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Caplinger's Fresh Catch

7460 N Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46250-2862
+1 317-288-7263
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (35 reviews)
“lobster roll” (31 reviews)
“hush puppies” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7460 N Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46250-2862
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The menu is extensive, but we are stuck on the fish sandwich special and the fish dinner special. All of the sides are very good. Order at the counter and they will bring your meal to your table. I've also heard that their lobster rolls...More

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who knew !!! This is the best fish, fresh and seasoned very well. I live south of Indy and it’s the only fish I want. Road Trip....again. I would highly recommend this place. It gets busy fast, but the line moves guickly. Definitely worth it.

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have bought fresh fish to cook myself at home ie (grouper,salmon,walleye). It has always been fresh and delicious. I have also had their Fisk sandwich and the lobster roll, my personal favorite.

Thank roger h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried the one in Zionsville. It was good however we heard the Shadeland store was better. You can pick up some of the spices and box meals in the small display shop area. Very good side dishes.

Thank dong735
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small diner style restaurant with the best fish! It can get busy so allow time for them to prepare and cook your el pescado the way you want it! You can also buy it fresh and take it home and cook it yourself!

Thank jamiesQ2996RV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about Caplinger’s from our Indy friends - were from NJ so we have a good feel for fresh fish. We were both surprised. This place is a gem. We each ordered the lobster roll - it can be a challenge to get it...More

Thank K16kid
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Simply adore the lobster roll from Caplinger's! The roll itself is primo and the lobster roll is a key ingredient in the final product! The lobster salad contained within will take you over the moon. It is simply the best. I prefer to order "...More

Thank jmauvinen
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I thought this was just a fish market. This place is a fish market, restaurant, and store. The salmon dinner I had was excellent. You get two sides with a dinner purchase and several different ways of preparation. Caplinger's also caters. The employees are jumping...More

Thank TamaraM2884
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great place to buy Gulf coast shrimp. No Farm raised shrimp here, The Restaurant near Whitestown is where I bought.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This place, located in a strip mall looks very unassuming. You walk in if you can get in because the place is always packed, and you find the freshest fish probably in Indiana! You order from a wonderful menu and you get some Great fish...More

Thank ChuckHauger
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Bill M
3 February 2018|
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Response from Johnnymoondog | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure either
Bill M
3 February 2018|
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Response from Andrew C | Property representative |
No, they are available year round. Certain areas of the country are better than others when summer hits but all of the waters continually produce oysters year round. Typically you will find more bacterial growth in warm... More
8 June 2016|
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Response from Andrew C | Property representative |
We stock yellow perch daily assuming it is available. During winter months it can be more difficult to source due to lakes freezing over. You can purchase of fresh for the case and we will cook it or you can take it home... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 am
10:00 am - 8:00 am
10:00 am - 8:00 am
10:00 am - 9:00 am
10:00 am - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7460 N Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46250-2862
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-288-7263
We are a family friendly atmosphere. Limited seating, outdoor seating weather permitting. Very affordable fish and seafood fare. From sandwiches to po/boys,homemade sides,sauces and desserts. Fresh baked buns and rolls for every sandwich. Voted #1 Restaurant in The State of Indiana three different times. Come see what everyone is talking about. Caplinger's Fresh Catch open Tuesday-Saturday. We also have a full, gourmet Fish Market with fresh fish being delivered daily. Call for special orders
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