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David's Catfish House

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5129 Dogwood Dr, Milton, FL 32570-4578
+1 850-626-1500
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Pensacola, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been eating here once a week forever!!! Went tonight expecting good food, fun with friends, as usual!! Food was "HORRIBLE!!!" First time ever!!!! Catfish was burnt, grits were bland, and my shrimp had to go back. Think the cook needs to be supervised or show cook how to prepare, food and cook it proper!!! First time ever someone has tried... More 

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Thank FoulballNYYankees
Chet S, Owner at David's Catfish House, responded to this review

Let me start by saying I appreciate your faith I will resolve this problem. I am glad this has never been a issue before and the Kim was able to address the issue in a satisfactory manner. I am very sorry you had a negative dinning experience and your issue has been taken up with the kitchen manager and will... More 

Pensacola, Florida
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following a frustrating and non-edible meal at the greasy basket, my party of 7 traveled to the bright and friendly confines of David's Catfish House. We were greeted and seated by a wonderful little lady with a great friendly and who is full of lots of southern charm. The service was prompt and the food was hot and fresh! Needless... More 

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Thank Steve L
Chet S, Owner at David's Catfish House, responded to this review

I am pleased to see we were able to get dinner squared away for you and the family Steve. Hope y'all come see us more often now that you found us, and thank you for the kind review. More 

St George, UT
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Best fish in town. Also have great shrimp and great service. They also have excellent gumbo, try it!

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Thank Bianca J
Chet S, Owner at David's Catfish House, responded to this review

Thanks Bianca glad you enjoyed our Gumbo More 

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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Food is okay. Clean restaurant. Prepare to wait on the weekend. Wait staff is very friendly. We won't be going back.

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Thank Valerie N
Milton, Florida
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My husband, son and I often meet at David's Catfish for a great lunch or dinner. The catfish is always fresh and cooked to perfection. My husband loves the fried shrimp and oysters. My son enjoyed the boiled shrimp and fried oysters. I am a catfish lover and can't bring myself to order anything else. There cole slaw is good... More 

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Thank Bonnie K
Chet S, Owner at David's Catfish House, responded to this review

Bonnie, thank you for the wonderfully written review More 

Milton, Florida
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My family might come here all the time for lunch and dinner. If you're in the Milton area you should stop by the food is excellent.

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1 Thank Eric D
Chet S, Owner at David's Catfish House, responded to this review

Glad you and the family enjoyed it Eric More 

Millington, Tennessee
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We went there for dinner. The service was excellent as was the food. I had 2 Catfish fillets & my wife had 2 whole Catfish. They were large portions and cooked to perfection. If you order tea they also set you a large picture of tea on your table.

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Thank Henry M
Chet S, Owner at David's Catfish House, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review I am glad you and your wife enjoyed your visit Henry More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

David's Catfish has the best Cole slaw in the world! Catfish and popcorn shrimp are great. Prices are reasonable. All food is delicious here.

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Thank joyr139
Chet S, Owner at David's Catfish House, responded to this review

Thank you Joy, and I will inform the kitchen staff of there new title Best Cole slaw in the world More 

Milton, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I could go here and eat nothing but their coleslaw and crackers. Being from this area fish and seafood are my favorite meal. Honestly mullet is my favorite fish and I do wish y'all would serve it too, but I understand catfish is your specialty and it's also out of this world. Hands down Davids is the best !!!

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Thank jeannie567
Chet S, Owner at David's Catfish House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words Jeannie More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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134 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We are from a fish camp area. This was the closest food to what we are use too, that we have encountered. Catfish and all was good. Had seafood platter and fish and shrimp. Baked beans tasted like Bushes BBQ beans. Little pricey for the amount of food given, The wooden chairs are uncomfortable.

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Thank BorntoTravel911
Chet S, Owner at David's Catfish House, responded to this review

Glad to see y'all enjoyed our catfish and shrimp, and were the closest thing to home cooking you found on this trip. Sorry to see you did not like the seats. But, next time you come down from the Carolina's come back and see us. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5129 Dogwood Dr, Milton, FL 32570-4578
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: +1 850-626-1500
Description
We invite you to visit us and enjoy the best Mississippi Catfish and Gulf Seafood found anywhere. David's in Milton is your place for good ole "comfort food." Everything is prepared the old fashioned way...hand battered in a light cornmeal batter for the fish, and light flour batter on the shrimp, oysters and crab claws. Our secret recipes are made from scratch and everything is cooked to your order and always served fresh. We don't have a microwave oven in the building!

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