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Fin Inn

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1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
+1 618-786-2030
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Grafton, Illinois
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Watch the fish while you wait and eat. Many tables have an aquarium. Aquarium contains many river fish and very old snapping turtles, 75 years old and older. Watch carefully, you may see them raise out of the water for a breath.

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Thank 4cory
Belleville, Illinois
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's an interesting place to stop and eat. The fish tanks are what keeps this place alive. They aren't the cleanest fish tanks, and river fish aren't the cutest of fish, but it's still fun. The food is not even as good as Long John Silver's, in fact my kids wouldn't eat any of it. It's edible, but seriously nothing... More 

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Ballwin, Missouri
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Grafton is little more than a tourist town on the river in Illinois. As such, there are a ton of places to eat...none more unique than the Fin Inn. People go to restaurants for three reasons: food, service, and atmosphere. The Fin Inn does a great job with all three. First and foremost, the food is great as long as... More 

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Thank Ernie B
St. Louis, Mo
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Not a fancy place at all but the have giant fish tanks throughout the restaurant. You can watch big fish and big Turtles right next to you at your booth . I love the atmosphere. We had Onion Pedals for an app and we loved it and fish i forgot what kind now but it was very tasty . Service... More 

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Thank MonkeyRN
Canton, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

At some of the booths there are large fish tanks that have large fish that will stare at you while you are eating. The food was very good, the service a little slow.

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Thank elrathia61427
Arnold, Missouri
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We had a great late evening dinner. The aquariums are cool, right next to all the booths. The fish was hot and fresh. Drinks are a little pricy. The staff was fast and friendly.

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Thank Mary K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My family and I just ate at the Fin Inn. It was the very first time and will be the last ever. It was the worst food I ever had.The catfish fritters were grease soaked and under cooked. My wife had cod fritters battered in corn meal first time I seen that any where. Talk about ruining good fish. The... More 

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Thank Ron M
Glen Carbon, Illinois
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Very unique restaurant. Good food and had turtle soup! On west end of Grafton on way to the Lodge. Large parking lot. Friendly and family oriented.

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Florissant, Missouri
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

The Bellefontaine United Methodist Church sent a group to the Finn Inn for a wide variety fish and seafood selections.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

We go to Grafton all the time. I had heard so much about the Fin Inn and we were looking for some place different to eat. We had planned to go to the Loading Dock or Airies, but it was about 100 degrees this Saturday, so we thought we would try this place instead. It was 8:00 and the parking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Grafton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-786-2030

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