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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“catfish” (135 reviews)
“frog legs” (26 reviews)
“hush puppies” (101 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5830 McArdle Rd Ste 12, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3472
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This classic fried seafood restaurant is simple Casual dinning with large portions and good food. The Cajun theme plays well in a no nonsense atmosphere. Good place for a quick lunch on your seafood favorites!!

Thank AliceDoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard about this place for a while so coming back from the coast through Corpus, we decided to try it. All of us were certainly glad we did! Hush puppies are buttery goodness, catfish amazing, fried shrimp are juicy goodness, beans and cole...More

Thank Thefunmom1
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We eat here a few times out of the year. It's always busy. We've had good food and we've had bad. This visit was good. I ordered shrimp & oysters knowing it's not oyster season since we are locals and yes they were tiny. I...More

1  Thank danidb518
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The atmosphere was welcoming and relaxing, we were met at the door and we had the option to sit anywhere we were comfortable. Service was fast and friendly. Could not have ask for better family experience when visiting this city by the bay!

Thank 563amaliay
Reviewed 29 July 2017

we ate here for dinner and it was good / ice tea was fantastic / my only complaint was my oyster po boy had very little oyster on it

1  Thank jerry h
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I am new to the area… So I felt like having all of the seafood… Funny thing is every restaurant I chose was closed on this particular day except catfish Charlie's… Very friendly people fast service free little treats called hush puppies! Food was plenty...More

Thank FiannaWarrior
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Even though the menu is small the food selection is good. It was tough to pick just one thing from the menu. The service was superb! Our server kept our drinks filled and was able to give us the inside on what to order. We...More

Thank Araceli F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Before I say anything about the food, I want to say, my waitress was a very pleasant, professional, and efficient young lady. She would do very well in an upper scale restaurant. So, Catfish Charlies does get a gold star for her! However, as bad...More

Thank AmandaEdwards
Reviewed 7 July 2017

How disappointed would you be if you had your mouth SET on a good ol' chicken fried steak with gravy and found out that there were no mashed potatoes? Welp...not ordering that! But my friends did. They enjoyed the CFS with no mashed potatoes. They...More

Thank MissPriss96
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Visited there while staying in Port Aransas for spring break. We were able to get a table without a reservation. Good value for money.

Thank BritsinTexas
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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