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Bob Chinn's Crab House

393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 520-3633
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Ranked #2 of 78 Restaurants in Wheeling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

WOW. A must if in the area. a FANTASTIC and in-expensive kids menu too. Great night out with the family.

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Bellevue, IA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

The seafood is great, with a large selection. The place is huge and there is often a long wait. The two large bar areas accommodate a lot of people. MaTa is their drink special. The place is loud and fun. Not the place for a quiet romantic evening.

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Libertyville, Illinois, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Bob Chinns has an amazing menu. Great fresh fish and seafood selections. They know their crab ! Wait staff will assist you to find something that appeals to each diner. The food sides complement the entrees. The salad bar is also a great choice. Lots of fresh veggies and salad highlights which make it better than most. Check the daily... More

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Algonquin, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My favorite place to eat in the whole country and we aren't alone since I think they are currently the 3rd highest serving restaurant in the country (they seat over 700 in the restaurant and yet it doesn't feel crowded at all). To celebrate two birthdays in the family we went all in. Peel and eat shrimp were a good... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Bob Chinn's is a great place for groups, dates, families with kids and everything in between. The place has the hawaii meets florida feel. Super casual to dressy casual. They don't take reservations and waits can get long on the weekends but its no big deal just don't walk in on a Saturday night at 7pm starving and you'll be... More

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Paris, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Reminded me when my patents took me to a theme restaurant in the 70's with all kinds of things on the walls from crab nets to pictures and everything in between. But the food is really outstanding and incredibly fresh. The choices are varied and each item that my group ordered was equally well prepared and was so fresh and... More

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

This is the place to go for seafood if your in the Chicago area. It may be a bit of a drive from downtown but it will be well worth it. They start you off with their famous garlic rolls, Next try a cup or better yet a bowl of the clam chowder it is amazing. If you like oysters,... More

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Skokie, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

First of all, lobster is my dream food. And I've never had it better then right here. The restaurant is owned by the Bob Chinn himself. He's really loaded, and buys the Crab from Hawaii. That's also where he spends the winters.😊 But the quality of the seafood is unbeatable and the taste is just awesome. I'm a kid, so... More

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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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152 reviews 152 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a family birthday dinner at Chinn's last Sunday. This is one of the highest grossing restaurants (over $20 million annually) in the USA...for a good reason (Forbes says it's #1, two other ratings have them #3 and #7 in the country). Although the ambiance is very casual, to the extent that it's difficult to call it "ambiance," this... More

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Olney, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were on vacation in the Chicago area. Family took us out to this place. It was great. My wife had a fish from Hawaii never heard of it before but she it was like taking her palate to the spa. I had the rib eye. One of the best I ever had. All 8 of us licked our plates... More

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