Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

The chain sculpture in the front room of Pearl Dive was salvaged from a shipyard in Annapolis Photograph by Scott Suchman

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

Pearl Dive carries at least nine varieties of oysters each night. Photograph by Scott Suchman

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

The “Que Sueno de los Gatos” seafood stew Photograph by Scott Suchman

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

Vietnamese pickled shrimp with vegetable zarza and pickle juice aioli Photograph by Scott Suchman

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

The fried chicken begins in a braise of chicken stock and ends in a deep fryer Photograph by Scott Suchman

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

The Brazos River Bottom Pecan Pie Photograph by Scott Suchman

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

Black Jack, the bar upstairs from Pearl Dive, offers drinks and indoor bocce Photograph by Scott Suchman

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

The front bar panel showcases the Black Jack tattooed lady and various apothecary style bottles. Photograph by Scott Suchman

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

The upstairs bar holds two indoor regulation bocce courts. Photograph by Scott Suchman

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace + Black Jack

A melee of vintage-style posters lend a circus-like feel to Black Jack. Photograph by Scott Suchman

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