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Shaw's Crab House

1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
+1 847-517-2722
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“oysters” (68 reviews)
“crab” (31 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

We were hopeful that this would be a good dining experience and was not disappointed. The food was fabulous! The clam chowder, crab cakes and the swordfish was delicious and worth the price. Believe it or not, their fried chicken is one of the best...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

At Shaws for,Sunday brunch and was disappointed on several levels. First was the level of service. Plates left on table, drink orders mishandled and the restaurant was not that busy today. Secondly, they have reduced or eliminated a number of items that used to be...More

Thank retireerock
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Took a client there for lunch, ate in the main dining room. Service was average, not bad, not overly warm or friendly. Client had salmon and a salad and 2 glasses of house white. I had the seafood salad and ice tea. I was surprised...More

1  Thank bso54
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Shaw's is a solid choice for seafood in Schaumburg. The service was excellent. Everyone in my party enjoyed their meal. My cocktail was delicious and dessert was also very good.

Thank Kendra L
Reviewed June 21, 2017

My wife and I sat in the Oyster bar ... got there in time to enjoy happy hour prices for my oyster feed. Also had shrimp cocktail. My wife had the seafood platter ... delish!

Thank daviddNaperville
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and was not disappointed!! Ate in the large dining room loved the atmosphere and the big band music playing ( not real band soundtrack) Your meal starts off with fresh rolls and butter - the best rolls ever! I ordered the...More

Thank Tammyammy
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Maybe it was the big group I was with but ended up having steak in a crab house. We were upstairs were groups are hosted, downstairs looked at lot nicer. Food was oke but overall experience was not great

Thank Toon S
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Sunday afternoon about 4 PM, went for a late lunch, early supper.Ordered a trio combo of grilled garlic shrimp, calamari, and a mini crab cake, along with fish tacos (3). The grilled garlic shrimp was by far the best of all. The calamari was tender...More

Thank AdamsDouglas
Reviewed May 20, 2017

The environment was less than average. My wife and I had a tiny table with almost no elbow room. The other tables were less than an arms length away making any conversation awkward. The place was overcrowded and our server had a hard time with...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed May 16, 2017

We went here on Mother's Day. I was extremely impressed. It was busy but not crazy where you had to wait in line forever. My favorite items were there for me to consume:oysters, large fresh tasty peel and eat shrimp, sushi, crab cakes, the best...More

1  Thank Karen C
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Vince G
August 21, 2015|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
Vince G., I appreciate the interest! There are some good answers here, especially regarding dress code- we say 'business casual' as a guideline but we see a bit of everything, so wear what makes you comfortable. Let's see... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
    (Higgins Rd and Rt. 53, I-290 and I-355)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
  • Phone Number: +1 847-517-2722
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