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796 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10025 40.795911 -73.969043
at 99th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-749-0300 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Price Range: $$

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Sun-Thu, 11:30am-11pm; Fri-Sat, 11:30am-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3 at 96th St.



Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering


  • Beer and Wine Only


Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

86th St. to 116th St., Central Park West to Riverside Dr.


Pearls boasts the standard trappings of most Upper West Side Chinese joints: round tables on a carpeted floor, a truly inexpensive lunch special and free low-grade white wine with dinner. Many of the dishes—like the above-average duckling with ginger root, the disappointingly flavorless vegetable dumplings, and the zesty diced chicken with peanuts and hot pepper sauce—stick close to the routine. But a few surprises lurk on the long menu, particularly in the Shanghai Cuisine section. 

Recommended Dishes

Diced chicken with peanuts and hot pepper sauce, $9.45