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Shaw's Crab House

21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-3512
+1 312-527-2722
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (125 reviews)
“oysters” (501 reviews)
“crab” (203 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options
21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-3512
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A group of friends visit Chicago every year around Christmas. I visited this restaurant years ago with my wife and son and we were very pleased. We made reservations for 6 and were seated immediately. Half had lobster bisque and half clam chowder. Most liked...More

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great meal here, fresh seafood, my husband's steak was excellent, and great sides. The service of the waiter was perfect. We waited at the bar for about 45 minutes beacuase we arrived early and our table wasnt ready yet. I asked the...More

Thank AmericanBroadAbroad
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant opposite our Hotel and decided to try lunch there. The restaurant was very busy but had a good buzz about it. Great decor and ambience. Partner and I both had a bowl of clam chowder - delicious! We then had the Caesar salad...More

Thank David_P_M1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well. Actually I had a hard time with this. We went for their Saturday Brunch. So I have a tough time rating buffets. However I will start with this. The staff is incredible. All cutlery is constantly replaced when used. Plates cleaned off. Refills etc....More

Thank GeneT60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose Shaws for a special celebration dinner. The service was impeccable. The food was prepared perfectly and the extensive wine list was amazing - we chose the Rombaur...chardonnay, which was delicious! Thank you for a tremendous evening!

Thank Dana C
Reviewed 1 week ago

and took us on time. Very busy over Thanksgiving weekend, but fine service and food. We split a couple of dishes with no looks from server. Our second time there and will be back next time in Chicago.

Thank NewYorkCityUes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter has lived in Chicago for over 30 years, Shaw's has been on our radar ever since she arrived. Been here several times. Being a SF Bay native I have some experience with fresh seafood. I really like this place, never have been disappointed....More

Thank EffStop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Shaw's to celebrate a couple of birthdays and had a semi private room. The staff was friendly and extremely attentive and service oriented. The food was excellent! I must point out that I have a shell fish allergy and the staff had...More

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shell schucking is the way here for fresh stuff. Go for fisch of the day to round off . Have a cold one and be good for things

Thank boylstonman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say that Shaw's is simply one of the best places you can always go to for seafood. The service from the staff is always solid as well. That being said, I'm giving the Thanksgiving Day Buffet event a very good only because...More

1  Thank Anastasia K
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Debbie B
25 May 2017|
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Response from JAKBELAIR | Reviewed this property |
Casual but have seen dinners more smartly dressed for business and family events.
16 April 2017|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
we_out-! Thanks for your interest! Brunch pricing includes coffee & juice, but espresso or alcoholic beverages are separate. Bloody Marys are $10 during Brunch & Mimosas are $8. Please let me know if we can help with a... More
Theresa D
11 April 2017|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
Theresa, We would love to help you - I would love to get you in touch with Julie Szymanski, she books all or our group dining. She will need to discuss options with you & it might be easier if you could provide your email... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-3512
    (State St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-527-2722
  • E-mail
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.
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