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“Awesome Grilled Oysters” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pearl's Oyster House

Pearl's Oyster House
299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907 (Downtown)
901-522-9070
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Ranked #79 of 1,292 Restaurants in Memphis
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
Atlanta
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Awesome Grilled Oysters”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Very happy to have stumbled across this gem of a place. I love oysters and they did not disappoint with the various chargrilled oysters.

Visited August 2012
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66 reviews 66 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Nasty.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012 via mobile

This place has turned into a dump! The servers would rather paint their nails and talk on their cell phones.
The food is a joke. I complained about the raw oysters and the server laughed. Avoid this place.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Horrible!!!! Go to sharkeys or anywhere else!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

We have enjoyed Pearls since they opened in Memphis. Service has been slowing, and no one seems to care. Tonight,we were there a total of 2 hours and not by choice . we had to go to the bar 3 times because we never saw our waiter( they sent us 3 different ones) because we complained. I personally told 2 hostesses and 2 bartenders. It took 90 minutes to get our order after ordering. They told us our waiter went home. Then we saw him at another table!! i guess they rely on tourist only because no repeat from us, for sure. My sister ordered 2 lobster tails and couldn't eat one because it was "mush". She literally spit it back out. They discounted this horrible experience $10 off off $170 bill We all have much money, and would gladly pay for service and food. No one apologized or anything. We will never return. This was all 4 of our favorite restaurant.

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“Good seafood and very good price on singe malt”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Not much atmosphere. The corner window seat gives a nice view of the city. The seafood was fresh and well prepared. The single malt was a good price with a nice pore.

Visited October 2012
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“stopped oysters before 9”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Manager stopped allowing people to order oysters before 9 on a busy night. I assume they got backed up, but this an oyster house. Instead of sitting there and watching, the manger could of gotten back there and helped the oyster shucker. Manager that night was KD? or KC? Can not remember, but I really like their chargrilled oysters and hope when get busy can handle the crowd better. I think that is the manger's job. Just an honest opinion.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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