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Shaw's Crab House
Seafood Restaurant$$$
Today 11:30AM–11PM
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21 E Hubbard St Chicago, IL 60611
21 East Hubbard StreetUSIllinoisChicago60611
$$$Seafood Restaurant, American RestaurantToday 11:30AM–11PM
Saturday 11:30AM–11PMSunday 11:30AM–10PMMonday 11:30AM–10PMTuesday 11:30AM–10PMWednesday 11:30AM–10PMThursday 11:30AM–10PMFriday 11:30AM–11PM
Shaw's is two restaurants in one – a jazzy, sophisticated, seafood restaurant and a carefree, lively oyster bar. Both serve top-grade fish and shellfish, varieties of oysters, and sushi and sashimi.
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Seafood restaurant & oyster bar with classic fare & sushi in clubby space with frequent live music.- Google
"My favorite are the king crab legs (order the surf and turf."
"I also loved the live jazz music - felt very Chicago!"
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Joel Vasallo
a month ago
Great service with extreme attention to detail. Steak was cooked well, and seafood was tasted excellent. Very knowledgeable waiters and waitresses who have excellent understanding of the entire menu front to back. Great for a dinner.
Cindy Wright
2 weeks ago
Awesome place for food and entertainment! Our 9 year old loves it as well. There are two separate restaurants and we go to the loud side; we've dined on the quieter side, which is very nice and very proper, but we usually have a big group that talks quite a lot so we go to the more relaxed side. The food is ALWAYS top notch! Love it and can't wait to go in April!!
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Hannes Hausegger
2 months ago
They have some really great seafood at this place. The place itself is very nice, as you would expect from a restaurant of this quality. The service was really good too. I had the crab cake for starters. It was very tender and moist. For the main course I had the red king crab legs. They are supposed to be tastier compared to the golden king crab legs. They were really delicious and very delicate. They also have a good and reasonable priced wine list. On a side note, they have a large sashimi selection. I haven't tasted it, but I would expect them to be good. Might be a place for sushi lovers as well...
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beata slazak
3 months ago
Of all the places in Chicago to have my anniversary dinner last night I chose Shaw's and I wish I could take back ever stepping foot through that door. By NO means is this a fine dining experience. The food was basic and not in a good way by Any means. The most unimpressive cold appetizer platter I have ever seen. The seafood was so cold it was frozen and the portions were so tiny that I would have been able to look past if it was any good. Even the details looked slapped together like they were doing me a favor in serving them to us. We were asked if this was our first time dining with them and why we have not been here before, they have been around for thirty years... Because honestly pride of any kind left those doors many, many years ago. Overpriced and lackluster to the point of just being sad. The service was atrocious, I was a server myself for many years and have experienced may different types of servers but this was the worst and will always stick out in my mind. He was so pushy on us ordering an entree but when it came to ever having my drink refilled he was no where to be found. After we decided to order our entree (which I really wish we had not) we did not see our server again. Not once did he check in to see how we were enjoying our meal, if it was cooked well or to see that our drinks were once again empty. After finishing our meal we sat for thirty minutes with no one in sight. My boyfriend finally had to get up and find someone to get our check for us. Do you know that it Still took him fifteen minutes to show up with our bill. Sad. If you are willing to spend three hundred dollars on a nice meal for any occasion, do yourself a favor and go ANYWHERE other than Shaw's. The city is filled to the brim with dining options and this is one that I would never return to again.
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Nancy Johnson
3 weeks ago
Great food but overpriced and too crowded. Happy hour oysters are a good deal and service is good but a long wait and high prices make it only so so. I would still recommend it as the atmosphere is great and food is to die for but try to go early for start of Happy hour special before crowd gets there. Worth a visit for food quality alone, but be prepared for crowds.
Stanley Craven
a month ago
Took my girl friend there for her Birthday 12/12/2015 . Great customer service from the time we walked in the door until the time we left . Libby was are server and she was awesome . We got there about 20 min. early and they told us to have a seat in the bar area . Well before we had one drink . they came and found us to let us know the table is ready. The food was amazing .She had the King Crab and really loved it and she is picky.. we will definitely be back .
Maureen Eichstaedt
2 months ago
Sunday brunch is the best! Prix fixe, includes crab legs, sushi, oysters, and ceviche as well as some amazing breakfast items and a tremendous dessert table. Shaw's is always a great idea!
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Diego Galtieri
2 months ago
I really liked this restaurant. The ambiance is nice and very vibrant. The crab cakes were delicious. It was pricy but I thought it was worth it.


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