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Black Pearl Ann Arbor

) #27 of 477 Restaurants in Ann Arbor €€ - €€€ American, Seafood,
302 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2108
+1 734-222-0400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (37 reviews)
“crab dip” (3 reviews)
“honey lime” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
302 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2108
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The pearl opened for lunch today for the are fair. Fish tacos are the best this side of Hawaii. An afternoon martini is just what I needed. Truly on of the best places around. If anyone rates this place less than 5 stars, unfriend them...More

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here, sat outside on a great evening and had some super fish tacos. Lots of Martinis to choose from as well. I had a bourbon something tini so good I had another. Will be back!

Thank elindoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great team, everyone was very nice to us!! Black decor very pretty and sexy. Busy trendy hot spot it was packed. Will return when we are in town.

Thank ShuGirl6
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel front desk recommended the Black Pearl. I tried it and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I was by myself, and went a bit early for dinner, 6:00. The restaurant was quite crowded with a big mix of people enjoying the evening. The menu has...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We often meet friends here to start our evening out. Great atmosphere, excellent cocktails and tasty appetizers. Highly recommend out favorite martini bar.

Thank kesaeljo64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for dinner, and the atmosphere is very nice; classy, but not uptight. We started with the steak tips as an appetizer which were very good, and then I had the Diablo Chicken Sandwich for my main course. The sandwich was very good, and...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the black pearl with a group of 12 people for restaurant week. The menu was quite good and sophisticated, the ambiance was great. But at the end the waitress told us she couldn't share the bill (more than 600 box) in more...More

Thank charlotte-vanacker
BPonMain, Manager at Black Pearl Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am very sorry to hear that you had a negative experience at the Black Pearl. We hope that you will give us another try in the future, so we can show you how much we value your experience. If you do decide to come...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are up for drinks, that place might be good for you, but if you want to have a dinner, you need to go somewhere else first

Thank VB0901
BPonMain, Manager at Black Pearl Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your dinner at the Black Pearl. We would love for you to come back and give us another try. I might suggest the fish tacos - they're an award winning item!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

If you're into small plates and lingering over plain or specialty drinks this is a nice place for you to go. A dark interior with low ambient sound makes conducive to sit around and chat. They have a good selection of alcohol and concoct specialty...More

Thank pen1
Reviewed 1 June 2017

My husband and I ate here for our anniversary, and it was wonderful. The swordfish was cooked perfectly, and everything was so delicious. We enjoyed the outside seating and watching the people go by. Very, very good, would definitely go again.

Thank DeepSorrow
BPonMain, Manager at Black Pearl Ann Arbor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are delighted that you decided to celebrate your anniversary at Black Pearl and hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Seafood, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2108
  • Public Transportation: Bus and taxi stops within the block.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-222-0400
  • E-mail
Black Pearl, a rare gem. Our seafood and martini bar is the kind of locales sought after and then adopted for its casual charm and welcoming ambiance. From its inception as one of the few family owned and operated single location venues in the vibrant heart of downtown Ann Arbor, the idea behind Black Pearl Ann Arbor has been to reinvent the experience of "comfortable and cool" dining and lounging. Our bar and wait staff have been selected for what their parents have taught them to do . . . to welcome everyone with love.
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