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About The Cultured Pearl Restaurant & Sushi Bar
*Please note: We do NOT accept online reservations for patio seating. If you wish to make a specific request, you MUST contact the restaurant directly at (302) 227-8493
The Cultured Pearl Restaurant & Sushi Bar located in the heart of Downtown Rehoboth Beach has been voted "The Best of Delaware" every year since it's opening in 1993. Our two award winning menus include an extensive Sushi menu and a diverse kitchen menu with traditional Japanese teriyakis and tempuras, spicy Thai dishes and gourmet American cuisine. Dine outdoors perched atop the 15,000-gallon rooftop koi pond or indoors midst the bamboo gardens and cherry blossoms, or at our traditional Japanese Sushi Bar. Relax in our cozy bar and lounge area and enjoy some of the areas best live entertainment, from solo acoustic acts to great jazz bands. In addition, happy hour is available daily from 4 to 6pm and our parent's "Two-thumbs up!" $1 per year Children's Buffet from 4 to 6pm as well.
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Sushi, Japanese, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Summer Hours for Dinner: Sunday throughThursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm. PATIO HOURS ARE WEATHER DEPENDENT AND WE DO NOT ACCEPT ONLINE RESERVATIONS FOR PATIO SEATING. IF YOU WISH TO MAKE A SPECIFIC REQUEST, YOU MUST CONTACT THE RESTAURANT DIRECTLY AT (302)227-8493.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live entertainment and dancing is offered Friday evenings year round throughout the later dinner seating until the bar and restaurant close.
Our complete menu is available for Gourmet Carry Out and Party Platters can be customized to your liking for parties of all sizes. Please call 302-227-4217 to speak with our knowledgeable staff for help and suggestions when ordering.
From Memorial Day Weekend to Mid September Parking Meters are in effect from 10am to Midnight. Free parking is available on the streets directly behind the Shops at The Pearl Mall from 5pm until 9am. From 9am to 5pm a Parking Permit is required in these areas.
Street parking is non metered and no permits are required throughout the entire second season from Mid September to Memorial Day Weekend.
There are Dart Bus stops and Jolly Trolley stops within a short walking distance of the restaurant. Please visit their websites for an updated schedules.
Robert Wood & Yasuhiro Sano
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please visit our website at www.culturedpearl.us for a complete listing of the many events scheduled in our area throughout the year.
The Cultured Pearl Restaurant & Sushi Bar Ratings and Reviews
My husband and I have always loved this restaurant so I wanted to share it with my friend who were first time visitors to Rehoboth. I made my reservations on Open Table. When we arrived, I was told the only way to get a seat outside was to call the restaurant not by using Open Table. This was a disappointment for all four of us.
I remember Cultured Pearl to be pretty good in early 2000 but it has changed.
When I recently first walked into the entrance of their latest location, it looked like a small mini mall with doors to several businesses nearby and several posters, which is a bit confusing. A nicely dressed host stood nearby who took us upstairs to the main dining area, which looked a bit junky. We passed a cart full of fried food, like French fries and chicken nuggets, presumably for children. I felt like I was in Golden Corral. I went ahead and ordered dinner, which was mediocre.
Although they still have the pretty ponds with fish and a few parakeets, this place lacks ambience and good Food. Foodies should avoid this place.
The food is excellent! I don't think I have had something there that I didn't live. They also have a great children's buffet that my kids love! It contains both traditional kid favorites as well as Japanese cuisine that they can try. The kids also like to see the resident fish and the birds. The service has always been highly attentive. The ambiance is really relaxing and peaceful.
We have eaten at the Cultured Pearl multiple times and it never disappoints! it is always a favorite when we travel to the beach for a long weekend. The ambiance is great, whether you are sitting outside on their rooftop or in their dining room. Whether you love traditional sushi , noodles, or are vegetarian there is truly something for everyone.
We had a fantastic meal. We tried a variety of rolls and sushi and tried two varieties from the "edamame bar." The edamame dishes were sauteed in different seasonings and came with a dipping sauce. Both were delicious. The firecracker roll was a big hit. The tuna poke was only so-so; not that great of quality of fish and it didn't have much of a soy/sesame taste as is typical. Our service was great, despite the restaurant have two large groups in. It was a bit noisy but we were seated far from the large groups and could easily hear our conversation. Overall, a wonderful experience and our group would definitely return.
The Cultured Pearl is always a gem. We had a great waiter named Ovidiu. He was very helpful and knowable about the dishes. We had an incredible salad of their own creation called Cultured Salad. It was excellent. We also had three Susi rolls that were very fresh and tasty. Try their Cultured Pearl roll its very good. We will be back!
This restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere, pretty lights, and great food. The nightly special cocktail, a strawberry mojito, was excellent. Half of our party ordered various vegetarian sushi, which they enjoyed very much. The curries, green chicken and red shrimp, were spicy and tasty. We wished the weather had been warm enough for us to take advantage of the outdoor roof-top deck.
We have been there many times and never dissapointed, food and drinks were awsome. If I would chose to make a suggestion it were be more choices of salads. Can't do ginger. Servers are great make you feel like they have known you forever !!!!!!! We are locals so not so much in summer but wow when fall comes we are back. Thanks Allan & Joanne Desrosiers
Our waitress, Susan, was a delight. She was very knowledgeable about the menu and answered all questions in a courteous and professional manner. Thanks to her, the selections we made were a delight to savor and enjoy.
Rest assured you will see us return this year.
For an appetizer we had Dumplings - Shrimp and Pork and they were excellent. Dinner was the
Thai Cashew Chicken and Sapporo Surf and Turf. My husband and I both enjoyed our dinner. We also ordered Sake Sangria for drinks and Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie and the chef's special cheesecake for desert. Our server wasn't that friendly or attentive but we would recommend the restaurant to friends and return ourselves.
The sushi was excellent as always! The service was average, nothing to write home about. I think the host was friendlier than the wait staff. We don't go there for the service, we go for the outstanding sushi. Next time I think we will just sit at the sushi bar.
We were in the mood for some yummy sushi, and ended up going to the Cultured Pearl for date night. The decor was festive and charming, and there was a band that added smooth music to our dining experience. All of the food came out in a timely manner, and each dish was well prepared and tasty. We tried the Winter Noodles, which were so delicious! All of our maki were well made, and the flavor combinations were delicious. We can't wait for our next date at the Cultured Pearl!
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