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Bob Chinn's Crab House

393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
+1 847-520-3633
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab” (111 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (61 reviews)
“seafood” (252 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bob Chinn’s has received the award in the past and it continues to be absolutely delicious year after year! We just returned from Florida and could not find fresh fish equal to Bob Chinns! The lunch menu can be very affordable with yesterday’s purchase of...More

Thank Dee B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so excited to go to Bob Chinn's tonight. We have been there over 5 times in the last year and have even brought relatives as we really enjoyed it. Tonight was the last straw. The last three times, I ordered the same thing...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rude/indifferent service,,,,musty smelling....weak drinks.....AMAZINGLY OVERPRICED food....and I mean REALLY overpriced....cannot stress this enough...no idea why this dump is so popular....steer clear....trust me.....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a weird place to review. Service is good. Food is great. Great fish selection. Very tasty. But the place is a dump. I know that’s their schtick, but the prices are like a fine dining restaurant. If it’s going to be a dump...More

Thank GB7855
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Let me begin by saying that my family and I have been customers of this restaurant for over 20 years. I called a week in advance to make reservations for a party of 8 to celebrate my mother's 86th birthday, my aunt's 75th birthday and...More

Thank Sandra53060
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I had heard from several people that their recent trips to Chinn's had not lived up to their reputation. Well for the last six or seven years I always celebrate my birthday there and it was just as good as it ever was. I had...More

Thank cru9477036
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Tuesday evening - was not super busy. Fantastic selection of seafood. Attentive service. Can highly recommend the Ahi Tuna. Will be back!

Thank HM_Berlin
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The seafood was good and proportions generous, service average and the decor rather outdated and in need of a makeover.

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Quit popular crab restaurant. Very crowded always but very big restaurant si yiu won't wait toi long. start with small crab nail for appetizer then choose your crab. Anything will be great. not expensive. very casual restaurant.

Thank i s
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My daughter wanted to eat at Bob Chinn’s for her birthday. There were 3 of us. One ordered a steak which he said was great and my daughter and I ordered the Tuesday lunch special (2 lobster tails and 2 filet mignon). Everything was absolutely...More

Thank Linda C
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27 April 2016|
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Response from nutsandlunes | Reviewed this property |
That is a great question and I can tell you a LOT! I don't know the exact number but I do know that they sell them by the 1/2 gallon and the gallon ( we have bought them before and they are awesome!!) Th place is so big and... More
Kathy Z
26 January 2016|
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Response from Adelsh | Reviewed this property |
We were a group of 20 and we did a reservation beforehand and they accepted it
24 May 2015|
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Response from Lisa K | Reviewed this property |
The menu states "Most items available Gluten Free" And "Bobs Guarantee". We didn't order anything gluten free when we were there though, awesome seafood!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 847-520-3633
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