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Shaw's Crab House

21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-3512
312-527-2722
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Ranked #19 of 8,331 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: State St.
Description: Big and Bustling, Shaw's Crab House stands as a monument to fish and seafood. Besides the usual popular dishes, Shaw's management team is passionate about presenting treats such as Pacific salmon, fresh king crab, and smelt during their short seasons. Reservations made through Open Table will be for Shaw's Main Dining Room. If you would like to dine in the Oyster Bar, all seating is on a first come first serve basis.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Went above and beyond our expectations! Dinner was amazing, service was spot on and the place was hopping on a Monday night! Thankful we made reservations!

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Gulf Coast
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92 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

I had dined at Shaw's around 20 years ago and finally had the opportunity to return. Maybe I should have waited 20 more years! Service was very odd, for some reason we were given a different server about half way through our meal, which wasn't a bad thing since the second server was way better than the first. But there... More

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We had lunch on the Blue Crab Lounge side, both menus are available there. I had the seafood salad nicoise which was amazing. The others at our table devoured the oysters. It's amazing to get such good oysters in Chicago...and at half the price of the Seattle area where most of them came from! The lounge side is no frills,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Excellent location for a Chicago business dinner. Shaw's is a great Seafood Steak venue in Chicago with great service, a full bar, excellent dishes including the best crab cakes in North America, sorry Maryland, and has settings appropriate for business, late night, after the game, or romance.

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New York City, New York
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

My first review of Shaw's although I have been there at least 10 times. The fish is always fresh and preparations satisfy all tastes. The sushi is quite good as well. The bartenders do a good job with the standard drinks and can mix all of the new trendy concoctions. They have an extensive wine list priced at reasonable levels.... More

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Romeoville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

On our trip to Chicago, we wanted to eat our way through the city, and we did! Shaw’s was so much fun. Oysters and a live band - it couldn’t be any better. The lobster bisque is creamy and flavorful. Our incredibly generous and lively server suggested I get the white fish, since I had never had it before. It... More

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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 NEW

It was a wonderful experience. We enjoyed everything from our cocktails to desert. The whitefish was superbly prepared as well as the swordfish. We highly recomend the dessert sampler. Will go back again when in Chicago.

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

There was a great deal to choose from at this Buffet. It was a bit pricey, but like the title says, you wont be hungry for anther 24 hours. Spend your efforts on the civeche, steamed crab legs, and shrimp. However, leave room for desert. There are some good options there.! I was not a fan of the crabcake...I like... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Shaw's is old school Chicago. A very well done, vintage decor that helps to underwrite the classic atmosphere. My wife had stuffed lobster and I went with the swordfish steak. Both were tremendous. Their service team moved at a very appropriate pace and each was individually great at their role. I highly recommend and will return.

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Linden, New Jersey
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had dinner here as a solo traveler which may have affected my experience. The place seems to be packed with convention goers, so I don't think my waiter was pleased with a table for one. He was efficient and very attentive, however my plates were cleared and I was brought a dessert menu before I was finished with dinner. When... More

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Additional Information about Shaw's Crab House

Address: 21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-3512
Phone Number: 312-527-2722
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse

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