Catch Kitchen + Bar: Seafood with a View
Visiting the historic village of Steveston, although not really that far away, is still a treat for us… especially when the weather is sunny and the smell of the salt air mixes with the aroma of freshly fried fish and chips. That being said, we do like to try different restaurants so we wound up visiting Catch Kitchen + Bar located on the second floor above Blue Canoe Waterfront.
Many moons ago, we visited a restaurant in this same location and had a really great seafood crêpe dish… still looking for a restaurant that does this. While Catch Kitchen + Bar doesn’t offer crêpes, they do have a nice seafood menu that takes advantage of their location. Speaking of which, their location gives you a nice view of the Steveston pier and the interior of the restaurant looks fairly trendy and clean with plenty of young servers that are decked out in stylish black skirts.
While we were visiting on a Sunday, we weren’t looking for brunch so we just stuck to their regular lunch menu and ordered a bunch of appies. The Snow Crab Corn Chowder ($11) was the first dish to arrive and was a hit. The bowl is a fairly generous size and chock full of chunky veggies and real crab meat with a slight spicy kick to it.
Next up was the Crab Cakes ($14.25) made with snow crab meat mixed with peppers and green onions and paired with a smokey aioli dipping sauce. The crab cakes were light and airy with a nice crispness to the outer shell.
Our next appy dish was the Tequila Lime Prawns ($12.50) pan-fried with tequila and chipotle and then topped with cilantro. These plump shrimp were really good with a nice snap to the bite and a good flavour to boot.
Our last dish on our visit was a order of Mussels ($18). The mussels themselves were a bit on the small side but they came with bread and a really super garlic butter that I really enjoyed.
Overall, there’s some pretty good eats here and a nice view of the Steveston pier and harbour.
200-3866 Bayview St
Posted on February 9, 2019, in Restaurant Review, Seafood and tagged Chowder, Crab Cakes, Food, Mussels, restaurant review, Richmond, Seafood, Steveston, Tequila Lime Prawns. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.