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Catfish Charlies

1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
+1 563-582-8600
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“catfish” (60 reviews)
“bloody marys” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1630 E 16th Street Ext, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 6 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 19 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
Reviewed 30 January 2018

My wife and I stopped by for sandwiches. I had the catfish club with homemade fries, she had the charbroiled steak sandwich with homemade chips..both were excellent. The catfish was filet and a huge portion. The steak was prepared perfectly and a huge portion. The...More

Thank RichDBQ
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We hold a monthly meeting here At Charlie’s. Prices are fantastic, quantity on upper end, preparation is great, service is above board and very personable staff. Well worth the stop any night.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful pace but no other customers on Halloween nite! Good food. Beautiful salad. Good spice. Very relaxing meal! Wish the weather was warmer to enjoy the outside dining! J

Thank grammsj
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Been going here on a regular basis for a couple years. Seems like ever since their general manager left, the food has gotten worse...which does not make a lot of sense, since the owner still does the cooking. I used to love their ribs, now...More

Thank ClickTheGeek
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 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
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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