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“Food was excellent”

Black Pearl Oyster Bar and Grille
Ranked #26 of 320 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We had shrimp po boy and a salad. Both were excellent... Out friends had crab cakes... Both equally great... Will return someday when we visit Galveston again.

Thank Don H
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I am a local and have tried Black Pearl three times since opening, most recently with my parents. I always have high hopes but they just don’t seem to get it right. I had an average oyster poboy. My dad had the gumbo which is definitely not a reorder. The raw oysters were meh. And why on earth would a seafood restaurant in Galveston serve tilapia?

Thank dannypickett
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Went to the Black Pearl again last week. Always a bit of a wait, as the places attracts a crowd, and with good reason. Reasonably priced entrees, catfish platter for $22, and drinks added up to a good experience, again. I have always recommended this place to friends, and will continue to do so.

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Thank Gregg S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Go hungry or share a plate! The portion sizes are unbelieveable. The Onion rings!!!! Yummy and po boys are fantastic! My hubby, son and I all loved it!

Thank Jennifer Y
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Galveston has become a very busy tourist area since there are 7 million people in the Houston Metro area. The sights, attractions, and food draw a lot of people here. Naturally, sea food is the top food. But, like any place that becomes popular, prices go up. The Black Pearl has great sea food and the gumbo is out of this world. Funny how the prices haven't sky rocketed yet. It's a small place so you may have to wait for a table to become available. But to wait for good food at a reasonable price is alright for me.

Thank warrenroyer
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