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Catch 54

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38931 Madison Ave, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4537
+1 302-436-8600
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A few glitches in an otherwise lovely meal!

Catch 54 has the perfect décor for enjoying the bay and the wildlife while you dine. There isn’t a bad seat in the house with those high ceiling and huge windows overlooking the water. We decided to go on Monday which is oyster night. There are some dollar raw oysters to be had, but the special is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
ConventionLady
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Maryland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Maryland
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Catch 54 has the perfect décor for enjoying the bay and the wildlife while you dine. There isn’t a bad seat in the house with those high ceiling and huge windows overlooking the water. We decided to go on Monday which is oyster night. There are some dollar raw oysters to be had, but the special is really a dollar... More 

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Fenwick Island, Delaware
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

There are two bars, one up and one down. The downstairs bar has some high top tables, and the upstairs bar has several booths. Happy hour drinks were good with several draft beers, house wines, and rail drinks at good prices. Apps were bigger portions than we expected for under $10 and very good calamari, shrimp boil, and cheeseburgers. The... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

So we had given up on this place - no reservations accepted, pricey and the crabcakes were not true MD fair (they were more "gourmet" with bits of pepper and things in the mix). Well, we decided to give it another try recently (Valentine's day) and they apparently have a new chef and a new crabcake recipe!! Two glorious, all-lump... More 

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Fenwick Island, Delaware
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We are locals who eat out often. This is a nice place with good food. The prices are kind of high considering what you get. (portions are small) Drink prices are high also but this is the beach and the tourists will pay. In my opinion, there are better values to be had very close by. The place burned down... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Really cool restaurant and very good food. A little pricey in season but also have great specials off season. Decor is modern and comfy. Food is always good. Amazing fresh fish, also very tasty steaks. Good wine list, full bar. Great views and outdoor seating. Service is pretty good! Can be long waits when in season.

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Selbyville, Delaware
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

food is good...this is restaurant that has chef and the food has always been good..but the price is high for the amount of food you receive.....good view of the bay....nice clean place...due to cost of food I could only give them an average...otherwise it would be above average

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Ocean City, MD
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73 reviews 73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Been going to Catch for years now and it always delivers delicious food and great service. Great specials, happy hour menu and drink prices. Shrimp boil was very tasty. Great job Lauren!

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Lexington, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Enjoyed a light meal at "Catch 54" tonight. Recommend the Baked Crab Dip and it was fantastic! A must have when you dine there.

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Frederick, Maryland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

We've been to Catch 54 many times during the summer season. It's always been great, but typically crowded with a long wait for a table. It was nice to walk into the restaurant off season and get a table by the water. I had a kale salad that was really delicious and my entree was salmon. Everyone enjoyed their meals.... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I do not know what is best the food or view, I would have to choose the view I suppose. View of Assawoman Bay with the Fenwick Lighthouse in the background, does not get any better than that. Food is very nicely done and plated very well. Worth a trip.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38931 Madison Ave, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4537
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island
  • Phone Number: +1 302-436-8600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?