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1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
563-582-8600
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Cajun Entrees

Ate here several times in the past 2 weeks. On both occasions, we sat on the patio overlooking the marina/Mississippi River. Service was usually above average. Attentive servers. Good selection of local and regional brews, as well as beach type fruity drinks for those who like such... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
gritz71
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Wisconsin

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Wisconsin
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Ate here several times in the past 2 weeks. On both occasions, we sat on the patio overlooking the marina/Mississippi River. Service was usually above average. Attentive servers. Good selection of local and regional brews, as well as beach type fruity drinks for those who like such things. We had a Po-Boy and the Chicken Creole. The Chicken Creole was... More 

Dubuque, Iowa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The Ponga is very very milk and good. The Homemade fries are not so good. Had a lovely waitress who really knew how to take care of her customers, named Briana. But only complaint is the Host Danny D, He is a dandy, no personality, rude and is a poor impression on the restaurant. If he isn't an owner or... More 

Richland Center, Wisconsin
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Loved the atmosphere! I had the catfish club sandwich and thought it was excellent. My salad was fresh and consisted of a variety of dark greens, not iceberg lettuce. My friend's burger was done perfectly. The food was presented well and the wait staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. They have a fun specialty drink menu, too. We will definitely... More 

DeWitt, Iowa
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Catfish Charlie's is a fantastic place to relax with drinks on the deck, enjoy brunch with family, or have date night. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is fun on the river.

IL
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is our 2nd time dining here but this time we ate outside. Large outdoor eating area. Food is good. They offer a few different appetizers. We will go back if in the area.

Dubuque, Iowa
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144 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I had been to this restaurant several years ago, and the food was disappointing. But i heard i they had a new menu so i gave it another try. The food did a complete 180. The offer a much larger menu, and features a large variety of Cajun items. Although nothing like New Orleans itself, they are all very good.... More 

Dubuque, Iowa
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Have been with friends on the patio. They have great homemade ranch dressing! The Long Island iced teas are good. Servers have been friendly and helpful. From what I have had food hS been good.

Westcliffe, Colorado
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Food was perfectly prepared. We had the catfish- what else??- on the senior menu, and the portion was perfect. Our waiter was attentive without smothering. Restaurant was clean, attractive, and well decorated!

Solon, Iowa
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have eaten at Catfish Charlie's on several occasions and found the food to be good. On our last visit we found a new menu and decor. The location is very. Ice and the outside seating is great in the warm weather. The new menu has a selection of Canjun dishes and selection is very good. I had the Crawfish... More 

Platteville, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

I hope that absolutely no one ever comes to this restaurant! We get to the restaurant for Sunday brunch at 11, the time for our reservation. We didn't get seated until 11:20. The person who seated us (also our waitress) had a stained disgusting shirt on. Obviously it had to have been dirty before she got to work since they... More 

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Additional Information about Catfish Charlies

Address: 1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
Phone Number: 563-582-8600
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 to 15
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: 563-582-8600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 to 15
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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