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Catfish Deweys

4003 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-5241
+1 954-566-5333
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“catfish” (229 reviews)
“hush puppies” (97 reviews)
“crab legs” (52 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4003 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-5241
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a meal! Had the AYCE shrimp, catfish, and clams, on Monday night. Now I like shrimp and this was outstanding! Well prepared and bounteous quantity. If I lived nearby Catfish Dewey's would be a regular stop. Wife and I throughly enjoyed ourselves. Michael was...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the exterior or location. Inside you will find a setting that makes you feel you are in the French Quarter! The food is fantastic and the hush puppies just keep coming. The prices are crazy. We'd planned to go to...More

Thank tina v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my girlfriend out to Catfish Dewey's for dinner on Saturday April 29. We waited about thirty minutes which was fine for a Saturday night. The restaurant was very loud and the table was small but that was ok, I know they were busy...More

Thank medic72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went Saturday for our last hurrah of stone crabs all four of us order a lb of mediums they were succulent and delicious collards were very good and also were the hush puppies and slaw the waitress was super nice and friendly cant' remember her...More

Thank Glorissa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh so good and fresh. And tonite I had both Stone and Snow Crabs. The Hushpuppies are crispy on the outside and have just enough flavor to make them stand well above ost orher restaurants version. Our waitress was on top of things which added...More

Thank Judi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wander how much they make a year pulling this scam. Food was ok but service was under par. I reflected it in my tip by leaving 13%. When I checked my account the next day I was charged a 20.5% tip. They unjustly took...More

1  Thank Don M
Dewey C, Owner at Catfish Deweys, responded to this review

Thank you for calling me at the restaurant. Thank you for accepting my apology, for understanding we made a mistake on the charge and accepting the refunded $5.00 (of the $3.00 overcharge). An internal audit showed no nefarious indications by either the staff or the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was worth the drive from Miami Beach and Miami prices. The food was as fresh as can be (raw oysters were sweet and succulent.) Fried shrimp were heavenly without a hint of grease. Hush puppies and cole slaw included with all entrees was welcome....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the location was away from the beach towns and the decor has not been updated in a while, everyone was friendly, the service was great and the food was plentiful and truly good! It's very reasonably priced. I ordered fish and chips and could...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Dewey's for the Stone Crab. It's always fresh and the best prices in the area. My wife and I each had a dozen medium size claws and were not disappointed. Only exception was the service was slow both from the kitchen and...More

Thank CleeLargo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Riding by this place you will likely pass it by, but this is the greatest find on the our trip. The Seafood was excellent. If you are looking for something specific to eat, look at the the nightly specials to know which night to go....More

Thank Jason R
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Don M
Why did your waitress over charge my card by upping her tip from 13% for sub par service to 20.5% and then your manager give me the runaround when I caught it and complained?
5 May 2017|
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Response from Dewey C | Property representative |
I need more details to answer your question. More details would help me figure out what happened and why. Please call me at:954-566-5333 Friday night 5/5/2017 Check number would be all I need. it's on your credit card... More
Is the batter gluten free? If not is the sauce on BBQ ribs gluten free? I am bound and determined to eat there! lol
24 April 2017|
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Response from Dewey C | Property representative |
Hi Vic49, There is flour mixed in with corn flour in the breading mix for our fried items, which means they do contain gluten. However upon request the fish can be fried in plain cornmeal/ They will be cooked in the same... More
Ron B
Are crab legs on the menu tonight and what is the price?
24 February 2017|
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Response from Dewey C | Property representative |
Sorry to not respond right away. We offer the all you can eat Alaskan snow crab legs every day. -Dewey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4003 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-5241
    (1/2 mile north of Oakland Pk. Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop 100 feet to the south of Catfish Deweys.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-566-5333
  • E-mail
Catfish Deweys, established in 1984, is a family owned and operated seafood restaurant offering all you can eat entrees as well as traditional portion meals.