Catch 35 - Chicago
The menu offers variety, appeal and flavor with the city’s freshest seafood and steaks, such as Chilean sea bass, Szechwan scallops, seared Yellow Fin tuna, a bone-in rib eye and a chef’s cut New York strip. Whether you’re dining for business or pleasure, every experience is special at Catch 35.
Join us for live jazz Tuesday through Saturday with the Eric Hochberg Trio led by Eric Hochberg, one of Chicago’s most well-known and versatile jazz musicians.
The food here is fresh and great. Unbelievable Chilean Sea Bass.
Second experience at Catch-35 and it was terrific. Great food. Our server, Carlos, was excellent. Very knowledgeable about the offerings and candid about his recommendations. The bread is amazing. Among the best I have ever had. And the topper was that they had fresh anchovies for the Caesar salad.
Catch 35 in Chicago is consistently a 5-Star experience. My wife and I have dinner frequently before shows and for special occasions. The food is always excellent, whether it's a special dish or an old standby. And the service is even better. Throw in valet parking and it begs the question: Why go anywhere else?
Always a great experience when I dine at Catch 35.
Great food and service!
The hostess wasn’t very warm/friendly, the food was slightly above average, and the service was decent, but not quite as good as expected.
Great food and great service make this restaurant a must when in Chicago. The fish is perfectly prepared. They also have a nice wine list to go with your selection. Also the price fix is an amazing deal. Go for it!!
Lovely restaurant, great food, professional service...I guess you could say I enjoyed our pretheatre dinner.
Always a great place to go when we are downtown. Great food and excellent service !!!
The food was well prepared and delicious. The service was excellent.
Hugo is a most fabulous waiter. He has taken care of us several times. WONDERFUL!
My companion and I had tickets to a play downtown. We took advantage of the prix-fixe menu which gave us an appetizer, entree, and dessert for $37. Good value, and decent selection from five different entrees. Our server was excellent, and very attentive. Recommended for a good meal before or after an outing downtown.
Table was ready at time of reservation- staff was on top of everything- food was excellent- atmosphere was relaxed and gave us the opportunity to talk and catch up
Enjoyed the food & service
I was there for a Birthday dinner, I loved the ambience, the Jazz was great and the dinner was excellent, not to mention the staff was very welcoming. Will definitely return.
Delicious fish. Chilean Sea Bass was a hit and the bisque is a great addition to a meal.
Our server was mediocre at best. Food was good. Atmosphere was good. He didn’t fit the place at all.
Restaurant is beautiful,the food and drinks where outstanding . The waiter was excellent made sure to always check if we needed anything.
The restaurant was very nice, food was ok. Would've preferred a larger selection of items on the menu.
First time...wonderful service and excellent food. I would certainly repeat.
The food was outstanding! The wait staff was friendly and knowledgeable and, since our table was not quite ready, the staff seated us in a private room! Highly recommended!
Had a terrific meal. The Sea Bass is 7oz - so Mom and I split the meal. We each ordered a salad - the Martha's vineyard and the Kale - and we shared a dessert. Everything was exceptional. The waitress asked if we were going to a show - and we were - we were done in plenty of time. The restaurant is conveniently located next to a hotel - there is a line of cabs readily available.
I always enjoy eating here. The menu is fantastic and the bar staff really know what they’re doing.
The restaurant is long and narrow, why did the host walk us all the way through the restaurant to a very DARK table at the back?Plenty of tables and we had reservations. When we got our menus I couldn’t read mine, I had to get out the light on my iPhone. Turns out the light bulb above us had burnt out. Our waiter saw that and said, “oh yeah, I guess the light it out.” And walked away... what the hell? So we are pretty much in the dark aside from the candle at our table. As we were leaving we got to look at all the nice food other diners were enjoying at their well lit tables. The food was decent, but I was so turned off by the curt, indifferent service by our server, it made it hard to enjoy the meal. Once again I had to pull out the iPhone light to sign the credit card receipt.
Too many good restaurants in Chicago, I won’t be returning to Catch 35.
Birthday visit for two
Husbands birthday, loves seafood. Best waiter incredible food. But they sat someone before who did not have reservations and we did. They gave them the booth and we got stuck by an exit door. I had to sit through our whole meal with my jacket on. Was not happy with front desk service but food service our waiter was incredible. I guess I would go again only because of the waiter.
Haven't been there in awhile, but hit the mark as always!
Good place to go in Chicago. Good food and close to most things in downtown Chicago.
Had not been to this restaurant for a while because of inconsistent service and food, but was pleasantly surprised this time. Food was served hot. The fish and vegetables were perfectly prepared. Nice wine list.
The Prixe Fixe menu has not changed in so long................. Food is good. Restaurant did not have "the crowd" after the theater that is usually has. Maybe look at having some new menu items?
The food and service were excellent. The price was a bit more than we normally pay, but it is consistent other restaurants that have the same cuisine. The decor is dated and seems like it hasn't changed since it opened in the 90's. That said, it didn't show wear and was clean. I liked the live music.
Our whole experience was a surprise and wonderful. Probably hadn't been there for 30 years. Our server was terrific, and very helpful. Food was great and very affordable. And the theater parking was frosting on the cake. What a deal! Karen
Perfectly prepared seafood
Only negative is when my date asked what a good fish was, he suggested to most expensive fish in the menu!!!!!
Really ticked me off.
I've been to Catch35 5 or 6 times previously and have always enjoyed the entire experience. Seated at the bar with live music is a great place for a drink, and food and service top notch. That's why I keep going back. But this last experience was not great. Writing negative reviews is not what I enjoy doing, but this is a recount of my last trip there. After being seated, our waiter appeared and asked if we would like drinks, having never told us his name. Drinks were fine. Baguette on the table was excellent. Ordered calamari which quite good and was fried, served with tofu on kebab sticks. Took waiter over 10 minutes to open our bottle of wine after its delivery to our table. Wife ordered the 4oz salmon with shrimp. Four shrimp served with an anemic and overcooked piece of salmon. I had the yellowfin tuna sashimi which was seared with sesame seeds very nicely, and was a delightful filet, but was served like it had just been removed from the refrigerator, cold (like refrigerated cold). When I sear tuna its room temperature in the middle. I'm thinking precooked, plated later. No-one bats 1.000, I just hope it's not a trend.
We were very late for our reservation. They were gracious and accommodating. Food selection was impressive. My husband loved the bread - reminded him of European bread. We started with salads - mixed and wedge. Both delicious. We both had the Chef's Special - grilled salmon, shrimp and asparagus served with mashed potatoes. Excellent. Service was so fast but we never felt hurried. Will be going back!
The food and service were both outstanding. I had the 18 oz. Bone In Ribeye which came out just as ordered. My wife had the fried shrimp platter which she said was great. We both had the shrimp-lobster bisque which was some of the best I have had as was the Oysters Rockefeller we had as an appetizer. Would whole heartedly recommend !!!
Food was great, service was great. Sheila was awesome. Loved the wine too!
Cant wait to come back soon.
The service was spot on from valet, to hostess to the table service. Wish we had time to stay for the jazz band. Beautiful place.