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Shaw's Crab House

1900 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
+1 847-517-2722
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1900 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5159
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently had dinner reservations at the crab house for a great evening of sea food and drinks. However we were delayed and did not arrive till 20 minutes after our time. We were greeted by Steve who stated that this was no problem and...More

Thank TheTravelingJazzman
Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

TravelingJazzman, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - we really appreciate it. I will pass along your gracious comments to Steve. Please let me know if I may assist with arrangements for your next visit- I am happy to help....More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the Chicago area and our relatives booked a table for dinner. The service was good and we didn't feel pressured to eat and vacate the table. Crab cakes were good, fresh fish that was grilled. If you have room, try the dessert...More

Thank Travel-Seal
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped into Shaw’s Oyster Bar for a few drinks and appetizers. It was great! We were out for the day, not ready for dinner, so stopped here for an hour to unwind. I started with a house cocktail (sorry, can’t remember the name) it was...More

Thank Whoasue
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We were extremely excited to dine at Shaw’s last night. We ordered King Crab Legs, Double Baked Potatoes, Calamari, the works. Every dish that came out was more disappointing than the last. The Crab Legs were not fresh and the potatoes were over cooked. This...More

Thank GrandMasterOfTravel
Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

GMOT, Thanks for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed. We value your thoughts and appreciate your feedback. We would like to make it up to you, if you are willing to give us another chance-...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Extremely disappointed. Fried shrimp were cold and chewy. Mini crab cakes were gone - lady asked for more to be brought out. At 65 dollars you should have someone checking. The only thing that was good was the beef, it was cook perfectly. If you...More

Thank TrooperSuzi
Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

TrooperSuzi, Thanks for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed. We would like to invite you back, if you are willing - please contact my direct email, aroche@leye.com. We hope to be able to make things...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Our server, who was from Australia, did a great job of explaining menu options. Service from start to finish was excellent. The menu changes daily. I had the horseradish encrusted whitefish which was done to perfection. We had mentioned that we were there celebrating a...More

Thank dblack107
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The crab cakes are delicious. Real crab meat, not imitation, and very little filler. $16 for EACH crab cake (alacarte - no salad or side) does, however, make this a "special occasion only" restaurant. Dinner for two, with a shared side salad, a shared potato...More

Thank Davy2188
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I like this place for Sunday lunch. I usually go with my life for Lobster Roll sandwich, Oysters and some beers or wine. This is our staple lunch position. We also had tacos quite a few times and they were always tasty with fresh fish...More

Thank Marcin B
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Had dinner here Sat night we had a large party 16, we were there to celebrate a birthday. We had reservations for 6:45 we were seated about 7:15 so not too long a wait. I had a Gin and Tonic at the bar it was...More

Thank tom1909
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I was in the area for business and was off early on a Monday afternoon, 11:58am to be exact. Prior to my arrival I looked at the website and everything seemed like it was be fresh and delicious. I may add that there was a...More

Thank James H
Amanda R, Guest Relations Manager at Shaw's Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Mr. Hull, Thanks for your continued feedback. I am sorry to hear that we are not the place for you, though it sounds like you found several area restaurants more to your taste. We shared the positive aspects with your Server, so thank you for...More

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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