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Shaw's Crab House

1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
+1 847-517-2722
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“oysters” (65 reviews)
“crab” (29 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
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1 - 10 of 312 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered Shaw’s on a “Best of…” listing as we looked for a seafood place for an early Saturday dinner. When we called to get information we were told the earliest reservation was three hours later but we could take our chances with available bar...More

Thank WandWoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took clients to Shaw's this week. The food, service, presentation, and selection were all great. The staff and dining room made it feel special while still allowing us to discuss business without feeling like we had to scream at each other to be heard....More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I very often go to Shaw´s especially before 6 pm which is when they close the Happy Hour oysters. Usually have oysters and a bowl of New England Clam Chowder. The chowder is excellent but then you also have a variety of fish dishes and...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am reviewing only the Sunday brunch. My husband was recommended to try Shaw's. We travel from central IL to Chicago(land), 2 or 3 times a year. So this trip we made it a point to eat this brunch. We had reservations for 1115am. But...More

Thank notme2017
Reviewed 18 August 2017

There are many outstanding restaurants in Chicago that specialize in seafood. I still remember when fresh seafood was a rare commodity at Chicago restaurants. The few who had it advertised that they had it flown in daily. Now fresh seafood is so commonplace in the...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Was in town on business and we came here for dinner and some drinks. We ended up "snacking" on appetizers for our dinner.. the oysters were good, calamari was amazing, as well as the sushi!! They also have some nice wines on the wine list...More

1  Thank Diane G
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Chicago. Shaw's was one of highest rated seafood restaurants in the Schaumburg area. Didnt even come close to a top seafood spot in our eyes. She ordered the turf and turf - lobster was decent - some flavor but...More

Thank JGee39
Reviewed 14 July 2017

In March, 2017 I attended a small bridal party lunch at Shaw's. The large appetizer shrimp platter was decadent. The menu options were delicious and fresh. Best of all was the service, it was outstanding. For dessert they brought a small sample plate of different...More

1  Thank Beowoulf1962
Reviewed 12 July 2017

For our date night my wife and I returned to Shaw's Crab House. We are both huge seafood fans and dive at the chance to dine at any reputable seafood establishment. Shaw's is definitely on the top half of that list for good eats from...More

1  Thank djclever2012
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were hopeful that this would be a good dining experience and was not disappointed. The food was fabulous! The clam chowder, crab cakes and the swordfish was delicious and worth the price. Believe it or not, their fried chicken is one of the best...More

Thank Chris C
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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
    (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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