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Pearlz Oyster Bar

153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
+1 843-577-5755
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oyster shooters” (142 reviews)
“oysters” (864 reviews)
“corn fritters” (69 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
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11 - 20 of 1,806 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I didn't have a lot of time in Charleston but we wanted some good sampling of seafood for a good price. This place had a great happy hour that allowed us to sample some seafood and drinks for a great price. It's...More

Thank Nick V
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the taking the time to provide us with feedback about your visit. We hope to have you dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another fantastic spot for a happy hour drink and some inexpensive oysters! Highly recommend this spot for at least a quick stop

Thank Matt H
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Matt! Thanks for stopping in for Happy Hour, happy to hear you enjoyed everything. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the bar for happy hour and had their specialty pearlz on tap cocktail (pictured), which was great and their Bloody Mary. We also had their peeled shrimp on happy hour, also amazing! Probably one of the. Eat happy hours in this part...More

1  Thank Nicole A
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! We hope you can make it back to Charleston again soon and see us at Pearlz!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seated quickly, server Cresenthia was right there and had some great recommendations. A little issue that was resolved IRT to gluten free items but they came through. Well with the stop and will return next time in Charleston

Thank Stan H
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and are happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience so much.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late dinner during a quick trip to Charleston. The atmosphere is so fun and the hostess greeted us with a warm smile! We started with Oysters Rockefeller and they were delish!!! I enjoyed my shrimp & grits and my hubby loved...More

Thank ADYost
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting Pearlz and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience, including the service. We hope to have you join us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Pearlz based on recommendations of good friends and high Trip Advisor ratings. The happy hour offerings and the peel and eat shrimp were both excellent. The remainder of our meals were good but nothing special. My wife had grouper which was rather dry....More

Thank TML47
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not desperately impressed with the quality of the food apart from the fresh oysters. There was an implied understanding among the staff that the food here is superior to elsewhere - not so!

Thank mark g
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Mark, Thank you for dining with us at Pearlz Oyster Bar and for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. Thank you again and we hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard from TA that they have a great HH. This was practically across the street from where we were staying. Great oysters and corn fritters and even greater prices. Our waitress was excellent as well, but can't remember her name.

Thank springtx249
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us at Pearlz! We are so pleased to hear about your experience with us and we hope to have the opportunity to serve you all again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If u love raw seafood this is your place. Conveniently located and worth the wait - no reservations taken. Staff was extremely knowledgeable about food allergies.

Thank Marilyn0705
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Marilyn, thank you for dining with us at Pearlz Oyster Bar! We are so happy that you enjoyed dining with us, and we hope to have you back!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I love Pearlz and continue to return for the great food. However, this trip was spoiled when the waitress accidentally spilled the liquids from my food all over my lap. This accident wouldn't have been so bad, except the restaurant did not...More

Thank Jeffrey Neal C
thanksfordining, Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello sir, my name is Chris Johnson and I am the assistant Manager at Pearlz on East Bay St. First off, I would like to apologize for wine being spilt at the table. Our staff takes pride in our ability to work in a very...More

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Claire S
4 April 2017|
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Response from thanksfordining | Property representative |
Hello Claire, Unfortunately we do not take reservations. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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Elaine H
17 January 2017|
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Response from Boo D | Reviewed this property |
They did not have any outside seating if I'm not mistaken. Didn't see any, the restaurant is curbside
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The_Mongoose_12
18 September 2016|
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Response from Carolyn C | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Wear what you like. 👍🏼
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-5755
  • 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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