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Goose Island Shrimp House

1013 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60642-4206
+1 312-642-3640
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1013 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60642-4206
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Always fresh food. The owners are very nice. I've been eating there for years. I recommend this location to everyone.

Thank TamHam2
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Today I came back to goose island shrimp house after some time.... why did I wait so long? The shrimp, scallops, fries...well everything!!! Is sooooooo gooooood! If you come to the city This is a must stop to try food in a Chicago "institution" Since...More

Thank memochciago
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to this old stumping ground every since I was in college. So I won't give my age!! Lol! Anyhow, that longevity speaks for itself. Of course you can go home and fry up your own Catfish and Shrimp, but I guarantee you...More

Thank crazycancer01
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Some of the best shirmp I've ever had! And I live on in a coastal area. Place is a small shop that only takes cash$ no credit cards. Its also just carry out. Don't freak out when they give the shrimp in a brown paper...More

Thank jsotox3
Reviewed January 26, 2017

I've gone on record in the past, confessing that I am addicted to shrimp. Shrimp cocktail. French fried shrimp. Even peel 'n eat shrimp on occasion. So when I learned that Goose Island Shrimp House was rated among the top 10 fried shrimp shacks in...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Years of enjoying their shrimp, keeps me always coming back. I have a shirt to prove I am a proud customer. I am trying to get them to sell a hat too! Their hours are all nite when they are open which is awesome for...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed June 6, 2016

I love shrimp. Shrimp cocktail. Fried shrimp. Shrimp dipped in Hoffman House sauce. So when I read a survey listing the top 10 shrimp houses in Chicago, I made a copy and vowed to visit each and every one of them. Of course, I already...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is one of our guilty pleasures. Goose Island Shrimp is our favorite shrimp, period. Yes they're fried (the batter is wonderful!), no they don't have tables (good finger food for the car). But they have the best tasting shrimp I've ever had. We may...More

Thank BruceH_HydePark
Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We decided to stop in Goose Island around 10:00 pm since we were near Division St. OMG!! Same guy still working the counter...after a quick glance at the menu board we ordered fried shrimp (jumbo) fish and chips and fries...everything was fantastic...next time I will...More

Thank miamiheat7334
Reviewed October 12, 2015

Knew about Goose Island Shrimp House since it opened in the '70s, but was finally in Chi-town with time to try it. Outstanding! The best food is often in dives and you'll miss this place if you aren't looking for it. That said, even a...More

Thank Tom P
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11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
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  • Address: 1013 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60642-4206
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-642-3640
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