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Catfish Charlie's

5830 Mcardle Rd Ste 12, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3472
(361) 993-0363
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Ranked #23 of 597 Restaurants in Corpus Christi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Having been raised in St. Louis, along the banks of the Mississippi, I was looking forward to some good catfish. I wasn't disappointed with the fish but considered it a bit pricey at a little over $1.00/ounce. The fish is light and tasty, fried in pure vegetable oil. There were no sides accompanying the 8 oz. of fish. I ordered... More

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Kyle, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you are looking for a seafood/Cajun blend-come here! I love the red beans and rice and my kids devour the catfish. Everything we have tried here is yummy. Its a small place, and fills quickly. The staff is friendly and tries their hardest to give each table attention. No complaints about the service!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Service was good, but that was the only thing. Food was disappointing. We ordered the catfish charlie's bayou country feast. Small shrimp, small pieces of catfish no flavor. We also tried the S.O.B's it sounded good, but again small shrimp & the oysters had a saltwater taste that I could have done with out. Very disappointing, we will not be... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Just plain Great food great service and cold AC - I actually liked this place more than Docs / it felt more of a local place and less "touristy" - the shrimp I had were perfect

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Shreveport
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had been away from home for my husband's job and we got a craving for catfish and seafood so we checked Tripadvisor for the best suggestions in the area. The prices seemed pretty steep at Catfish Charlie's but we were willing to pay it for good food. Well, the food was so bland that it didn't seem like there... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Catfish Charlies has been around quite a while and there is a great reason for that. They consistently deliver tasty seafood at affordable prices. The appetizers are plentiful as well as pleasing. The basket of hushpuppies that are brought out before ordering are delicious ~ just the amount of seasoning and crunchiness. The fried shrimp and catfish is lightly breaded... More

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Reagan, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We dined on a Sunday around the noon hour. It was very busy, but we were seated quickly. Food was abundant and delicious!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Got the catfish/shrimp combo. When the plate came there was three burned bery crispy shrimp and four tiny pieces of catfish. I was disappointed especially after all the hype anout Charlie's won't be going there again. Wasted $15 bucks!!!

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San Antonio, TX
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stopped to eat at Catfish Charlie's on our way back to San Antonio from the island. We had used Trip Advisor to find restaurants in which great seafood was served. This one rated very high and we were not disappointed! The combo plate including catfish (while scant in quantity) and shrimp along with red beans, cole slaw, and hush... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I thought it was a great value for the food. But if you want variety in your seafood choose another place. For the Fried seafood lover, I haven't had better.

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