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The Original Island Shrimp House

12902 S La Grange Rd, Palos Park, IL 60464-2172
+1 708-923-6646
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (13 reviews)
“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“island shrimp” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
12902 S La Grange Rd, Palos Park, IL 60464-2172
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We entered here for the lobster roll featured outside the store but...it was priced at $17. We had 1/2 pound of original shrimps & cake.The original is spicy for kids but truly tasty.The slice of chocolate is Divine. I would recommend a Sampling platter at...More

Thank boemiana
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

So glad we went and tried this cute but fairly small place. Had been driving past for a couple of years saying, “We must try that place.” We finally did! The fried oysters were the best I had ever had!! Even liked them better than...More

Thank ChicagoDina11
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Went for a late lunch. Brought our own beer and wine. Staff was very accommodating to bring glasses and ice. The calamari was probably the best I’ve ever had. Peel n eat shrimp also very good. My friends had the all you can eat haddock...More

Thank justjanet007
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We've passed this establishment many times until finally stopping to try it and realized we've been missing the best cod, shrimp and clams (delicious light breading). Then we went back for the lobster roll, soups and crab legs. Everything is fresh and well made. We...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed October 18, 2017

I returned to the Island Shrimp House for lunch after a long time away, I expected the same quality of food that resulted in my first review of 5 stars. I order a bowl of the shrimp jambalaya and cornbread. The jambalaya was ok, three...More

1  Thank Sharon O
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Heard about this place and been wanting to try it. Luckily we were in the area today and stopped in. Greeted by the owner and he explained the menu and brought us a tasting of jambalaya and shrimp bisque. I love soup and the bisque...More

Thank Christmas8515
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Visiting "family" and went here for dinner. Not a big place but so worth waiting for a table. Tim serves the BEST Jambalaya I have ever had and that includes trips to NOLA. Peel and eat shrimp generous in size and cooked to perfection. Cornbread...More

Thank arcleveland
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

What a great Place. Excellence food ,Very convenient location. Good variety and on the menu .You can pick up phone orders

Thank Pigpen134
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Having friends who were just on the East Coast, and reminiscing about lobster rolls in Kennebunkt, we decided to look for a place around Chicago that might satisfy our needs. I must say the lobster rolls at the Original Island Shrimp House were as good...More

Thank EyeDoc01
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Just tried this little place. We sampled a few things between the two of us. We loved the fries, good cole slaw accompanied our meals. Jumbo shrimp and scallops were both really good with a crisp breadcrumb coating. The clam strips were batter dipped... okay,...More

Thank Joan C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12902 S La Grange Rd, Palos Park, IL 60464-2172
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palos Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-923-6646
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