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Pearlz Oyster Bar

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153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
+1 843-577-5755
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16:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 01:00
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Naples, Florida
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had some of the best oysters there in quite a while. Beer was cold with many choices to be had. Service was excellent a day got seated quickly even after told it was a 30 min wait. Would definitely go back.

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Thank jrober50
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your Pearlz experience, we look forward to serving you again soon! More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been going to Pearlz for over 10 years. We always sit and watch the shucker which is, also good place to meet new folks. And of course, I eat the oysters and have an oyster shooter. They are the best ones I've eaten in my life. We tried the pork rinds too which were yummy. Nate works behind the bar... More 

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1 Thank Kathluvs2havefun
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

We're glad to hear how much you enjoy everything at Pearlz, including the food and service! Isn't Nate the BEST? :) Thank you for being such a loyal guest :) We look forward to your next visit! More 

Johnson City
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took a weekend trip to Charleston to celebrate my birthday. Our first stop for the weekend was happy hour at Pearlz. We were so pleased with our first visit on Friday afternoon that we returned to the bar on Saturday afternoon. No happy hour but another great time of beer and oyster shooters. We will go... More 

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1 Thank Sara P
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Sara, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so glad you & your husband enjoyed the food & atmosphere while dining with us! We look forward to your next trip to Charleston! Cheers! More 

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress was very knowledgeable about All the food on the menu. She was very friendly and we were seated when they said we would be.

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Thank Jennifer D
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thanks Jennifer for choosing us! We are so glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We hope to serve you again soon! More 

Cumming, Georgia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by on a Wednesday afternoon for Happy Hour and Cres, our server, helped us sample our way through the menu. We started with flutes of spanish sparkling wine (champagne) and a dozen clams on the half shell (small but sweet & delicious). We continued on with two dozen house oysters on the half shell (fresh, good sized and... More 

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Thank MTK_GA54
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Pearlz Oyster Bard and for your 5 star review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food & prices! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit with us. More 

Florence, South Carolina
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244 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right on Easy Bay Street and a happening little oyster bar. 1$ James River oysters from 4-6. They are fresh and fairly large and a great deal. Or explore the other varieties for a bit more. Good mahi tacos. Good service. Military discount upon request. Good atmosphere for friends. Thier home made chips are really good too. We didn't even... More 

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Thank David C
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

David, Thank you for joining us at Pearlz! We are so glad that we were able to provide you with a pleasant dining experience! Thank you so much for the kind review, and we hope to have you come back again soon! More 

Lobelville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy local oyster bar. Good drinks kinda small good oysters even better boiled shrimp. Very large. God happy hour prices on food and drinks.

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Thank pm37097
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed Pearlz! We hope you visit us again soon. Cheers! More 

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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after a long walk around town. My husband had beer and I had a mixed drink recommended by the staff. It was great. I had the seafood stew, which was extremely rich and good! My husbands lobster roll was quite small, but very good. Staff was very attentive and super nice. A great place to relax and... More 

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Thank Martha A
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Martha, Thanks for visiting Pearlz. We are so glad you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us and we look forward to serving you again in the future! More 

Great Falls, Virginia
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My bride and I stopped off to sample the Happy Hour oyster special and stayed and stayed and stayed. Why, you ask. Buck a shuck tasty oysters, $3 bubbly and $4 beer. Also sampled the fried oysters and the peel and eat shrimp. All reasonable priced. We met like-minded souls at our bar-seat location and enjoyed two great hours. So... More 

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Thank Jerry5707
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that we were able to provide you with a positive dining experience, Jerry! Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback, and we hope to have the opportunity to serve you again! More 

Zionsville, Indiana
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204 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat outside here on a beautiful evening for dinner. Great service and very good food. We had the house oysters from VA which were very nice and then various foods such as the oyster taco (fantastic!), fish and chips, gumbo (was expecting a NO type gumbo and this was more heavy on the "gravy") and the monkfish. The latter... More 

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Thank EagleTravel29
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for trying Pearlz Oyster Bar! We are pleased to hear that we were able to provide you with a positive dining experience! Glad you enjoyed the oysters, taco, fish and chips and the gumbo :) We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
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
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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