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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: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    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
Good food

Had some if their catfish and frog legs. Shouldve got their cajun frog legs. Food was still good and had a good time with my date.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
noble n
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Houston, Texas
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  • Families with children
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Had some if their catfish and frog legs. Shouldve got their cajun frog legs. Food was still good and had a good time with my date.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

While visiting Corpus Christi, I avoided this place the first night because I was skeptical of the prices and so-so reviews on some pages. The 2nd night, the seafood restaurant we originally wanted to go to had a 2-hour wait. Since we had a hankering for seafood, we went to Catfish Charlie's since it was 5 minutes away from the... More 

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McKinney, Texas, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My family and I stopped here on our way home from Rockport, and we took a chance with it despite some negative reviews. We were NOT disappointed. Don't be fooled by the 'hole in the wall' type feel. Our server was very friendly and was quick to take our order and offer some complimentary (and refillable) hush puppies. Be careful... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This place had okay seafood. Ordered the shrimp platter. Breading did not stick to the shrimp. Had the Seafood plate ( Oysters and Catfish) Oysters were bland--- need more seasoning, catfish was fair--- have had better. Sides were better then the seafood ! Cole slaw, beans and hushpuppies all good. Fresh brewed Tea a plus. However, This place is way... More 

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Wichita Falls, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Shrimp was okay but the fish was not very good. I have had much better where I live in north Texas. The tartar sauce was like eating mayo straight out of the jar...no flavor at all!

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San Antonio, Texas
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Catfish Charlie's has been a mainstay restaurant for Corpus Christi locals for many years and justifiably so! Went here for dinner upon arrival in town. Questioned the choice when I first walked in; however, never again. Started off with the Hushpuppies which were excellent and 'refillable'.. Had Peel and Eat Shrimp which were plump and accompanied by a tangy cocktail... More 

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Catfish Charlies is a great place for in-expensive seafood and the hushpuppies are fabulous. During lent it gets very busy on Friday nights, but the wait is worth it. The staff is very friend and they food is hot and plentyful.

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Portland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We come here every 4-6 months and service has always been good but today the server, Chrissy (i think that was her name) was FABULOUS. first time to have met her. I love good service with a smile. Shrimp was awesome. Oysters were fair today (but the month doesn't have a "R" in it). We had two baskets of hush... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Considering we were on the coast I had pretty high hopes. We were a tad disappointed. The highs were #1. The service. These were the friendliest people EVER! 2. The hushpuppies. It's their thing and they do it well. The lower rating comes because the oysters were overcooked and the rest was good but not awesome. It's a good family... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

When you travel, if you like to find restaurants with a neighborhood feel, this is probably for you. Off the beaten path, a little noisy, a little crowded, and everybody's happy including the wait staff. They were very busy, but the service was great and our food came quickly. We had pretty standard fare--shrimp, oysters, red beans, coleslaw, fries--but it... More 

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Additional Information about Catfish Charlie's

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

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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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