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Fish Bar

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2956 N. Sheffield, Chicago, IL 60657
+1 773-687-8177
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10:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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305 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Came on a recommendation and had some great fish tacos and some blackened catfish. They served us quickly and were very friendly, and the gumbo wasn't half bad either.

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Thank hogiebear33
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fun, little spot for a date or small groups, with a patio during the warmer months. Amazing oysters and some yummy entree selections. Rotating beer options and well made cocktails. Friendly staff. I've visited a few times and always had a great experience.

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Thank Andrew H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Casual and comfortable for a first-meeting. Modestly priced and some items shareable. Good enough food, not all that memorable.

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Thank rrs26231621
Toronto, Canada
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We went to Fish Bar for dinner after an afternoon Cubs game when we were in Chicago. We actually wanted to go to DMK burgers next door but they were closed for renovations and we were starving so we stopped at Fish Bar. The oysters were great and everyone raved about their chicken, crab and other sandwiches. The salad with... More 

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Thank DebbieFromToronto
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This restaurant is not the cheapest place in town, but the seafood is so fresh, delicious. Tastes like it was just caught. The hush puppies are pure heaven. The lemon rings are also delicious.

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Thank Pamela S
Atlanta
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We found this seafood restaurant in the lincoln park area. Its very close to the train station. We were given the outdoor area as the weather was beautiful and we had a stroller. We ordered crabby patty and some pan fried red snapper dish (i still can't forget the taste of this one). Absolutely fabulous. Their lemonade was fresh with... More 

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Thank NewWanderer76
Chicago, Illinois
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356 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

First visit. It was OK. Interesting concept. Gumbo was the best of our courses. Waiter described the Sunset Beach oysters as small-medium. They were medium-large. OK, but we prefer the smaller northwest oysters. The hush puppies are pretty oily. The kale salad no better than the packaged salads from a grocery store. Friendly service. We'll try it one more time.

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Thank SamAdamsGhost
Central IL
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This place is really small. On a Friday night we decided to visit before a concert at the Vic Theater. We were told it would be a 40 minute wait and they would text me when our table was ready. Three hours later (an hour into our concert) we got the good news. Our table was ready! Needless to say... More 

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Thank N0ri11
Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

So the staff here is wonderful, the place is on the small side so you may have to wait a while but imo it's a perfect size and shouldn't change. The staff rewarded us for our wait with a sampler...we had the special fish and chips and the tator tots as a starter and everything was fresh and came to... More 

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Thank Frank R
Greenfield
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

A neighborhood restaurant within a good walk to Wrigley Field, we visited on a Friday when they have their fish fry special. For appetizers I recommend their artichoke fritters and the hush puppies. Lobster rolls are outstanding, as is everything on the menu that we tried (4 eaters). Great special beers as well! I'll go back on my next visit... More 

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Thank Joseph E

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2956 N. Sheffield, Chicago, IL 60657
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-687-8177

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