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Shaw's Crab House

1900 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
+1 847-517-2722
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“oysters” (74 reviews)
“crab” (36 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1900 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Shaw's and we were VERY impressed. It was New Year's Eve. Our party of 6 had reservations for 7pm, and we were seated by 7:10pm. Our servers name was Mike and he was FANTASTIC!!!! Although it was NYE, he...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank knowik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My visit to this establishment was with 20 co-workers for a celebration. To start off, our reservations were not ready. We waited 20 minutes to be seated. Once we were seated we did not get wait service (to order our beverages) for another 15 minutes....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Main Ingredient, I am sorry to hear your first impression was not a good one. You mention you may return at a later date & we would like to encourage you! If you could please send your mailing address to my direct email - aroche@leye.com...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and adult daughter and I had a 5 pm reservation here on a Saturday the place filled up within a half an hour of us being there. The atmosphere of fine dining was normal I guess you might say depending on most restaurants...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stanley F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a feast! Started out with raw oysters, a spicy sushi roll, and crab claw, enjoyed every bite! We had the Flounder special and the YellowFin both good, although the portion on the flounder a bit underwhelming & mushy, the yellowfin more than made up...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank trisser1
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of enjoying a wonderful dinner at Shaw’s and must say the quality of the food was amazing. The lobster Mac and cheese was to perfect for. The Vegetables so fresh and crab legs and lobster perfect. Can’t wait to return for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Adjustintime59
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Friendly staff, prompt service and a great selection of craft beers (I tend gravitate to wine), but my beer-drinking friends absolutely loved the options.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Upon arrival for dinner reservation, I was greeted by two hostesses standing behind the podium. After checking me in, they directed me to another section to be seated. I thought it was unconventional to check-in at two separate stations just to be seated. The bar...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank babeboo
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Had a business dinner here earlier this week. Great selection of seafood. Many appetizer options with a wide range of entrees too. Delicious dinner!! Great service!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SVS1107
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Went at last minute with no waiting on a weekend also. Seated quickly and service was excellent. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This place is really nice one of the best places I have been to for lunch really good food and it was a good place for a business meeting can’t wait for the next meeting there

Date of visit: July 2018
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28 June 2018|
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Response from Donna H | Reviewed this property |
I would call or check their website. Not sure if when we went it was a special, or typical.
Vince G
22 August 2015|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
Vince G., I appreciate the interest! There are some good answers here, especially regarding dress code- we say 'business casual' as a guideline but we see a bit of everything, so wear what makes you comfortable. Let's see... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
    (Higgins Rd and Rt. 53, I-290 and I-355)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
  • Phone Number: +1 847-517-2722
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