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Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - Naperville
Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - Naperville

Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - Naperville Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.hugosfrogbar.com
  • Phone: (630) 548-3764
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast Saturday and Sunday 8am-3pm
    Lunch: Daily 11am-3pm
    Dinner: Daily: 3pm - 12am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Jose Sosa
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live blues & jazz piano nightly.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Van Buren
  • Public Transit: METRA
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking at front door. Several public lots also available within a three block radius.
A word from Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - Naperville
Pristine seafood & prime steaks. The freshest and best available is delivered twice daily to complement our world famous Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse steaks. Crab cakes, frog legs, and new favorites highlight our new menu. Live blues in the bar nightly.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Diner Reviews
  • "Although pretty expensive if you order a really nice dinner ...Our bill was close to $200.00 with three drinks, food was great and we really enjoyed the outdoor patio."
    Dined on 8/30/2014
  • "My wife and I went to Hugo's for our anniversary this weekend. We started with the sauteed frog legs as an appetizer. I'd never had them before and I was very pleased. They had the texture of a chicken leg but the taste was "lighter"... it's hard to describe. I ordered the pan seared scallops with pea and fava bean risotto. We both agreed the scallops were the best we've ever had - rich and buttery with a nice soft texture. The risotto was delicious as well. My wife ordered the petit filet mignon, medium well. I tried a couple bites and was impressed. I prefer my steaks medium rare, but hers was still tender and flavorful. The atmosphere was classy and the server was very attentive yet non-intrusive. We'll definitely be coming back!"
    Dined on 8/30/2014
  • "A great place to sit fown, relax and unwind from life. Upscale, great service, great food, popular.... a great place to celebrate that special occasion."
    Dined on 8/29/2014
  • "portions were small and and prices were too high for the portion sizes."
    Dined on 8/29/2014
  • "Went to dinner with the family for our anniversary. Had an excellent waiter and some great food."
    Dined on 8/29/2014
  • "Hugo's is just the right combination of great food, energizing environment, and excellent staff to make it a favorite! The outdoor dining is just about the best outdoor spot in Naperville. Highly recommended for dinner or lunch."
    Dined on 8/28/2014
  • "We spent a wonder evening at Hugo' Frog Bar in Naperville. The food (best crab cakes ever) and service were outstanding. We were seated promptly upon arrival. The timely service continued throughout the evening. Everything including the deserts were wonderful. I would highly recommend Hugo's for any special occasion."
    Dined on 8/28/2014
  • "Hugo's has their meat and fish delivered daily. Their menu is pricey but you get the quality you're paying for. I recommend this restaurant to seafood lovers. There is not much on the menu if you don't like seafood and no vegetarian options."
    Dined on 8/27/2014
  • "Everything about Hugo's Frog was fabulous. The food and service exceeded my expectations."
    Dined on 8/27/2014
  • "Great patio with live music. Excellent food. Love the crab legs."
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "Thanks for a memorable birthday!!!!!!!!!! Much appreciated. Kris Sandra"
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "The service was just as amazing as the food (and the food was AMAZING!!) Staff didn't miss a beat even though we were a fairly large group for my husband's birthday. We will definitely return... SOON! Everything was absolutely delish! yumfest!!"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "Dined outside as the restaurant was dark and very noisy. Wines very overpriced for the offerings but still enjoyed a great cab. Was turned off when bus boy dumped all remaining fluids in a plant"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "After spending the afternoon/early evening looking at real estate in Naperville, we decided to have dinner locally. I quickly found Hugo's on my ap and was able to reserve a table for 30 minutes later. Twenty minutes later, we walked into a beautiful restaurant, were seated immediately and dined on amazing food- LOVED THE OYSTERS! Our waiter was knowledgable and very pleasant. The manager stopped by to see that everything was to our liking; he seemed to know many in the dining room. We will return to Hugo's again and again, especially if we move to Naperville. Loved it!"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Good food and service that was unbelievable. Halibut for my bride and Tuna here were both solid choices and recommended by the attentive server. Tried the frog legs...they were interesting. Would do it again..."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "We planned a special celebration for some friends and unfortunately, we were disappointed with the level of service. We have been to Hugo's several times and loved everything about it. This time we had to chase down the waiter to place our drink order and he did not follow up after we received our order. We were very disappointed with the poor service. We expected the same level or better than previous visits."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "For starters, when we checked in they had no record of our Open Table reservation. No acknowledgement of a mistake. No apology given. We should have taken this as an omen and left. Our mistake. The food, at best, was "bland" and uninteresting. For instance, the bookbinder soup was barely warm, poorly seasoned, and the seafood overcooked and "mushy." There were a few low to moderately priced items on the menu, but for the most part everything was overpriced. Service was an oxymoron. To compound the fiasco an "amplified" piano player/singer in the bar area "bled" high-decibel music(?) into the dining area so people had to almost shout to be heard. Bad experience from start to finish. Our recommendation? Go somewhere else."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "There were 3 of us for dinner and two got the surf and turf with filet mignon and crap legs and I got the lobster tails. The steak, crap legs and lobster were outstanding, however was dissapointed in the veggies that came with the meals. The mashed potatoes were did not have much tasted and didn't have enough salt. The baked potato that came with the lobster was old and the lobster mac and cheese and asparagus were mediocre at best. The wedge salads were good. I am dissapointed that the sides did not match the quality and taste of the main dish."
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "Hugo's never fails to impress with it's friendly staff and wonderful food! This is our "go to" restaurant for any occasion or no occasion!"
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "I went to Hugo's with a group of 6 for a girlfriends birthday recently and left under-impressed. None of us had been there before and had heard good things about the food so we wanted to give it a try. The food was good - nothing that blew me away - but good. However was I was really kinda of dissipointed in the service. Our waiter was not super attentive and not the most respectful. I put that I would go to Hugo's again because I would give them another try if someone wanted to go there, but I am certainly in no hurry."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "Delightful and memorable. Our waiter was knowledgeable and attentive. He knew the menu well and answered all our questions. We started out trying frog legs sauteed in butter and garlic. They were tender and flavorful, no disappointment here. Our main courses were Shrimp DeJonghe, in a garlic & white wine sauce w/basmati rice, King Crab stuffed shrimp served w/basmati rice & lemon butter & jumbo crab cakes w/spicy cole slaw & pink mayo. There were about 8 shrimp in each entree, very succulent with great flavor. The crab cakes were truly delectable, with a lot of tender crab, very little filler & the spicy slaw & mayo added just the right amount of kick to the cakes."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Generally Hugo's is an A! Server wasn't able to answer questions on different fish entrees on menu. I asked specifically what the flavor was, and he wasn't able to tell me other than reading the menu directly to me. My fish seemed overcooked. Salad & bread was delicious as always. Desserts were average. I have eaten at Hugo's about a dozen times in Naperville. This was the only time that I can remember that service was lacking, as well as our meals. We are a family of 4, and everyone's meal was average this specific day. I will visit Hugo's again since we had only one bad experience."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "The meal was fantastic all around. We started with the a handful of oysters, for me, & the Tuna Poke, both of which were outstanding. She then had the house & I went with roasted beets salads, which were both very good. For the entrées she went with crab cakes & I went with the sea bass, a house specialty, & they were the stars of the show. The crab cakes were virtually all crab meat, with very little binder/filling, & very tender. The sea bass was phenomenal. Miso marinated so it was super light & flaky,b& almost melted into your mouth. We finished with the key lime pie. Service was very attentive, even though the server was a little uppity, which you'd expect in Naperville. All in all it was a great meal with great service."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Hugo's is a favorite for us but needs to work on the noise. We were seated at a table and carrying on a conversation was next to impossible. Plus seating is very tight unless you are in one of the booths. If there is a musician in the bar make sure you are seated well in the back of the restaurant."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Seated right on time , waiters very personable and friendly . Menu was plentyful. Wine list was ongoing and the food was outstanding . Will go back."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Our Chilean Sea Bass was superb. The presentation side was delicious and the bass was so tender it flaked off."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Stopped in late on a Tuesday and enjoyed an excellent meal. Surprisingly it was almost empty due to vacation season being in full swing. It was a nice change from the typical jammed-packed bar and dining room."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "The surf n turf best we have ever had. The Chilean bass was delicious . The woman's bathroom needs some work."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We all liked the food; it was very good. with drinks, this was a very pricey meal. Oysters, +4 entrees, + 4 desserts Sea bass, Crab Cakes, Lobster stuffed shrimp, Australian lobster tail flourless chocolate cake, key lime pie, chocolate mousse pie, +? great for speical occasions"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "This is an ongoing good time our food was as you would expect taste and presentation bordering perfection. Our wine was reasonable and notable and service always prompt and courteous."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "As usual Hugo's doesn't disappoint, service, food and ambience consistently good. Can be a little noisy especially when piano starts to play. Then you can hardly talk. Outside seating when the weather is nice is romantic and vibrant. One of my favorites in Naperville, I'll."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Outdoors great good food. Restaurant week was great as was service the drinks were also excellent and also both special appetizers taking the desserts home was a special bonus as the dinner was especially filling the steak was not up to par. It was stringy and difficult to eat the waitress did offer to replace it bit by them it was partially eaten. The shrimp And scallop was good and the wedge salads were very hood"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Hugo's Frog Bar in Naperville is outstanding! Always the best steaks cooked as ordered. They also serve the best potatoes (mashed are particularly flavorful). Hugo's also has an unbelievably rich and decadent flourless chocolate cake (a rare find!) that makes the perfect ending to a great meal. An excellent place for a romantic dinner, to celebrate a special occasion, or just a lovely dinner out. The service is excellent, too!"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Great food as always! The frog legs and crab cakes are outstanding! Bookbinder soup and loaded wedge are delicious! Steaks are great! Excellent!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Hugh's is always number one on my list for dining. Food is expertly prepared, service is outstanding. I always get the chilean sea bass, and it is never a disappointment. My husband had the halibut, and it was outstanding. Service is always top notch."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "The food was great. My favorite is their bookbinder soup. If you like seafood, try it. I also enjoyed the crabcakes as an entree. Two 7-oz cakes; very satisfying. It's a little noisy (not the place for quiet dinner). Went with friends and we all liked it."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Outstanding service and attention to detail from Bonne and the management this evening."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "always consistently very good. Have been there many times. Expensive but very good"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "We go every year for our anniversary. It is my favorite restaurant. Mary"
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "New vegetable is amazing, roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon, yum, outside or inside this is a great place to dine in Naperville, itself a great town. I did not care for the music that they played. Music should add not distract or detract, and it was too loud as well. I live in the neighborhood and always enjoy taking my family to Hugo's for special occasions. This time I was entertaining a client. We had the lamb chops, too skimpy for me, next time I will stick with the steak."
    Dined on 7/28/2014