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“Evacuation meal”
Review of Pearlz Oyster Bar

Pearlz Oyster Bar
Ranked #18 of 1,047 Restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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.
Reviewed October 7, 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 we went in.
As a side note: every store employee, hotel staff, restaurant workers have been hospitable, friendly, & most helpful. Glad we chose to evacuate here!!!

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

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

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

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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I've been to pearls restaurant many times. The Happy hour is fantastic, however it could be very busy and Fill up quickly. So get there early. We had two dozen oysters and some drinks. Great value, great oysters crab, great restaurant!

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

Thanks for an awesome review! Join us for happy hour again soon!

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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Pearlz always has a lively after work crowd. A little more upscale than other Vista bars and most restaurants, yet not expensive. Oysters are flown in from all over North America, wherever they happen to be in season. While oysters are their mainstay, I like their shrimp soft tacos. If you like shots, the oyster shot is obligatory. Great bartenders and wait staff there on Gervais street, just a block away from the State House.

Pearlz offers great jazz, upstairs, on weekends. A free comedy show is held the first Wednesday of each month.

If you need to unwind after work, get thee to Pearlz!

Thank cburne7711
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoy joining us after a long day at work. That is what we are here for- a place to unwind ! We hope to serve you again soon!

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Reviewed September 11, 2016

The food was good! I had shrimp and grits. The grits were buttery/cheesy and yummy - the shrimp good size. Too bad they leave the tails on the shrimp - makes for messy eating!

Thank G5116EVrobertas
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2016

Thanks so much for letting us know about your experience! We are so glad you enjoyed the shrimp and grits..and will look into the issue with the tails-on! We hope you will join us again soon!

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