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Pearlz Oyster Bar

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
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
“oyster shooters” (161 reviews)
“oysters” (940 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it!! Great location! We had the oyster sampler, from all along the East coast. Very fresh! Clam Chowder was good. The BEST EVER Ketal One, Tonic, & Lime!! I need to find out their brand of tonic

Thank a11red
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello a11red, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our fresh oysters, clam chowder, and cocktails! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got to our hotel and wanted to get some oysters. OMG!!! What a great happy hour place. Had a dozen oysters on the half shell and a couple of drinks with my wife and we left for under $30.00... included a generous tip!!! The...More

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

Hello Peter, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoyed a nice happy hour with us! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bar was busy and service was quick but the table service was slow when my family tucked here for lunch one day. Wife and I had fish & chips and kids had kid shrimp and son had seafood gumbo. The gumbo was really nice according...More

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

Hello KidLove, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are pleased to hear your family enjoyed their meals with us, however we deeply apologize about your fish and chips. We strive to provide nothing but the best for our guests, and over fried food...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Be one with your oysters, great happy prices on oysters and beer. Enjoy. Pub style food, great outside seating people watching.

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

Hello Inabmw, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoyed a nice happy hour with us! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch on our last day in town, we opted for the lunch menu - there was one regret......... why did we not find this place before!!! The venu itself is quite trendy without the trendiness making you feel uncomfortable!! Efficient and friendly service....More

Thank AndreasV0gt
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello AndreasV0gt, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so happy that you got to stop in for a nice lunch before leaving town! Now you will have to come back soon to see us! Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying in Charleston with friends we wanted a casual but quality oyster bar. Pearlz fit the bill. We sat at the counter right in front of the girl shucking the oysters. She became our best friend. The service was great with happy servers. The...More

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

Hello Suescoggins, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our oysters and service! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this place! It was a very comfortable atmosphere with stylish decor. Dining out solo can be a little nerve wracking, but I found a seat at the bar and was met with cheerfulness from the staff (shout out to the chick shucking...More

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

Hello Ashley, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed dining with us! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you some more oysters soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was wonderful. The staff super friendly and knowledgeable of the oysters! We tried some oysters from South Carolina!!

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

Hello Kerrie, thank you visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your oysters with us! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite having all the TVs and some feeling of sport bar - it is not. Nice quite place to have some oysters or a bottle of chilled white wine on a hot day right in the center of it all.

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

Hi Pavel, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased you enjoyed dining with us! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I stopped in for apps. Cozy place that was busy. Great place to stop in for drinks and appetizers. Nice casual spot for dinner as well.

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

Hello Hungrytraveln, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoy stopping in for a nice bite and drink. Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

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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, Free Wifi
Good for
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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