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Fisherman's Catch Bar

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American, Canadian, Seafood
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18 Walker St, Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-583-1801
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Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As per the waitress, the perch is a milder fish and less bones than the pickerel and their fish are battered and fried but you can asked the pickerel to be panfried for $1 extra. The batter is already on the fish and they cannot be amend the thickness of the batter but you can ask them to drain it... More 

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London, Ontario
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113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Totally underwhelmed by the meal I had at this restaurant. The fries were clearly of the frozen variety and the fish (perch) consisted of 5 tiny pieces surrounded by an overcooked rubbery batter. The salad bar was OK considering how few selections were actually available. Service was on par with the meal. As someone who makes my own fish and... More 

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HAMILTON
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

we stopped in chicken fingers & Cajun dry wings excellent. we liked when she back asked why & where we were from will return next year

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

While in Port Dover we had dinner at the Fisherman's Catch, on the recommendation of the B and B owner. The place was pretty "plain-jane" but was clean and looked to be be well kept. Service was good. I ordered the local pickerel dinner. My wife had a salad and sweet potato fries. I elected to have veggies instead of... More 

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Port Dover
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I own and manage a B&B in the region, Dover House Bed and Breakfast, and when my guests as me I tell them Fisherman's Catch is my favorite restaurant because it is. It's the best food and the best service with the best price. I've never had a meal that was wanting and even when it's busy the ladies who... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We dined here twice ;once in spring and once in July 2016.We always had the fish and chips.Nothing to rave about.Staff could be a bit friendlier and perhaps a smile once in a while would do.We found it understaffed since we had to wait for quite a while for our orders to be taken.

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Thank gdi2011
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We came in at 1 pm on a Thursday. We were a party of 4. The server was friendly at first but that was the only positive. We waited an hour and a half for our food. Other people who arrived at the restaurant after us were served before us and were leaving before we had even received our food.... More 

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Thank Atmarchant
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Food is decent. Escargot are fantastic. Decor needs updating, really really dated but I guess that could be part of the charm if you want to look at a positive attitude. Service.. service kinda sucks, waitresses almost seem disinterested once they serve your order to see how it is or if you need anything else. You shouldn't always need to... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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195 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Every so often we take a trip to Lake Erie. Port Dover is a perennial favourite, but we like to vary our eating experiences. When we arrived at this restaurant, we realized it was the very first place we had patronized here. But that was some years ago. Had it changed? It was somewhat run down--in need of paint and,... More 

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Markham, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Staff was friendly but .... My friend and I ordered the perch platter to share. Come with salad bar and we opted for the additional fries. Salad bar was limited. It was ok. If you like salad bars, you will be disappointed. Suppose to come with 16oz plate, they gave us only 8oz but that's fine as the salad bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Walker St, Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Norfolk County  >  Port Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 519-583-1801

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?