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King Crab House

) #2,686 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ Seafood,
1816 North Halsted, Chicago, IL 60614
+1 312-280-8990
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
25 Apr 2017
“Birthday Lunch”
25 Jan 2016
Closed Now
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Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
1816 North Halsted, Chicago, IL 60614
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Very nice place (A Golden Gem) we had the all-you-can-eat snow crabs weekend lunch special from 11 am to 3 pm and they where GREAT!! big clusters that came in 3 s fresh and hot, But for $38 I would recommend to add a soup...More

Thank Deepdimples24
Reviewed 25 January 2016

King Crab is one the BEST places in Chicago to get some real fresh seafood. I've been here at LEAST 30+ times and I have never been disappointed with the food or drinks. I recommend the escargot :-)

Thank Sherita M
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The atmosphere was nice, service average at best. She ordered a prime NY Strip and felt it was just ok. I had a seafood platter consisting of a 6 oz lobster, 1/2 lb king crab, and three shrimp. Really just an average dining experience with...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We've gone here for years! They just moved to a new location but I have been a regular for 10+ years. When we have people visiting we always take them here. The crab legs, and lobster are every bit as good as Shaw's. The menu...More

Thank shanchicago
Reviewed 24 July 2015

My wife and I love this place. We started out at the bar for some appetizers and drinks before settling down for dinner. We had the oysters which were nice and fresh, also they were the happy hour special at $0.75 each. The cocktails were...More

1  Thank jficek
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We dined there for my friends' birthday when it first opened and had a fantastic crab experience. Friendly & attentive staff, great cocktails & tasty food from entrées to dessert! Would definitely recommend to anyone who loves sea food, my friend had a steak and...More

1  Thank Syyyd
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We went for dinner on a Wednesday evening,the atmosphere was nice,and there were only a few other tables. Service was terrible! We waited forever for our drinks all night and had to walk up to the bar twice to get our own,our server was busy...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

I had the crab stuffed shrimp and it was mediocre. My friends had the crab cakes Which she enjoyed and the ship scampi was watery and bland.

Thank leggz971
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I dropped in at King Crab on a Sunday and had a dozen oysters. The oysters were fresh but they were only cool and should have been cold. I should have known that from observing the display case and saw a lot of melted ice...More

Thank MichaelVan0200
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

No oysters because of the "weather" and always out of stock from the wine menu.Staffs are not professional.Room for improvement.

Thank Kitty C
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
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boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1816 North Halsted, Chicago, IL 60614
    (W. Willow St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 312-280-8990
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King Crab Chicago, Chicago's oldest crab House, proudly serving customers for more than 30 years! Offering the best seafood - bought fresh each day!
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