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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 good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab” (111 reviews)
“seafood” (261 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (59 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 weeks ago

The seafood was good and proportions generous, service average and the decor rather outdated and in need of a makeover.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 weeks ago 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 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It can be a bit of a wait to get in but it’s wor5h it. I have never had anything here that was bad. Obviously the crab is the best. It’s good for couples or groups.

Thank Jennie L
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant really attracts people from everywhere. Located in the northern suburbs. If you love bread and garlic, you will be in heaven. The garlic rolls served before the meal are addictive. Lots of variety. If you don’t like seafood, they do have some steak...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to check it out based on a recommendation from a friend, while we were in town. I’m not a lover of seafood, so I ordered the 6oz steak and shrimp. My husband ordered crab legs and absolutely loved them! He also enjoyed...More

Thank Slpkim6
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Bob Chinn's do offer the original Surf and Turf, but this is a crab house, so when in Rome...I had the 6 oz. tenderloin with Snow Crab claws and it made a memorable meal. Service was prompt even for a large group and everyone got...More

Thank Germán N
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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