I agree with Nicholas K - this place is an institution. And has been for years. Started by Dewey Culbreth, it is now run by his son Dewey, better known as Jim, and the place simply never changes. I feel really sorry for anyone who can't appreciate this eatery. So the decor is not the Ritz but its afficionados wouldn't be seen dead at the Ritz - and vice versa! Go there in shorts and a T-shirt, with a huge appetite, and be prepared to leave with a big smile on your face after a fabulous meal costing a fraction of its rivals. This year a two pound (8) plate of large (really) crab claws sold for $48 - and that's a real steal. The catfish is certainly the best in South Florida but so are the shrimp, the crab legs and the 'N'awlins' crayfish tails. This is the real America. Not a chain. Just good, honest food sold at good, honest prices - and sometimes thrown at you by good, honest Americans! If you want a bit more 'polished' service ask for Gale or Marta. Interestingly Catfish Deweys used to appear in Zagat. Since they dropped it a few years ago I've continued to go to Catfish Deweys - regularly - but I've dropped Zagat!
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