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Pearl's Oyster House

) #85 of 1,259 Restaurants in Memphis €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
+1 901-522-9070
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
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1 - 10 of 359 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Came here for a late lunch during the week after visiting the Civil Rights museum. Had a dozen oysters and a side salad. The oysters were decently sized and fresh. The highlight was the homemade vinaigrette for the salad. It was literally one of the...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bathrooms were deplorable! Lighting was horrible. Service was extremely slow. My fried oysters and po-boy were not at all satisfying. Oysters on sandwich and in appetizer were so small. Raw Oyster appetizer was decent. I was utterly disappointed. Wish we never went.

Thank shari w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate there with family. Had the fried shrimp and scallops, which had some of the breading falling off. Three scallops and five shrimp. It wasn't much for the price, but when you look at Memphis for seafood, the options are limited.

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DO NOT EAT HERE! I dined at Pearl's on 8/1/17. Horrible service. Terrible waiter. When asked to see the manager about a problem with the bill, he became extremely rude and violent, in front of the whole restaurant He threatened me to a fight and...More

2  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Menu seemed okay, fairly clear to understand what you are ordering. Waitress didn't know what the beers were on the menu except color. Beer came out lukewarm well after the oyster order, decided to order commercial brew to be safe. Okay this didn't really bother...More

1  Thank Jon K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

a group of six adults we had grilled oysters chicken taco oyster mix and beer which was not very cold food was very good the only the sercicee was fair

Thank bobbert770
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Horrible service, rude male waiter. Shrimp and grits was a joke, good presentation but beneath the surface grits were hard and dry.

1  Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

As a vegetarian I have found it hard to find good food to eat in Tennessee, At Pearl's the heaped plate of veggie pasta looked a little unappetising, but it was a very tasty dish. They need to work on presentation. The service was excellent,...More

Thank lovepatx
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were so fond of the fried chicken we kept going back!! Super crispy, juicy.... Fried dill pickles, crab claws, okra were also on our menu---all great. Definitely my first stop next time I'm in town!

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I didn't know what to expect after reading some of the previous reviews., I was actually kind of skeptical. I admit coming in from the parking lot thru the back door didn't alleviate my skepticism. My family and I arrived late afternoon on a Sunday...More

Thank beachphile
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fiona g
28 September 2016|
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Response from travelon2468 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call the restaurant directly, 901-522-9070 as many venue's tend to change specials. They can tell you what specials will be available when you visit.
Sharon K
9 March 2016|
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Response from greshbr | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant doesn't take reservations. But I don't recommend- terrible food & experience.
19 April 2015|
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Response from beerstl | Reviewed this property |
Just a restaurant, albeit a good one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-522-9070
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