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Catfish Charlie's

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5830 McArdle Rd Ste 12, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3472
+1 361-993-0363
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I ate here in the early 90's and loved it, but was disappointed recently. I ordered the frog legs which I am a big fan of. Very disappointed, they tasted liked they were frozen many years ago.

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Thank TroyCoast
Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for good, LOCAL seafood while on our family vacation in Port Aransas and decided to give Catfish Charlies a try. Driving there, I was not feeling good about it, but once inside and looking at everyone's plates, I knew we were in a great spot! 3 people ordered the special and it was more than they could... More 

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Thank ddunngross
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a big eater so I appreciated that adults could order smaller plate options. We ordered the small plate that consisted of 3 huge shrimp with 3 small sides. The price was around $8.99. My mom felt it would have been nice to have just a little more shrimp on the plate but it was delicious. I chose... More 

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Thank Miku-ch
Corpus Christi, Texas
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best fried shrimp in town. Non better. Very family oriented. But be prepared for people talking and noise. Not a romantic dinner for two. But just good fun, taste and value for the family.

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Thank rayfromcorpus
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the gumbo as an appetizer it was a bit fishy, but I like that. My wife had frog legs, and I had some of the best catfish of my life! They give you a basket of hush puppies that are delicious, the coleslaw was not covered in mayo and had good flavor, and the beans were fantastic, those... More 

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Thank Stefan T
Tacoma, Washington
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221 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Soooo good! First off they bring you hush puppies for free. We had catfish, prawns, gumbo, fried oysters, and frog legs. It was all very good. Also tried the jalapeño poppers stuffed with crab they were not spicy and tasted great with lemon squirted on them

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Thank Lynn F
Tacoma, Washington
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559 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This was the first time I have eaten catfish and it was very good. Make sure and eat some green onion with it - makes it even better. I also had fried oysters, fried shrimp, a taste of frog legs and they were very good as well. I think they could serve better fries, but then again I was too... More 

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Thank Susan H
Windcrest, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great place to eat good catfish. My husband had fried shrimp that were HUGH and tasty. Food was served promptly and no problems with the orders. Small place but great food.

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Thank Nona S
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, everything our family ordered was delicious. Will definitely return when in Corpus. Family friendly atmosphere.

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Thank Jennifer G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Their specialty is the catfish but to me the shrimp was outstanding!!! Hush puppies are given as appetizer and are very delicious!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
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: +1 361-993-0363

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