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Charlies Fish House Restaurant

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224 NW Us Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
352-795-3949
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 103
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  • 31
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bland lunch

We are visiting crystal river for a few days and decided to stop by for lunch. The service was terrific but the food was pretty bland.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
alexajen
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We are visiting crystal river for a few days and decided to stop by for lunch. The service was terrific but the food was pretty bland.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

July 3rd came for dinner . Not busy asked to sit out back on the deck, that was nice. However, that was the highlight....waitress was nice, but the service was horribly slow we weren't in a hurry but the wait was still beyond satisfactory. Food was not good at all. Don't waste your time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

For an evening out this is a place to come to. Sit inside or out on the dock. Enjoy the freshly cooked seafood. Depending on the dish you order it could take a while, but it will be worth it in the end. Visit Charlies after touring the Manatees or Scalloping. You won't be sorry!

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Inverness, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is bhe freshest and bestprepared seafood in area. Oysters ae outstanding as is the other shell fish.

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

while my wife and i were in the area for a canoe trip , we stopped by this restaurant. The food was very good and fresh. The staff also very friendly and courteous. Excellent prices with more than enough portions. A must return next time we are in the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

You would think that a restaurant on the water would have outstanding sea food. Not so, Charlie's is just average. Had bay scallops. Quite fishy. Crackers is better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great food and service and very nice inside set by the river and dock. Don't let the lack of cars outside put you off as this is a good restaurant with a great choice of fish at good prices.

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Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our visit was a father's day dinner, we are new to the area and thought we would treat our selves. Our server Darlene, was wonderful. She was the high point of our visit. We ordered the catfish. NOTHING had any flavor. When I asked if it was us that nothing had any taste we were told no. They do not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Charlie's Fish House is wonderful fresh seafood and they have a fresh seafood market right next door. They own their own shrimp and crab boats so you are not only getting the freshest you are getting local. Only advise I can give is if you are going to eat in the restaurant call ahead for reservations because they do have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had just arrived in Crystal River for the night and wanted some seafood. We happened upon Charlie's restaurant and it was great!! Family of 4 (2 adults/2 kids) and while the restaurant isn't physically special, the service and food were fantastic. Ms. PJ made my kids feel like they were the only ones being served and really catered to... More 

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Additional Information about Charlies Fish House Restaurant

Address: 224 NW Us Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
Phone Number: 352-795-3949
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 224 NW Us Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: 352-795-3949

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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