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224 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Ocala, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travel from Ocala to Crystal River every 2 months and enjoy the food especially the coconut shrimp with their Pina Colada sauce. Their key lime pie is excellent too.

Thank Ronald M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waitress was extra nice, she provided good service and everyone liked thier dinner. We watched the tarpons being fed from the deck after we ate. Everyone was happy with thier meal and the atmosphere.

Thank Samuel U
Dunnellon, Florida, United States
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a wonderful place to enjoy great atmosphere and delicious seafood. The conch fritters as an appetizer are delicious and you can't beat the seafood platter (shrimp, crab cake, scallops, and fish). I love their clam chowder. For the landlubber, there are a few chicken or beef items; but if you are visiting Crystal River for the first or 10th... More 

Thank Donna P
Louisville, Kentucky
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108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is fresh and delicious. We try to eat here on every trip we make it to Lecanto/Inverness.

Thank Mickie S
Martinsburg, Pennsylvania
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228 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place for seafood by far!! You can dine in or eat on the patio looking over the water. The best fresh seafood counter that you can purchase from and take home for another meal.

Thank Janell M
Morriston, Florida, United States
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were amazed that many of the restaurants in Crystal R advertised "Fresh Local" seafood. When we looked at menus online I saw Cod, Haddock, Tilapia? I have never seen one of those in Florida. Please report to FWC if you do, Charlies has Seafood from local waters. They do have items on the menu that are... More 

Thank FarmToursofOcala
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of eight showed up on a Saturday night, were seated right away. Drink specials, very good waitress who explained that seasoning level is up to you. I had broiled grouper which was great. Would have liked to try their desserts, no room...

Thank Baronet39
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97 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually only go to Charlie's if friends or family want to dine there. I've eaten there many times in the past and the food is good sometimes and average other times. The service level is acceptable (I only remember one incident where it was bad) and the food is priced reasonably. There are many other choices for great seafood... More 

Thank ileftfootprints
Crystal River, Florida
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charlie's always has the freshest fish whether it's in the market store or the restaurant.......but it's not my favorite eatery! It lacks comfort and ambience. Noise levels are high......the room is big and open and impersonal. I want more when dining out.

1 Thank z00ch
Woodbridge, Virginia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have there more then once to see if the food had gotten better, but most of the fish doesn't have much of a taste. they need to add a lot more seasoning . I don't I will be going back.

1 Thank y4181yhelen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: 352-795-3949

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?