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Catch - Modern Seafood Cuisine
Catch - Modern Seafood Cuisine

Catch - Modern Seafood Cuisine Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://catchwilmington.com/
  • Email: onebadchef@hotmail.com
  • Phone: (910) 799-3847
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm;
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary Southern, Southeast Asian
  • Executive Chef: Keith Rhodes
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Contact us directly @ 910-799-3847
  • Entertainment: Watch Chef Keith Rhodes on Bravo's Top Chef Texas_Season 9
    Vote for Chef @ Bravo TV Top Chef Fan Favorite

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Catch - Modern Seafood Cuisine
Serving the Best Seafood in North Carolina. James Beard Finalist and Bravo Tv's "Top Chef Season 9" contestant, Chef Keith Rhodes explores the Cape Fear Coast,for the best it has to offer. We feature Wild Caught & sustainably raised Seafood. Organic and locally sourced Produce & Herbs.Provide the perfect compliment to our fresh Catch. Consecutively Voted Wilmington's Best Chef 2008-201.3 Dubbed “Modern Seafood Cuisine” we offer an array Fresh Seafood & Steaks,including our Signature NC Sweet Potato Salad. Appetizers include our Mouth watering “Fire Cracker” Shrimp, Crispy Cajun Fried NC Oysters & Blue Crab Claw Scampi, Seafood Ceviche& Conch Fritters to name a few. Larger Plates include Plancha grilled Painted Hills Steaks, Blackend Red Drum Filet, Charleston Crab Cakes, Tempura OBX Scallops, Flounder Escovitch & Pan roasted Queen Trigger fish. Full ABC Permits.Wines by the Glass & Mixed Drinks Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Come to this unpretentious spot and foretake in fresh perfectly prepared delicacies. Service is wonderful friendly and timely. A must for any occasion "
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We chose Catch because we wanted great seafood and a fine dining experience. The staff is attentive, friendly and well-informed. The food quality was excellent and beautfuly presented. I would definitely return and recommend to others."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Food was imaginative and outstanding. Service was great. Chef said hello afterwards and was very nice. This was our third time and we'll be back again before long I'm sure."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Keith is an amazing chef and never disappoints. His crab cakes are the best I've had. The friendly staff and wonderful food at Catch makes this a favorite for me."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "The food at Catch was amazing. It was fresh, local and prepared perfectly. The atmosphere was a little strange but the quality of the food overwhelmed everything else. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "My husband and I have been here 3 times. It is officially our favorite food in wilmington. It is a bit pricy compared to what we usually have but we do not mind paying when the quality is above the norm for our area. We love the fact that he supports local and grows his own erbs. We recamend it to all our friends. Keith Rhodes is also a very plesent person as well as the Bar tender Ricky."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Always a wonderful dining experience. Friendly service and fantastic food. Appetizers and entrees are the best in town."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Quaint fine dining restraint for a change of pace from the everyday offered menu. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Service little slow due to small staff but totally worth the wait!!! Save room and Don't miss out on dessert!!! Met the owner/chef who demmonstrates the importance of good food and customer service. Would highly recommend the hidden gem."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Some day the chef will write a memoir of his rise to the top of the food restaurant business. The flavors excite. The presentation is beautiful. Plan to have a relaxing wondful dining experience."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Great food. Great service. I recommend the conch!!!"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Looks like nothing location - but food and service were fabulous. Pre-race dinner- perfect"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Wow!! We were beyond impressed with the food on our first visit to the Catch. We ordered 4 different appetizers for the table and they were all fresh and outstanding. I ordered Lobster dish for entree and was blown away by the freshness of the flavors and the creative presentation. Some of the best food I have ever had. Beats out many upscale restaurants in Las Vegas and Charleston. The chef is fabulous. Cannot wait to return to Wilmington just to dine at The Catch again!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Excellent food, if a bit pricey; seemed chintzy of them to charge $2 if you wanted a refill on the bread. Waiter spent 5 minutes telling me about all the awards the chef has won, which I thought was rather tacky, and unnecessary, since most people are going to have sought the place out because they've heard something about the chef. it's in a strip mall, very inconspicuous, I had trouble finding it because hard to see their sign from the road. But the food was very, very good."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Chef Keith never ceases to impress with his unique take on combining local ingredients to create delicious meals. We brought our visiting son and daughter-in-law, who live in Austin, TX, rich in good restaurants, and they said Catch was "over the top"! We've been there many times before and will be back many times in the future."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "Our second trip to Catch was as enjoyable as the first. Great food and drinks, excellent service. It was off season and not as crowded as summer."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "My wife and I took a short trip to the Wilmington area and wanted to make sure we found a great place to have dinner. Catch met our expectations in all categories and I'm sure we'll be back when we are in the Wilmington area. We shared the roasted sweet potato salad for an appetizer, which we both enjoyed. My wife had the recommended crab cakes as her entree which were almost completely void of any fillers, mostly just delectable and sweet lump crab meat, delish.. My entree was a special of stir fried shrimp with lobster tail in an asian sauce with rice noodles. It was a great mix of flavors, savory, sweet, tangy, with a little zing from the fresh ginger. The most surprising part of the dish was what seemed to be marinated beets."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Did not have a good experience due to too much fancy additions to what would have been a good meal. The basic food was good, but they are getting too fancy with extras added on. Probably will not go back for awhile. Our waitresswas excellent"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "The food was absolutely delicious. This was our first time at the Catch and we will defiantly be back."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Our first visit to Catch......we will be back. The food was very good (crab cakes are NC award winning) and beautifully presented. Loved the sweet potato salad which our server advised(thank you) was large enough for two to share. Portions are not oversized....no need for a "to go" box. Service was attentive.....only concern was that we were not asked about a second glass of wine until our entrees had arrived....would have been nice to have been asked during the longish wait for the entrees. Molten lava cake was tasty but cake was a bit too spongy to be "perfect". A nice meal overall."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "We have eaten at catch many times but this time was not good. From 4 things on the menu not being available and not being tod this til one of us ordered it to slow service with a less than helpful waiter to ordering a specialty drink off the menu and being told after waiting for the drink for 20 minutes that they no longer carry the brandy from the drink,,,I was so disappointed, I took my son and daughter in law for dinner and it was so bad I do not think they will ever come back. Then I gave the waiter a visa gift card and my debit card to pay, he split the bill onto the 2 cards and ran them like credit when I was paying $100 with the gift card and the balance on my debit card. The entire evening had one think after another happen"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "We couldn't resist the appetizers. Shrimp pizza was excellent. Perfect size for four people. The clams were great. The spinach sweet potato salad was perfect. We all had fish entress that were supurb. Service and food were five star."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "I was disappointed in the resturant. I have never seen a place charge extra for more bread in the bread basket and the bread was terrible so that was good since I didn't want anymore. The price of menu items I thought were overpriced and while the food was good it was not worth the dollars. I tried it but see no reason to return since there are better sea food places and less expensive and just as good in food. Service was ok, but had to wait to get the first glass of wine for quite a while."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "Thank you!! The food was wonderful! Husband thought it was best dinner ever!!"
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "I'd give this place 10 stars if it would allow me. The food was so tasty and the staff was extremely attentive. What a treat!"
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "My wife and I visited Catch the Saturday after Valentine's Day. We made reservations and table was waiting for us, service was great and the food was outstanding."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "as we were traveling from Virginia our goal was to the guy at the catch.the food was excellent and the service was great. I would recommend anyone passing through the Wilmington area stop and take a bite of the catch"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "On this occasion, I tried the Firecracker Shrimp appetizer. Loved it and may order it as an entree next time. My husband had his favorite -- the Flaxseed Scallops OBX -- and they were delicious as usual. Our friends and I ordered the crab cakes. They were prepared as well as any I have had in restaurants on the Chesapeake Bay. Despite the busy Valentine's saturday crowd, service was terrific. The little black and white decorative box containing 2 yummy bonbons that was given to each couple was a really nice added touch to mark the occasion."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Excellent as always. The angry lobster was amazing and the sweet potatoe salad was extraordinary"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "It was a excellent dining experience, Will certainly come back."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "Great dinner ! Have been here several times and never been disappointed, Especially roasted sweet potato salad."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "My family has lived in Wilmington for awhile now, and when I want high quality, delicious seafood, Catch is my restaurant of choice. The building exterior is unassuming, and the dining area is fairly small, but all the food that comes out of that kitchen is phenomenal. I can personally vouche for the firecracker shrimp, salmon, crab cakes, and seared tuna. While the location can't compete with the beach or riverfront, the food at Catch definitely beats most other area seafood restaurants."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "First time. Excellent food and drinks. We will definitely go again."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Catch is one of our favorite restaurants in Wilmington. We absolutely recommend trying this hidden get out. Not much from the outside, but inside you will find a foodies paradise filled will unique eats and drinks. Definitely a must try."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "I always order the dish prepared with oysters and am never disappointed. All seafood dishes are prepared wonderfully and taste even better!"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "Another great experience at Catch. Service was excellent, as usual. Calamari and sweet potato salad were delicious starters. Crab cakes and flounder are our favorites."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "We were seated at 7:30, Saturday night. Wine ordered was not available. Five out of the thirteen entrees were sold out, really on a Saturday at 7:30?? We were served our food 1 1/2 hours after we were seated. We will not go back there."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We tried Catch after it first opened and were not impressed. A friend suggested we try it again. We were very disappointed. It took at least 40 minutes for dinner to arrive and was truly NOT worth the wait. So, we will not be going back."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "The food was great and the serve was good but the atmosphere was a little sub par. Of course ambiance is not the most important but a new location could really do Catch some good."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "Still the best seafood restaurant in Wilmington. Creative choices on the menu. Plenty of good non seafood selections for those non seafood members of the group. Service was very good."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "Good for seafood. We had a grouper special and crab cakes. Both were good. Service was good, wine list very good."
    Dined on 1/8/2014