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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%
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“seafood” (180 reviews)
“stone crab” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
224 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL 34428-3933
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1 - 10 of 921 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Charlies was recommended to us & it was very good. loved the lobster bisque & clam chowder. also shared the scallop Rockefeller. nice folks & a good meal.

Thank kathryn h
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had stone crab and it was just amazing. Great place to have a meal. We truly enjoyed our meal. The decor is a little dated but that is what adds to the experience.

Thank Bryan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a late Lunch on Labor Day. The Smoke Mullet fish spread was very good. We also had the Crab Buoys. These "little" golf ball shaped deep fried morsels were awesome. They reminded me of the Deviled Crab served in many Tampa Cuban Restaurants....More

Thank Gonzarelli33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charlie's has the best coconut shrimp and sides and worth the ride to go there. We have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed.

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the good things. Service was good. Prompt and courteous. My wife's dinner was good. Everything was good except my dinner. I know, don't order steak in a fish house. But when they don't have your first two choices you should expect at least a...More

Thank aandbfloorco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite it being scallop season in Crystal River, a big deal locally, Charlie's scallops came from out of town. So I had the grouper. What a mistake! It was cold, dry, over cooked and overpriced. Probably explained why it was fairly empty. No way I...More

Thank ipd2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the drive! The service was fast and friendly. Enjoyed everything from the fish dip appetizer to the key lime pie. Will be back!

Thank Cindi B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Large place, fast service, big plates... Kids had fish & chips, and they couldn't finish their plate... Friendly staff, by the way.

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Place needs to reinvent itself, dated decor, lots of fried options, the dishes needs a special modern presentation. If you are looking for colorful natural food, forget it. Starch and crispy, yes.

Thank Kiki Z
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Darlene was a fabulous server. She was fastidious about allergy concerns and patient with menu questions and very accommodating; just wonderful. Ordered Crab Bouys, stuffed flounder, and scallops, shrimp, oysters and fish-all blackened. All the food was good. 2-4-1 well and drafts all day every...More

Thank Oneglamfish
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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
6 October 2016|
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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.
1 April 2016|
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Response from dennis w | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is and plenty of room around tables
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
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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