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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 #20 of 605 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
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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English first
Georgetown, TX
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102 reviews 102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Very simple decor, a seat yourself type of place, not fancy, but very good food. They start you off with a basket of very good, slightly spicy hush puppies, fried perfectly, served hot. My wife had the fried shrimp platter, breading was excellent, not too thick, let the flavor of the shrimp come thru. I had the Bayou County Feast... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Wanting a bit of everything, I ordered the Bayou Feast ~ the gumbo left a bit to be desired, it just didn't do it for me. All other items knock it out of the park! The catfish is truly the best I have ever had in a restaurant ~ it tasted very much like something you would cook at home.... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great Fried Catfish and Cold Beer! Down home cooking with all the trimmings! Good value and Family a Friendly.

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Rockport, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

this place has the best gumbo, ever. Their fried shrimp is always fresh and delicious, and also their catfish. Will always go there to eat fried shrimp.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Frog legs are great, the fish too, I even have had there country fried steak which was very good. A lot of fried foods so if you're on a diet forget it. Their fried pickles are delicious.

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San Antonio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We were in town for the jazz fest and wanted seafood. We decided to try Catfish Charlies. We arrived and seated ourselves. Our waitress arrived within 5 minutes. She was quick, friendly and efficient. There was no long wait for our beverages or food. We definitively enjoyed our oysters in cornmeal like back in Louisiana. We will make it a... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have been eating here for over 30 years. Fried shrimp and gumbo are my favorites. Not much for atmosphere, but I go there for the food. Cole slaw and fries very good also.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

22 years ago when my grandson was 3 or 4 he made me promise we would go there and eat U Peel 'Em Shrimp every time he came to visit me. We did. Still a fave. Fun. Good service. Good food.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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