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Review of Pearlz Oyster Bar

Pearlz Oyster Bar
Ranked #33 of 916 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
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.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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“Yum!”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

We really wanted some good seafood while in Charleston so we chose Pearlz for our last night. We were not disappointed! They had quite a few "fresh catch" options so we chose tile fish and mahi mahi. It was so good, we have decided this restaurant is another repeater! It's a small place and you may share a table with someone, but the good food is all worth. Of course, we had a good experience with the wait staff as well. Nothing over the top, but definitely acceptable service.

Visited October 2012
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review, October 24, 2012
Thank you so much! We look forward to seeing you again!
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ATLANTA,GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Always a stop when in town”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

If you dont like this establishment, you dont like charleston! We visit everytime we are in charleston, often more than once. If you don't eat raw oysters, there is so much more to pick from-tuna burgers, peel and eat shrimp, great home made potato chips. Good wine/beer selection and great bloody marys.
Half price happy hours from 5 to 7 and an entertaining variety of tourists and locals. Seating for families with young children beware however. Excellent staff.

  • Visited October 2012
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review, November 1, 2012
We love that you continue to stop by, we look forward to the next time you are in town!
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Happy Hour”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

A MUST visit for anyone in Charleston. Great happy hour pricing, the best shrimp I have ever eaten and fantastic oysters. I order mine steamed, just a personal preference. The shrimp are not chewy, they are so tender. Bloody Mary is great as well!! On my last visit to Charleston, we made this our first stop every night. Arrive early though, they open at 4. Seats at the bar are limited and fill quickly Wedn. - Saturday.

  • Visited September 2012
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
257 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Hip and Happening.”
Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

Everything about Pearlz is wonderful. The food is delicious. The service is great. Happy Hour drink prices are very cheap. Fun, energetic, lively, happening place.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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“Enjoyed Our Experience!”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Southern Fried Oysters from Happy Hour menu - ok. Lobster Bisque with Leeks - outstanding! Husband's seafood dish with risotto - very, very good - and allot of it! My Seafood Cobb salad - ok ... definitely not a wow!
All reasonably priced.

Place is much smaller than what we thought it would be. Service from bartender was satisfactory. He was busy, and efficient - but not overly personable. Created a very 'rushed' atmosphere ...

  • Visited October 2012
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