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Rt. 1 and Maryland Avenue, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
302-539-3526
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: A family owned restaurant apecializing in fresh seafood and hand cut...
A family owned restaurant apecializing in fresh seafood and hand cut steaks.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Love this place: great grouper-

This is my second review of Charlie's Bayside restaurant. We were here before at the end of August and had delicious parmesan encrusted grouper. The food was as delicious as last time. We heard that the restaurant is for sale and hope the same delicious food is retained. This restaurant is on our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
Michael H
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This is my second review of Charlie's Bayside restaurant. We were here before at the end of August and had delicious parmesan encrusted grouper. The food was as delicious as last time. We heard that the restaurant is for sale and hope the same delicious food is retained. This restaurant is on our must do list every-time we come to... More 

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Port Tobacco, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Charley's is not an easy place to find or stumble across. We started going there after finding it while visiting another business in the same small boutique shopping area just off Ocean Highway on the bay side at Fenwick Island DE. It is a medium sized place with perhaps tables for 60 persons. There is included a bar and in... More 

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a hidden gem...the food is phenomenal, always fresh....love the owners,Charlie & Laura....they really care!! Will be Back...again & again!

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Exton, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Tucked away in a retail village, Charlie's was nearly empty on a cold Sunday night. Always kind of scary to think you're the only diners, but there was a football game still playing on TV and most of the weekenders were likely headed home. It was cold and blustery at the waters edge and we were happy to see the... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Hello, We have eaten here twice, would say the food is average. They do run half price specials that does make the average food taste a bit better. Since location and or view is almost as important as the food, not really a view of the bay here. For the same price, there are other outstanding views of the bay.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We have been going to Charlie's for years. the restaurant is hidden along side a channel/bay and has a uniqueness about it. The services is usually good and the food is very tasty. We always go for the lobster special but everything is yummy. The have a broccoli salad which is out of this world and their deserts are scrumptious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We decided to stop and have lunch before we left town. Glad we did! We sat on the deck and enjoyed the flowers. I got the Cuban sandwich and my wife had the crabcake sandwich. Both were excellent. Our waitress was Laura, she was very nice. The deck was so relaxing we didn't want to go home. We will definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stop in at Charlie's 2-3 times a year. We always have great food and service. Love the new fried desserts. Try the snickers. It's awesome!

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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Ate lunch here today. I was actually looking for another restaurant nearby that I never found, so stopped here because I was starving. My husband and I ordered beers and cheeseburgers. Not a burger fan but I was worried that I might still be hungry after another sandwich and a small handful of kettle chips. Fries are a $3.50 up... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have been looking for grouper in Ocean City ever since we came back in June from Florida. We found it at Charlie's Bayside after much searching. It is a charming place in Fenwick which was very close to where we were staying. I believe our server's name was Garrett. We asked about the grouper which was parmasean encrusted and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rt. 1 and Maryland Avenue, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: 302-539-3526

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 36
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Description

A family owned restaurant apecializing in fresh seafood and hand cut steaks.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?