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Bob Chinn's Crab House

393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
+1 847-520-3633
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab” (100 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (57 reviews)
“seafood” (239 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent service and delighted our tummies. Have a MaiTai!!!! Alaskan King Crabs legs delicious, pepper bacon wrapped scallops succulent!

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place for a casual dining experience. It can handle big groups or a special dinner for two. The fish is fresh and delicious --they have been in business for so many years that they have the cooking down pat! They serve...More

Thank thedoll1
Reviewed 6 days ago

We called ahead to make sure we could get in on a Saturday night. We were seated within 15 minutes of checking in - we got there earlier than expected. Our server greeted us immediately. The food was paced perfectly! The server made sure we...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife had the 8 oz filet & it was so delicious! i had the clam chowder - outstanding, creamy & tasty. I also had the bassa fish with macadamia crust, it was good, but nothing special (I'm not a bassa fan) - sort of...More

Thank Bsnss_Trvlr5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were taken there for lunch by customers. We had a huge round table with about 10 people. The fish and seafood was great. Would definitely go back when in the area.

Thank BlueSkyBelgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had eaten here before and had a great experience. Party of 6 this time. No long lines and no wait if you come early. Great food and service. Good prices for the quality of food and service you get. Try the scallops and bass fish....More

Thank YumGuru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been a long time customer. However, once Bob Chinn retired it is just not worth the price. How they serve the food - cheap plates - food on the not hot wide. Visited two weeks ago - food not warm - rolls on...More

Thank stephanie5759
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here several times. BCCH offers gourmet dishes in a laid back atmosphere. The seafood is fresh and they always have a special...this day was the salmon that they only get a few times a year....Lucky Us! Waiter recommended, almost insisted, so we...More

Thank KatS65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here early so it was not very crowded. We sat in the bar area and had great service. The oysters were very fresh and had nice condiments (horseradish, cocktail sauce). Ordered Sockeye salmon which was expensive ($38) but very fresh- had a beautiful color....More

Thank cassreyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been going since they opened 30 years ago . Best fish on the north shore .Great place for lunch or dinner always daily fresh fish specials. Mai Tai are world famous a must if u like a cocktail.Garlic rolls are to die for. Everything is...More

Thank Steve G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How many maitai's do they serve a day?
27 April 2016|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
Go to the bar and ask!
Kathy Z
do they take reservations??
27 January 2016|
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Response from Adelsh | Reviewed this property |
We were a group of 20 and we did a reservation beforehand and they accepted it
Do you have gluten-free options?
25 May 2015|
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Response from Lisa K | Reviewed this property |
The menu states "Most items available Gluten Free" And "Bobs Guarantee". We didn't order anything gluten free when we were there though, awesome seafood!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 80
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 847-520-3633
  • E-mail
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