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Pearlz Oyster Bar

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153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2124
+1 843-577-5755
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4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days 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.

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Thank Hannah S
Phoenixville, PA
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews
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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!

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Thank Calli C
Annandale, Virginia, United States
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 

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Thank Nicole H
Lake Forest, Illinois
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank Jerry W
Marion, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So good! Friendly staff!! We sat at bar. Immediately served. Cold draft beer! Excellent oysters! You Have to try to the oysters arranged from different areas!! Wow what a taste difference and learning experience! Beautiful people beautiful place! Excellent food!! A MUST GO TO!!!!

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Thank Tiffany H
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shared the oysters on the half shell during happy hour and could not have been more pleased. The drinks, atmosphere and food could not have been better!

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Thank Christine G
Gray Court, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived 5 minutes too early and were turned away. We waited outside in the heat for them to finally open the door for us. We were seated by Kaitlyn, our server, who was very professional. We came here specifically for the steamed clams but, were told they didn't have any. They said they would try to get some from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
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
Description
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?