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Shaw's Crab House

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1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173 (Higgins Rd and Rt. 53, I-290 and I-355)
312-527-2722
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 78
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood mainstay with great service

Shaw's is meant to look and feel like an old school seafood restaurant. Clubby with a slight nautical vibe, this place is welcoming and comfortable. The staff are friendly and professional. The food is excellent. Great variety of seafood types and preparations. Also sushi. It is part of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Todd O
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Shaw's is meant to look and feel like an old school seafood restaurant. Clubby with a slight nautical vibe, this place is welcoming and comfortable. The staff are friendly and professional. The food is excellent. Great variety of seafood types and preparations. Also sushi. It is part of Lettuceentertainyou Enterprises, so it is a winner!

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Ingleside, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We've been going to Shaw's for Mother's Day brunch for years now and things have been changing ever so slightly each year. This year, we ended up on the second floor and were told that everything was duplicated up there. While it was quieter, when I visited the main floor buffet I found that the hot carving station was much... More 

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Cary, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

When you say brunch, you think the standards but not at Shaw's. You can choose from great sushi, giant shrimp, crab legs, steak filet, crab cakes, lobster macaroni PLUS all the standard omelets, sides and salads. All the food is fresh and FANTASTIC. At $52, it's a little pricey but if you're like me and you don't mind paying extra... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

We got a Birthday cert from Shaws for a comp Brunch when you buy one. We have been here before and really liked it ,but not this time. First we made a reservation for Sunday morning at 11;15. We got there right on time and were taken into the bar. We said we didn't want a table there, so we... More 

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Machesney Park, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We had the Sunday Brunch as Shaw's Crab House. We stated with Mimosa's then wandered through the oyster bar area wher you could eat just about anything under the sun whether it was seafood, breakfast items or carvery. The dessert table had everything you could imagine. The quality of the food was excellent. If you like king crab you will... More 

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Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this review

PatrickH1949, Thanks for the great review! I am a big fan of our Brunch as well, so glad you enjoyed it. We hope to have you back again soon. More 

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A great place for quality seafood in the Chicago suburbs. Comfortable place either with family or business lunches. #1 Sunday brunch as well.

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Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this review

AB- Thanks for your #1 review! Not sure who that baby is in your profile pic, but BOY! That is a cute kid!! :) More 

Mount Prospect, Illinois
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122 reviews 122 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It was just as well that we made a reservation for a relatively early 6 PM dinner on a Wednesday as the restaurant filled up fast. Most of the other diners looked like business people. The noise level was pretty high such that I had difficulty hearing what my wife was saying across the table from me so not really... More 

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Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this review

Dedgehog, Thanks for the nice review-you & your wife tried some of my personal favorites. I hope you will join us again soon! More 

Crystal Lake, Illinois
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76 reviews 76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We were there on Valentine's Day this year, and felt they really dropped the ball on the "holiday". We have been to many restaurants on this day, from pizza places where they made the pizza in a heart shape, to fancy restaurants where the women all get a red rose and there are Valentine themed items on the menu for... More 

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Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this review

KevSarBren, Thank you for your honest feedback. I am sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations for Valentine's Day. You should have received a little "valentine" from us at the end of your visit...if you did not, please let me know. My email address is aroche@leye.com. More 

Brighton, Michigan
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84 reviews 84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Enjoyable setting, service was excellent. Had the seafood salad, which was fantastic. Defiantly a must order dish for lunch. Absolutely will return.

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Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this review

Thanks Steve! Just had the Seafood Salad myself- glad you are a fan. Hope to see you soon! More 

Houston
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425 reviews 425 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Nice selection of seafood. Sushi, fish, crab, oysters, and soups. The oysters seemed fresh and were quite tasty. Service was mostly good. Active bar area.

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Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this review

Thanks SBF2! Hope to have you with us again next time you are in town. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
    (Higgins Rd and Rt. 53, I-290 and I-355)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
  • Phone Number: 312-527-2722

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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