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Black Pearl Oyster Bar and Grille

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
327 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1509
+1 409-762-7299
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (206 reviews)
“fried okra” (39 reviews)
“onion rings” (48 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
327 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1509
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1 - 10 of 646 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Family and I dropped in for supper. Can’t wait to come back. The best and freshest raw oysters I’ve ever had, followed by amazing crab cakes with spicy butter, fried crawfish and etiuffe, blackened red snapper. Everything amazingly fresh, cooked to perfection, not heavy or...More

Thank GreatCthulhu
Reviewed 6 days ago

Where do I begin? The food? The service? The drinks? The ambiance? Tens all around. I was pleasantly surprised that this restaurant exceeded my expectations. Just go. It's all good!

Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner on a December evening started with Ceviche. My wife had Oyster bisque and I had the stuffed flounder. Everything was great. The ceviche was so good that I was worried that it would overwhelm the rest of the meal. but no fear. The flounder...More

Thank porter_osborne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended by friends...great food/great wait staff...cute bar atmosphere.They know this, so not a surprise that I give this info but downtown streets being worked on...don't not go without having the time or patience to find parking....food is worth it!

Thank beaulexe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and gigantic portions. Very nice staff. Consider splitting a plate. No kids meals but they went above and split a plate between my kids (2 plates, 2 sauces, etc. most restaurants won’t do the extra work) Highly recommend!

Thank AprilZAlabama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the grilled cod tacos and my husband had the fried--both of us thought they were the best fish tacos we've ever had.

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I liked the Oyster bar. A lot. I wish they had more wine choices, but the house Pinot Grigio was nice. Their half dozen oysters were big AND there were 7, not 6. As oysters in the half shell are one of my faves in...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Love the flavor and consistency of this Gumbo. Very few pieces of Okra. The smaller bowl size is huge. Nice island ambience with large windows. What more can I say?

Thank PaxtonQuigley
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Went for lunch and had ceviche and the lunch special. The serving was enough for two and we took some home. The food quality at Black Pearl is consistently excellent and the service is also very good. The food is quickly served for the lunch...More

Thank DanHohnbaum
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Great ambience, great service and great food. What more could you want. This is always a regular stop when we go to Galveston. The selection is really good and the food is plentiful and great quality. I never miss it.

Thank Johnny B
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, 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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