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Black Pearl Oyster Bar and Grille

327 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1509
+1 409-762-7299
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (221 reviews)
“fried okra” (43 reviews)
“onion rings” (56 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
327 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1509
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended. I’m not sure what the hype is all about, as we had nothing but issues. Our food was like warm, all of it! When we said something to our server, she said she would have a manager come see us....More

Thank jtsq2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am visiting family in Houston and came to Galveston for a few hours. We chose this restaurant solely based on the premise we needed a washroom (yup). We both wanted gumbo and ceviche. We were informed by the server that the portions are big...More

Thank Susanito
Reviewed 1 week ago

The oyster po boy was so big I ate at least 4 oysters before I could close the sandwich. The fried okra as a side was the best I have ever had. Highly recommend the Black Pearl

Thank BBobReally
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I stopped in for lunch and had a great meal. The oysters were fresh and huge. I enjoyed a cold shrimp salad and it was very good. My friend had the gator bites and coleslaw and she said those were great too....More

Thank KellyP P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a variety of appetizers instead of a meal and we enjoyed them all. I was most impressed with the raw oysters. You can tell a lot about a restaurant by how good an unprepared dish is. These were the best I had on...More

1  Thank Ascautocenter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends like this place but there is nothing there for me because it seems like everything is fried. So if you like fried stuff, highly recommended!

Thank Margaritaville3823
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was fabulous, large portions and reasonably priced. The staff was very friendly and very attentive. Not much parking but worth the small walk.

Thank rnskier1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for lunch on a weekend trip with my parents. Seems like they put powdered cheese on everything to make food look good, but the flavors on food we ordered didn’t say so. I ordered boiled cajun shrimp and it came out on...More

Thank iRageouS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It will be a short review, The place appeared dirty. In particular the bathroom. Nothing wrong with the food or the people. When I see a bathroom that dirty I assume cleanliness is not a priority at that restaurant, including the kitchen, but of course...More

Thank gary-the-dad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is outstanding - down-home cajun food. Rice and beans with chorizo sausage (best I've ever eaten), seafood gumbo loaded with fresh seafood and delectable gumbo, boudin balls that blew me away. And on and on. Just go! You'll never forget it!

Thank DANCEshow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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