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Catfish Charlie's

5830 McArdle Rd Ste 12, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3472
+1 361-993-0363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“catfish” (131 reviews)
“frog legs” (26 reviews)
“hush puppies” (99 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5830 McArdle Rd Ste 12, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3472
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wanted seafood but others didn't. Good compromise. My shrimp were fried perfectly and the hush puppies were delicious. The beans were a favorite all around. The chicken fried steak was also delicious. We tried the crab cake stuffed jalapeños and I enjoyed them but...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overpriced, served catfish ends and pieces ugh. Service is fair , the cole slaw was runny and weak. Hushpupies were overcooked. They could do much better.

Thank Dutchog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way out and the food was great as well as the staff. Had the fried shrimp and they were jumbo, came with red beans, fries and cole slaw...a great deal for $13.

Thank AngieR0217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy place, but were seated quickly and well taken care of. Typical DR TX seafood stand menu with some added house specialties. The fried catfish was really good and I had the S.O.B.s, which are shrimp stuffed with oysters and wrapped in bacon, very...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They have the best hushpuppies and tarter sauce, the Arnold Palmer is pretty good too. Red Beans and Rice with Ham is excellent, and the fish is good most of the times. Gumbo is ok but nothing like New Orleans. The service is hit and...More

Thank Marisa E
Reviewed 24 May 2017

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.

Thank TroyCoast
Reviewed 15 May 2017

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...More

Thank ddunngross
Reviewed 8 May 2017

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...More

Thank Miku-ch
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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.

Thank rayfromcorpus
Reviewed 22 April 2017 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...More

Thank Stefan T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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