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Catfish Charlie's

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5830 McArdle Rd Ste 12, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3472
(361) 993-0363
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greatly by a friendly waitress when we walked in the door who told us to sit anywhere. We chose a table....and waited.....and waited. ( it was a slow night , 4 waitresses and less than a half dozen tables full) Our evening almost finished before it started here because as we watched waitresses standing around talking, nobody even... More 

Thank Pam W
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite meal of my stay. Shrimp were lightly fried. Red beans and rice were also very good. Hush puppies were also served with the meal. Service was attentive. I think this is a family place. I arrived late Saturday night and most patrons had left, so it was very quiet.

Thank TWueste
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Actually enjoyed shrimp and catfish and the hush puppies. Red beans well seasoned and took with us to put over rice the next day. Frog legs chewy and just yucky. Watched my husband's face as he tried to eat one bite. It would be nice to have some Tony Chacere's Creole seasoning on the table to lightly spice up the... More 

Thank Mumsie711
Corpus Christi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up on catfish but, then again, I'm from Texas. I would say that people from Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and any other Southern state really like catfish. But, as with any other food, good is the key and Catfish Charlie's is Good, REAL Good! It's been in Corpus Christi a long time but since it is not on... More 

Thank robertjP8802CR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Being a Corpus Christi local... Catfish Charlie's is by far one of my favorites here in town. Never have I had a bad experience and I've been dining here for over 20 years! Hush puppies are amazing and I literally crave their fried okra!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

food was very good , portion too and service excellent for sure we recommended this place to friends and family when they stop in Corpus

Thank pibe54
Corpus Christi, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Catfish Charlie's have been in business for a many years. I have gone here for lunch and dinner many times over the years. The seafood and service is great !!

Thank Henry P
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Really good food, was really packed when we got there but staff was really friendly. Had the shrimp and they were really good

Thank Abran G
Bastrop, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Just had a great lunch! Wonderful fried shrimp and oysters. Friendly staff. Will definitely come back when we're in the area!

Thank bastropflorist
San Antonio, Texas
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

We stopped by Catfish Charlie's after returning from Aransas Pass. It was our first time visiting this restaurant. Clarissa was a very attentative & courteous server. She suggested the seafood sampler which included fried shrimp, oysters, catfish & French fries & red beans - bread-butter. We also had a bowl of seafood gumbo. The jalapeño hush puppies comes to the... More 

Thank Kennyburd56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?