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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%
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“oyster shooters” (155 reviews)
“oysters” (914 reviews)
“corn fritters” (69 reviews)
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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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11 - 20 of 1,936 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there for dinner got there at around happy hour and was pleasantly surprised. Food good reasonably priced great staff.

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

Thank you so much for your review! We hope to have you dine with us again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great stop for us. The prices were reasonable and the food was great. It is very crowded so being flexible about sitting at the bar is recommended. Worth the wait if you can get in. Great happy hour specials.

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

We are happy to hear you enjoyed our delicious offerings at Pearlz. Thank you for dining with us, We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The daily specials tasted great and were priced right. Kids liked the mussels and oysters. The beers were local and served in chilled glasses. Although it was a little loud, it was still great for families.

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

Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed your family enjoyed everything!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The oysters were good here, but honestly I wasn't super impressed with this place. We were sitting practically on top of our neighbors and it was perhaps a little too casual for us. It wasn't bad - but it wasn't amazing either.

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

Thank you for your review & Feedback Akron! We hope to have you join us again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great oysters for Happy Hour. Everyone was happy with their dinners. Excellent food and service for our group of 8.

Thank Michelle C
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mussels steamed with sauce tomatoe / curry were amazing. Good service, good beer from local brewery Kids menu for 8$

Thank Braspartz
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 mussels & service while dining with us. We hope to serve you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed some of their happy hour oysters specials - raw, fried, and char-grilled. All were good, and we ended with their shooters as recommended. Definitely had the vibe of a locals place. Staff were helpful and nice. We will say that parking is a...More

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

Hello Micah, Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the happy hour selections, atmosphere & service. We hope to serve you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is limited but all is very good. We ate at the bar and the shuckers did great work and were very knowledgeable. The crab dip specialty burger were our favorites.

Thank Steve F
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks, Steve! We hope to serve you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made my way down to Pearlz Oyster Bar after going through the Charleston Market. It was also on the way to see the painted houses and row of mansions. What makes this place stand apart, is the the relative cheapness of their House Oysters...More

Thank WeehawkenNJ
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed our oysters (and the price!) We hope to serve you again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I never go to Charleston without stopping in and having some of the imported oysters. Great variety and solid food all the way around. Great place to go with a friend and sit at the bar.

Thank Les L
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Les! We are glad you enjoy the oysters at our place! We can't wait to serve you again!

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AlabamaAngel
26 January 2018|
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Response from Richard T | Reviewed this property |
No. Throughout the restaurant
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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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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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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