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Pearlz Oyster Bar

153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
+1 843-577-5755
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pearlz is a rustic restaurant that kind of blends into the Charleston area. Ruff interior kind of looks like not a lot was spent on the remodel. However we found the staff very friendly and fast. I had the fried shrimp and my wife went...More

Thank bilbax
Reviewed 3 days ago

good brunch seafood and the pasta was great mussels shrimp and oysters ~ even pop~eye would give up spinish

Thank Funadventures2do
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the brunch & seafood while dining with us. We can't wait to serve you again soon! Cheers!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I did oyster happy hour! So fun to sit in front of the guys shucking oysters. Waitress was very knowledgeable and helped us pick out our oysters. Great spot to stop while shopping

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

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the happy hour, service & oysters! We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food in Pearlz is wonderful...we enjoyed the seafood gumbo and the shrimp and grits as well as the oysters. The gumbo and the shrimp and grits were absolutely delicious. The service is fast and friendly. Also, my wife had the crab cakes and loved...More

Thank stgr2015
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the seafood gumbo, shrimp & grits, & oysters. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my favorite meal of my recent trip to Charleston. We were greeted warmly and opted to sit outside after strolling around the Battery. Our server, Zachary, was fantastic. When we went in and out for restroom visits, an employee always opened the door...More

Thank clairehs1974
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the service & hospitality, happy hour specials, & food. We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I came here after a whole day of touristing and beaching, beach hair and bags included. The staff could not have been more welcoming and accommodating. The oysters are amazing and the rest of the food was good too. It was a...More

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

Hello Emily, Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are so glad you enjoyed the oysters, happy hour & hospitality while dining with us! We can't wait to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying I used to LOVE eating here. However, this was probably the last time I'll go back. There are just too many great restaurants in Charleston to want to return . It took a very long time to get our food...More

Thank jesslynch13
thanksfordining, General Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Mrs. Lynch, My name is Rebekah. I am the General Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar on East Bay Street. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on Trip Advisor. As a loyal guest you are familiar with the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been advised by friends to try pearlz when we visited charleston and we were not disappointed. Best price on oysters I found anywhere. There happy hour prices were very reasonable. Enjoyed sitting at the bar and watching and visiting with the oyster shucker....More

Thank Mark N
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Mark, Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the oysters & atmosphere dining with us. We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents and I were hungry and looking for lunch so we just walked in. I never would have expected from the outside how much I was about to enjoy my experience. Our server, Chrysenthia, was everything you would want a server to be, warm,...More

Thank Thomas F
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Thomas, Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the food & service dining with us. We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We make this place a must when we visit Charleston. It is consistently excellent. The staff really know their oysters. The drinks are great too. We love the raw bar the most, but the regular menu is equally delicious. If you're looking for oysters, look...More

Thank hapgeorge
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the menu selections, oysters & service dining with us. We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

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Claire S
4 April 2017|
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Response from thanksfordining | Property representative |
Hello Claire, Unfortunately we do not take reservations. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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Elaine H
17 January 2017|
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Response from Boo D | Reviewed this property |
They did not have any outside seating if I'm not mistaken. Didn't see any, the restaurant is curbside
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The_Mongoose_12
18 September 2016|
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Response from Carolyn C | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Wear what you like. 👍🏼
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
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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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