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Pearlz Oyster Bar

153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
+1 843-577-5755
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (941 reviews)
“oyster shooters” (160 reviews)
“corn fritters” (72 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
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1 - 10 of 1,981 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great staff, drinks and oyster shooters! Didn't dine there but enjoyed all the drinks and southern hospitality. Will definitely return next trip. Great happy hour specials. Thank you!

Thank RSmith1967
Reviewed yesterday

Visited 07/06/2018 Driving back to NJ from Orlando, we usually try to break up the ride into three segments, Charleston usually the first stop. My wife found Pearlz while we were driving and what a great pick. There aren't a lot of tables, but a...More

Thank Conradb2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never disappointed here, always a great experience. We got the Rockefeller Oysters, AGAIN, and they seem better each time! I had the mahi mahi tacos which were fantastic and my s/o tried the lobster roll this time. Usually the lobster meat is served cold but...More

Thank Crystal N
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Crystal, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are pleased that you come back to see us every time you're in town! Thanks for your great review, and we look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

After a tour of the Charleston Harbor the hubs and I stopped for Happy Hour at Pearlz. It was a great time. They have a pretty decent bar (my drink was just a tad too heavy on the strawberry puree), but my husband's was great....More

Thank bbyckes
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Backes, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are pleased you and your husband enjoyed a nice happy hour with us, after your tour in Charleston. We are so thankful for your great review, and hope that you will return in the future!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pearlz is my go to spot for happy hour. Oysters, peel and eat, and the corn fritters are all great and the drink prices can't be beat on the peninsula. The bartenders are awesome and always a lot of fun.

Thank beckytudor
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Beckytudor, thank you for choosing Pearlz Oyster Bar as your go-to happy hour spot. We're so glad that you enjoyed our specials, and our staff always takes great care of you. Thanks for your great review, we can't wait to serve you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A local told us to go to Happy Hour here. We wound up therefor lunch but want to go back for happy hour!! Their peel and eat shrimp was fantastic! The woman shucking no oysters was amazing. She offered a few she really liked to...More

Thank jnieb
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jnieb, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoyed a nice lunch with us! Thank you for your great review, and we look forward to having you back for happy hour!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place for lunch after spending time on the USS Yorktown. Place was very crowded for lunch, shared a high top table. Mahi mahi and shrimp tacos were good. The chicken sandwich was great. The chips served with the sandwich were delicious. Huge...More

Thank ndupont21
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ndupont21, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoyed a nice lunch with us! We're happy you had a great experience, and hope that you will be back to see us again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down the best dinner we had during our trip to Charleston. Yes, as many other reviews indicate the oysters are terrific. But so is most everything else on the menu, and prices are reasonable. My son and I had swordfish, and it was great...More

Thank Birchpl
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Birchpl, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so glad we were able to provide something different to everyone in your family! We're pleased that you enjoyed it, and hope that you will be back soon to see us again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best shrimp and grits here!! Recommended by the owner of the B&B, this was a great place for a quick dinner. Delicious! Relaxed atmosphere. Loved it.More

Thank Beach1613
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Beach1613, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so glad that you got a great referral from your B&B, and we did not let you down! We're so pleased that you enjoyed it, and hope that you will be back to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we stumbled onto this wonderful establishment! Excellent and wide selection of oysters, and a friendly atmosphere with top notch service. They were extremely busy but managed to squeeze us into two seats at the window with a small ledge. My worries about a...More

Thank Andrea M
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andrea, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you stumbled upon us! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed everything, and were taken great care of by our staff! We hope that you will be back soon to see...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-5755
  • E-mail
Description
The Original, Eclectic Little Oyster BarPearlz Oyster Bar is committed to serving only the best seafood South Carolina has to offer. Our Seafood Menu features an assorted mix of raw shellfish, local seafood, Lowcountry recipes, and regional favorites. Our raw bar offers a variety of oysters and fresh seasonal shellfish. We're also a part of the Sustainable Seafood Initiative, so eating at Pearlz is good for both the palate and the planet.A full-service bar serving the coldest beers and unique, refreshing cocktails, Pearlz has become a favorite happy hour meeting spot for both locals and visitors alike.Patrons looking for a nightcap and a bite to eat can order from our late night menu, which features several of Pearlz' signature dishes.
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