Waterfront Dining & Entertainment on Charlotte Harbor

Come to Hurricane Charley’s Raw Bar & Grill for…

Waterfront dining in Southwest Florida overlooking Charlotte Harbor. Charley’s offers a full menu and bar outside on the scenic Hunker-Down Deck, where you see the best sunset views in Charlotte Harbor. You can also dine indoors in the historic ‘Jim Reif’ room, named after our South-Florida-famous weather forecaster.
Our menus are eclectic. Try our fresh seafood dishes; including gumbos, crayfish, full belly clams, oysters and scallops. Come in for great steaks, sandwiches, burgers and salads. And leave room for one of our delicious desserts. We offer Sunday Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Daily Specials, Summer Features and even a Children’s Menu. Happy Hour is 2pm to 6pm, Monday through Friday. Enjoy Sunset Specials and entertainment seven days a week.

The Food at Hurricane Charley’s

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Lunch & Dinner


Hurricane Charley’s offers something for everyone. Start your meal with a delicious appetizer; jumbo peel & eat shrimp, oysters, clams, crab, flatbread and more. Salads, burgers, sandwiches, pasta, platters, steak and entree’s will please your palate. Beverages from a full bar, extensive wine list, as well as a full line of craft, domestic & imported beers.

Dine in air-conditioned comfort or on the Hunker-Down Deck. Enjoy the views of Charlotte Harbor.

Entertainment Daily (Please see the entertainment calendar for today’s performers)
We also feature afternoon entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1-5pm

Monday thru Thursday
11am – 11pm

Friday & Saturday
11am – 1am

9am – 11pm

Sushi, Sushi & More Sushi


Available all day and all night, choose from a large menu of classic and signature rolls, sashimi, tempura, and appetizers. Our sushi menu offers a wide variety of both raw and cooked sushi, served with artistic flair by our talented and experienced sushi chefs.

All our sushi items are prepared fresh and to order.

Can’t make up your mind? Try a Sushi sampler! You can choose your level of spiciness, from Category 1 to 5 (Blow Your Doors Off!)

You’ll be blown away by Hurricane Charley’s Sushi. A feast for the eyes as well as the palate.

Sunday thru Thursday
11am – 9pm

Friday & Saturday
11am – 10pm

Late Night Menu

Don’t go home yet…..The night is still young at Hurricane Charley’s!

We’re here for you night owls, serving great food and late-night entertainment Friday and Saturday nights.

Daily 10pm – Close


WE’RE OPEN! A portion of W Retta Esplanade will be closed for park work, March 27 until April 28, 2017, but the driveway to Hurricane Charley’s parking lot will remain open. Esplanade is open as far as Harvey St, which is a nice detour to get over to Charley’s from other areas in Punta Gorda.

Sunday Brunch

Sunday brunch at Hurricane Charley’s is an award winning experience, three to be exact! Hurricane Charley’s won the 2016 Charlotte Sun Reader’s Choice Award for Best Sunday Brunch and Best Waterfront Restaurant. We also took the finalist spot for Best Open Air Restaurant. The Brunch buffet offers guests incredible selections of both breakfast and lunch features, which are as amazing as the harbor view! There is also generally a carving station, full salad bar and many side dish choices. Be sure not to miss the Bloody Mary Bar! To top off the perfect brunch, we have a dessert menu that is sure to delight everyone in your party.

Our Sunday’s don’t stop there. We’ve got live entertainment on the Hunker-Down Deck from 1-5pm. Our evening menu, currently offers over 90 selections from appetizers, to dinner salads and full-course entrees. Sunday evening entertainment begins at 6pm, stay for cocktails while you watch the sun take an evening dip into the gorgeous Charlotte Harbor.

Brunch is Served on Sundays 9am-1pm

**Sunday brunch will not be served on Mother’s Day, May 14 as we prepare for our Mother’s Day dinner buffet (noon-6pm). However, a breakfast buffet will be served at Dean’s South of the Border:
130 Tamiami Tr
Punta Gorda, Fl 33950
(41NB, just north of E Marion Ave)

Hurricane Charley’s Banquet Facilities


For intimate private dining to parties and business meetings, hosting up to 500 people, our banquet rooms can service your event with ease.

“Simple to Simply Elegant”, we offer in-house and off-premises catering by THE CATERER. Decorating services are available! We’ve been serving Charlotte County for over 30 years.



Upcoming Events


Dinner Buffet - Sunday, May 14   Noon - 6pm Mother's Day we will be ...
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The Fun at Hurricane Charley’s

Enjoy Sunset Specials and entertainment seven days a week.
Happy Hour is 2pm to 6pm, Monday through Friday.

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Come to Charley’s for the Views

Come relax and enjoy the stunning views of Charlotte Harbor. We’re right on the Harbor Walk.

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Why come to Charley’s?
Incredible food, drinks, view and friendly staff…..
Plus, your friends are already here!

Reviewed April 18, 2017 - The outdoor seating was great. The sunset view was beautiful. There is a bridge there that is also a great walk and beautiful view
Iris W
Reviewed April 10, 2017 - Awesome Sushi Menu. Great atmosphere, Band was playing . Nice place to enjoy with your family.
D Groves
Reviewed April 12, 2017 - Very friendly service. Sushi was fantastic and my cajun flatbread was probably the best I've ever had.
T Moore
Reviewed April 12, 2017 - This time we took all my wife's family and had just a great time. The meals all around were great. No one had any issues. I always go for the Oysters as they are the BOSS!!! Staff and Managers treat us just like family. Big shout out to Bob and to Sam for their stellar hospitality.
Bill L
Reviewed April 19, 2017 -  It wasn't easy to decide because everything read so well and it's not a local restaurant for me. We decided on calamari with a sweet and slightly spicy glaze as a starter. It was a perfect amount and so much better than boring calamari with marinara that other restaurants serve.
C Haley
Reviewed April 16, 2017 - Have visited this fun restaurant in the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel several times over the past year. Outdoor seating over looking beautiful Charlotte Harbor, with consistently good food and service. They have a full bar with lots of on tap brews and a menu from fish tacos to burgers. It is a lovely place to chill out and enjoy paradise.
Marilyn L
Reviewed April 13, 2017 - This place is busy for a reason, the view and the excellent food. Start your meal with the decadent seafood chowder, then head to the fantastic sushi menu. I highly recommend one of the 'Category' rolls. Expansive menu, narrowing down what to order is the hardest decision you'll make.