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Bob Chinn's Crab House

393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 520-3633
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Ranked #3 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
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

the freshest seafood I had in North America! Service are great! worth the price you paid. garlic bread is awesome!

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Chicago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had the fresh king crab legs, which is a special treat when its fresh, not frozen. The food was great and so was our service. Would definitely go back.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Bob Chinn's has been an every-5-years birthday favorite for about 20 years. I tend to try one different thing each time, but the lobster or crab legs, prepared as simply as possible, with just butter are always first choices. Next come the crab cakes with their inimitable remoulade sauce....then the big surprise...their lamb chops, butterflied on the bone, were the... More

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Chicago, IL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Ate at Bob Chinn's for the first time after hearing a lot about it. It was not what expected at all. It is all about the fresh seafood-- not ambiance, not presentation, not unique preparation. The lobster we had was sweet and succulent and served simply with butter and lemon. What more do you need? Don't expect linen tablecloths or... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I shared the couples dinner which included 32oz porterhouse that was cooked to perfection and 2 1lb lobsters. The whole lobster not just a tail! We loved every bit of it. The only negative was the sides..there were a little blah. Overall it was a great meal. I would return without a doubt.

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Chicago, Illinois
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Chinn's continues to have an extensive menu. The blackened swordfish was excellent. My mother found her shrimp taco to be overly spicy otherwise I would give Chinn's five stars. The service was excellent/

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quezon city
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Ate here a long time ago with my dad on their company visit in Illinois. We ate some really big crabs here. Not sure if it were king crabs or Alaskan crabs but they were great and we had a good time.

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Wheeling, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you want to have a huge variety of seafood, this is your place. We have enjoyed meals here since they opened. I have had the raw bar and loved it. My favorite food is the grilled fish. Even enjoyed New Year's Eve a few times. Service is generally good. Mai Tai is a bit fruity for me... Have Fun!

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Wheeling, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food is good and service is good also but nothing to write home about. Always crowded and noisy so they do have their following. The fried shrimp I had there several times were a bit greasy for my liking,

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Wheeling, Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Bob Chins has been around for a long time. You'll always get a good meal here no matter what you order. Fish is flown in fresh daily It's not inexpensive but you get what you pay for. Always good service. Large portions. You won't leave hungry. And don't forget to try Bob Chin's Mia Tias

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