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Bob Chinn's Crab House

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393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
+1 847-520-3633
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love going to Bob Chins, the food is amazing the environment is absolutely great and the experience worth the price you pay ( which is above average)

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Thank jochava
Gurnee, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very disappointed in our crab dinner at Bob Chinns. We ordered a medium Dungeness crab for $45.00. A small side of green beans came with the entree. The crab was tasteless. $45.00 for a Dungeness crab seemed pricey for one crab, especially when it had absolutely no taste. We also ordered a slice of keylime pie that had... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been going there since I was a teenager with our family for celebrations or special occasions. Or just because... I always get king crab legs. They are amazing. Mai Tais are also a must. LOVE this restaurant.

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Thank SVonP
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no better place to have crab legs anywhere. It's the freshest I have ever had - consistently. I've tried other places, frozen, and cooked myself. Even the leftovers I take home still taste fresher after 2 or three days than anything else. I've gotten the 3, 4, or even 5 pound whole Alaskan King Crab and took home... More 

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Thank EdithSie
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Top flight seafood. Servers are a stitch. If you can handle the crowds & paper table cloths, you will love this place. Go for the early birds specials. Before 5:30. Otherwise, expect to wait in line, although, they do a great job of getting you in the door.

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Thank Researcher388
Los Angeles, California
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bob China's serves the best snow crab legs of any restaurant I've been too, for this they get a 5 star rating. The crab legs looked like king crab legs I've had at other restaurants. I ordered the 20oz serving, honestly I could have eaten way more!! Everything else including service was good.

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Thank LizDelSol
Lahaina, Hawaii
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best drinks, best food and super friendly professional service always!!! Always an amazing experience and epic dining adventure.

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Longwood, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this was a can't miss restaurant. Wrong! Miss if you can. The food was awful. Maybe if I was drunk I would not notice how over seasoned with garlic it was and I mean literally everything was. I couldn't even eat it. My business partner was also revolted and neither of us ate our meals.

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Thank leenie2166
Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Went here thinking it was going to be some kind of "chain" quality. The layout is a little different, but once you see the menu and realize why, you will be very glad you went. Service was very good, the menu, you will not leave hungry.

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Thank BPW1970
McPherson, Kansas
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I heard the hype...I listened to the hype...I shouldn't have. Our company was in town for the International Machine Tool Show and decided to give Bob's a try on our last night. The building itself is well worn and I was not AT ALL impressed by the seafood...with the exception of the king crab legs. I thought the entire meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$80
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 847-520-3633

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