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412 N Lake St, Mundelein, IL 60060-1825
+1 847-566-2580
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:30
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Brunswick, Maine
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We chose this place for a Lenten meal. Nothing fancy, you walk up to the counter and place your order, grab a seat, and your food comes in 10-15 minutes. No liquor license is kind of a bummer. My 5 year old had the fried shrimp platter, I had broiled snapper, my mother had broiled salmon, dad had the fried... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Terrible is a better review than this restaurant deserves. The word dive is an insult to the word dive. We had the seafood platter, all deep fried together, not good, tasted the same and nothing good The deep fryer was to hot, therefore to have the seafood cooked completely, to cook in the middle, the outer portion was WAY overcooked.... More 

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Thank Hal1949
Mundelein, Illinois
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134 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The place is a dive. Dirty and makes your skin crawl. I did takeout and threw out what I bought. The person who waited on me had a dirty apron on. I just should have left.

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Thank Stan K
Chicago, Illinois
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145 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Upfront, this is a suburban hole in the wall. The prices make up for it. Yu walk up to the counter, order what you want, and wait 5-15 minutes. The variety is super, lots of 1/2 off specials.

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Thank gilthorp
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2016

If you are expecting a fancy, overpriced seafood restaurant, stay home or go elsewhere. This is a small family operation, largely inclined toward carry out though they do have a few tables and encourage eat in. Nothing fancy. Come here for great seafood at respectable prices. Daily and senior special days. See Tom the owner for any special requests. Love... More 

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Thank DON L
Mundelein, Illinois
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111 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Went in to Family Fishery. The place is dirty. The man who helped me had a very dirty apron on.Will not go back.

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Thank StanKIL
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

On a quest to find an All You Can Eat Perch fish fry we stumbled upon this location and just could not have been more disappointed, upon arrival there is no sign that states you must walk up to the counter to order your food, there are plenty of tables, enough so that you figure there would be wait staff,... More 

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Libertyville, Illinois
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Thursday's...all you can eat King Crab Legs!!! You have gotta love that, served hot and fresh. If you love big Crab legs, then this is the place for you!

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Thank Dan C
Chicago
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

No frills restaurant tucked in a mostly vacant strip mall. Don't go with high expectations on atmosphere... The quality of the food is amazing!!!!!! Shrimp is incredible. Walleye was almost as amazing. Owner is very friendly and welcoming. We purchased a 20 lb box of King Crab and are very very pleased at quality and price! Highly, highly recommend trying... More 

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Thank Karrie40
Mundelein, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The Family Fishery is tucked away and is in a quiet little corner of downtown Mundelein. Food is fabulous and fresh, great value, service is prompt and friendly, and it's a great place to relax over a basket of freshly-fried fish. Take-out is also available. Fun place for a quick family meal. Shop local!

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Thank Laura F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:30
Thursday
10:30 - 20:30
Friday
10:30 - 20:30
Saturday
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 N Lake St, Mundelein, IL 60060-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Mundelein
  • Phone Number: +1 847-566-2580

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