Fodor's Expert Review Shaw's Crab House

$$$ River North Seafood

Shaw's is, hands down, one of the city's best seafood spots, and though it's held an exalted position for years, the restaurant doesn't rest on its laurels. The kitchen stays on track, turning out famed classics like silky crab cakes and rich halibut from a menu that's been updated to also include sushi, maki, and fresh sashimi selections. The seafood salad served at lunch is big enough for two. Lunch, by the way, is rather a bargain, with well-priced entrées and $1 desserts. The restaurant does have something of a split personality, with a clubby main dining room in nautically themed loft digs as well as a lively exposed-brick bar where shell shuckers work extra hard.

Seafood Business Lively Lunch Dinner Brunch $$$

Quick Facts

21 E. Hubbard St.
Chicago, Illinois  60611, USA

312-527–2722

www.shawscrabhouse.com

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