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Perla's Seafood and Oyster Bar

1400 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2487 (South Austin)
512-291-7300
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Ranked #30 of 3,131 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar
Neighborhood: South Austin
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Gibson
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Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Visiting Austin and was advised that this was a primo establishment. So I am thinking to myself: I come to Texas to eat BBQ am I really going to an upscale seafood place? Well I am glad I did and you would be remiss if you don't visit this place. Both the food and the service was top notch. OK... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Perla's was such a good restaurant! The seafood was fresh and the best part of the meal was the dessert. They had a salted butterscotch pot of creme that was so good, we went back the next day to order it again!

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San Francisco
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Loved the decor, location (fun street) and friendly service. We sat outside and we served promptly. We'll be back next time we need to change up the menu and be near the boutiques and music (Continental Club).

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We discovered this place in down town Austin accidently and had a great time there. They have around 20 names of oysters for you to enjoy. Everything is fresh and delicious. I don't know about deep fried seafood there I prefer fresh and healthy style but my friends really enjoyed it :) Great place for oysters & champaign brunch. Defiantly... More

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Tyler
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Food was fresh and service was great. Not many options if you don't love seafood but a great location for sitting outside and enjoying Austin atmosphere!

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California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had reservations but still waited in bar for 15mins. This is NYC or SF quality place, but with a great "local" feeling in the S. Congress area. Everyone was well-trained and very personable. We ate seafood and it was top notch. Bar must have a great happy hour following because it emptied out, but patio and inside dinning were still... More

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We come to Austin about once a year, and a trip to Perla's is a must. If weather permits, sit outside. I've had the lobster roll, the oyster po boy, and the ahi tuna. All of them were delicious and the service is absolutely wonderful. If you have time, head up the street to Allen Boots afterward.

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Leawood, Kansas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place is on one of the cool streets in Austin. Right on South Congress - known as SOCO. The food is good, although not the biggest variety on the menu. The service is very good. For me one of the best parts is sitting on the patio & watching all the people walk by. This is a destination for... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Dined here for a Sunday brunch. I had looked at reviews and based on that ordered the Lobster Roll. NOT disappointed. It was delicious. Large portions of lobster on a yummy buttered roll. We had sides of slaw and french fries. We also had several mimosas. I would recommend reservations. Dining outside is also a nice option. I will take... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

No complaints, nice patio and atmosphere, excellent food from start to finish, wish we could have tried more!

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Additional Information about Perla's Seafood and Oyster Bar

Address: 1400 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2487
Phone Number: 512-291-7300
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar

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