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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)
“corn fritters” (9 reviews)
“fresh catch” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
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61 - 70 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 30 November 2016

Wonderful oysters and gumbo, some of the best I have had, including in New Orleans. The service staff bends over backwards to assist you in any way they can - Southern hospitality at its best. We enjoyed having our meal at the bar and watching...More

Thank 1947sunshine
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Thank you for choosing Pearlz and for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers! Liza

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Very good food and servers. Atmosphere is pleasant and relaxed, the steamed oysters are the best. Love to sit at the bar watch TV and have a nice glass of wine.

Thank Sherrie G
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Hello Sherrie, Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed your steamed oysters, wine & atmosphere with us! We look forward to serving you again soon! Thank you, Liza

Reviewed 14 November 2016

The food was really tasty. We ordered Oysters Rockefeller as an appetizer and their twist on this old classic was fab. We also ordered steamed mussels in white wine sauce. I loved them, but my husband found the smoked garlic flavor overpowering. He ordered fish...More

Thank bebeAnnArbor_MI
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience as well as your Oysters Rockefeller, steamed mussells, fish & chips and the service! We look forward to serving you again soon! Thank you, Liza

Reviewed 2 November 2016

I've enjoyed this place several times. The oysters are great as well as the small plate offerings that change periodically with the availability of seafood. The service is very good.

Thank Otilya O
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great dinner here while we were evacuated for Hurricane Matthew. Lots of fresh fish choices. I ordered the small plate fish special which was delicious and really was a perfect dinner sized portion. The only thing that was small was literally the...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped in last night (Sunday, 10/17) for a few drinks and a snack. We wound up having dinner and it exceeded all our expectations. The manager, Chris, attended to us and saw that we were properly seated. Our server, Allison, was right on. Two great...More

Thank BobOZee
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Pay attention to 'specials and menu prices. Oysters especially. They have great oysters, but not at happy hour prices. Good oysters cost $$$. Beer too...not all $3 - wear ur glasses. Their small plate happy hour dishes are great. I had the scallop caprese w...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of fining twice this week at Pearlz as we evacuated from Charleston.. service and food.. amazing!

Thank lib20152015
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

What an awesome review! Thanks so much!

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Had to leave hhi, staying in Columbia for hurricane. Excellent meal, maddie, our waitress was attentive & informative. Shrimp & grits w/ pesto innovative/yummy. Fresh catch w/ chimachurri sauce excellent. Many prep/sauces available for fresh catch options. Restaurant is noisy, but we knew that before...More

Thank va-va60
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thanks so much for the kind words! We know how stressful those few days were and we are glad we could take care of you and provide you with a positive experience. We hope you will join us again soon next time you're in town!

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is good and the staff is excellent as is the food. We watched college football and had 2 dozen raw oysters along with the gator nugget special. Loved our bartenders and "shucker"! Everyone was extremely attentive and genuinely nice. Will definitely be back!

Thank Nicole S
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thanks for an awesome review! We can't wait to have you again!

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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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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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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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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