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Pearlz Oyster Bar

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153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
+1 843-577-5755
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited this establishment on Saturday, Aug 6th, 2016 - @ 11:40 am, 2 ladies were cleaning the windows with the entrance door open. We started to walk inside when one of the ladies said, "we are not open yet" ... ok, we (party of 4) apologize, but then I ask, "what time do you open". I am told 11:45. It... More 

Thank Christine D
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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310 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Peurlz is a real bar with a nice variety of oysters. Their cheapest oysters are the wild oysters of just $ 15 a dozen. I was a bit reluctant to order these but I have to say that they were nice. After this we ordered a mix selection of their best oysters. The taste of these were very good and... More 

Thank ArieDiepen
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181 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great find! It has different rooms/bar areas which we found pretty neat. The rates during happy hour are great and we enjoyed picking out which Oysters to try. Drinks also delicious!

Thank TravelingTexans007
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stopped by for 1/2 dozen raw oysters and a glass of champagne during happy hour. The space is beautiful, service was great and the oysters were fresh and delicious! A great start to my evening.

Thank Hannah S
Phoenixville, PA
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Evrerybody loved their meals from BLT shrimp salad to clam chowder to seafood combo. The corn fritters were OK, needed more flavor but other than that, a great meal at the end of a memorable trip.

Thank debhoho0723
Delray Beach, Florida
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189 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner withy family last night. It has been three years since our last visit and if possible it was better. Waited 40 minutes for a table but had excellent service near bar so we had peel and eat shrimp,and oysters. YUMMY. Moved to table and enjoyed mussels best ever ask for extra bread for dipping, had lobster... More 

Thank wmn9
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eloped in Charleston and headed to Pearlz for our celebration. They took such wonderful care of us and made the meal so special. The food is unbelievable, we had oysters, the tuna burger, and key lime pie. Definitely worth a stop if you're in town!

Thank Calli C
Annandale, Virginia, United States
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ended up dining here twice on my trip over July 4th (bonus points for being OPEN on the 4th, and my thanks to the employees!) I was a solo diner on this trip, so first night, a Friday, managed to grab a seat at the bar looking out over the street. Grabbed a dozen briney oysters (fantastic), a their... More 

Thank Nicole H
Lake Forest, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent oyster selection. I had a dozen happy hour snack and my wife loved the shrimp and Mahi tacos. A must but watch out as happy hour gets very busy.

Thank GNCK23
Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first night in town and we were looking for some quick good food, nothing fancy or spending a lot of time. Came across Pearlz on a walk and took a chance! They were crowded and we had to be seated at the communal table in the middle of the restaurant??? We couldn't have been MORE pleased with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-5755
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?