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Review of Pearlz Oyster Bar

Pearlz Oyster Bar
Ranked #18 of 1,065 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 17, 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 dirty Martinis, clam chowder, huge wedge salad, grilled trout with asparagus and Brussels sprouts and seafood linguine.
Through a connecting door, you can go right into a dessert bar.
Can't wait to go back!

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Reviewed October 14, 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 heirloom toms. Not 100pct sure it was a heirloom but mgr brought a tom out that resembled one - resembled. Its a good place, great service, fun ... they want to turn tables over so they will be pushing to drink n eat n get out ... in that respect its not a good hang around place. I spent $84 in 2 hours inc tip.

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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

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

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

What an awesome review! Thanks so much!

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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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