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The Fish Keg


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#2,087 of 8,092 Restaurants in Chicago


Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations

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Reviewed March 12, 2019

The place has been in the business "forever' and is known for good quality and freshness of fish and especially shrimp. About the only one on the north side and not to be missed.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank autremonde
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Since I was little this place has not changed other than price but it is worth it. Fresh fish, shrimp, fries. No one beats a fresh fish market.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BeeJay809
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Many, many years since I was kid bag of fish nuggets and hot sauce. Its expensive but fresh. Been stopping on and off since the 70’s. Fresh and good.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BeeJay809
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This is like being in a time warp having been in business for 60 years. It is carry out only. Although my family got fried shrimp when I was a child decades ago, I had never actually been in the store until recently. I'm sure...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank swimmom1dc
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for fish fries. Open every day till midnight, great fresh fish selections other then shrimp and chicken. Tasty creamy coleslaw. Me favorite is white fish & tilapia.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

My parents first started coming here during Lent in 1967. Nothing has really changed. The fish is fresh and perfectly fried and whenever I go to a fish fry now I compare the fish to the Fish Keg's fried lake perch. Service is always friendly.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank grinisa
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Carry out only. We love this place and have been going here for 30 years. We usually get the same thing: a half fried chicken, a pound of french fried shrimp, potato salad, red cocktail sauce and a drink out of the cooler. Cooked in...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank 1031JayC
Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for over 30 years and despite NO change to the physical place, some changes have been Meade..... I've never seen the staff who was overwhelmed by the previous order.... They seemed clueless except for one elderly guy. There was more instructing...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed November 18, 2015

So this place has a regular following. On The Friday night we got our food people were greeted like regulars. We were not. I can't say the service was not good, it was simply not good towards us. No bias. The regulars were culturally diverse....More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank hxari
Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is a carry out place. A variety of Breaded fish are available by the pound. Frying was perfect. Not too greasy. There are some Chicken options too. I did not try it this time. I will give it a try on next visit.

Date of visit: July 2015
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