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Charlie's Bayside

Rt. 1 and Maryland Avenue, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
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Price range: $8 - $36
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
Description: A family owned restaurant apecializing in fresh seafood and hand cut steaks.
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80 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Dinner at Charlie's was a blast last night! We had a very entertaining young man named Garrett waiting on us. He was very personable and very knowledgable about the menu. We asked for his recommendations and he suggested the Parmesan grouper and the crab imperial. He was right on it. Very good dinner. Nice evening to sit outside and we... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We have been going to Charlies for several years. We were quite disappointed by the restaurant this year. My husband ordered parmesan crusted grouper and I ordered the crab imperial. The fish was excellent. With that being said, the crab imperial was filled with red and green pepper and very dry. I sent it back and ordered the crab cake.... More

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Greenwood, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

I've eaten here many times and have always had a great experience! The food, service and atmosphere is consistently great! A relaxed restaurant, tucked in a lagoon-front location at 'The Village of Fenwick' shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We had the lobster special and our lobsters were cooked perfectly. My husband had the stuffed lobster and it was full of crab imperial! Nice young lady named Margo waited on us. We will be back!

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14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We dined on the patio overlooking one of the bay's inlets and were treated to a wonderful seafood dinner. This restaurant is also child friendly which was a plus as we were vacationing nearby. If you're on the Delaware/Maryland line at the shore and are looking for a delicious and relaxing meal - this is the place!

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Eastern Shore MD
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We've been to Charlie's Bayside before and I was never blown away by the food we were served. The last time we were there, the mashed potatoes seemed to be the instant type...powder mixed with water or milk. We decided to try it again and we were very glad we did. The service has always been terrific. I had the... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our dinner at Charlie's Bayside. I had the parmesan crusted scallops and my husband had the mahi mahi with mango salsa. Both entrees were delicious, however, my husband stated that the sides (mashed potatoes and asparagus) could have been larger. The bread was very good. Our waiter was very attentive and very busy. You should... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stumbled upon Charlie's by accident and were pleasantly surprised. We enjoyed the clams and Parmesan grouper. We also tried the grilled chicken sandwich and it was also good. The bar area is very cozy and we had a drink there while waiting for our table. Our server was on point and we enjoyed ourselves. We enjoyed the flowers and... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Horribly slow service (especially for an empty restaurant on a Monday night). Scallops ok, filet was flavorless. Disappointing!

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stay in Fenwick Island every summer for two weeks and we try to eat at Charlie's 3 or 4 times. the outside deck is beautiful every summer.The service is always good and the food is always excellent! My favorite dish is the scallops florentine appetizer!Large sea scallops wrapped in bacon and served on a bed of deep fried spinach.... More

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