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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
11:00 - 21:00
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Stefan T
Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Lynn F
Tacoma, Washington
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536 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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.

Thank Nona S
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

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

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!!!

Thank Cynthia A
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My family ate here for dinner the other night. They had plenty of parking and there was a small shopping area, mostly clothes and artsy stores. We were seated immediately. The complementary hush puppies were pretty good! I got the dozen fried oysters. It came with fries, beans, and coleslaw. It was a generous amount of food and very good!... More 

Thank Melodie C
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent catfish, oysters and jumbo shrimp. Took mom and dad and we all left stuffed and extremely happy. The staff provided a fun and inviting atmosphere. Definately worth going. We would and most likely will eat there again before leaving.

Thank funtimenow16
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The first thing served was a fresh plate of hush puppies. Some of the best we've had. My husband had gumbo and a small plate of catfish which was not small. It was moist and tasty. I had fried oysters. It was an ample serving and flavor was mild and not fishy tasting

Thank travelteacher4
Key West, Florida
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Had to try them based on reviews...I had the chicken fried steak which came with fries, beans, coleslaw and hush puppies. Excellent food with large portions, service was fast and excellent with friendly staff. All the plates I saw being served looked excellent so I will go back before leaving the Corpus area to try their catfish which looked great.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
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?