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Pearl's Oyster House

299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
+1 901-522-9070
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“oysters” (193 reviews)
“gator bites” (9 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Omg cooked sorry grilled oysters have just blown my mind! I had a sampler but being a pasta spinach ricotta guy the Rockerfeller slayed me.

Thank AJJ1976
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were in town and stopped here for lunch. The place was clean and neat. The food was absolutely delicious, we ordered oysters, and salmon. Customer service was excellent. I highly recommend this place, must visit!

Thank DrAlias
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a combo with crab legs in it which were as small as a straw making that part a write off. mussels were good but really small

Thank doug12345bb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was horrible service! Took us straight in to our table, ordered appetizers only & sat there 45 Mins before each item was brought in separately. Spoke to the manager & he defended his poor management by saying the were busy. The place was 1/2...More

Thank butterfly197915
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The last two times I have dined at Pearl’s, service has been very slow. I don’t know if it’s a management issue or if they are short staffed but it’s disappointing. This restaurant has a lot of charm and a great menu but be prepared...More

Thank Bess71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son is a huge seafood fanatic and he choose this place for his 12th birthday celebration and it was great!! Great service, great food and great prices. King crabs and lobster was GREAT! Great location downtown Memphis!

Thank Alice F
Reviewed 13 April 2018

With another couple we started with some fresh and delicious oysters. On to salads and sandwiches for our luncheon. Took the waiter some time to get the order straight, but once we had before us the items ordered, they were very good. I know that...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We were on a daily spring break trip and looked for local cuisine in Memphis. This is by far one of the best meals we’ve ever had. The shrimp and grits were off the charts as well as my wife’s mussels. She is a mussels...More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We ate here while visiting Memphis. I know some reviews said service wasn't good but it was amazing for us. We had a guy named Blue that was coming back in from break that asked if we liked Oysters. We said yes and he said...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

A party of 3 went in for lunch. Oysters were very good, but the service was horrible. We had to wait for our water, beer, silverware, etc. While in the restaurant, we witnessed a man with his small son leave the restaurant as no one...More

Thank MBRH615
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Fiona G
September 28, 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
March 9, 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.
April 18, 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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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