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Catfish Charlies

1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
+1 563-582-8600
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“bloody marys” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Phenomenal drinks, anything from bloody marys to long islands. Always get a flight. The beer can is great or so so but thats craft beer. I'm sure other favorite are my least and vise versa. Foods never been overly impressive but perhaps i haven't ordered...More

Thank X-Chef_Curry-x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate there a few times, food was never good, just plain awful. Way over-priced and never going back. Not sure why people eat there.

Thank jwerdy1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our first visit to Galena and the surrounding area. We grabbed a local restaurant guide from our hotel and after browsing our options, my boyfriend picked out Catfish Charlie's. I would love to visit again in warmer weather, but the grounds were still...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 30 January 2018

My wife and I stopped by for sandwiches. I had the catfish club with homemade fries, she had the charbroiled steak sandwich with homemade chips..both were excellent. The catfish was filet and a huge portion. The steak was prepared perfectly and a huge portion. The...More

Thank RichDBQ
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We hold a monthly meeting here At Charlie’s. Prices are fantastic, quantity on upper end, preparation is great, service is above board and very personable staff. Well worth the stop any night.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful pace but no other customers on Halloween nite! Good food. Beautiful salad. Good spice. Very relaxing meal! Wish the weather was warmer to enjoy the outside dining! J

Thank grammsj
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Been going here on a regular basis for a couple years. Seems like ever since their general manager left, the food has gotten worse...which does not make a lot of sense, since the owner still does the cooking. I used to love their ribs, now...More

Thank ClickTheGeek
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were very excited to visit Catfish Charlies because we love seafood and wanted a view by the water. The wait to be seated was average but the service was very slow and not very responsive. We expected more from the food and were disappointed...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The sign out front says "Sunday Brunch Open at 9:00 AM". We arrived at 10:30 to be sure to get a table by the water. The place was closed. The door opened at 11:00 and as we entered we asked about brunch. A surly hostess...More

1  Thank Larry F
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The food here is institutional in flavor. The blackened fish was more like pan broiled with some spices. The broiled fish had no flavor. All in all a very disappointing place.

Thank skyhawk13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-582-8600
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