit! Everything was delicious! My husband I are vegan/vegetarian, so we stuck to those options. Fantastic brussel sprouts, a heavenly mushroom polenta (we had the cheese omitted) and it was still amazing! And our finale was the fried rice, which was out of this world! The place is not huge, so I do recommend reservations. A+++

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AR
Los Angeles
54 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Pearl District used to be a pearl. Maybe it has changed because they are opening a new restaurant in Sherman Oaks and they think they are a “bigger” fish now. I think not!

We were regulars but had a very bad dining experience. The food preparations just seemed not as tasty. The attention to detail seemed to be lost and caring service is definitely gone.. Their fried chicken used to be special...something I would never order anywhere. It was just fried chicken on a bed of puréed yams. The sauce was not good. The branzino was just overwhelmed with too much covering the plate. My friend’s salmon was very good though. Also,the Caesar salad was just mediocre .... that was for all of us. Our friends asked to “share “a Caesar salad. When our bill arrived, there was split charge , although they had their own entrees. Our server, when asked about this, was beyond rude and condescending. Unfortunately, instead of being gracious, he barked back that “this policy is stated on the menu!”
He returned with the check and barked back, “I will remove the charge THIS time!”

The test of a good restaurant is how an issue like this is handled. Unfortunately, Pearl District needs to train their regular servers as well as the newcomers who will open their new restaurant. Rudeness is unacceptable. We will not be regulars anymore!

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JN
San Francisco
39 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always wonderful dishes- special preparations. Relaxing- easy and natural staff. A pleasure.

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CC
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Terrific place in TO/WLV area. A bit pricey. Will return.

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Dined at Pearl District with some friends celebrating two birthdays. We ordered the mushrooms and Brussel sprouts as appetizers. Both were wonderful. My friend and I had the branzino as our entree. It was probably the best branzino I’ve ever had! So delicious. She and I both devoured ours. My husband had the scallops, which were huge and delicious. My friends husband had the special, which was a veal ragu served over pasta. All our portions were fairly large and we all enjoyed very much! Service was attentive. We will be returning to Pearl District again soon.

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GH
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great flavors in unique combinations. We were trying each others entrees to sample them all and they all were fantastic. Everyone at the table went home happy!

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AM
Chicago
79 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food is consistently good here! Lovely ambience, great wine! Nice staff!

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DN
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Pearl District is the best restaurant in Westlake/Thousand Oaks. The menu features a terrific set of appetizers, with some reliable choices, including a 6 minute egg, salt & pepper shrimp, and 4-6 additional choices that usually include something with pork belly. This time we went with ahi crudo, wild mushrooms, spanish octopus, a duck special, and the gravlax. All were terrific, although the wife didn't love the presentation of the crudo. I gave the ambiance a 4 because the back room (where we sat) doesn't have much going for it. If it's a special occasion, request the front room.

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