The Big Ketch Buckhead

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$31 to $50
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Seafood
The Big Ketch Buckhead is a beach getaway in the heart of the city. With fresh seafood delivered daily, we create signature dishes that bring the southern coast to you. So sit back and relax at your neighborhood beach house with hand-crafted cocktails and coastal inspired fare. No SPF required.

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MichaelM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good

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Amazon
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great and my mom loved it!

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klizw
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere! You can never go wrong with a date night or girls night out at The Big Ketch.

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vipCeeCee
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Everything was delicious! The shrimp and crab dip with homemade chips was the bomb. Lobster roll is a must order!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great, friendly and attentive service.

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vipStevenB
Atlanta
15 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious meal....had the new Salmon BLT...outstanding.... Ryan, once again, a great waiter and rocked excellent service.

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NancyE
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

I was very pleased to see the servers wearing masks and gloves and tables being socially distanced. The food was very good. Service could have been more attentive, as we had to ask for several things, one in particular which we had ordered. All in all, still one of my favorite places.

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vipBits
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great place. Great service. Great food. Drinks are only so-so ... but that’s an easy fix 😃👍🏻

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AmyS
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tried a new restaurant for a last minute meet up with family in town for a flight. The Big Ketch was able to accommodate 6 and the food was AMAZING! Everyone enjoyed their appetizers (hush puppies and oysters) and meals...kids included.

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MichaelL
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat...service great....food excellent...atmophere great....really enjoyed the whole experience...will be back in the future...

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eclecticeaterz
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This is a great place to go if you like decent seafood and want to social distance. The drinks are pretty strong and tasty. I love their hot buttered lobster roll and sangria.

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vipAlexandraM
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great seafood selection!!! Staff was awesome and they make us feel comfortable dining out during this time!

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JaneL
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall4food1service5ambience5

I love the atmosphere of Big Ketch but I'll say my poor son ordered the lobster roll. I noticed he wasn't eating it--and he usually loves lobster. Well, I took a bite and that was one BAD boy. It tasted like I had licked the inside of a dumpster. Had to actually spit it out. Everything else was fine but I'm not sure we'll be back. I worried all night that he would be seriously ill.

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vipKathleenK
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great pre-Father's day lunch on the covered porch. Very covid comfortable. Oysters, calamari and Lobster rolls were all excellent as was the service.

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Foody13
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I truly enjoyed the ambience of the Big Ketch restaurant. The food was delicious and service was excellent!! I will be back!!

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vipKellyM
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect as always! Seated quickly. Waitstaff was accommodating. Appetizers were delicious. We got smoked fish dip and Brussels. All things considered, one of the BEST spots in Atlanta!!!

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JazW
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was exceptional as always! We went for a late dinner on a Saturday night. Unfortunately, they were out of oysters, scallops and Prosecco. Instead we had salmon, shrimp and grits, calamari, lobster dip, a lobster roll and a few bar drinks. Patio seating was fun. We will be back for sure!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So glad our first dinner out in 3 months was at The Big Ketch! The hostess ensured that we snagged a table outside and our server, Colton, was fabulous - so attentive! Food and drinks were good as always Thanks for making it a great night with friends!

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EverettC
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Table and restroom were filthy even during COVID requirements. The service was poor. Had to wait for our drinks to start with then finished them prior to the waiter coming to check on us. By the time we got our second drink we were done with our meal and ready to go since we had been there for over 90 minutes. I have been to the Big Katch numerous times and will never return.

I wouldn’t recommend this restaurant.

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KevinR
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

well prepped for return to business.. waiter was outstanding..

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!

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vipMichaelP
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Birthday with some of my family.

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vipAmyk
Atlanta
32 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great night! Then add in delish food and great service.... Monday just got better. 😁

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viplove2eatout
Atlanta
56 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service delicious food

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Excellent fresh fish!

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vipAmyW
Atlanta
58 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Food is generally delicious but the place is dirty--especially the unisex bathroom. Paper towel and toilet dispensers were not working properly so now way to escape the room with clean hands. Floor was sticky and covered in trash from prior occupants. I'd bring lots of hand sanitizer.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The food was great. The noise was louder than expected. The initial service was good, but had to flag waiter down for drink refills.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great dinner I wish the portions were a little more though 😊evening was great

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vipFoodieguy13
Atlanta
76 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Moderate priced seafood in nice casual setting. Oysters, bisque and grouper always a great meal. Music on patio some nights a plus. Friendly efficiency that you don’t find many places. Good place for friends to gather and 😊!

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TaraC
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Haven't been here in a while and boy has it changed! I bought a TravelZoo voucher for 4 and was excited to try the restaurant again. However, the food was mediocre at best. A real disappointment. The friendly staff couldn't make up for this.

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vipBarry
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Did not enjoy my meal. My lobster bisque was room temperature. My greens were cold. The waiter was pleasant.

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HerbO
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, good value and excellent service and plenty of parking.

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vipFloridaFoodie
Atlanta
15 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the fishbowl margarita and it was amazing. I go often to this restaurant. It never fails always delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The mussels were outstanding!!! Also the crab cakes and brussels! Yum!!!

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TomS
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Overall, a terrible dining experience. Service from the waitress was poor. She only checked on us when motioned for and was inattentive and brief. Kitchen was in the weeds. Reservation at 7:30, seated at 7:45, served at 9:00. Disappointing food quality...would not recommend.

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vipDebInATL
Atlanta
68 reviews