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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 good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“catfish” (60 reviews)
“bloody marys” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice restaurant to visit while in Dubuque if you would like to sit outside and enjoy a meal next to the water. The drinks here are amazing and the food is great too with selections you won't find everywhere. No one had...More

Thank Shawni_and_Buck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch on a Thursday. Food: Very good. Seniors menu is 55+. Highly recommend trying out the Alligator Nuggets which are tasty and a decent size for $12.00 Service: Good overall. Only complaint was that our booth seats were dirty.

Thank MissRAD
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. The staff were ok, not great. Service is slow. The food isnt good. To me it had no flavor. I have eaten here twice. Both times different meals. Very expensive for the quality. I do not reccomend this place

Thank 953ralphc
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Large portions of food-very average tasting. The fish is shipped in weekly, so it IS fresh! Also, outdoor seating available and beautiful ambiance by the riverfront!

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We went here on a sunny day after a few snowy days earlier that week. Snow had melted and it would have been nice to sit outside, but they hadn’t prepared the deck yet for the season. That was ok. What wasn’t ok was the...More

Thank Monique G
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

The food was marginal, service was painfully slow. Not too busy, lots of servers and helpers but they mostly stood around and talked with each other. I asked to speak with the manager but he/she never showed up at our table. Would not come back...More

Thank gdmort
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We left without ordering. The seating person make us feel unwelcome, the table the he took us to was dirty and we asked it to be cleaned. He walked away. No one came to ask for drink order, etc.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Phenomenal drinks, anything from bloody marys to long islands. Always get a flight. The beer can is great or so so but thats craft beer. I'm sure other favorite are my least and vise versa. Foods never been overly impressive but perhaps i haven't ordered...More

1  Thank X-Chef_Curry-x
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Ate there a few times, food was never good, just plain awful. Way over-priced and never going back. Not sure why people eat there.

Thank jwerdy1969
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is our first visit to Galena and the surrounding area. We grabbed a local restaurant guide from our hotel and after browsing our options, my boyfriend picked out Catfish Charlie's. I would love to visit again in warmer weather, but the grounds were still...More

Thank Diana L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings
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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