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Catfish Charlie's

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5830 Mcardle Rd Ste 12, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3472
(361) 993-0363
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great seafood, very affordable

This is one of my favorite places to get seafood. But I admit, I'm biased. I LOVE catfish. This place has a nice atmosphere. The wait staff has been very friendly and accommodating every time I've been. There can be a little bit of a wait during lunch time, but usually not long. The only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Ray R
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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  • Families with children
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English first
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Crazy busy, yet we git our table faster than expected. Not crazy about the food. Sweet tea was great and catfish okay. I didn't like the French fries.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to get seafood. But I admit, I'm biased. I LOVE catfish. This place has a nice atmosphere. The wait staff has been very friendly and accommodating every time I've been. There can be a little bit of a wait during lunch time, but usually not long. The only bad thing I could say... More 

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Fort Drum, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were visiting the area and was hoping for a real seafood dinner. One of the locals directed us to Catfish Charlie's. The 15 cats on the deck was off putting but we continued in. Our server suggested the country fried steak, we also had a fish and shrimp dinner. The catfish (while not something I usually eat) was good.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Hands-down best catfish! Fluffy and meaty. The hush puppies are a bit spicy-yum. The sweet tea is perfect. You just cannot go wrong here. Must have the gumbo.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Again a great dinner and awesome service from Courtney! Love all the hush puppies you can eat! :) Great, homey restaurant! Great seafood, service and value!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My new favorite seafood restaurant. Had lunch today, it was awesome. Had the Catfish Combo lunch plate. It came with 4 big fried shrimp, several pieces of catfish, hand cut real potatoes, coleslaw, and hush puppies, all for $9.99. Good sweet tea was $2.19, well worth the money. Get there early, by noon it was almost full.

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Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

When I visit family in Corpus Christi, a trip to Catfish Charlie's is a must. I live on the east coast where chicken fried steak is unheard of. CC in CC has the best around - tender round steak, crispy, seasoned breading, creamy gravy, and a large portion. Once you are seated they bring out baskets of hush puppies with... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Every time we go to N. Padre Island we're always at the mercy of the ridiculous wait times for those two restaurants that are right under the cos-way on the island side. Well, no more. I highly recommend Catfish Charlie's. It's about 4-5 miles over the cos-way back on the mainland. And it's about 2 blocks off the high way... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

They bring out hush puppies whenever you are first seated The seafood was good. i was kinda disappointed in the sides because no side salads or vegetables

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Texas City, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

While in town for training we decided to stop by for lunch. Glad we did, great food and environment.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5830 Mcardle Rd Ste 12, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3472
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: (361) 993-0363

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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 - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?