About Tin Fish

A modern version of the 1940 seafood houses of the Atlantic shore, Tin Fish brings a family friendly sophisticated dinner house to the south suburbs of Chicago. Quality is always our first priority; all of our seafood is flown it in six days a week, always carefully inspected and only the highest quality is accepted. Menus are created daily with seasonal offerings from land and sea emphasizing seasonal ingredients for their superior taste and freshness. Our well-stocked wine cellar, selection of fine liquors, scotches and micro brewed beers perfectly compliment our menu. Stop in and see first-hand how Tin Fish brings the sea shore to Tinley Park.

18201 S. Harlem
Tinley Park, IL 60477
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:30pm, Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(708) 532-0200

Website:
http://www.tinfishrestaurant.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Tin Fish Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.1

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (33)
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Neighborhood Gem (24)
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Fit for Foodies (18)
Business Meals (16)
Good for Groups (16)
Healthy (15)
Notable Wine List (14)
Bar Seating (12)
Great for Lunch (12)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Romantic (11)
Cozy (10)
Fun (10)
Authentic (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Happy Hour (4)
People Watching (3)
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Hot Spot (3)
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Spicy (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Tasting Menu (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Great place if you're looking for excellent food, good ambience and great service. My wife and I have dined at this establishment many times.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent good food good Service great waiter Ryan.

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·Dined 3 days ago

The food was average, less than I was hoping for. My wife had scallops that were cool to the touch when served. The waiter took them back and heated them up. Not the best thing to do to a scallop. It ruined them at that point. Never offered to remake them as they should have. On a positive note, the clam chowder was yummy but that’s about it! Rather disappointed and out $100!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food preparation and presentation is excellent. The service was also excellent. The dress and decor was relatively casual but the dining experience was fine dining.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Beginning to end. I have been here several times previously and this time was very similar to prior experiences. Parking is too limited but valet parking is available. I walk and I don’t mind it. Very good variety of seafood and everything I have ever had there is 3.5-5 stars. Presentation is always considered and it is more towards elaborate than basic. Beer selection is good as is the wine selection. The salads are fresh, creative and well-presented. The swordfish, salmon and white fish were excellent. I like the blackened swordfish but the corn meal is also a great preparation option. Didn’t stay for desert. Open Table is missing the price range a bit as it has risen. It says $30 and under but if you look at seafood entrees only for the most part you are looking at$29 up to mid or upper $50. You do get what you pay for here so it is worth it, but if you go in thinking it will run about $50/person with a soup or salad and a glass of wine, depending upon your choices that could get to nearer $75/person. I will return.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great food, great service, we love going here for a dinner date.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

First we were seated in the corner even though we had reservations and plenty of empty better seating all around. Stayed empty the entire time we where there. The food flavours are a bit strange and the prices are way over the top for the value. The service was great we felt bad we did like it more for her sake.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Always a great spot for the Mrs and I...she goes for the KING crab and I the fried perch. We decided to take friends this time and everyone enjoyed a great night out.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

One of our favorite restaurants. Great seafood. Love the oysters (from the east coast and the west coast). Save room for the Creme Brulee.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Cozy, Business Meals, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Always love the Fish....great food, service our go to place

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Good food but I really didn't care for our waiter. He just wasn't very friendly and we really didn't care for his attitude.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Staff was friendly and nice. Food was good. Prices are expensive.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food was excellent and the service was too. A but expensive but worth it.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We were celebrating our mothers 81st birthday. We had an early lunch and it was PERFECT. The food and service was great. The fish entrees were fresh and well seasoned. The dessert was delicious.

Tags: Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The service was spectacular as was the food - a great surprise!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food! Halibut was outstanding. The whipped potatoes were smooth and great tasting. The Lobster and scallops pasta was so Delious the sauce was very good and the perfect amount of lobster and scallops. Specials were very good. Calamari was so good to start the dinner off with. Nice desserts. All around was great! Would go again and recommend to friends and family.

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Healthy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

It was a last minute decision and was able to get a reservation on open table with no problem. The food was delicious our waiter was great and we had a wonderful time.

Tags: Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We always have a pleasant experience at Tin Fish!!! Favorites are the Buffalo Shrimp app and the Sea Bass entree. Its a little pricey for the suburbs but if you want a nice dinner without doing the drive downtown, you will love it.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Best seafood in Chicago suburbs. Outstanding and knowledgable service.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Staff was attentive. Food was delicious and arrived in a timely manner.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Cozy
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

My wife and I were celebrating our 33rd Anniversary. We were here last year, and since we had a great experience we decided to come again. Unfortunately, the steaks we ordered were terrible. They Were grisly and fatty , but not in a good way.
I believe the next time we come we will try the seafood selection. Other than that, it was a decent dining experience!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

My husband and I have been to Tin Fish before and absolutely love it. Our recent visit was due to our celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary. The service was impeccable as though we were in a luxury restaurant. We will definitely go back to Tin Fish!

Tags: Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Tin Fish has been consistently good for a long time. This visit was no different. The sea bass was exceptionally good and the good old fried perch was awesome. Very friendly, fast and informative wait staff. And the crem brûlée was worth the cheat on the diet.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 24, 2017

We hadn't been to Tin Fish for a number of years and, on a whim, decided to stop on our way home from Indiana via I-80. So glad that we did! The food was very good and fresh. Hubby enjoyed his chowder and fried shrimp (which were huge). I had 2 specials - bay scallops as a starter and the halibut for main - both very delicious. We will be back soon.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Once again excellent fresh seafood prepared perfectly. Our waiter, Jose, was very profssonal in assisting us in makng menu recommendations — he was spot on.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Still one of my favorite restaurants. Desserts are creative, usually something different as the special every time we come in. Drinks are wonderful, great french martinis. The food is so good! Everything is presented beautifully too.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Healthy, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Decent, local seafood establishment. Hard surfaces make it quite noisy. The food is average-ok, but there isn’t much else nearby.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We went to Tin Fish for the first time with family. Started with calamari which was very good and a bottle of Cabernet. Dinners ranged from lobster with pasta, fried shrimp, steak to sea bass. All the dishes were very good and my husband raves about the lobster. Only cons were the loud ambience. The noise level just due to people talking was very loud. Sometimes hard to hear those across the table. Must be the big open room and high ceilings?

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent fish. Had the blacked lake superior white fish that was delicious!!!

Tags: Healthy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Very accommodating to vegetarians. Excellent wine selection. Wonderful food. Love this place!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Perfect been too long since we have been there and will be back soon....

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants and Absolute favorite for seafood. Staff is beyond great. Owner even stops by the tables and says hello. Food never disappoints!

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Casual, Good for a Date, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

The food was delicious and the service was very good.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Had a great time and great food for a 50th Anniversary party.

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great appetizers. Nice selection of spirits. My crab was perfection and shells removed as requested...love that!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Really delicious food and our waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

It was the perfect spot to celebrate my birthday with my husband and daughter.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 23, 2017

I’ve been dining here for the past 12 years and have found it to be one of the best seafood restaurants in the area. The service is always exceptional and accommodating.
The buffalo shrimp are my favorite and a must when dining with friends. The everyday dinner menu has some great dishes on there and the crispy smashed potatoes side is the best side by far. Pay attention to the specials menu because you will also find some great dishes there such as the miso crusted Chilean sea bass.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Tin Fish is a great restaurant and even their beef is top notch.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Great restaurant, eat here often and have never had a bad meal. Everything is very fresh, highly recommend the oysters. Everything you would go downtown for local.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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