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Oysters, lobster, shrimp, oh my! Grab your crab crackers, Chicago, because we have a lot of seafood to eat.
SHAW’S CRAB HOUSE
With a dedicated oyster bar and fresh sushi menu, it’s clear that Shaw’s Crab House takes seafood seriously. You’ll find a wide selection of decadent dishes like The Signature, a surf ‘n turf combination of Alaskan king crab legs and filet mignon, and the Oyster Sampler, which gives you a nice selection to try.
Shimmy on down to Shaw’s for some of the best seafood in the city.
We Love Their: Oyster Sampler, The Signature, Shaw’s Signature Bloody Mary
JOE’S SEAFOOD, PRIME STEAK & STONE CRAB
Boasting an enormous menu and an exceptionally knowledgeable staff, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab is an excellent spot to enjoy great seafood. Their specialty is their namesake Stone Crabs, which are boiled, chilled, and cracked, so they’re both juicy and easy to eat. The five page wine list is just as varied as the food menu, so wine connoisseurs will be equally pleased.
For a truly elegant seafood experience, Joe’s is the place to go.
We Love Their: Stone Crabs, Chilean Sea Bass, Filet with Lobster Tail
GT FISH & OYSTER
GT Fish & Oyster is a little different than your average seafood restaurant, offering a variety of small plates that change from time to time. The decor, a mix of chic yacht and old-time fishing village, pairs well with the unique menu. The cocktail list is tailored to go with seafood dishes, so be sure to try one.
Enjoy seafood like you never have before at GT Fish & Oyster.
We Love Their: Shrimp Bruschetta, Mussels, Oysters, Squid Ink Gnocchi