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Catfish Deweys

4003 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-5241
+1 954-566-5333
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“catfish” (276 reviews)
“hush puppies” (108 reviews)
“crab legs” (62 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4003 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-5241
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Reviewed yesterday

A clerk at CVS recommended this restaurant. The food and drinks were really good. Our server, Mike, was one of the best servers we've ever had, and we are picky!

Thank musicwomn9
Reviewed 2 days ago

I ordered the all you an eat catfish tonight. My server, Casey, greeted me with the hush puppies and cole slaw. I'm not a fan of the cole slaw but love the hush puppies. The catfish ame out hot and was very tasty. Casey was...More

Thank Marshall S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After 34 years they still have a winner. The food is fresh, great and plentiful. Most items can be all you can eat. Very casual and family friendly.

Thank Yaaqov1921
Dewey C, Owner at Catfish Deweys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you! Dewey

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner with a friend and enjoyed the wonderful meaty catfish and I also enjoyed the fried shrimp. Restaurant was filled with persons enjoying the food and surroundings. Low key atmosphere. It is a family restaurant with a small bar, but was not inclined to be...More

Thank haroldt629
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

THE go place for fresh seafood. Huge portions, best hush puppies anywhere and great lunch specials. During season the Stone Crab claws are amazing. Locals love the place, give it a try!

Thank Equineannie
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat seafood. This is our second time visiting Catfish Dewey’s. The place is always packed. The staff is very friendly and fast. We ordered the smoked fish dip; it was pretty fresh. Kids meals was delicious. My son loves the fried shrimp...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I should note that the location was old, so don’t expect an amazing atmosphere. Founded in 1984, it has the look and feel of an older location. That said, the portions were excellent and the service was THE BEST I had in Ft Lauderdale. Sincerely...More

Thank M3703QAchris
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

A longtime fixture in the community they must be doing something right. In fact, they still do it right. Good food at reasonable prices. Sure the place can use a facelift, but with that lift is going to come additional cost, smaller portions yada yada...More

Thank 4whatitsworth2day
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We were staying close to the I-95 and googled “restaurants near me” and found this. We looked at the great reviews online and so glad we did. Food, service and atmosphere were all fantastic and clearly it was a popular place with locals and tourists...More

Thank AlisonJG25
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Me and My spouse came in town for some R&R and wanted some good fresh seafood... Oh My Goodness, Did we find it he had the snapper, shrimp, scallops and I had oysters and shrimp... I had the best sweet potato fries and the hush...More

Thank Natalie J
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30 December 2017|
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Response from Dewey C | Property representative |
Greetings, sorry to take so long responding. Here is our kid's menu: Children’s menu For little folks up to ten years old... More
6 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
25 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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
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.
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