About Catch - Modern Seafood Cuisine

Serving the Best Seafood in North Carolina. James Beard Finalist and Bravo Tv's "Top Chef"contestant, Chef Keith Rhodes and his team, explore the Cape Fear Coast,for the best it has to offer. We feature Wild Caught & sustainably raised Seafood. Organic and locally sourced Produce.Providing the perfect compliment to our fresh Catch. Consecutively Voted Wilmington's Best Chef Dubbed by NYT's,"Modern Seafood Cuisine” we offer an array Fresh Seafood and Vegetarian and Vegan offerings ,including our Signature NC Sweet Potato Salad. Appetizers include our “Fire Cracker” Shrimp, NC Oysters on the 1/2 Shell, Seafood Ceviche & Conch Fritters . Larger Plates include our "Angry" Maine Lobster, Prime Steaks, Blackend Mahi Mahi & our Award winning Charleston Crab Cakes, Seared OBX Scallops, Flounder Escovitch & Pan roasted Black Grouper. Full ABC Permits.Large selection of boutique Wines by the Glass, Hand crafted Cocktails And over a half a dozen rotating local beer offerings.

6623 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28405
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Vegetarian, Vegan

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(910) 799-3847

Website:
http://catchwilmington.com/

Entertainment:
Watch Chef Keith Rhodes on Bravo's Top Chef Texas_Season 9
Vote for Chef @ Bravo TV Top Chef Fan Favorite

Catering:
Contact us directly @ 910-799-3847

Executive Chef:
Keith Rhodes

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Catch - Modern Seafood Cuisine Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.6

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Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (24)
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Special Occasion (18)
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Fit for Foodies (16)
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Quiet Conversation (13)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Cozy (12)
Notable Wine List (10)
Casual (9)
Healthy (9)
Authentic (9)
Bar Seating (8)
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Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Fun (7)
Organic (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
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Hot Spot (6)
Seasonal (6)
Comfort Food (5)
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Romantic (5)
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Great Beer (2)
Happy Hour (2)
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Tasting Menu (2)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Overpriced for what you get. I paid $37 for 4 scallops....

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 (Western NC)·Dined 4 days ago

More green veggies with crab cake entree. Crispier bread, suggest sourdough.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined 7 days ago

This was our second experience. Pleasant, friendly, good food.

Tags: Casual, Great Beer, Good for a Date, Cozy, Fun, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was outstanding. Timing of the courses were timed perfectly. We never felt rushed. Wait staff was the best!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on February 9, 2018

Obviously a “ hidden” find you could drive by daily and not give a second glance to.
VERY nice presentation and tasting food.
Have already referred, and WILL return again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on February 7, 2018

We loved the food and wine. Also got a free birthday dessert! Thank you Catch!!!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Cozy, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on February 7, 2018

Best FOOD east of the Mississippis. !!! We have enjoyed Catch since it began, only gets better each time we come.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on February 7, 2018

Myself and 2 of my friends saw an advertisement for half price appetizers and free wine testing! The word "free" caught our eye. Needless to say we were very glad that we attended.
The staff was very professional and attentive. The food was awesome! I mean delicioso!!! I am the finicky one out of the group and I was more than pleased with every thing. I am looking forward to the food truck when it turns warm.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Fun, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Tasting Menu
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Great experience! Everything and everyone were wonderful

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on February 3, 2018

Very nice atmosphere. Service was good. Food was amazing.

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·Dined on February 2, 2018

Very dark, difficult to read menu. Food was good but pricey. Priced like fine dinibg but little ambiance. Thought salad should have been included for the price of the entrees. Waitress very friendly.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 31, 2018

The Catch lis fantastic. I would highly recommend it to anyone who loves good seafood. The service was great and the food was amazing. The Catch is always a good Catch.

Tags: People Watching, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Organic, Good Vegetarian Options, Paleo Friendly, Great Beer, Fun, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 31, 2018

I’m a frequent diner here with Top Chef Keith Rhodes. Always blown away. Love this place!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Many times we have eaten at Catch Modern Seafood Cuisine and are always happy we chose this wonderful Keith Rhodes restaurant here in Wilmington, NC. On this visit I started with a NC Beer and a half dozen raw oysters from Surf City that were plump, juicy and very good with the house prepared side dressings. For dinner I enjoyed the house special Angry lobster baked and presented on top of Italian rice. My wife enjoyed a glass of Shelton Bin 17 chard. from Dobson, NC. and the regular grilled Salmon that she loved. We will return to Catch very soon.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Vegan, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Organic, Authentic
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·Dined on January 30, 2018

Catch exceeded all expectations!! Food was superb and the service A++++. We will be back very quickly!! Awesome!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Richmond)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Fabulous food, service not as good.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Catch is definitely a $$$ not a $$ restaurant. The Thai mussels appetizer was excellent. The crab cakes and grouper were great. The sweet potato salad- not so much and the key lime pie was sorry to say disappointing. The wine was fine- a Russian River Chardonnay at $40, good value. Service was attentive and charming. Overall Very Good.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 26, 2018

an asset to the Wilmington community
creative, quality food
a pleasure each time

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Quick Bite
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 26, 2018

great food....he'll be in a new place before long.

a little pricey for wilmywood but worth it every once in a while.

frank

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Excellent food. Great service.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Oysters and crab cakes were excellent! Servers were very attentive.

Tags: Fun, Cozy
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on January 12, 2018

My husband said it was the best seafood dish he had ever eaten. Delicious!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Fresh ingredients prepared creatively. Sweet potato salad terrific. Great service.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Creative seafood cuisine.... Delicious and there is no place like it in Wilmington. Would recommend it to any seafood lover......

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Well this was another great experience going to Catch-Modern Seafood Cuisine in Wilmington, NC. I enjoyed a nice glass of local beer and my wife had a glass of white wine as we ordered our meal. I enjoyed a half dozen raw oysters from Cedar Island, NC that were large, juice and delicious with the Chef made house sauce in top. My wife ordered a combo dish of BBQ pork baby back ribs (six) and sea Scopes over a nice vegetable mixture. I enjoyed the house special for the evening a nice plate of Lobster, Lobster, Lobster on mashed potatoes with a sauteed side of vegetables. Another wonderful meal at Catch.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Vegan, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on December 29, 2017

anniversary. food and experience is wonderful. would def go again. scallops were amazing. dessert awesome.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Went for my birthday. Heard lots of great things about this place and my relatives had been there before and had a great time. However this time the entrees were not worth the time spent. Grouper (my favorite fish) was super bland and steak was horrible! Oysters and appetizers were good. Cute place, but it was a bad night. Not worth the cost.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Excellent dinner and good service in a quiet pleasant atmosphere

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Overall it was good, but I and my daughter in law were looking forward to the steak we had had befoe and it was no longer on the menu. We asked our server why and had no idea. When dining in a group, someone always wants a steak.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Our mom lives in Wilmington, and year after year, when we visit her, this is our favorite restaurant. Our server said he was brand new, but he didn't make a mistake. He even ran out in the rain to give me my credit card that I had forgotten (it was the wine's fault)! We've tried them all, and this is hands down the best restaurant in Wilmington. See you guys next year!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Food was great! Lobster & swordfish were well cooked & moist. There different flavoring for both options were delicious. I wasn't going to try the spinach came with my lobster, (because I don't like it!) but theirs' was delicious. NEED SIGNAGE! Definitely worth more visits.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Healthy, Local Ingredients
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Absolutely amazing food and service. Dim the lights and play some music, though. Eating a terrific mean in an interrogation room just doesn't seem right.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on December 4, 2017

The food was a bit pricey but good. The service was probably the worst we have ever had in a restaurant. We were seated at a very small table. The waitress came right over and asked if we were ready to order. We asked for some time to read the menu. She came back within minutes and we ordered two glasses of wine, appetizer, Caesar salads and two entrees. Another woman came to our table and started to uncork a bottle of wine. Apparently she had been told that we ordered a bottle. After we got that straightened out, a basket of grilled bread was served. Two pieces were great, one was burnt black. When our appetizer was served, we were not given any plates. My husband asked for more bread and we were told it would be right out. Four requests later, we were still waiting for our bread. When it finally arrived, it had not been grilled. Our entrees were brought to the table before our salads. We asked about the salads and they apologized and said they would be right out. We had to ask four more times and they were finally brought out near the end of our meal. We were asked if we would like black pepper on the salad, we said yes, and never saw the pepper. At this point, they offered us two free glasses of wine to make up for all the errors, which we accepted. We were then asked if we would like to order dessert from the menu. When we made the reservation we said it was for a birthday, when the hostess seated us she asked if it was for a special occasion and we said it was a birthday, yet we had to tell them a third time for our complimentary dessert.

There were 4 ladies waiting on us, yet each one dropped the ball so many times it wasn’t funny. We will not be back. For those prices, there are too many good restaurants in the area that provide good food and good service.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on November 29, 2017

I have be eating at Catch-Modern Seafood Cuisine for several years now and have Never been disappointed in the experience. I had a Mother Earth Beer with my half dozen oysters on the half shell, Fro Cedar Island, they were large, plump, salty and delicious. My wife enjoyed the fried calamari and Shelton Bin 17 Chardonnay the was to her liking. We were give some crayfish fritters the were wonderful. For diner I enjoyed scallops and mussels on wilted kale that was cooked to perfection. The wife had Salmon entree with potatoes and vegetables that was perfect. We brought home lots of food because we were stuffed wen finished. Can't wait till next trip ot Catch.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Organic, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on November 25, 2017

I had not been to The Catch in a couple years. I used to recommend it to out of town visitors. I will not be doing that. We both ordered the crab cakes - the were possibly the worst I’ve had - I swear it was like they had been cooked in advance and microwaved for serving. The sauce was tasteless. Overall it’s an ok place - the location and interior has always only been ok but the food made up for it. Maybe it was the holiday weekend crew in the kitchen. I’ll try again - in a couple years.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

I finally made it to Catch Restaurant in Wilmington! This restaurant consistently is booked, but I was able to snag a reservation for November 24. I feasted on Dirty South oysters as an appetizer. Mom and I shared the seafood platter which was simply perfection. For dessert, Mom had the molten chocolate bundt cake and I had pumpkin cream brûlée. All of the dishes were absolutely amazing!

The service and staff were absolutely exceptional! Chef Keith Rhodes is a culinary genius! Don't miss an opportunity to dine at this restaurant.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Bar Seating
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Overall, great experience with excellent quality. Intensive flavor. Their signature sweet potato salad was great but the spinach wasn’t as fresh as it should have been. My partner had the most amazing fresh soft shell crabs from a local purveyor. My Drunken Lobster was beautifully presented but was too sweet for my taste. Oyster appetizer was very good. Nice wine selection .Would go back again!

Tags: Authentic, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We had to help the hostess find our reservation on her computer screen. Meager selection of liquors and spirits. If you love all varieties of shell fish...you'll be happy...but otherwise a very limited menu. Service was slow...seemed distracted and almost inattentive although there was not (yet) a full house. Pre-meal bread (which was quite tasty) did not come out until just before the entrees arrived...which took some time. Things might have been better had we dined at the bar, but it was relatively small with all seats taken at 7:30 pm.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Weird ambiance in dining room, bar was beautiful though. We had the calamari as an appetizer and it was delicious. We had the diver scallops with mussels. The sweet potatoes and sauce we're delicious. The mussels and scallops we're cooked well but were incredibly salty. For the price, it seems to risky to go back.

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vip
 (Wilmington)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Our trip to Catch-Modern Seafood Cuisine was very nice once again. We make it here at least once a month and have never been disappointed in the food or service provided. I had a cold beer with my fresh oysters on the half shell to start the meal and followed with a one and a half pound lobster tail on mashed potato puree with asparagus tips. My wife had a glass of Chardonnay with her spare ribs with shrimp topping. The meal was wonderful as usual and Keith Rhodes and his staff proved once again why they win awards.

Tags: Disabled Access, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Organic, Healthy, Authentic, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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