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Big and Bustling, Shaw's Crab House stands as a monument to fish and seafood. Besides the usual popular dishes, Shaw's management team is passionate about presenting treats such as Pacific salmon, fresh king crab, and smelt during their short seasons. Reservations made through Open Table will be for Shaw's Main Dining Room. If you would like to dine in the Oyster Bar, all seating is on a first come first serve basis.
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
All reviews brunch oysters crab raspberry pie sushi fresh seafood dessert sampler chowder walleye surf and turf creamed spinach steak bread oyster bar special occasion service was impeccable the wait staff
Our party of nine went to Shaw's this weekend to celebrate a birthday. Personally, I don't care for your standard breakfast/brunch buffets but Shaw's venue was spectacular. Numerous options including fresh maki, shrimp, oysters and crab legs for seafood lovers. Everything was fresh and the...More
Shaw’s Crab House is 2 restaurants in 1...fancy, special night out w/white table cloths on one side, great food, good service and lovely ambiance... OR Blue Star Oyster Bar on the other side - much more casual, great food, great atmosphere. And it happens to...More
I have been going to Shaw's since it opened in the mid to late 1980's. I went there with my parents. It was always our favorite. 30 + years later it never disappoints. I would rather go to Shaws than pretty much anywhere in Chicago....More
Spent a wonderful evening there. Great location, both the food and the service were excellent. The oysters are a must-have.
Heads up about the sides: The hash browns are abundant and easily suffice for two people, just so you are not surprised :)
If you would like to sit in the main dining room, make sure you make a reservation. If you want to go more casual, you can go to the Oyster Bar. We have taken our young kids to the Oyster bar side, and we still...More
We met a friend for dinner at one of his haunts. While he likes the bar side because of the music during happy hour during the week, we were seated in the dining room. Good pour on cocktails that were priced properly and not over...More
This place is the BEST! I only eat in their Blue Crab Lounge - best seafood! Love the bartenders and good draft beers, wines, etc. The Blue Crab Fingers(in Season) are insane! You honestly can't go wrong! The have live music often, so check schedule...More
This is the place to go for good seafood served in an old newspaper warehouse. Had the lobster tacos with avocado which were very good and the cold seafood appetizer which is always good. The service is friendly and attentive and they always do a...More