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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%
Travellers talk about
“lobster bisque” (44 reviews)
“seafood” (181 reviews)
“stone crab” (40 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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224 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
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1 - 10 of 941 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've eaten here several times and enjoyed the food. The seafood was good, not excellent. Service was good, not excellent. Definitely a better choice than fast food in the area. Nice view of the water.

Thank StaarrsShadow
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A friend and I stopped at Charlie’s on the way to Homosassa Springs. I finally found a place that sold mullet, which I haven’t eaten in over 15 years. The mullet was fresh that day from the Crystal River. Our waitress was a fifth generation...More

Thank akt85
Reviewed 1 week ago

All food was average but was upset when we found Imitation Crab in the Lobster Bisque that was $8 a bowl.

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

....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
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Response from carolinagirl057 | Reviewed this property |
Charlies Fish house is NOT open on Thanksgving!
8 February 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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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: +1 352-795-3949
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