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“Pearl-icious”
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: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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.
Gambrills, Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Pearl-icious”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

Great drinks, staff is above standard, food fresh and exceptional-soft shell crab better than Baltimore.-where we live. Great daily specials at good prices and nice window for people watching. Tim-manager- goes above & beyond. Sever from Carroll County,MD (name?) was fabulous.

Visited April 2013
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review, May 15, 2013
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great oysters, drinks, dinner!”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

Friendly staff welcomes you! Cold beer, a good wine list and cocktail specials next! Oysters are delicious and the tower of seafood is not be be missed! Delicious! Fresh fish perfectly cooked (I had the grouper) served with yummy rice and asparagus! How can you go wrong? We sat at the community table - friendly atmosphere! Busy and a bit noisy, but fun!

  • Visited April 2013
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review, May 15, 2013
Thank you for visiting us at Pearlz! We hope you can make it back again soon.
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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“No oysters at an Oyster bar?”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

I just returned from a weekend to Charleston and was underwhelmed with my experience at Pearlz. Based on the Trip Advisor reviews, my husband and I choose to go for dinner our first night in town. We were pretty surprised when we arrived and not only were they out of the wine I ordered but were also out of all the cold water oysters on the menu. I am not quite sure how you have an oyster bar when you run out of oysters at 7:30 on a Thursday night...

  • Visited April 2013
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review, May 15, 2013
Thank you for visiting us at Pearlz Oyster Bar in Charleston and thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your experience. We apologize that you were unable to enjoy your ideal glass of wine, as well as our normally extensive selection of oysters. Offering our guests the most high quality and wide variety of oysters, is always our goal at Pearlz. Clearly, from your comments, we did not nearly succeed in meeting this goal. We take the comments from our guests very seriously and we will be using your feedback in order to guarantee that this potential experience does not happen again. We would love the opportunity to serve you again soon, in order to provide you with an experience that truly exemplifies the approach to hospitality that Pearlz is known for. Thank you once again for your feedback and we hope to see you soon.
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Lubbock, Texas
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“Great happy hour!”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

We went here because of reading a review on Trip Advisor and they were correct! They had super happy hour specials and the oysters on the half shell were wonderful as were the mussels! The staff is great as well. We went 2 afternoons (which turned into nights) while in Charleston. Try the oyster shooters......

Visited April 2013
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review, April 23, 2013
Thank you for joining us at Happy Hour! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and we hope to see you again soon!
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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great happy hours specials!”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

During my cross country trip, just happened upon this great place. Mahi Mahi tacos were terrific with a good portion of fish. Huge peel & eat shrimp. Very casual place, great wait staff, & food/drinks came quickly. Definitely would return.

  • Visited April 2013
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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this review, April 19, 2013
Thank you for visiting us at Pearlz! We appreciate your review, and hope you can make it back again soon.
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