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Best Seafood Restaurants in South Loop

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4.7
Exceptional(1129)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • River North (Chicago)
Booked 151 times today
Introducing RPM Seafood, a dramatic multi-level restaurant overlooking the iconic Chicago River featuring the truest expression of the world’s best fish and seafood.The sister restaurant to RPM Steak and RPM Italian, it marks the third collaboration between partners RJ, Jerrod and Molly Melman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises and celebrity couple Giuliana & Bill Rancic.
A photo of Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(17063)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • River North (Chicago)
Booked 118 times today
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, nestled in the heart of Chicago, offers an authentic seafood experience that consistently leaves customers raving. The restaurant has won the hearts of many, who are quick to appreciate the expansive menu and beautifully presented dishes. As one reviewer says, "Joe’s Seafood restaurant is the real deal. Authentic seafood from the Halibut to the stone crab claws". The attentive wait staff and classy surroundings evidently contribute to an overall terrific dining experience. The restaurant's commitment to freshness and quality is evident in dishes like the perfectly cooked ribeye and delectable desserts. Customers refer to it as the best seafood restaurant in Chicago, and highly recommend it for a memorable dining experience.
A photo of McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Chicago (Wacker Dr.) restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4216)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Downtown / Loop
Booked 54 times today
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Chicago, located on Wacker Dr., is highly revered for its outstanding seafood cuisine. Many patrons appreciate the freshness of the seafood, easily recognizable in dishes like the Ultimate Seafood Plate and the salmon with crab and lobster stuffing. Complementing the food, reviewers consistently highlight the great ambiance and exceptional service of the restaurant. One review reads, "Seafood is really good and fresh. The waitress served me was nice and knowledgeable." Another customer has lauded their seafood offerings and said, "Chefs special outstanding seafood." Its prime location and delicious seafood selection make McCormick & Schmick's an essential visit when in Chicago.
A photo of Shaw's Crab House & Oyster Bar - Chicago restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(13948)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • River North (Chicago)
Booked 123 times today
Shaw's Crab House & Oyster Bar in Chicago consistently delights its guests with an array of top-notch seafood dishes and impeccable service. Multiple reviews have hailed the seafood as "incredible," "fresh," and "fantastic," with a particular emphasis on its well-curated oyster selection. The restaurant is also noted for its proactive and careful handling of severe allergies, ensuring guests have a worry-free dining experience. Shaw's reputation as a long-standing pillar of seafood cuisine in Chicago is echoed widely, with one patron stating it's the "best seafood restaurant in Chicago." Serving fresh selections daily, Shaw's is highly regarded for its wide variety of excellent seafood options, from sushi to Seafood Fettuccini.
A photo of Catch 35 - Chicago restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(8884)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown / Loop
Booked 52 times today
Catch 35 in Chicago is a renowned seafood haven, celebrated for its impeccably fresh dishes and extensive menu. From the much-praised Maine Lobster Tail to the succulent seafood Cobb Salad, every dish is prepared to perfection. Moreover, the restaurant offers a variety of dishes beyond seafood, ensuring something for everyone. Reviewers often commend the food saying it's "fantastic," "delicious," and "expertly prepared." They also appreciate the staff's professional and attentive service. Furthermore, the ambiance of the restaurant is praised as comfortable, elegant, and intimate. Patrons often wax lyrical about the Sticky Toffee Pudding, making it a must-try dessert at Catch 35. The restaurant's quality food and excellent service ensure repeat visits from satisfied customers.
A photo of Ocean Prime - Chicago restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3266)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown / Loop
Booked 63 times today
Ocean Prime - Chicago boasts of an exceptional seafood cuisine that impresses connoisseurs from all over the country. Food is a significant element of the overall experience, and Ocean Prime excels in providing it. Fans rave about the ravioli, lobster mac and cheese, and the seafood tower, which one reviewer called "impressive". The Blackened Snapper also stands out as a must-try dish. The incredible taste of the seafood is complimented by the attentive and knowledgeable staff, with Gabriel, Mercedes, and Matthew earning special mention from customers. The ambiance is elegant and comfortable, with mood lighting and spacious seating, contributing to the overall outstanding dining experience. The establishment clearly sets the bar in Chicago not only for seafood but also for service and ambiance.
A photo of Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - Chicago restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(5192)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Gold Coast / Streeterville
Booked 37 times today
Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House in Chicago boasts consistently high-quality seafood, earning it a reputation as one of the finest seafood restaurants in the Midwest. Renowned for its off-menu items, it delivers an outstanding culinary experience, as reflected in several laudatory reviews. The restaurant's seafood is praised for its freshness and variety, with the crab cake entry described as "heavenly" and unmatched in the region. The happy hour, featuring half-priced wine bottles and dollar oysters, is another draw. Customer service is another frequently mentioned strength, with numerous reviewers commending the attentive and helpful staff. The comfortable ambiance, live music, and street-side patio contribute to its charm. Hugo's is widely recommended for its consistency in providing a stellar dining experience.
A photo of Chicago Cut Steakhouse restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(9712)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • River North (Chicago)
Booked 95 times today
Chicago Cut Steakhouse is a renowned restaurant lauded for its impeccable Steakhouse cuisine. Located in the heart of the Windy City, the restaurant offers a unique dining experience with a tranquil view of the sparkling city by the water. Diners have declared it the best steakhouse in Chicago, with special praise for its ribeye steak. Their reviews underscore the quality of the food, lauding it as "top-notch" and "very consistent". The steakhouse has also earned commendations for its exceptional service, distinguished by attentiveness and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Whether it's a power lunch or a celebratory dinner, Chicago Cut Steakhouse delivers a dining experience that is second to none.
A photo of Steak 48 - Chicago restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(7220)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • River North (Chicago)
Booked 90 times today
Steak 48 in Chicago is celebrated in multiple reviews as the best steakhouse in the city, if not beyond. Patrons laud its "amazing food," particularly noting the impeccable quality of the steaks. Many reviewers share how Steak 48 has crafted unforgettable dining experiences, whether it's for casual dinners, special celebrations, or milestone anniversaries. They also praise the outstanding service, citing the warmth, professionalism, and attention to detail from the staff. The restaurant's expansive Reserve Wine List showcases a diverse selection of premium wines from around the globe, perfect for pairing with their exceptional steakhouse fare.
A photo of Pizzeria Portofino restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1024)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • River North (Chicago)
Booked 181 times today
Pizzeria Portofino has been revered as an Italian haven in Chicago, bringing a burst of Mediterranean flavor to the Windy City. Patrons have likened the experience to having a piece of Italy in the heart of Chicago, attesting to its authentic and delectable Italian cuisine. Celebrated for its ambient charm, Pizzeria Portofino offers an irresistible combination of mouthwatering food, excellent service, and stunning Riverwalk views. Words like "amazing", "fantastic" and "exquisite" frequently occur in praise of the food, service, and atmosphere. The restaurant particularly shines in the summer with its picturesque views, making it a must-visit spot for an Italian culinary experience.
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