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Shaw's Crab House

21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-3512
+1 312-527-2722
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (96 reviews)
“oysters” (467 reviews)
“crab” (191 reviews)
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options
21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-3512
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a good dinner with 4. Total was $400. The Halibut wasn't very special. The tuna didn't look that great but was good according to others. The soft shell salad looked good. The Au gratin potatoes were great. The iceberg salad wasn't very special. Two...More

Thank chucksierke
Reviewed 2 days ago

Shaw's Crab House is about two blocks from Michigan "Magnificent Mile" Avenue. Nearly every storefront in this area is a restaurant. Maybe too much choice. But if you're hoping for a place with a little old-fashioned class, try Shaw's. Its three separate dining areas reek...More

Thank rossf976
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Headed out late and wanted seafood. Went into the bar. Service was so so. Prices are high. The food wad really good. We had oysters to start. Seeing as we're CDN we wanted to try something not from our East Coast. Trust me my oyster...More

Thank Sanchia D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I always eat at shaws crab house when I'm in chicago and I always love it. Their seafood salad is perfection.

Thank Lynnesadams
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hands down, the best Oysters Rockefeller in the windy city. We look forward to two orders every time we are in town. Best to sit in the bar, more casual and on Sundays, shaw's has live entertainment.

Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I decided to leave our small town for the day and take the train to Chicago. We shopped some, but we wanted a special lunch to celebrate our excursion. We decided on Shaw's. The location was a consideration. Our table was nicely...More

1  Thank Denice B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm from the East Coast & grew up near the water, so I'm picky about seafood. I was skeptical at getting it here, but I seriously had nothing to worry about. Our food was served by our awesome server Anthony (I'd ask for him) in...More

Thank Artist-teacher4BES
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice environment, walking distance from Magnificent Mile street, serve fresh seafood and great pasta.

Thank hungjuinjie
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dinner at Shaw's with several colleagues. We had enjoyed an excellent steak dinner the night before, so we were in the mood for some seafood. The atmosphere and decor of Shaw's is very old school, but it doesn't feel like an overly stuffy...More

Thank wandermom321
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here and ate in the oyster bar. Great atmosphere, outstanding service and wonderful food. They also have a more formal room that would be great for dinner. They had an excellent selection of oysters, probably about 10-12. Sooo fresh and tasty. We...More

Thank n2r49rs
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Debbie B
May 25, 2017|
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Response from JAKBELAIR | Reviewed this property |
Casual but have seen dinners more smartly dressed for business and family events.
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
we_out-! Thanks for your interest! Brunch pricing includes coffee & juice, but espresso or alcoholic beverages are separate. Bloody Marys are $10 during Brunch & Mimosas are $8. Please let me know if we can help with a... More
Theresa D
April 11, 2017|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
Theresa, We would love to help you - I would love to get you in touch with Julie Szymanski, she books all or our group dining. She will need to discuss options with you & it might be easier if you could provide your email... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-3512
    (State St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-527-2722
  • E-mail
Big and Bustling, Shaw's Crab House stands as a monument to fish and seafood. Besides the usual popular dishes, Shaw's management team is passionate about presenting treats such as Pacific salmon, fresh king crab, and smelt during their short seasons. Reservations made through Open Table will be for Shaw's Main Dining Room. If you would like to dine in the Oyster Bar, all seating is on a first come first serve basis.
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