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Pearlz Oyster Bar

936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
+1 803-661-7741
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (116 reviews)
“oyster shooters” (13 reviews)
“corn fritters” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

Met some friends here for a Christmas get together. We chose this restaurant for the Happy Hour choices on the menu. We had a wonderful time and will definitely visit again.

Thank momofB
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2017

Hi momofb, thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are glad you and your friends were able to spend your Christmas celebrations with us! We hope you'll be back soon to visit us again!

Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

From the hostess to the service to the food, everything was fantastic. I had a craving for oysters and Pearlz delivered. Thank you, Ashton, for the oysters and the Jack Daniel’s! We will be back soon!More

Thank DaveH1104
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2017

Hi Dave, thank you for choosing Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so glad you enjoyed every aspect of your visit with us. We are glad Ashton & Jack Daniels were able to put your experience over the top! We can't wait to see you again...More

Reviewed October 15, 2017

Disappointed to find tiny tiny clams passed off at a premium price.....garlic whir wine broth was very good. Oysters were small alsoMore

Thank hardingre
thanksfordining, General Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Hardingre, I'm sorry that your experience at Pearlz was not satisfactory. We serve littleneck clams, which do tend to be on the smaller side, but we make sure they are of the most top notch quality. I wish I had known your concern about the...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Friends and I stopped in for early, happy hour dining. Cocktails were great, as was the food. I had a wedge salad with a side of corn fritters- YUM! Friends had the tacos after appetizers of oysters and artichoke dip. All great. The only reason...More

Thank Kris J
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Hello Kris, 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 September 22, 2017 via mobile

Go to any place else. Management and staff are not customer oriented Pearlz! Go to restaurants that have good food and management like Motor Supply, Cola's, Bourbon, Oak Table- and you might even want to consider McDonald's they are even nicer to customers there than...More

Thank tangotraveler5
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable lunch at Pearlz. We sat in the front area with the large open windows on Gervais St. This area has a great atmosphere, comfortable but connected to the bustling street outside. Our server, Miranda, was terrific. Super enthusiastic and helpful,...More

Thank GoLeafs85
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed lunch while dining with us! We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed September 6, 2017

Ate here with my wife, son, daughter-in-law and two grandsons. Everyone enjoyed their meal choices. We really enjoyed the Oysters Rockefeller that we had as an appetizer.

Thank Lbouknight
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

The oysters on a half shell along with the fried oysters were great!! The martini and Mahi tacos were delish also!! The server was great; got everything we needed but also very patient!

Thank Rebecca M
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Hello Rebecca, Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the fried oysters, martini, mahi tacos & service! We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Friendly service and great atmosphere. We didn't really have dinner there but we sat at the bar. The oysters were so good....

Thank Monica A
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Hello Monica, Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the service & atmosphere while dining with us! We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed August 27, 2017

Just returned from a lovely dinner with delicious food at the Pearlz Oyster Bar. The meals were outstanding, the waitress was very attentive and friendly. We had the mussels and oysters for starters, continued with baked tuna and a tuna burger, and took the chocolate...More

Thank merluza
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

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

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Amy S
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Response from artist67 | Reviewed this property |
Skip Prarlz and go to Blue Marlin instead
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March 6, 2017|
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Response from thanksfordining | Property representative |
Hello! We do have gift certificates available! You can purchase them in store or online at hghosp . com under GIFT CARDS . We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers! Liza
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Parking is hard in that area sometimes they have the parking area on the same street that will let you park for $5 good luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-661-7741
  • 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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