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Shaw's Crab House - Schaumburg
Shaw's Crab House - Schaumburg

Shaw's Crab House - Schaumburg Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.shawscrabhouse.com
  • Phone: (847) 517-2722
  • Hours of Operation: Main Dining Room:


    Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm


    Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

    Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

    Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

    Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

    Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Oyster Bar:

    Monday - 11:30 - 9:00pm,

    Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 10:00pm,

    Saturday: 11:30am - 11:00 pm

    Live Music Friday and Saturday 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steak, American
  • Executive Chef: Pete Balodimas
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Planning a special event? Let us plan something special for you. We have several private options as well as the ability to come to you! Contact us today!
  • Private Party Facilities: There are both private & semi-private rooms available that can accommodate 8-150 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Erin Juache (847) 517-2722
  • Entertainment: Shaw's Oyster Bar features Live Jazz & Blues Music on the Stage every Saturday night from 9:00pm until 12:00am and every Sunday afternoon from 10:30am until 1:30 pm! Check our website for more details www.shawscrabhouse.com
  • Special Events & Promotions: Looking for a special way to spend your special day. Join us on Sundays for our Famous Brunch Buffet from 10:00am to 2:00pm featuring our Signature Cold Seafood Bar, Grand Hot Buffet & Sweets Table - Don't forget, kids 12 and under eat for free (2 children per adult please).

    Wanting to mix up your Friday and Sat nights? Join us in our upstairs dining room for our Grand Crab Buffet. We offer seasonal varieties of crab, a full buffet of signature items with a delectable dessert table to finish. Please call or visit our Grand Crab Buffet open table site for further details.

    Looking for something late night? Join us in the Oyster Bar for Live Music, a late night kitchen and hand shaken cocktails!

    For more information visit us online at www.shawscrabhouse.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rt. 53 & Higgins
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet is offered for $5. Services offered from 11:30-2 and for 5 to 9 pm.
A word from Shaw's Crab House - Schaumburg
Shaw's Crab House is Chicagoland's Premier Seafood Restaurant. Reservations made on this page will be for our Main Dining Room.
Shaw's Main Dining Room offers a unique dining experience focusing on seasonally fresh seafood and white tablecloth service. Shaw's Oyster Bar offers the same full menu and specialty cocktails in a casual atmosphere. If you would like to dine in the Oyster Bar, walk-ins are welcome for lunch and dinner, seven days a week! Join us before or after your reservation in Tokio Pub, located next to Shaw's Oyster Bar. Tokio Pub features Sushi, Noodles and Items hot off the Robata Grill with Fusion Cocktails and a Pub Style Beer List. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Food was good top notch meats love the king crab and oyster"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Lobster special was perfect and I am from family of Maine lobster fishermen."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "The service was very good...the crab legs marvelous!! rather pricey as everything is ala carte.... not a lot of atmosphere....good wine list"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Awesome Alaskan Red King Crab Legs. Excellent Appetizers: Oysters Rockefeller and Artichoke Dip. Side Dishes enjoyed both styles of Potatoes. Fine Dining with Linens. Servers are Attentive, Fun and Entertaining. Making it a Relaxing and Delicious Experience. Table clearer efficiently removed used dishes. An Excellent Choice for Special Occasions or Anytime. Save room for savory desserts like Raspberry Pie."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Destination for great service and food. The Key Lime pie is extraordinary!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Brought my wife here for her 40th birthday. The service was excellent, down to the staff providing a nice quiet booth for seating. Ambiance is great - a throwback to 1920's-30's era establishments (love the murals upstairs as well). We ordered 4 sushi maki rolls that were quite good (soft shell crab, alaskan, eel and shrimp). It was well worth the trek out to Schaumburg."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "My party this evening had a great time enjoying the new selections on the menu for summer, such as Ahi Tuna Tacos and Crabcake BLT!!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Service was good but not memorable. Food tasted really good but was warm not hot. Everything was timely. I expected a little more from the server. She WAS busy and I understand that. I think I would not sit in the main dinning room again."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "The food was great, and the waitress was very competent. As long time patrons of Shaws, one of our better dining experiences."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "We enjoyed the annual Lobsterfest meal at Shaw's, which included fantastic lobster bisque, red bliss potatoes, corn on the cob, cole slaw, and dessert. The service was efficient and friendly, and we loved being able to linger without feeling rushed. Shaw's is always on my go-to list for good eating, and this visit was no exception!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "It was our 22nd wedding anniversary and we usually go to the Shaw's downtown, but due to other commitments that day we chose to stay in the suburbs so it was our first visit to the Schaumburg location. Our waitservice was friendly and warm. We made friends with another couple also celebrating their anniversary sitting next to us! I was excited to see that soft shell crabs were still in season, so I ordered that and my husband had the King crab legs. Both were outstanding as was the wine we selected. We started with Oysters Rock, and creamed spinach is a must-have! We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We had a wonderful meal at Shaw's and enjoyed the food and atmosphere. the service was good and the waiter was very friendly and helpful"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "My wife and I visited to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The food was great as was the service. We'll definitely come more often."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Great oysters very fresh and exellent sushi. The food is always excellent."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Service very attentive, food always dependably good."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "That evening was a reunion of three girlfriends, . It was a pleasant surrounding, the wait staff was excellent. Two of this dishes were asked to be altered as they did not want their fish blackened and a sauce from another fish dish used instead and that was not a problem. This was really a surprise as sometimes chef's do not like to alter from the menu so hats off to that. Would we come back? Absolutely! I'm starting to save up now."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Great service, the food was exceptional and traditional."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Great food, service and atmosphere. Will return in the near future. Great seafood selection. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "We are very regular patrons of Shaws Crab House, love the food. However, we used our Rewards Card Points and a gift card for purchase and was told this could not be done (and the Server could get in trouble). This makes no sense. A Rewards Card holder should be able to use their points regardless of how one pays. Gift cards are gifts and are used as cash, why can't a regular patron get credit for frequenting the restaurant also???"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Enjoyed Shaw's Seafood Grand Buffet in Schaumburg on a recent (July, 2014) Sunday morning; if you love seafood, there's plenty to love here. There were three different kinds of oysters, spicy sushi, shrimp cocktail, lox and bagels, parmesan haddock, lobster and Brie pasta, fried jumbo shrimp, miniature crab cakes, snow crab, and king crab legs. For those who like more regular breakfast fare, there were scrambled eggs, sausage, exceptionally good thickly sliced bacon, eggs Benedict, potatoes au gratin, omelet station, waffle station, and beef tenderloin sliced to order. Everything we tried was excellent. Oh - and there's a dessert table too. It's a little pricey compared to most brunches, but the king crab legs alone were worth it!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "A brunch here is outstanding. The crab and shrimp are excellent. The service is great. The bacon is incredible. I will not hesitate to return for my birthday next year!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "As usual the food and service was great. I had the swordfish and I have never swordfish so moist and delicious. I can't praise it enough. Others had the lobster tails and Maryland crab cake both were equally great. It was a great evening topped off by a mini 50th anniversary celebration for my sister and brother-in-law with a delicious chocolate cake. I can't wait to visit my sister again so we can go back to Shaw's ."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "No complaints here! Food and service are consistently good. Sunday brunch is a good time to enjoy the many food selections. Brunch can be a bit pricey but considering the consistent quality of experience, it was worthwhile."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We had 2 great experiences in the past, but was dissapointed this time for brunch. we came early but the eggs benedict was hard to cut and not enough hollandaise sauce. The macaroni with lobster sauce was dry and tasteless. There were no sliced red onions for the lox and bagels. This is important for a good sandwich. The beef tenderloin tasted livery around the edges. The fried shrimp were not good at all. The only thing I found excellent were the desserts. As a former Lettuce employee (Fritz that's it) the one thing I could always count on was consistency!! There is nothing better than a great brunch buffet But to me this was lacking."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Excellent meal - service was wonderful. Sushi rolls were fresh and delicious! Love this place!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Had the halibut. It was like butter, delicious. Drinks were good and service excellent. Partner had scallops and felt they were a bit underdone but still good. Friends are huge oyster fans and loved theirs. This is a solid spot for seafood.....generally can't go wrong."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The food was to die for!! We ordered sushi, crab bites, a crab cake entree, and a swordfish entree. The food was perfectly prepared. Kristen was a wonderful server. We will definitely ask for her the next time we dine there. Great dining experience!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Both the food and the service were fantastic for this business luncheon. The food was amazing! The service rocked! It was nice touch when they recognized a birthday of one of the guests that was in our group. Great overall luncheon experience!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "I like Shaw's Crab House because of its retro ambience. Lovely honey colored panelling in the dining room and a good selection of seafood make for a great lunch. I had the tuna sandwich and loved it. Deserts are reasnonably price and just the right serving size."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Our party of 9 had a great time at brunch. Food was awesome and waiter was top notch. Would come back in a heartbeat."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Our server Aaron was friendly and attentive. The food was delicious - always. Can't wait to return."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We eat at Shaw's often and are always satisfied with the fresh perfectly cooked seafood. The service is spot on."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Shaw's always has great seafood and the best oyster selection in the Midwest-wait staff always good at their job."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Although our lunch selections were very good, the special occasion we were there for was not. The food came out in a timely manner but we had to ask another server to get our bill because we hadn't seen ours in over 25 minutes. We would have expected an occasional check-in every so often to see if we needed anything but after the food was served, we were unable to find our server. After asking someone else for the bill, the server did appear (somewhat reluctantly) with a slice of cake to celebrate our anniversary but at that point, we were ready to leave. And the waitress was not apologetic at all about the long time we were left without checking in. It was an anniversary that we will remember for the wrong reason."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "I ordered a crab cake as an appetizer. It had great flavor but was really mushy also the crab was too ground up. I ordered a combo meal for dinner-the scallops were the best part although they were bite-size and there were three of them; the three shrimp I received were cooked correctly but again extremely small, bite-size and then I received a 6 ounce filet that was very dry-no flavor and needed the béarnaise sauce. Very disappointing for $59!!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "My daughter selected Shaws as the place for her sweet 16 birthday dinner I took advantage of the prompt from Open table and ordered flowers, that awaited us as we were seated Service was good, food was outstanding. Shaw's doesn't disappoint."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "After honeymooning in Maine I wanted to recreate a similar culinary experience for our special day. I thought dining at Shaw's would be be a good venue though some reviewers made me a bit skeptical. The food was SUPERB! We were overwhelmed with all the choices knowing we could also order off the dinner menu. We decided to tread slowly by first ordering the lump crab cake. It was so fresh and sweet, definitely worth every $30 shared bite! The clams casino another wonderfully flavorful shared appetizer. We slowly determined we wanted more crab cake so opted for the Seafood Platter. Fresh scallops were SO delicious,not over cooked! The shrimp, crab cake,spinach with garlic (yum!) and salad all terrific. And chocolate cake, the PERFECT ending!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "In few words.. Expensive, loud and not a lot of food for what they charge. The guy at the table next to us was talking on his Ipad for two hours very loud. I will not come back, $130 for two for food that didnt worth half of it. We didnt even get to try the lobster."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We've gone to Shaw's the last several years for our anniversary, and just love it there. The seafood is absolutely delicious, and the servers are always top notch."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Another great meal at Shaw's. The place is an old favorite of ours that we hadn't visited since my wife was diagnosed with Celiac disease. The menu was clearly marked with its extensive gluten-free selections, and the waitstaff was very considerate and aware of our special dietary needs. The food was outstanding, the service was prompt and courteous."
    Dined on 6/13/2014