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Johnson's Door County Fish

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908 E Roosevelt Rd, Lombard, IL 60148-4750
+1 630-629-6520
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Romeoville, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I had the broiled walleye with baked potatoes last night. We found the quantity of fish fair for the price paid, but there was nothing special about it. Perhaps it just a matter of taste for one type of seasoning over another. The fish was a bit undercooked, but better than overcooked. My baked potato was cool... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2,446 reviews
1,353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,554 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before my wife and I learned that Johnson's Door County Fish and Shrimp Company had a location in Lombard for the last 50 years, we had lunch at the Johnson's restaurant in Door County, Wisconsin, the one that is nationally acclaimed because it has goats grazing on the restaurant's grass-topped roof. Well, there are no goats on the roof at... More 

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Thank Taylor B
Lombard, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I'll begin by saying I never pan a restaurant in a review, but seeing as my husband is ready to vomit and my son was not able to eat his dinner at all, I feel a pan as a warning is necessary. We had two shrimp dinners (breaded), and fried chicken. Yes, you're right, don't order chicken at a fish... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We visited the restaurant recently and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the portions for the price. The shrimp was excellent and the lightly breaded portion was the best one.

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Thank Jim25w644
Chicago, Illinois
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2,446 reviews
1,353 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We have dined at Johnson's restaurant in Door County on several occasions. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Ephraim, the restaurant with goats eating grass on the roof. Johnson's Door County Fish restaurant in west suburban Lombard is a no-frills seafood restaurant that reminds of Johnson's in Door County, where fish is fresh and almost always fried... More 

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Thank Taylor B
chicago
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited the restaurant today and ordered the cod fish. It was a large sandwich but not a lot of taste. We ordered hush puppies and clam strips too which were very good. Everyone else appeared to enjoy their dishes but I guess we ordered the wrong sandwich. We will visit again but order some of the other dishes.

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Thank ruthie123
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I have had their shrimp and cod baskets. Both were cooked and seasoned well. The staff is always friendly and helpful. I live close by so we always take out.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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80 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have heard of this restaurant and past it many times so it was time to stop and have lunch. I ordered Broiled Tilapia (4oz) with broccoli and cole slaw - which I would highly recommend BUT be aware that when you ordered anything broiled it will take at least 20 to 25 minutes longer than if you ordered fried.... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Broiled salmon was really tender and delicious, good steamed cauliflower and broccoli. Not sure if I was a fan of the macaroni - tasted like macaroni noodles in potato salad sauce. Hushpuppies were good. The boys seemed to find the jumbo shrimp really good but maybe a little too much batter. Environment was so so - pretty laid back feel.... More 

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Thank Michelle T
Monmouth IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Johnson's is a small family run restaurant. If you like deep fried fish, this is a must go to eatery. The shrimp in a skewer is broiled with a scampi like seasoning, Hush puppies are excellent!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 908 E Roosevelt Rd, Lombard, IL 60148-4750
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Lombard
  • Phone Number: +1 630-629-6520

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