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Pearlz Oyster Bar

936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
+1 803-661-7741
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (116 reviews)
“corn fritters” (9 reviews)
“fresh catch” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Happy hour oysters Guinness on tap. Beautiful waitresses great food I LOVE this place ,.. go please you can't go wrong

1  Thank Ronniebisme
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2017

Thanks so much for your review. We hope you will join us again soon at Pearlz. Cheers!

Reviewed February 14, 2017

My husband and I sat at the bar for cocktails and apps - the visit was great (which is why I gave three stars instead of two). We went there again for dinner, and the experience was poor. Our server had little knowledge of the...More

1  Thank A L
thanksfordining, General Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

First I'm really sorry. I also appreciate the generous three stars review because I know how frustrating an experience like yours can be and you are very kind for that. We emphasize genuine casual hospitality, great food at a reasonable price, and well educated staff....More

Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

The food is great here with a variety of offerings. Nice apps and daily specials. The wait staff is friendly and attentive. The table by the open window in the front is so nice. You can people watch on the street and even feel like...More

Thank Saratoga P
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

Hello Saratoga, Thank you for choosing Pearlz and for your 5 star review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the appetizers & our new daily features! We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers! Lauren

Reviewed January 18, 2017

Noisy, yeah but then I'm old and many restaurants today are places where sound engineering is an after thought. But passed that, WOW! Great oysters and happy hour fare and drink specials! We've been there twice for that and both times, service, food and options...More

1  Thank David R
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2017

David- Thank you for dining with us at Pearlz Oyster Bar and thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your experience. We look forward to having you back again very soon. Cheers! Lauren

Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at Pearlz with family before USC game. I was really impressed with food and menu offerings. Everything at our table was enjoyed. Wait staff was very attentive. Would return again!

Thank Charley516
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2017

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

Reviewed January 14, 2017

Our business group went in after dinner to have a few drinks after dinner. I had a Moscow Mule which was outstanding. This place has a mix of college students and business people.

Thank Bob B
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your Moscow Mule! We hope you will join us again soon for dinner. Thanks for your feedback. Cheers!

Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

From the menu to the service, we can't say enough about Pearlz. We had a variety of appetizers and they were all phenomenal. Our 10 y/o ate and enjoyed every bit. Their gluten free cheese cake was amazing! If i could live here, I would....More

Thank Jolie P
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2017

Hello Jolie, Thank you for choosing Pearlz Oyster Bar and for your 5 star review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience & you had a great birthday with us! We look forward to serving you again soon! Sincerely, Lauren

Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Nice location with good food. Reasonable prices and easy parking. Nice servers with good advice. Busy on weekends so be prepared to wait. Seems like a college or younger crowd so can get loud.

Thank Eloy C
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Hello Eloy, Thank you for choosing Pearlz and for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience and look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers! Liza

Reviewed December 30, 2016

Fresh seafood and excellent service. We stopped by before the Clemson vs. South Carolina basketball game and had a wonderful experience. The service was great throughout. We started with house oysters and then had broiled shrimp and seared flounder. Everything was very fresh. The owner...More

Thank Chip C
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2017

Hello Mr. Chip, Thank you for your review and for choosing Pearlz! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your oysters, shrimp & flounder! We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers! Liza

Reviewed December 30, 2016

great variety, food is usually consistently good, atmosphere is vibrant, though a little loud sometimes…

Thank PCkid79
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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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Response from 444shirleyp | Reviewed this property |
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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