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Pearlz Oyster Bar

936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
+1 803-661-7741
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (116 reviews)
“corn fritters” (9 reviews)
“lobster roll” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the hostess to the service to the food, everything was fantastic. I had a craving for oysters and Pearlz delivered. Thank you, Ashton, for the oysters and the Jack Daniel’s! We will be back soon!More

Thank DaveH1104
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dave, thank you for choosing Pearlz Oyster Bar. We are so glad you enjoyed every aspect of your visit with us. We are glad Ashton & Jack Daniels were able to put your experience over the top! We can't wait to see you again...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Disappointed to find tiny tiny clams passed off at a premium price.....garlic whir wine broth was very good. Oysters were small alsoMore

Thank hardingre
thanksfordining, General Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hardingre, I'm sorry that your experience at Pearlz was not satisfactory. We serve littleneck clams, which do tend to be on the smaller side, but we make sure they are of the most top notch quality. I wish I had known your concern about the...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Friends and I stopped in for early, happy hour dining. Cocktails were great, as was the food. I had a wedge salad with a side of corn fritters- YUM! Friends had the tacos after appetizers of oysters and artichoke dip. All great. The only reason...More

Thank Kris J
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hello Kris, Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the food while dining with us. We hope to serve you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Go to any place else. Management and staff are not customer oriented Pearlz! Go to restaurants that have good food and management like Motor Supply, Cola's, Bourbon, Oak Table- and you might even want to consider McDonald's they are even nicer to customers there than...More

Thank tangotraveler5
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable lunch at Pearlz. We sat in the front area with the large open windows on Gervais St. This area has a great atmosphere, comfortable but connected to the bustling street outside. Our server, Miranda, was terrific. Super enthusiastic and helpful,...More

Thank GoLeafs85
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed lunch while dining with us! We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ate here with my wife, son, daughter-in-law and two grandsons. Everyone enjoyed their meal choices. We really enjoyed the Oysters Rockefeller that we had as an appetizer.

Thank Lbouknight
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The oysters on a half shell along with the fried oysters were great!! The martini and Mahi tacos were delish also!! The server was great; got everything we needed but also very patient!

Thank Rebecca M
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hello Rebecca, Thank you for choosing Pearlz! We are glad you enjoyed the fried oysters, martini, mahi tacos & service! We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly service and great atmosphere. We didn't really have dinner there but we sat at the bar. The oysters were so good....

Thank Monica A
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hello Monica, Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the service & atmosphere while dining with us! We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Just returned from a lovely dinner with delicious food at the Pearlz Oyster Bar. The meals were outstanding, the waitress was very attentive and friendly. We had the mussels and oysters for starters, continued with baked tuna and a tuna burger, and took the chocolate...More

Thank merluza
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the food & service while dining with us. We hope to serve you again! Cheers!

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing! Trigger bites appetizer was very good but a little sparse for several people to share. Everyone was very satisfied with their entrees. Only complaint was the noise level in the restaurant. It was so loud in there it made it difficult to...More

Thank mmh7707
thanksfordining, Public Relations Manager at Pearlz Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for choosing Pearlz, we are glad you enjoyed the food while dining with us and we look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers!

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Amy S
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Response from artist67 | Reviewed this property |
Skip Prarlz and go to Blue Marlin instead
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7 March 2017|
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Response from thanksfordining | Property representative |
Hello! We do have gift certificates available! You can purchase them in store or online at hghosp . com under GIFT CARDS . We look forward to serving you again soon! Cheers! Liza
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Parking is hard in that area sometimes they have the parking area on the same street that will let you park for $5 good luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 936 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201-3128
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-661-7741
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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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