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1000 West Main Street, Great River Road (Route 100)., Grafton, IL 62037
(618) 786-2030
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Worth a visit

If you love fish, this is a great option. Leaning heavily toward fried, the menu is varied, and the food is work-related and a good value. There is a terrific aquarium with turtles, large fish, etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
moochpaw
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illinois
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  • Families with children
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you love fish, this is a great option. Leaning heavily toward fried, the menu is varied, and the food is work-related and a good value. There is a terrific aquarium with turtles, large fish, etc.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My wife, I, and another couple had dinner here yesterday, 05/11/15 at about 5 pm. It was almost empty (off hours, and on a Monday) which is just the way we like it. We've been here many times, albeit years ago. It's great, but be reasonable in your expectations. If your looking for a 5-star dinner, then spend your $200... More 

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des arc, missouri
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The quality of the food was typical fried fare. On past visits the food seemed fresher. The service was good.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Best part is the unique decor - each table has a large aquarium against the wall to view live fish, mostly denizens of the Mississippi River. Mostly fried fish entrees, prepared well. Great sides (baked beans and slaw).

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

OK--it was March--very low season--the place has a less than mediocre menu--food was pretty bad--I ordered Cod sandwich. It was hot, which was good; it was over-fried and tasteless, which was not good.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went as a fun way to celebrate Valentine's day- as a FAMILY. While hubby and I have been before, this was our son's first time. I think that made it more fun for us, too. Sitting by tanks and watching fish was alot of fun- not to mention the enormous turtle! This is not a fine-dining place so do... More 

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Salem, Illinois
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Really neat place. Very cool fish tanks at your table. Lots of wooden beams, etc. kind of a log cabin look theme. Excellent wait staff. Fish was super yummy. Reasonably priced for the amount of food you get. Definitely going back for a visit.

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Were thinking the Fin Inn was going to be a little more upscale than it was. The food was good though and the fish, etc in the wall-size aquariums where pretty cool.

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

History, novelty, and good food, an experience to enjoy when in the area. Had the buffalo catfish sandwich which was very good, as was the dessert.

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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Went there last night. We were sat quickly and food was on table very quickly. The place has tons of fish for the kids to look at during dinner. It has a very old feel and perfect for it's location in grafton!

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Additional Information about Fin Inn

Address: 1000 West Main Street, Great River Road (Route 100)., Grafton, IL 62037
Phone Number: (618) 786-2030
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Grafton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 West Main Street, Great River Road (Route 100)., Grafton, IL 62037
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Grafton
  • Phone Number: (618) 786-2030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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