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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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“lobster bisque” (42 reviews)
“fish” (121 reviews)
“stone crab” (25 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 927 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had fresh off the boat crab. Yummy! Give them a try. Waitress was funny and helpful. Place was quaint and fit the setting well. Fair prices.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a river front view both visits. Had their awesome lobster bisque, their coconut shrimp one time and their blackened catfish 2nd time. Service was great both days. We were so full from the soup and lunch special the 2nd day we couldnt order...More

Thank Capephotobug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grouper is listed on the chalk board and menu as fresh, it is not, definitely has been frozen. It was strong tasting and watery, the way that poorly frozen fish usually is. The salad was chopped ice burg lettuce with one onion ring and two...More

Thank Alicia q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner at this delightful restaurant It sits tight on the water and the view is very nice .the food was very good and the wait staff was vert helpful.My wife had crab cakes and lobster bisque. I had a bowl...More

Thank rspence8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good seafood choices. Atmosphere is waterfront. You can eat inside or out and see the water. At dusk, wear bugscreen, as the "no-see-ums" can be bad. Good food, good service. $$

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before leaving Crystal River, in the afternoon, we decided to try one more restaurant, we looked at the different restaurants on our cells and decided to give this particular one a try. After dinner we were glad we did, because, the food was good, as...More

Thank Jose A
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 10 September 2017

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 6 September 2017

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 30 August 2017

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
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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
5 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.
31 March 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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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