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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
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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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Corpus Christi
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars 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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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We have been going to Catfish Charlie's for years, it is a great place to eat fried sea food . Their, beans, french fries and hush puppies are awesome. The beer is cold. The slaw is sweet. We get the three way platter and then ask to remove the other item for extra shrimp and catfish.

Thank saibrs
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Came here for lunch when we were on vacation. The atmosphere was great and the food was delicious!! I got the catfish and shrimp plate. They serve you hushpuppies as an appetizer and they were so good!!! The tartar sauce was absolutely wonderful. Definitely recommend eating here if you're in the area!!

Thank Kriston J
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Great service and food! Love the hush puppies! The fried shrimp was awesome. Not greasy and very fresh. Also the coleslaw was good. Very casual restaurant. Next time I am in town I will be back.

Thank Joy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, 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 - 9:30 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?