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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood

1 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-1474
+1 312-923-7226
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (49 reviews)
“shrimp kisses” (9 reviews)
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1 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-1474
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

We had an awesome evening at this restaurant. I chose it because we were going to the theatre, and I wanted to eat at a nice place where we could visit before walking to the play. I've eaten at this restaurant before and never was...More

Thank irishjayhawk2016
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Called in at opening on a Saturday. Had the mixed seafood grill which was fantastic. Although quiet atmosphere was pleasant and service was spot on.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I generally only review 4 and 5 stars, but I had to warn the public: THE WORST service EVER!! PAINFULLY slow, rude, unapologetic. We remained parched for nearly 30 minutes! (No, they were not busy nor understaffed) OVER, over priced for mediocre tasting seafood, and...More

Thank Mar R
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Don't understand the low reviews and attendance. We always have a nice meal with excellent wait staff. They do need to expand the menu to be more creative, but what they do they do well.

Thank Gravity B
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Had a wonderful dinner, shrimp was excellent, shrimp scampi and buttermilk shrimp, chocolate silk for desert. Great cup of coffee. Cocktails were perfect. Service was excellent. Nice quite dinner even though they were busy. Not expensive great location, and if the weather would of been...More

Thank BettyBoop64
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Read great reviews on this place, but was disappointed. Took almost 10 minutes to be greeted by our water for drink orders. Once we finally ordered we sat patiently waiting for our food, and got to witness one frustrated waiter complain frequently since we were...More

Thank Ashlea J
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We had excellent food and service at this restaurant. We took my granddaughter there for her birthday dinner. Very enjoyable.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has the coldest aircon in Chicago. It wasn't even that warm outside. My observation to the staff that it was a little chilly fell on deaf ears. A lady sat behind us kept her coat on all night, as did a gentleman on...More

Thank ygwyniad
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Nice cozy restaurant. Our waiter was a little bit "out there" but he gave us decent service. Fish was good but pricey. Probably would not return.

Thank Mary-Ann S
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Arrived at 9PM with out a reservation and with half of the restaurant empty we were seated in the bar. Table was very small and crowded . Service by the bartender was great .

Thank Carl L
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4 June 2016|
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Response from Sasassie | Reviewed this property |
No kids menu. I think it's a fancy place. I personally wouldn't wear jeans but, I have seen others in them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-1474
    (State and Wacker)
  • Public Transportation: CTA Lake St Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-923-7226
"In every way you can imagine, this place deals a hand of 'fresh catch' choices that's hard to match."----
Chicago Sun Times

Fresh Seafood--We offer guests dozens of seafood varieties at the peak of their seasons.

The "Fresh Sheet"-- Menus are printed twice daily featuring a fresh list of more than 30 seafood species.

Handcrafted Cocktails-- McCormick & Schmick's practices traditional mixology, hand-crafting cocktails using only fresh squeezed juices.

Tradition & Value-- Providing guests with liberal portions at a reasonable price and serving it in a traditional manner, respecting the "old fashioned " way of doing things.

Service--The McCormick and Schmick's service commitment fosters a "customer is always right" attitude.
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