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THE BLACK PEARL OYSTER BAR 

327 23rd St, Galveston, TX 77550

The Black Pearl Oyster Bar Sign

327 23rd St, Galveston, TX 77550

4.5/5

THE BLACK PEARL OYSTER BAR 

An oyster bar with a Cajun flare in the heart of the Historic Strand District, the Black Pearl on 23rd St is a Galveston favorite. They have a unique selection of oysters, po-boys, fresh fish, sandwiches and more. If you’re in the mood for a New Orleans-style ambiance, seafood, and Creole cuisine then here is your Oyster. A popular place that is sure to please.

What’s on the Menu

COLD

OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL

Fresh from the Bay

1 Dz 22.95 | ½ Dz 18.95

CAJUN BOILED SHRIMP

1 lb 24.00 | 1.2 lb 19.00

SEAFOOD CEVICHE | 17.95

Shrimp and fish marinated in lime juice and pico de gallo

SHRIMP COCKTAIL | 17.95

Gulf shrimp tossed cocktail sauce with pico do gallo

HOT

OYSTERS ROCKAFELLER | 1 Dz – 26.95

Oysters on the half shell, topped with a spinach bacon cream cheese sauce topped with parmesan cheese

OYSTERS HAELEN | 1Dz – 26.95

Oysters on the half shell, topped with crab meat, cheddar cheese and garlic

OYSTERS DIABLO | 1 Dz – 26.95

Oysters on the half shell, topped with our spicy Diablo sauce, shrimp, and cheddar cheese

OYSTERS 3 WAYS | 1 Dz – 27.95

A sample of all three of our savory oysters on the half shell

SHRIMP POPPERS | (5) 15.95

Shrimp stuffed jalapeños deep fried. Served with ranch dressing (Not for The Timid, HOT & SPICY)

CALAMARI | 15.95

Hand Battered calamari deep fried to perfection. Served with our homemade parmesan marinara

CATFISH STRIPS | 13.95

Hand battered catfish fillets deep fried with 1 side

CHICKEN STRIPS | 14.95

Hand battered chicken breast deep fried. Served with our homemade honey mustard dressing and 1 side

THE BOUNTY MIX | 24.95

A loot of blackened shrimp, crab, crawfish and calamari and oyster served with rice

SEAFOOD GUMBO

Our homemade rich roux with shrimp, oysters, crab, sausage and okra

Cup 13.95 | Bowl 17.95

OYSTER BISQUE

Our homemade bisque with oysters. Served with warm bread for dipping

Bowl 15.95

THE BLACK PEARL SALAD | 11.95

A bowl of fresh greens with tomatoes, cucumber & purple onion

Add your favorite topping (blackened, fried or grilled)

Salmon 19.95 | Shrimp 17.95 | Tuna 18.95 | Chicken 16.95

CAESAR SALAD | 12.95

Crisp romaine lettuce tossed with Caesar dressing, parmesan cheese and croutons

Add a topping:

Salmon 19.95 | Shrimp 17.95 | Tuna 18.95 | Chicken 16.95

COLD SHRIMP SALAD | 16.95

Our classic Black Pearl salad topped with Cajun seasoned shrimp tossed in our homemade remoulade

(All Po-boys come fried on a fresh hoagie bun with lettuce, and tomato. Served with your choice of side: French fries, fried okra, cole slaw, onion rings or salad)

PEARL PO-BOY | 19.95

Fried oysters tossed in Cajun sauce topped with blue cheese crumbles

OYSTER PO-BOY | 18.95
SHRIMP PO-BOY | 18.95
CRAWFISH PO-BOY | 19.95
CATFISH PO-BOY | 15.95
SOFT SHELL CRAB PO-BOY | 19.95

 

(All sandwiches come on a fresh bun with lettuce, tomato, purple onion, pickles, mayo and mustard. Served with your choice of side: French fries, fried okra, cole slaw, onion rings or salad.)

HAMBURGER (1/2 IB) | 13.95

(Burgers come with mayo, mustard, lettuce, tomato, pickles & purple onion.)

with Cheese 14.95

TUNA SANDWICH | 14.95

Fresh grilled tuna steak

SALMON SANDWICH | 18.95

Blackened or grilled to perfection

FISH SANDWICH | 15.95

Tilapia blackened, grilled or fried

CHICKEN SANDWICH | 15.95

Juicy tender chicken breast blackened, grilled or fried

MUFFULETTA | 14.95

Our New Orleans style sandwich filled with Italian salami, ham, mozzarella cheese and a homemade olive salad

BARBECUE SHRIMP | 21.95

Peel and eat shrimp New Orleans style, sautéed in butter and Creole spices. Served with warm bread

CRAB CAKES | (2) 19.95

Our famous shrimp and crab stuffed cakes served with a homemade remoulade sauce

FISH TACOS | (3) 15.95

Fresh fish fillets fried, blackened or grilled. Served on corn tortillas with shredded cabbage, pico de gallo and a chipotle mayo

BOUDIN BALLS | (5) 14.95

Battered and Fried boudin served with our homemade remoulade

RED BEANS AND RICE

Homemade red beans with bacon and smoked sausage. Served on a bed of rice

Cup 11.95 | Bowl 15.95

CRAWFISH ETOUFFEE | 19.95

Crawfish smothered in butler and scallions over a heel of rice. Served with a side salad

GATOR BITES | 19.95

Fried alligator served with remoulade sauce

SHRIMP DIABLO | 21.95

Sautéed shrimp in a picante cream sauce over rice. Served with a side salad

RIBEYE STEAK | 28.95

(Steak and Pork entrees come with baked potato or vegetable of the day and a salad.)

12oz rib eye grilled to perfection

PORK CHOP | 19.95

12oz juicy French cut pork chop

FRIED SEAFOOD PLATTER | 26.95

(6) Shrimp (6) oysters (1) catfish fillets (2) boudin balls, your choice of side and a dinner salad

FRIED SHRIMP PLATTER | 25.95

(12) Hand battered and deep fried with (2) boudin balls, your choice of side and a dinner salad

FRIED OYSTER PLATTER | 25.95

(12) Oysters fried to a golden brown, (2) boudin balls, your choice of side and a dinner salad

CRAWFISH PLATTER | 25.95

Fried crawfish and crawfish étouffée, Side of rice and a dinner salad

FRIED CATFISH PLATTER | 19.95

(1) Catfish fillet battered and fried with (2) boudin balls, your choice of side and a dinner salad

(All fresh fish entrees come with your choice of side and a salad.)

BROILED FLOUNDER | MKT Price

Fresh flounder perfectly seasoned | Seasonal

STUFFED FLOUNDER | MKT Price

With our homemade crab stuffing | Seasonal

RED SNAPPER | 26.95

Fresh snapper fillet grilled or blackened

SALMON | 20.95

Grilled or blackened

AHI TUNA | MKT Price

Seared and seasoned to perfection

TILAPIA | 16.95

Grilled or blackened

CATFISH | 16.95

Grilled, blackened or lemon pepper

(Add my of our specialty toppings to your favorite dish!)

SAUTEED LUMP CRABMEAT | 15.95
PONTCHARTRAIN SAUCE | 16.95

Crawfish, shrimp, scallions and mushrooms sautéed in a white wine butter sauce

SHRIMP DIABLO | 15.95

Sautéed shrimp in picante and fresh cream

SAUTEED MUSHROOM | 9.95
GRILLED SHRIMP OR CRAWFISH | 17.95
FRIED OKRA 8.95 | FRENCH FRIES 7.95 | SIDE SALAD 7.95 | COLE SLAW 5.95 | ONION RINGS 7.95 | BAKED POTATO 7.95 | VEGETABLE OF THE DAY 7.95
CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE 8.95 | PECAN PIE 8.95
BREAD PUDDING 8.95 | VANILLA ICE CREAM 5.95

***NO MENU SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED**

All additional items are available a la carte

*Prices and Availability Subject to Change

Hours of operation

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