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Nov 15, 2006 03:54 PM

Pearl Oyster Bar or Mary's Fish Camp

Which is better?

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  1. This question has come up before, so you may want to do a search. Personally, I'd say neither and go to Tides or Mermaid Inn instead. But if forced to choose, I'd go w/POB.

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    1. re: Lucia

      just my 2 ccents to add...i've had the lobster roll at The Mermaid Inn and Pearl O.B., the latter of which was considerably better.

      1. re: dkstar1

        The last lobster roll I had at Mermaid Inn was slightly tough and the bun was on the hard side. And it's a shame because I really love the decor and atmosphere at MI. POB has never let me down foodwise.

        1. re: dkstar1

          I'm not a big lobster roll fan, but I prefer MI to POB. Plus, I hate the shoestring fries at POB.

      2. I haven't been to either, but here's another big thumbs up for Tides.

        1. I'd got to POB, just because Mary's has awful service. The last time we were there, we actually got into an argument with Mary for the poor service.

          1. Yeah, Mary's staff have always been rude and "brisk". I would certainly choose Pearl's.

            1. Haven't been to Pearl. But, had three absolutely fantastic meals at Mary's this summer. With great and attentive service. It looks like YMMV.