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Charlie's Fish House

224 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
+1 352-795-3949
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (183 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (45 reviews)
“stone crab” (40 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
224 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

With recommendations from the desk clerk we gave Charlie’s a try. We were not disappointed. I had the stuffed flounder. My associate had the stuffed shrimp. Both were excellent. Our waitress was prompt and very efficient.

Thank Jon G
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Rock crab and boiled shrimp made a great lunch. Good views and local color and atmosphere made for a good stop while visiting the town. Fish caught locally and prepared quickly to order. The shrimp were tender and delicious.

Thank Liz U
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We picked Charlie's that day because they had stone crabs when most of the other area restaurants were out of them (just after the Stone Crab Jam). The stone crabs were delicious, full of meat and nicely cracked. The blackened grouper sandwiches were also delicious....More

Thank deb34423
Reviewed November 9, 2017

if you want a real dinning experience , which you'll rave about!?! Then go here. From $7.99 Lunch Specials to Large Dinners, the price is right. The Seafood and Gumbo was absolutely the best I've ever had! Local fish Served as you like it. very...More

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Charlie’s for over 15 years. Today was the last time. It used to be that there was so many shrimp in a shrimp sandwich tha t you ate them on the side. Today there were only 5 rather small shrimp...More

Thank WWK2015
Reviewed November 1, 2017

I went to Charlie's based upon Trip Advisor reviews. My first visit was for lunch and was very pleasantly surprised to hear the waitress tell me they had $7.99 lunch specials! I never would have know if she had not told me! Ordered the seafood...More

Thank luv2travelkw
Reviewed October 30, 2017

....between Cedar Key and Tampa. We frequently vacation in Cedar Key, on old Florida's Gulf of Mexico 'Nature Coast.' We fly in and of Tampa, making the 2.5 hr drive between Tampa and Cedar Key. We always stop at Charlie's coming and going. We love...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Had a delicious dinner with a sweet view of the water. I ordered crab legs and was quite happy with a 1.5lb serving that I couldn't finish. The hubs ordered a steak and enjoyed it. Looking forward to going by the next time we are...More

Thank BrendaK3
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Charlie's is a standby for seafood in Crystal River. They do a good job with fresh seafood prepared in the usual ways - fried, broiled, etc. Nothing fancy here. There's a small deck outside that's nice if the weather's nice. If it's not too sunny,...More

Thank maya331
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

This was a good place to stop on our way to Orlando. We wanted fresh seafood and a place on the water, and Charlie's filled the bill. They offered 2 for the price of 1 drinks when we were there. For dinner, I had a...More

1  Thank Jan M
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November 2, 2017|
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Response from carolinagirl057 | Reviewed this property |
Charlies Fish house is NOT open on Thanksgving!
February 8, 2017|
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Response from Muncha_Ocala | Reviewed this property |
I always suggest that when a person has a specific question that is a "must" to know - that you contact the establishment directly: Here is there info because I don't recall a ramp or not for absolutely certain. Note my... More
October 5, 2016|
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Response from z00ch | Reviewed this property |
Plantation on Crystal River is a resort.....featuring 27 holes of Golf, a Dive Shop/Adventure Center, Full Restaurant, Tiki Bar, Pool, Spa, and Guest Accomodations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-795-3949
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