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Fin Inn

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1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
+1 618-786-2030
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Winfield, Missouri
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food at the Fin Inn is decent, but not spectacular. They have lots of fried seafood items and some burgers. The prices are pretty good. If you are there when they offer an all-you-can-eat meal skip that. The catfish they offer are small bone-in fish with lots of breading and little meat. Go for a filet instead. Try the... More 

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Thank Doug G
Saint Louis, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food at reasonable prices. Kids love the fish on display in the aquariums. Excellent service. Turtle soup was outstanding.

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Thank Gerald I
St. Louis
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113 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have reviewed this restaurant before with less than satisfactory results, but I must state my visit this evening was SPOT ON!!!!!! The service was off the charts, super friendly and happy to serve. The food, better than I can ever remember and the eagles nest deep fried blooming onion, ABSOLUTELY the best I have ever eaten. Thank you for... More 

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Thank BarryRay1964
Saint Peters, Missouri
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second visit to this quaint restaurant. We each had a different entree. The restaurant has aquariums at each booth and you can watch fish swim as you dine.

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Thank Carol B
Granite City, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

I had a couple of visitors from Michigan come and visit. We went out to lunch here. We received a lot of food for the price. We tried frog legs and turtle soup and all of us loved it! The staff was friendly as well! The tanks of fish and turtles were amazing too and our fish were very entertaining... More 

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Thank meadmomma
Grafton, Illinois
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

What a great place to eat seafood or whatever type of food you might enjoy. Every booth has a huge fish tank at the end of it and there's all types of fish and sea turtles in them! It's wonderful for families, couples, and friends. The seafood was superb!!! I had halibut grilled since I do not eat any type... More 

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Thank debrakgilles
Jerseyville
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in recently on a Saturday afternoon. The place was packed. The staff handled the crowd well and did good job of getting of our food out in a timely fashion. And of course we went to a fish place to get bugers. Good old fashioned double cheeseburger with a generous portion of fries.

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Thank Ken T
Cape Girardeau
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you like to eat fish, this is the place to go in Grafton. Turtle soup, catfish and other fried fish meals are served in a unique atmosphere with aquariums at most table. We've eaten here before, and generally enjoy it. Be prepared to wait 30 minutes or more for a table. And while the food is good, the service... More 

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Thank Richard B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We have been here a number of times over the years, and it remains a great destination! The fish is always good and so is everything else. The portions are large and we never leave hungry. There is an aquarium at the end of many of the tables with native turtles and fish. A unique experience that one never forgets!

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Thank bdschmitt1
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a decent place that seems to specialize in fried seafood. It's an older place in need of some updates, but if you have a craving for some fried shrimp and hushpuppies, and need to entertain the kids with the tableside aquariums, then this is the place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Grafton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-786-2030

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Hazelwood, Missouri, United States
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?