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Villa Park, Illinois
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85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Lunch or dinner, the fish here is excellent. They have great shrimp and don't forget the brats. Nothing here will make your vegan friend happy, but, do you really care? The staff is always happy to see you walk in the door, I've actually walked in 5 minutes before closing and it wasn't a problem. The place is clean and... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Think Johnson's Fish not Johnsonville Brats when you are looking for that special Wisconsin meal. We have been enjoying Johnson's since 1993 and believe still that this is the best perch and walleye around. Great spot to enjoy the best lake fish at a very reasonable price. Go to Johnson's!!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I must say I had my doubts with this place. I am very picky with fried seafood especially catfish and good places in these burbs are few and far between but I had a taste for it and decided to finally check it out. I am very happy I did. The place itself is pretty drab and rundown looking inside... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Good fried shrimp(think i'll order the lightly breaded and ask for the special cocktail sauce for a few cents more next time) ,good fried scallops, decent fried catfish. Liked the coleslaw(order 2 if you really like it with every bite as the portion is small) & good hushpuppies. I should have added fries to my meal as i was still... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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167 reviews 167 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

If you want tasteless over cooked fish this is the place for you! The staff is the only saving grace to this place. The young man who was in the kitchen was personable and outgoing. How anyone could call this place a "great restaurant" or a "great family jewel" is a joke. The potato pancakes were bland deep fried discs... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

The counter woman is far from efficient- has no regards for people waiting-- she continually talks long after bill is paid while others are waiting to be seated. Unfortunately it appears she is part of the family?? Our fish was very good, cole saw was excellent and the gentleman who delivered our food was outstanding and very courteous, the opposite... More 

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suburban Chicago
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84 reviews 84 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

I have been going to Johnson's for 30 years and have never been disapointed. The fried shrimp is excellent. Large hand breaded and fresh, cooked to order. Great sides and very friendly staff. Excellent value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011 via mobile

We order from Johnson's at least monthly. We love the shrimp dinner and the broiled cod with curly fries. My husband always has a bowl of clam chowder. In the Fall, the homemade bread pudding with cranberries is a must! This is not a full service restaurant, but can be very crowded with locals, especially during Lent.

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

we eat here on average 3 times a week.sometimes we eat in- sometimes we call ahead and pick up.the quality of the fish(we enjoy the broiled atlantic salmon,sea scallops,tilapia,clam stips,clam chowder)and the price can't be beat.the fried perch is excellent and even the chicken breasts and (huge)burgers are good for you non-fish eating folks.everyone that we have recommended this place... More 

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Deep Sea
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38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

My wife and I both enjoyed our visit here. We both had fried cod, baked potato and cole slaw. All were excellent. They offer a great variety of seafood broiled or fried with dozens of sides to choose from. The cod was crispy and light, perfectly cooked. The potato was perfectly baked and moist. The slaw wasn't swimming nor did... More 

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Address: 908 E Roosevelt Rd, Lombard, IL 60148-4750
Phone Number: (630) 629-6520
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Lombard
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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