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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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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (221 reviews)
“fried okra” (43 reviews)
“onion rings” (56 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
327 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1509
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1 - 10 of 695 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had lunch there today on the recommendation of friends. All I can say is OMG! We had the best ever Oyster Po Boy and a dessert. The waitress was so honest and told us we should split a meal as there servings were so...More

Thank rmhunt9050
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me tell you this is the place. How do I know? Well we came in to town and discovered here so we ate dinner. Scrumptious!! Then we returned the next day for lunch. Also scrumptious! I didnt take last night plates. I had the...More

Thank Rockportgraduate
Reviewed 1 week ago

The oysters in this place are some of the best we've ever had. The seafood gumbo was delicious with plenty of seafood and the fish tacos (made with cod!) were incredibly tasty. The real surprise here was the fried okra. A dusting of Parmesan makes...More

Thank kevinsmithd56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fresh seafood. The oysters were good size, clean, and tasty. The ceviche was huge and full of flavor. The oyster Po boy was spot on. The oyster were fried to perfection and the bun was crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside...More

Thank Jovan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened in during happy hour and had some of the best raw oysters I have ever eaten. Large and meaty, freshly husked and a dozen for the price of a half dozen. Other diner's meals looked generous. I had a margarita, nothing extraordinary.

Thank 401hollyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here on a Saturday afternoon. I ordered the cheeseburger and onion rings. The burger was okay but the onion rings were really good. My husband ordered the Oyster Po Boy which is fried oysters in Cajun sauce. He likes spicy...More

Thank Scout223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good but a little expensive. For the price, I would rather eat at Fisherman's Wharf. Small so usually crowded, and restrooms only accommodate one person at a time with no place to wait so it's a little awkward having to dash from...More

Thank RoseBC23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Immediate seating at 630. Margaritas were very good. Oysters were ok; had one that turned to mush when removing from shell. Definitely would not eat that one, but when shown to waiter he neither apologized nor offered to replace it. He just said he would...More

Thank Glenn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a great experience this time around, it did look packed but right when we walked in, an employee said "There's an hour wait" Abd walked away. I figured since they didn't bother to take my name, we weren't going to be looking at great...More

Thank MoodyFoody01
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Restaurant Details

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