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Pearlz Oyster Bar

153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
+1 843-577-5755
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oyster shooters” (146 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
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481 - 490 of 1,859 reviews

Reviewed 29 February 2016

Great staff, great oysters and shrimp, great prices for happy hour! $12 (might have been $11) for a dozen raw oysters on the half shell. Bloody Mary is a meal in itself, garnished with a shrimp, stringbeans, okra and olive! Pretty as a picture!

Thank OutDining
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2016

Thank you for dining with us for Happy Hour! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and we hope to have you visit again soon!

Reviewed 28 February 2016

I recommend going to Pearlz for happy hour. We sat at the bar and the oysters were shucked right in front of us. They were pretty good oysters but some of the "shuckers" were better than others when it came to loosening the meat from...More

Thank miclj
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2016

Thank you for visiting Pearlz! We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience with us and we hope to have you dine with us again in the future.

Reviewed 28 February 2016

Visited twice in four days. My husband has oysters both days and I had the ahi tuna taco. Very pleased with both. Happy hour has great deals on food and drink.

Thank Teach71
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is the place to be in Charleston. Our first night into town we lucked into this place. The happy hour is awesome. Food is great. We loved sitting at the communal table in the center. We met some really nice people. We tried going...More

Thank al m
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Thank you for joining us at Pearlz Oyster Bar! We are so glad you enjoyed your recent dining experience and we hope to have you dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 24 February 2016

They get 'em fresh from all over! Great bar scene right on E Bay St in the heart of the action that is the French Quarter. It's a great place to stop in as you have your walk-about.

Thank tbecker2359
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Thank you for visiting Pearlz! We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience with us and we hope to have you dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 23 February 2016

Don't miss this great restaurant, and bar. The food is delicious, and the price is right. The staff goes out of their way to be helpful. Our picky kids loved the pasta, and said it was better than what they get at home. Go early...More

Thank Lucy P
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2016

Thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and we hope to have you dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were in town for a wedding and able to get a last minute reservation on a Friday night. Table was ready when we walked in the door and Happy Hour was only going to be available 5 more minutes. Our server took our order...More

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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2016

Thank you for joining us at Pearlz Oyster Bar! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 22 February 2016

Happy Hour was great - get there at 4 because it gets crowded. We sat at the bar and my husband thoroughly enjoyed the oysters. We didn't order them but saw many people that enjoyed a Oyster Shooter (oyster in the bottom of shot glass...More

Thank Memom
thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2016

Thank you for visiting Pearlz Oyster Bar during your trip to Charleston! We are so glad you enjoyed your happy hour experience and we hope to have you dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 21 February 2016

We stopped into Pearlz at happy hour on a Friday evening. The place was packed. Although it was chilly out, we chose to sit outside, to avoid a long wait. Service was quick and efficient. Raw oysters were HUGE and delicious. The artichoke crab dip...More

Thank Melanie E
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I ordered a "small plate" dinner, but don't let the name fool you - there was plenty of food. There were lots of great looking choices on the menu making it hard to decide what to get. I ended up having fish on a bed...More

Thank MarthaFromAlabama
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Claire S
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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
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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
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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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