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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (112 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (62 reviews)
“seafood” (257 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really didn't care for the new menu that they had.most of us didn't eat the food.Dont think we will be going back anytime soon.

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The casual wharf like atmosphere puts you into the mood of the sea. The fresh seafood is aways cooked to perfection!

Thank Spedtraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been going to Bob Chinn’s for many years, with always a positive experience until this time. I had called a week in advance and placed my name on the preferred wait list, which was supposed to mean it would result in half of...More

Thank ilfd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to send a steak back three times. Waiter disappeared for 25 minutes at a time, 3 times. Overall quality through the floor vs the past. Only thing worthwhile were the Mai Tai's, which have remained top notch. Bob usually walks the floor and make...More

Thank sidelinesports
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty seafood, not so appealing - ambience, hygiene, service. Paper menus, worn out utensils. Missing wow factor, presentation, serving style.

Thank mt_wmc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Kona Crab appetizer from Australia and the John Dory fish from New Zealand and they were both excellent. The price for two good sized pieces of the fish was only $27. My wife had the grouper which she loved and my mother-in-law...More

Thank VinMar_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t really understand why people either love or hate the place. I have been there dozens of times over the years and always good quality seafood at a reasonable price. Not fine dining, but good food served is a fun atmosphere. The garlic rolls...More

1  Thank funguylonggrove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were headed up I-94 from Chicago, and decided to pop in for lunch. Been here before, and the latest visit didn’t disappoint. Awesome clam chowder, and one of the specials was a poke bowl! Add some garlic rolls, and it made a wonderful lunch....More

Thank Ride2fast4u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My buddy had been wanting to bring me here for years and we finally were able to make it. He loved it when he was last here many years ago. We arrived early on a Friday and were seated quickly. Our server was very talkative....More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Living in the south Chicago suburbs for over 20 years I had heard of Bob Chinn's restaurant many times. All had raved about the food and the overall experience. When my friend from the north suburbs suggested we meet and eat here I jumped at...More

Thank Paul B
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Questions & Answers
April 27, 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
January 26, 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
May 24, 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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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