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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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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (175 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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to eat. Good seafood, very clean and friendly staff. Also, there's a fresh seafood market in the same building.. Good prices, good on a budget. Kid friendly! Tell'em Ms Sue sent ya! Enjoy!!

Thank SUE m
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I happen to be looking for a place to get some good seafood, and came across Charlie's. My friend has the coconut shrimp with apple sauce and grits. Eat the grits quick or they get cold and the apple sauce is pretty...More

Thank CLC0510
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This diner is in a prime location but the food is average at best. Most of their seafood is frozen out of a box. You want real good food go to Crakers next door. We did and returned again and again during our vacation to...More

Thank Theo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were out enjoying the day, driving by and hungry we decided to stop in and check this place out. Nice and clean atmosphere. We sat outside and were glad as we watched a Manatee swim around. I had red snapper and my wife had...More

Thank Tyrone D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been patronizing this wonderful establishment since before they tore down the original restaurant building some 30 years ago. Great food (inside or out on their back deck overlooking King's Bay), Great location in downtown Crystal River directly between their Route 19 entrance and King's...More

Thank G.Weldon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my wife, two kids and Grandma here for Mother's Day dinner early on Saturday May 13th. First of all I'd like to start by saying I stop in this place every few years and this restaurant is always on top of their game....More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had the coconut shrimp with grits and fried okra...... delicious!! Our server Darlene was simply joy. Thank you the excellent service!!!

Thank Gbattle8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first dinner on a 32 day cross country trip was excellent! No tables by the water were available so we sat at the wooden deck counter and were happy we did! We got to see the pelicans and other water birds in action! Our...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The desk clerk where we were staying at recommended Charley's Fish House. The restaurant is located on US 19 but is also dockside. There are large pictures windows at the back of the restaurant. It's a great place to eat and watch the sunset. The...More

Thank walt_wbargranch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a simple meal and ordered the fresh snapper sandwich prepared blackened. It was very tasty. Had it been on something other than a white hamburger bun it would have been excellent!

Thank Ellen P
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Is Charlie's seafood handicap accessible with a ramp
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
how close to The Plantation?
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.
Is the restaurant wheelchair accessible ?
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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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
  • E-mail
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