|Looking for a clean restaurant, with extremely flavorful fresh seafood? Catonsville Gourmet is the place for you. Listed as a Top 10 Seafood Restaurant by Elizabeth Large brings on some hefty expectations.
Just remember – this place is BYOB for a 5$ corkage fee and first come seating. Now let’s get to the food.
|My wife had the Mystic oysters from Noank, CT. These are smaller than the normal Chincoteague oysters we see around here. These are described as “Full, plump meat, medium brine with a sweet, clean finish” She absolutely loved them! Personally, I enjoy the flavors of New Orleans and the gumbo here is as close as I’ve see in Maryland – a proper dark rue (not burnt) with lots of meat, okra and the little punch in the end.|
|Next we had the fresh fish prepared in the manner that you select. Choices in the past have included: Halibut, Grouper, Salmon, Rockfish, Tuna and Chilean Sea Bass. This is typically the highlight of my meal. The fish is exceptional and nearly always properly prepared. I prefer my fish blackened with some lemon butter on the side.|
|While this place can be a little pricey, the BYOB helps to keep the price down. A true neighborhood gem that I’m thankful we have. The service isn’t always the absolute best but they are always friendly.|
|A definite repeat performer! See other reviews here.|