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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” (146 reviews)
“oysters” (865 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
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11 - 20 of 1,859 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Pearlz for cocktails and oysters. The atmosphere was perfect, the service at the bar was cordial and the oysters were equal or better than any sea coast oyster establishment. I returned again the same week.

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

Hello John, Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the cocktails , oysters, atmosphere & service. We can't wait to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time having shrimp and grits! The dish did not disapoint! We also enjoyed some fried oysters which were lovely. It was a busy place and we shared a long table with other guests-which worked out fine for us!

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

Hello Lauren, Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the shrimp and grits, fried oysters & our friendship style seating. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After an over-the-top brunch at Magnolia's, a light dinner seemed in order. Pearlz was just right! The half-shell oysters were fresh and nicely presented, crab cakes were outstanding and the oyster tacos were nice toasted for additional flavor. Our waitress Shannon helped us sample some...More

Thank LQ654
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the food & service while dining with us. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went here for happy hour one day. Great oysters and delicious crab cakes. People were very friendly and enjoyable!

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

Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the food, service & happy hour selections while dining with us. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here around 4:30 PM on a Saturday afternoon hoping that the week day happy hour specials were alo on the weekends - unfortunately not. We ordered a dozen raw oysters, the fried oyster appetizer, a few bres, and ice tea...More

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

Hello Robert, Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the food while dining with us. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great ambience, oysters and cocktails. fun place for shooters and oysters. sat at the bar and had a dozen of the local sc.oysters. highly recommend the oyster shooters. only if you enjoy a little spice. must stop in Charleston

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

Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the food while dining with us. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we travel, we are always on the lookout for places with good happy hours, especially when seafood is involved! We discovered Pearlz and made our way there for happy hour. We sat at the bar and ordered a dozen and a half of raw...More

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

Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the happy hour food & drink selections while dining with us. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service! Great fresh oysters! Crab cakes are delicious! We had a wonderful experience I highly recommend this restaurant!

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

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

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

THank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the food & service while dining with us. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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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Claire S
3 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
16 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
17 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, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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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