Catch 35 - Naperville
Catch 35 - Naperville

Catch 35 - Naperville

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.catch35.com/
  • Phone: 6307173500
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Eddie Sweeney
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Catch 35 can accommodate semi-private parties. Please call for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Manager 6307173500

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Van Buren
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet is $7 available Tue-Sat. There is a free public lot a behind the restaurant. Street parking is also available.
A word from Catch 35 - Naperville
Catch 35's menu, written daily, lists around three dozen market fresh seafood choices. Upon completion of an unforgettable meal, dessert choices can be made from a vast array of unique, tantalizing pastries prepared fresh daily in their pastry kitchen. A perfect setting for an after work get together or a romantic rendezvous with that special someone.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Catch 35 - Naperville reviews from OpenTable diners
254 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (180)romantic (110)fit for foodies (99)neighborhood gem (86)notable wine list (72)good for groups (62)great for lunch (42)great for outdoor dining (21)vibrant bar scene (20)hot spot (20)kid-friendly (11)great for brunch (10)late-night find (9)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Our Night Out
    Bobean57
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The food and drinks were excellent. Everyone in our party who attended this dinner was completely pleased and satisfied with their meals and drinks.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pleasant dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I visited Catch 35 w/ a friend for late Friday night dinner. We liked our entrees very much (I had the yellowfin tuna poke) & the atmosphere. 2 drawbacks: there was an unlit candle on our table that remained unlit. We didn't complain since we were unsure if it was just for romantic ambiance & it wasn't necessary for us, but it might have been nice anyway. Also, in the time we were there, we noted 2 customers made separate complaints; one for not being seated quickly enough & the other for food that was too salty. Both seemed unnecessarily rude, so we were willing to write them off as coincidental, but it did seem that the staff was a little overstressed at the time. Overall, a lovely experience, though. Pumpkin cheesecake was to die for!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    My husband and I do not get many opportunities to have some adult time for dinner. Catch 35 nailed our "date night". The waiter was great, friendly and knowledgeable. He was very understanding of use having some time to ourselves and encouraged us to take advantage of it which was nice. The food was fantastic. We had seafood, steak, apps and dessert. Very very timely and well presented. I have no complaints and would recommend to friends and family and return for another dinner ourselves. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Romantic, yet great for families as well. You can always count on the food & service to be excellent. Weekend dining makes reservations a must.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    While very expensive, we are always pleased with the food and service.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Our dinner was very good but our server, Zach, was FABULOUS. We were out with friends and this was the first time any of us visited the restaurant. Zach made sure we had a great experience. We will come back for Zach and hope that the food is as good as it was on this visit. The scallops and potsticker were amazing.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    It was my first time there. The atmosphere was great. Seated quickly since we had reservations. The waiter was excellent. He was very informative and provided thoughtful recommendations. I had the swordfish. I had not had it before so don't know if my reaction was one of swordfish in general or of this particular dining experience. I thought it was average. My wife had the Haddock and it was great. It was a good experience but not sure I would frequent it based on the price/value.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Superb, even on a slow night!
    Willwork4food
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    There weren't many people on a Monday night, but all of the staff treated us lovely. I had the Coho Salmon and my girlfriend had the Szechwan Scallops. Both were super amazing!! That polenta...just wow!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New Bartender Needs a little help
    Irishwon
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Food and service, as always excellent. The after dinner drink of choice is Sambuca - which we have had here a few times. For some reason the 5 cocktails were serviced chilled, almost frozen. When we asked why this traditionally warm drink was served in that manner we were told the bartender was new and thought it should be that way. That was a lot of money spent on our part for her lack of bar knowledge.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • one of my alltime favorites
    Billa
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Couldn't believe how absolutely packed this place was at 6:30 PM but since we of course had reservations were still seated immediately. Have been to Catch 35 many times and always love it. The food is outstanding, the service efficient and charming, the ambiance very appealing and pleasant. The two of us shared the Baked Oysters as an appetizer - loved them! As main meals we had the Chilean Sea Bass and the Tuna Sashimi, both to die for. Wine by the glass is reasonably priced and the dessert menu looked tempting but....... What I especially appreciated was how well the staff compliments each other. Since our waiter was very busy one of the Managers (Brent) stepped in to help out. How good is that. We so love Catch 35 and will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous dinner
    Seafoodfan
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Loved our night at Catch 35. The wait staff was so friendly and attentive. They also were very knowledgeable about menu items and also gave us great recommendations for the main course. The food was delicious. It was a great place to go to celebrate our anniversary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • pacoVIP
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Wonderful evening with ambience, delicious food with artistic presentation, impeccable service provided by Andrew and fellow wait staff! We were celebrating a birthday and were more than satisfied!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant
    Raymundo
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Catch 35 is a great restaurant for unbelievable great tasting sea food and great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good not Great
    ratherbecooking
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I ordered the Saffron Charred Salmon. The flavors were great, but there was a little extra char on one side which left a slightly bittery taste. It was paired with a mascarpone polenta which was delicious, but my plate needed a little brightness, like maybe some greens or citrus. My husband ordered the Filet Medallions and none of the three were cooked the same, so basically just some inconsistencies with the cooking. We were there Saturday night at 7, so I'm sure it was just busy kitchen issues. Overall I enjoyed our meal and the ambiance and we definitely plan on returning.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently Excellent Experience
    Roger
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Always a wonderful/romantic dinner out experience. Everything was perfect.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • jjflkwood
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Service was excellent. Bisque was delicious;lobster roll was disappointing.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seafood Delight
    DiningdivaVIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    First time at Catch 35 in Naperville has made us devotees. Fabulous decor, top flight service, and the seafood that is amazing. We loved the new Chilean Bass preparation that meshed perfectly with the sweet pea risotto and the arugula. The mussels were hearty and in an oh-so-good broth. The pecan pie was the best we ever had. Our waitress said you sell it at the holidays. We look forward to a return trip soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Second time
    Rossnme
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    We dined here about a year ago and was disappointed. While on vacation we met a couple from Naperville who told us it was their favorite restaurant, so we decided to give it a second chance, and we are glad we did. The beet salad eas outstanding, we had the whole lobster, which, while not as good as a fresh maile lobster that we had in Maine, it almost tied for first place. One of our guests had the Chilean sea bass, with its seared crust was wonderful. We will definitely visit again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food as usual
    Katefoley4295
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    This is my favorite seafood restaurant and all was good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just a lovely place.
    albar11
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Catch-35 is our go-to place for a nice, comfortable dinner. We'll go on special occasions or with guests. Very good food, service and ambiance, not inexpensive but not outrageous. The prix fixe options are a very good value.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was very good and enjoyable
    Iwillbeback
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The waiter was very knowledgeable and he made our evening special. The food was so delicious and came hot and quicker then most restaurants.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • EXCELLENT
    Carles
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    As usual at Catch 35, superb food and better service!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Really Good Service
    TallvolVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Catch 35 has always had good food and a wine list that complements any meal. I had mentioned in an earlier review that the service had gotten less attentive. Well, I am happy the that changed Friday night. Our waiter, Ricky was excellent. Attentive and helpful, he made the halibut and salmon even more enjoyable. I look forward to our next visit.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Catch 35
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Great restaurant and has consistently maintained their standards
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good for business lunch
    Henry
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Good atmosphere, good, and service. Only issue was noise nearby when waiter was talking to the other tables. Difficult to hear conversation at times.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but...
    Relaxed
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We are regulars here, usually eating dinner after a show at the Paramount in Aurora. We have had great meals here many times, but this time, it wasn't up to usual high standards. Appetizer (sashimi) was great, and the beet salad was good. We ordered whitefish (very good) and salmon. We asked the server how they do the salmon, and he said rare. We told him that we didn't want rare but preferred medium. The fish came out more than rare, so we had to send it back. Desserts were very good, but the service was a bit off. By the end of the meal, we had several empty wine glasses, plates from previous courses, etc. sitting on our table. They should have been removed after each course.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Jackson5
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We had a great time celebrating my friends birthday at Catch 35 this weekend. The food and service were great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistent
    David
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food and service is always consistent. My wife and I have yet to have a poor experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Salt
    uncleTom
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Both entrees were so salty we couldn't finish them.
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Night Out
    Grubsup
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Decided to go here for anniversary. Decision did not disappoint. Great food and drink, low noise. Would definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful!
    tealover
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The fish was as fresh as advertised. We started with appetizer scallops and the scallops were perfefctly cooked but the sauce was fabulous. The halibut with lobster was a delicous plateful of food. When we were finished, we were full and very content. Our server Rick did a great job of explaining the menu and the specials and making recommendations and his service was very attentive. Great dining experience and would not hesitate to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Celebration!!!
    Terry
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Our waiter, Zak, was very attentive, not too intrusive. He to our food allergies and answered our many questions about the menu. Although this is a seafood centric place, I had the best filet Oscar ever... This doesn't happen very often, as we are picky about everything from seating location to air ducts blowing on us. Background music is just enough so you don't hear other table conversations. They've got it all figured out! Great experience :-)
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Great meal. John was a great host and provided us great service. Very attentive.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • B123
    B123
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Very good food,very good service Nice place I will be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Superior Seafood in Naperville
    NiceWVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    First of all the sourdough bread is scrumptious! Hard not to fill up on it. Lovely soft butter served in scallop shell. Heirloom tomato salad perfect with shaved fennel and radishes. Mussels in garlic/butter/wine--succulent and perfect. Halibut and lobster main dish with pesto potatoes excellent. Sept. is lobster month so good time to get your lobster fix. Good key lime pie, more of a lime cheesecake. Only problem: the 8 panels of "art" on the upper walls; they look like coloring book pictures. There are so many good artists out there; even lovely photos of sea creatures would be welcome. Silvery blues, ocean creatures like tropical fish or seahorses done semi-abstractly would fit better. Otherwise the decor is lovely.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Class Act Dining
    criticalfooD
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Catch 35 is a delight if you love food that is prepared impeccably using the freshest ingredients creatively. The menu and wine list has something to please any palate from its extensive fish and seafood selections to entrées that will make any carnivore drool. The décor is fresh and classy, table size ample (I hate crowded eating surfaces), pristine white tablecloths and the most comfortable leather chairs I have ever experienced in a dining establishment. Our server was extremely attentive without hovering and very knowledgeable of the menu and wine offerings. Consider finishing your meal with the flourless chocolate cake with hazelnuts, crème anglaise and raspberry coulis. It is divine, as was out our meal. Highly recommend Catch 35!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • WOW!
    SocialOne
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Four of us went to Catch 35 for lunch to celebrate my birthday. September also happened to be Lobster month at Catch 35. How lucky is that! I had the Maine lobster roll which was outstanding! The lobster bisque was better than any we had tasted. It had chunks of lobster floating about. The crab cakes and the salmon were superb. There is nothing left to say, except there are few September days left to take advantage of the Lobster Bash!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointing experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    This was the first time we had eaten at Catch 35 in quite a while, and for the price of the meal it was pretty disappointing - especially the service. We used to go there for special occasions (including this time), but I'm sorry to say that we will not be returning to Catch 35.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great/Fresh Seafood Menu
    lmj14
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    My only dilemma is knowing what to order, so many amazing things I always want. I have never been disappointed with any dish, especially anything from the specials menu (highly recommend ordering off that menu if something catches you eye and pallet)! I also LOVE the Oyster Happy Hour, GREAT deal!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not bad for left-overs!
    BakaMeme
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    As group of 4 on Sunday night we disappointed that they ran out of their signature Sea Bass and Halibut. We dug slightly deeper into the menu to find the road less traveled. What we found was worth the trip. The bisque was made with lobster today. Very tasty, although I got a bowl...should have gotten a cup. The yellowfin sashimi was amazing. The white wine broth with the mussels was too salty for our taste. The wine list was adequate, but not much more.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall