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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“catfish” (130 reviews)
“frog legs” (25 reviews)
“hush puppies” (97 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5830 McArdle Rd Ste 12, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-3472
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Soooo good! First off they bring you hush puppies for free. We had catfish, prawns, gumbo, fried oysters, and frog legs. It was all very good. Also tried the jalapeño poppers stuffed with crab they were not spicy and tasted great with lemon squirted on...More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This was the first time I have eaten catfish and it was very good. Make sure and eat some green onion with it - makes it even better. I also had fried oysters, fried shrimp, a taste of frog legs and they were very good...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great place to eat good catfish. My husband had fried shrimp that were HUGH and tasty. Food was served promptly and no problems with the orders. Small place but great food.

Thank Nona S
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, everything our family ordered was delicious. Will definitely return when in Corpus. Family friendly atmosphere.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Their specialty is the catfish but to me the shrimp was outstanding!!! Hush puppies are given as appetizer and are very delicious!!!

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My family ate here for dinner the other night. They had plenty of parking and there was a small shopping area, mostly clothes and artsy stores. We were seated immediately. The complementary hush puppies were pretty good! I got the dozen fried oysters. It came...More

Thank Melodie C
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Vicki M
Do you have fried flounder, and if yes what are the sides??
18 May 2015|
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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