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The Original Island Shrimp House

12902 S La Grange Rd, Palos Park, IL 60464-2172
+1 708-923-6646
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (11 reviews)
“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“island shrimp” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
12902 S La Grange Rd, Palos Park, IL 60464-2172
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We've passed this establishment many times until finally stopping to try it and realized we've been missing the best cod, shrimp and clams (delicious light breading). Then we went back for the lobster roll, soups and crab legs. Everything is fresh and well made. We...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I returned to the Island Shrimp House for lunch after a long time away, I expected the same quality of food that resulted in my first review of 5 stars. I order a bowl of the shrimp jambalaya and cornbread. The jambalaya was ok, three...More

1  Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Heard about this place and been wanting to try it. Luckily we were in the area today and stopped in. Greeted by the owner and he explained the menu and brought us a tasting of jambalaya and shrimp bisque. I love soup and the bisque...More

Thank Christmas8515
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting "family" and went here for dinner. Not a big place but so worth waiting for a table. Tim serves the BEST Jambalaya I have ever had and that includes trips to NOLA. Peel and eat shrimp generous in size and cooked to perfection. Cornbread...More

Thank arcleveland
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

What a great Place. Excellence food ,Very convenient location. Good variety and on the menu .You can pick up phone orders

Thank Pigpen134
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Having friends who were just on the East Coast, and reminiscing about lobster rolls in Kennebunkt, we decided to look for a place around Chicago that might satisfy our needs. I must say the lobster rolls at the Original Island Shrimp House were as good...More

Thank EyeDoc01
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Just tried this little place. We sampled a few things between the two of us. We loved the fries, good cole slaw accompanied our meals. Jumbo shrimp and scallops were both really good with a crisp breadcrumb coating. The clam strips were batter dipped... okay,...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I usually go there once a week to get my calamari or shrimp. Nice portions you normally would order 1/2 pound or pound.

Thank JimPitt1
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Have only carried out, but everything has been fresh and good quality. The owner smokes his own salmon and it is fabulous. It's expensive, but worth the cost. Tried the lobster roll once, but it was just OK, maybe not my thing.

Thank boltsnnuts
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the food here. The Jambalaya is included in the soup menu and eats like a soup with great flavor. I had fried shrimp also that were very good. I also tried a cup of the shrimp bisque. It was just outstanding. Bottom...More

Thank Scot G
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12902 S La Grange Rd, Palos Park, IL 60464-2172
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palos Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-923-6646
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