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Boston Fish Market

1225 E Forest Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018-1505
+1 847-296-1111
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (43 reviews)
“shrimp” (45 reviews)
“rice” (28 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1225 E Forest Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018-1505
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Boston Fish Market, located at 1225 East Forest Avenue in Des Plaines, Illinois, one of Chicago's northwest suburbs, isn't a traditional restaurant--you order and pay upfront, sit where you like, display a number at your table and wait for a server to deliver your food--but...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The differing perspectives in the many reviews on this ~ restaurant had me confused but after dining here for the first time, now they make sense. 1) there is a special way to queue-up in order to place an order in this restaurant 2) you...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming back. Guaranteed fresh, succulent and very tasty cooked to perfection seafood. Ordered Cajun style Salmon and Stuffed Shrimps served with roasted vegetables and rice pilaf. You won't be disappointed. It's like a fastfood...you stand in line, paid and wait for your food being...More

Thank floianp1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to Boston fish since they opened.this is by far the best fish restaurant in all of Chicagoland in fact I have never been to a better fish restaurant in all my travels.Loui and Dino take a tremendous amount of pride in...More

Thank Earl S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there many times before they were featured on tv. Always delicious although prices were raised, still worth it.

Thank Paradise738339
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to have freshly caught seafood in town drive to the Boston Seafood Fish Market,it is all worth it.

Thank gingbes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent food and the portions can be shared. can be a bit crowded on peak hours and spaces can be really tight but on a nice weather outside seating is the best!!!

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favorite restaurant. The portions are huge. The staff is friendly. Everything is always super fresh. Just today we had the garlic crab legs and my husband had the scallop kabob. There were 6 bigs scallops and lots of veggies to go with....More

Thank canrubu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best seafood spot it the Chicago. I had the 1/2 pound of Fried Shrimp with fries and slaw. While it was fried it was not greasy at all. The shrimp was moist, tender and with outstanding flavor. My wife had the grilled shrimp and...More

Thank CubFan1948
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The food is absolutely delicious! Pricey yet worth every morsel! There is always food to take home - no way one person can consume a dish at one sitting! The wait staff are friendly, knowledgeable and very customer focused!

Thank 139artiem
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James D
November 1, 2017|
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Response from chrisrubly | Reviewed this property |
The night we were there the line was quite long because it was a Saturday at dinnertime but they went through the line and asked if anyone was there just for pick up and they moved them to a separate short line of what I... More
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Explore28943
September 28, 2017|
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Response from Shawna M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Makes a great gift, especially since it's near the airport for travelers.
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Kathy G
June 1, 2017|
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Response from DadofAMT | Reviewed this property |
nope. But we went with friends and you can BYOB so we had wine in line while we waited!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 E Forest Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018-1505
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-296-1111
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