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Pearlz Oyster Bar

936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
+1 803-661-7741
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (115 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable lunch at Pearlz. We sat in the front area with the large open windows on Gervais St. This area has a great atmosphere, comfortable but connected to the bustling street outside. Our server, Miranda, was terrific. Super enthusiastic and helpful,...More

Thank GoLeafs85
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed lunch while dining with us! We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here with my wife, son, daughter-in-law and two grandsons. Everyone enjoyed their meal choices. We really enjoyed the Oysters Rockefeller that we had as an appetizer.

Thank Lbouknight
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The oysters on a half shell along with the fried oysters were great!! The martini and Mahi tacos were delish also!! The server was great; got everything we needed but also very patient!

Thank Rebecca M
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Rebecca, Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the fried oysters, martini, mahi tacos & service! We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service and great atmosphere. We didn't really have dinner there but we sat at the bar. The oysters were so good....

Thank Monica A
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Monica, Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the service & atmosphere while dining with us! We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a lovely dinner with delicious food at the Pearlz Oyster Bar. The meals were outstanding, the waitress was very attentive and friendly. We had the mussels and oysters for starters, continued with baked tuna and a tuna burger, and took the chocolate...More

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

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the food & service while dining with us. We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing! Trigger bites appetizer was very good but a little sparse for several people to share. Everyone was very satisfied with their entrees. Only complaint was the noise level in the restaurant. It was so loud in there it made it difficult to...More

Thank mmh7707
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the food while dining with us and we look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I dined at Pearlz with a group and overall, we had a good experience. I had the oysters and a bloody mary and thought they were delicious. The oysters were not gritty and were tasty. For an appetizer, I also had the crab cakes. They...More

Thank GrumpyPug
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the oysters, bloody mary & service while dining with us. We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Had dinner at the bar- sat on the shucker side and got to see them set up the oyster plates for the customers. Good localish beer, had raw oysters, oysters rockefeller and the corn fritters. Glad I found this one.

Thank xtinkbellx
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the beer, oysters & corn fritters! We can't wait to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Spent an anniversary dinner at this restaurant recently. Food was fair, but the ambiance was great, but is better for larger parties as it has more of a 'party' vibe (loud, vibrant crowd). Love the upstairs lounge as well.

Thank Liz J
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hello Liz, Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are honored you choose us to celebrate such a special occasion! Happy Anniversary! We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and look forward to serving you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed in the food. 8 small oysters with cold raw fries. The fish and chips were ok but very greasy. If your interested in drinks and raw oysters this is your kinda place but not a great dining experience. Much better choices in downtown...More

Thank Ddathall
thanksfordining, General Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hello I would like to start off and say thank you for taking the time to write a review on us. Good or bad this is what helps us grow, feedback. We pride ourselves on have great food, great server and a great place to...More

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Amy S
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Response from artist67 | Reviewed this property |
Skip Prarlz and go to Blue Marlin instead
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Response from thanksfordining | Property representative |
Hello! We do have gift certificates available! You can purchase them in store or online at hghosp . com under GIFT CARDS . We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers! Liza
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Parking is hard in that area sometimes they have the parking area on the same street that will let you park for $5 good luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-661-7741
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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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