The Cultured Pearl Brings Asian Flair to the Beach

The beach area’s first sushi bar remains a local and tourist favorite for its fresh preparations of sushi, sashimi, rolls and other traditional offerings.

The Cultured Pearl Restaurant & Sushi Bar
If you’re the kind of foodie who believes that dining should transport you to a different place, The Pearl is your restaurant. Dine indoors, amid a stand of bamboo, or on the rooftop, where your table and the ponds below are shaded by traditional pagodas. The beach area’s first sushi bar, it was an instant hit when Susan Townley opened it in 1993. It remains an innovator, serving traditional Asian foods such as Korean barbecue and green curry beef, as well as not-so-traditional foods such as grilled jerked mako. 301 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, 227-8493,

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