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Pearl's Oyster House

299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
+1 901-522-9070
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“oysters” (182 reviews)
“gator bites” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I ordered the alfredo pasta. It was warm and tasted good, but not the best. My kids had fried fish and shrimp. It was hot, fresh and tasted great!

1  Thank Monica B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pearls never disappoints! We always come here at least one night when in Memphis! Their oysters are the best but there are many other menu options for adults and children. Waitresses are always excellent.

Thank allietaylor07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place staff was awesome, and always there if you needed anything. Food was unbelievable the I had steamed sea food all I can say is wow the sauce is out of this world so good.

Thank Kellis T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love oysters on the talk sheet. The oysters were a very nice quality and the provided red sauce was very good. But the oysters were very, very over priced. I had two dozen dinning alone at the bar. The service was a bit slow...More

Thank ctmitchell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the kind of place you expect to find on the coast or in New Orleans... Great varieties of oysters and sides in a cool atmosphere on South Main. Great option for seafood lovers!

Thank wvumorgan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cold food, tasteless brownie, overcooked calamari. A disgrace to Cajun cuisine. I will not go back..

Thank Reggie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here on a Friday night. We started with calamari which I thought was dry. I had the stuffed shrimp which were done very nicely. My husband had shrimp scampi with pasta which he said was very good. We shared a piece of...More

Thank tinbell911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here for dinner based on its close proximity to the orpheum. I had a dozen char grilled oysters and my wife chose the pick two seafood platter. The service was excellent. The oysters were good. The ones I picked were cooked but they...More

Thank jaungren
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Catfish tasted like Muddy water. Oils to eat it. Sent it back for refund. Was so excited to go but we will not return. This is the new location in Cordova on Germantown Rd. Had a long wait but wasn't worth the wait

Thank dschafe2
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a great meal at this fun spot in Memphis. I had the seafood platter, she had the catfish, we tried each other's dinner and agreed we both won. Plenty of parking in the back.

Thank RichardWhitney
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fiona g
29 September 2016|
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Response from travelon2468 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call the restaurant directly, 901-522-9070 as many venue's tend to change specials. They can tell you what specials will be available when you visit.
Sharon K
10 March 2016|
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Response from greshbr | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant doesn't take reservations. But I don't recommend- terrible food & experience.
19 April 2015|
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Response from beerstl | Reviewed this property |
Just a restaurant, albeit a good one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-522-9070
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