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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” (232 reviews)
“fried okra” (45 reviews)
“onion rings” (57 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
327 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1509
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1 - 10 of 724 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely the best boiled shrimp I’ve ever had! Don’t be fooled by the Cajun spice - it’s very mild. I ordered the 1/2 pound and my husband and cousin ordered the oysters on the half shell. Tons of food, so fresh, and wonderful service!

Thank Amy Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner here at the suggestion of the Air BnB host. It was a good choice. Pretty standard fare, at descent prices. But, good, nonetheless.

Thank Kurt B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was good too. I got fried catfish and fries. The fish fillet was huge! The raw oysters were also good. Go eat here!

Thank ella h
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is good......service is good. But small place with usually a wait list. Also can be a little loud in this restaurant.

Thank Marilyn T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I loved the atmosphere of the entire restaurant! Oysters were amazing and the food in general does not disappoint. Great area to just walk around after a belly full of goodness. Highly recommend!

Thank Jasmine D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was amazing, everything my family of 5 ordered was completely worth going back again and again!! Oysters were fantastic, the bbq shrimp platter with the BEST sauce (you can’t imagine how wonderful it is)was a hit, crab and shrimp cakes are huge and...More

Thank emm0m0f2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our very first night in Galveston, we headed over to Black Pearl for seafood. We started with oysters three ways - I thought the Rockefeller was delicious and the Shrimp Diablo Oysters was my husbands favorite. It was so good that I got the Shrimp...More

Thank TheMrsRockstar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great seafood options and flavorful. Our first time there, so we shared plates. Fish tacos blackened and fried seafood platter. Tacos are Wonderful we are ready to go back for more. Fish portion just right with cabbage and pico and sauce on corn tortilla. Fried...More

Thank royal27blue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited for over two hours without being seated. Actually walked around, went to stuttgarden tavern ate and drank (very high recommendation on that place), came back waited another 30 minutes just to hear 4 people were in front of us. No real wait list....More

Thank Damian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expecting a busy night on a holiday weekend, we arrived at 5:45 for dinner and we only waited a couple of minutes for a table to be cleared. It is a small bar style restaurant, so seating is pretty limited. Reading about portion sizes, we...More

Thank relaxalot2
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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