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Black Pearl Oyster Bar and Grille

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327 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1509
+1 409-762-7299
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Got to watch oysters being shucked for us to eat! Great seaside atmosphere; shrimp well prepared, but I wouldn't order bbq'd shrimp again. Husband's cod tacos were delicious.

Thank Scottie K
Bay City, Michigan
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located only a couple blocks off the Strand, a definite go-to place for fresh Gulf seafood. Great atmosphere and wide variety of choices on the menu. Would highly recommend the Gulf Red Snapper. Was perfectly grilled.

Thank Adam P
Rochester, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The gator is the best I've ever had and it is my favorite food. My wife had the seafood ceviche which was outstanding. The oysters were super fresh. Best seafood restaurant in Galveston!!

Thank Zack K
Killeen, Texas
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The oysters were awesome! Wee army during happy hour, the dozen oysters are the price of a half dozen during that time. The crab balls are pretty big. My husband had the salmon burger, he said that was awesome. It was big. Overall you get alot for your money. A must go to place especially if you like oysters.

Thank myblackcat78
The Woodlands, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The servings are very large. Seafood is fresh. Great service!!! Will return on my next trip. Located in downtown area.

Thank goGTgo
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great service, huge portions. Muffaleta & shrimp po boy. Yum! Try the onion rings! Good stuff! In The Strand.

Thank Smartie752
Sherman, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service and great people. Got caught in a flood and the staff was so patient and friendly, even handed out towels to incoming guests. Highly recommend.

Thank Sheldawg
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small restaurant with great food near the Strand. Huge quantities with cheap prices. The only con is the limited seating

Thank MorristheCatHouston
Alberta, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A New Orleans style restaurant. Really tasty. The catfish was delicious. Friendly staff, fun atmosphere. Expect to wait, but lunch is a bit easier to get a table.

Thank Dawn L
spring, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a pleasure to eat here when we are in town. Great food, friendly staff, shrimp is always fresh and delicious, would like to see some smaller portions offered, be prepared to share an entrée, crawfish etoufee was outstanding, bread is very good

Thank Jason K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1509
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-7299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?