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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” (951 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 6 days ago

Popped in for a late lunch on a cold day... The Clam Chowder was lovely and the crab cakes and prawns to follow not bad either. Their Speciality Bloody Mary was excellent.....

Thank AJCG
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious fried & oysters, fabulous oyster shooters - yum! Knowledgeable, friendly, efficient staff! Love this place

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

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood restaurant! My husband had oysters on the half shell. He said the Rhode Island oysters are the best. We also had a couple of appetizers - crab cakes (they were good, not great) and fried oysters (divine!). I also had a cup of...More

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

Hello Missmaggiemoo, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We're so pleased that you and your husband enjoyed our fresh seafood and oyster selections! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in NJ. When we visit we always stop there. Best oysters in the area. Fish and chips were the best ever. Will be back.

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

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

FRESH!!!! Two biter bi valve mollusks salty right outta the sea. These oysters hang off all 4 sides of the saltine. Kind of Neptune goodness that will hold enough horseradish to clear the sinuses of Andree the Giant on one pull. Add a heathy dose...More

Thank Bbqman3341
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Bbqman3341, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoy our fresh selection of oysters! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to see you soon for another happy hour!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of good oysters served good and cold! Great location with a few outdoor tables as well. Friendly employees!

1  Thank SuzanneM298
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Suzanne, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so pleased that you enjoy coming to eat some oysters with us! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here on our first day in Charleston, and it didn't disappoint. DH was in heaven as he enjoyed a dozen of the house oysters. I am not a big seafood eater, but I do like certain items, so I had a delicious...More

1  Thank luckylyn5
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Lynda, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We're so glad you came to enjoy a nice lunch with us! Thanks for the wonderful review, and we hope to serve you again whenever you're back in town!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to rest our feet and have a drink - staff was friendly so we came back for happy hour later that day. The place was crazy busy and staff was hustling. Not a bad price for happy hour oysters , but happy...More

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

Hello Mccrobiem, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We're glad that you enjoyed stopping by for a drink! Thanks for the review, and we hope you will be back to see us again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot for happy hour or to have drinks and raw oysters while waiting for a table elsewhere. (I’ve never had dinner here and can’t attest to the full menu.)

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

Hi Bevan, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We're so glad you loved our happy hour! Thanks for the great review, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink to rest our feet. Insane noise level. 1 beer, 2 gin & tonics, and a lobster roll = $45 including tip. Staff was visibly harried, but to be fair the place was mobbed with idiot tourists (including us). Hey,...More

Thank FinickyTraveller67
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello FinickyTraveller67, thanks for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are glad that you were able to get some seats by the bar and enjoy a lobster roll! We hope that you will be back to give us another try!

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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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