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Review of Shaw's Crab House

Shaw's Crab House
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Ranked #23 of 9,883 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$40
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: State St.
Description: Big and Bustling, Shaw's Crab House stands as a monument to fish and seafood. Besides the usual popular dishes, Shaw's management team is passionate about presenting treats such as Pacific salmon, fresh king crab, and smelt during their short seasons. Reservations made through Open Table will be for Shaw's Main Dining Room. If you would like to dine in the Oyster Bar, all seating is on a first come first serve basis.
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Food and service great, we turned up towards the end of lunch time, staff very welcoming and didn't rush us. Will visit again.

Thank Sarah G
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Arrived at 7pm on Labor Day and sat at the oyster bar side. Nice crowd and a band playing. We had 2 dozen oysters and some wine. Quality of everything was very good but the service was very slow. We'll return on our next trip to Chicago.

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Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

I'm giving this four stars because three would seem a little harsh.
My shrimp dinner was very good, the corn/cheddar side was fantastic, but my wife's scallops tasted a bit off.
Nice environment, good service, pricey. I'm not sure it was quite worth the cost, but that may have just been our taste.

Thank Ryan G
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

My husband and I visited friends in Chicago. They wanted us to experience Shaw's. It was an excellent choice. My oysters, salad and soft shell crab were all quite fine. Others liked their meals as well. Our friends, who live near Chicago, knew to ask for a quiet table. We could talk, but it seemed that if we had been more centrally located in the place, the din may have been overwhelming.

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Thank KCV999
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Our Friday night go-to for great seafood and atmosphere.

Can't beat Shaw's bar. Really has a great atmosphere and the food is always great.

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Thank Jim V
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