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Pearl's Oyster House

) #79 of 1,249 Restaurants in Memphis $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
+1 901-522-9070
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu seemed okay, fairly clear to understand what you are ordering. Waitress didn't know what the beers were on the menu except color. Beer came out lukewarm well after the oyster order, decided to order commercial brew to be safe. Okay this didn't really bother...More

Thank Jon K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a group of six adults we had grilled oysters chicken taco oyster mix and beer which was not very cold food was very good the only the sercicee was fair

Thank bobbert770
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible service, rude male waiter. Shrimp and grits was a joke, good presentation but beneath the surface grits were hard and dry.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a vegetarian I have found it hard to find good food to eat in Tennessee, At Pearl's the heaped plate of veggie pasta looked a little unappetising, but it was a very tasty dish. They need to work on presentation. The service was excellent,...More

Thank lovepatx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so fond of the fried chicken we kept going back!! Super crispy, juicy.... Fried dill pickles, crab claws, okra were also on our menu---all great. Definitely my first stop next time I'm in town!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't know what to expect after reading some of the previous reviews., I was actually kind of skeptical. I admit coming in from the parking lot thru the back door didn't alleviate my skepticism. My family and I arrived late afternoon on a Sunday...More

Thank beachphile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course,I had oysters, but they were dirty and tasteless. Service was very slow and the place was kind of a dive. Dirty! Will not return!

Thank Ann N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a variety of food and everything was good. Oysters were amazing, blackened shrimp had great flavor, the house dressing is delicious! But the service was very slow and not attentive. I understand if the server is busy but the management should have more...More

Thank megatron99
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I work in the area and come here from time to time for lunch. There food is always excellent and the price is very reasonable. The service is quick and will do what ever they can to please you. If you are looking for a...More

Thank BJW333
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We were seated promptly. Crab claws are great. Good service. Variety of things on the menu. Good for all ages.

Thank sargentmom
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fiona g
29 September 2016|
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Response from travelon2468 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call the restaurant directly, 901-522-9070 as many venue's tend to change specials. They can tell you what specials will be available when you visit.
Sharon K
10 March 2016|
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Response from greshbr | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant doesn't take reservations. But I don't recommend- terrible food & experience.
19 April 2015|
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Response from beerstl | Reviewed this property |
Just a restaurant, albeit a good one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-522-9070
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