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Fin Inn

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1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
(618) 786-2030
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Canton, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank elrathia61427
Arnold, Missouri
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11 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.

Thank Mary K
1 review
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 

Thank Ron M
Glen Carbon, Illinois
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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.

1 Thank sailins1
Florissant, Missouri
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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.

Thank wjbcqeagle
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 

Thank budl2014
Rochester, Minnesota
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Very old looking cabin-type restaurant. Very comfortable and cool atmosphere. Large fish tanks at every booth you can watch while you order. It's a must-see. Food is excellent and you get a lot! There are several choices of fish and other food, too. Great service and it's always crowded!

1 Thank skittles61
Centralia, Missouri
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

It is nice drive from Alton, IL to Grafton. The Fin Inn is very nice place with fish tanks at almost every table. The tanks were clean. The food is good and priced at a reasonable price. The service was quick and very friendly. If you have a person that can not climb stairs. (There are about 20 or more... More 

Thank TopwaterBass
Elkhart, Illinois
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

The building was pretty neat, built with the stacked stone. We enjoyed the aquariums that are alongside the tables. Our waiter was attentive and friendly. The booth was huge; could sit four adults comfortably on each side. Unfortunately, the menus was limited and the food was pretty average. I'm sure catfish is their specialty, which I didn't order.

Thank Ann O
Mount Pulaski, Illinois
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

We enjoyed looking at the fish in the tanks that are located at the booths. The waiter was friendly and prompt. The food was good.

Thank marann7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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: (618) 786-2030

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Hazelwood, Missouri, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?