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Catfish Charlies

1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
+1 563-582-8600
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The cauliflower jalapeño soup was different and delicious. Great seating on the deck overlooking the Mississippi. Craft beer was yummy.

Thank joschind
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was very disappointed. Young brand new server did great. Kitchen service sucked. Young lady put up our appetizer orders then waited 15 minutes before putting up our dinner orders to ashore we got things in a timely manner. Kitchen STILL sent everything out at...More

Thank Viva B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There food is decent depending on what you get, the only things I didn't like about the place was how dirty a few of the spots were and how they re-used there kids crayons. I do really like how you get the option to sit...More

Thank Kylee123486
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is amazing!! We try to make the trip every few months, more in the summer months. The deck has an outside dining area overlooking the boat docks, beautiful at sunset. Last visit, I tried the Blackened Chicken, very good!! Others had the...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had fried scallops and shrimp Breading seemed heavy. It was just ok. Nice outdoor patio right on river.

Thank MomActon_MA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on our way home to Des Moines. I used to live in Dubuque and this place is new since i moved away. Our food was great. Catfish was probably some of the best i have ever eaten. Calamari was good as well. Server...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here yesterday, after hearing a lot of hype from several friends. We all enjoyed the food, but were less than impressed with the beers and the environment. I understand they often have music on the patio, and I expect that would have brought...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in at Charlie's for lunch because of all the positive reviews, what a great place! The service was excellent (Thanks Christine) and our food was the best. The guys ordered the burgers and they were fantastic, juicy and cooked just the way we liked,...More

Thank mtbustercoco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I missed that in the review. Attached is their beer menu (two sides). Got the first four, side 1. Definately need to get a New Englander to teach how to make chowdah!! Catfish fingers...? Ok luge chicken fingers - lightly breaded w a curb meal...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, atmosphere, and service were all great. All four of us had different meals (two different types of fish and chicken strips). Prices were good; especially for the amount received.

Thank Colleen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-582-8600
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