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412 N Lake St, Mundelein, IL 60060-1825
+1 847-566-2580
10:30 - 20:30
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Bellingham, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrible is a better review than this restaurant deserves. The word dive is an insult to the word dive. We had the seafood platter, all deep fried together, not good, tasted the same and nothing good The deep fryer was to hot, therefore to have the seafood cooked completely, to cook in the middle, the outer portion was WAY overcooked.... More 

Thank Hal1949
Mundelein, Illinois
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The place is a dive. Dirty and makes your skin crawl. I did takeout and threw out what I bought. The person who waited on me had a dirty apron on. I just should have left.

Thank Stan K
Chicago, Illinois
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138 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Upfront, this is a suburban hole in the wall. The prices make up for it. Yu walk up to the counter, order what you want, and wait 5-15 minutes. The variety is super, lots of 1/2 off specials.

Thank gilthorp
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

If you are expecting a fancy, overpriced seafood restaurant, stay home or go elsewhere. This is a small family operation, largely inclined toward carry out though they do have a few tables and encourage eat in. Nothing fancy. Come here for great seafood at respectable prices. Daily and senior special days. See Tom the owner for any special requests. Love... More 

Thank DON L
Mundelein, Illinois
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111 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Went in to Family Fishery. The place is dirty. The man who helped me had a very dirty apron on.Will not go back.

Thank StanKIL
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

On a quest to find an All You Can Eat Perch fish fry we stumbled upon this location and just could not have been more disappointed, upon arrival there is no sign that states you must walk up to the counter to order your food, there are plenty of tables, enough so that you figure there would be wait staff,... More 

1 Thank Heyho67
Libertyville, Illinois
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Thursday's...all you can eat King Crab Legs!!! You have gotta love that, served hot and fresh. If you love big Crab legs, then this is the place for you!

Thank Dan C
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

No frills restaurant tucked in a mostly vacant strip mall. Don't go with high expectations on atmosphere... The quality of the food is amazing!!!!!! Shrimp is incredible. Walleye was almost as amazing. Owner is very friendly and welcoming. We purchased a 20 lb box of King Crab and are very very pleased at quality and price! Highly, highly recommend trying... More 

Thank Karrie40
Mundelein, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

The Family Fishery is tucked away and is in a quiet little corner of downtown Mundelein. Food is fabulous and fresh, great value, service is prompt and friendly, and it's a great place to relax over a basket of freshly-fried fish. Take-out is also available. Fun place for a quick family meal. Shop local!

Thank Laura F
Flower Mound, Texas
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198 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

Love this place, they always have a great specials and the food is cooked perfectly. I always get the friued shrimp here, the shrimp are large and firm great orice also. Dad always gets the fried perch, check it pout. They have ALASKAN KING CRAB SPECIAL 35 A HEAD ALL YOU CAN EAT!!

Thank Jon U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 N Lake St, Mundelein, IL 60060-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Mundelein
  • Phone Number: +1 847-566-2580

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?