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Shaw's Crab House

1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
+1 847-517-2722
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“oysters” (68 reviews)
“crab” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I came in for a late lunch on a weekday. We decided to live it up. We started with a half dozen raw oysters. My friend did not care for them, so I selflessly took on the remainder. They were all a...More

Thank onthebeach36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant with a fabulous Sunday Brunch. Waiters were spot on with everything, we had 2 children along and the waiter was right there to help. Food is on another level, oysters freshly shucked, several different seafood choices on the cold bar. Have to go...More

Thank Darrell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Girlfriend and I stopped in for some oysters, crab, lobster etc and were not disappointed! Glad to see the same quality has remained over the years. Also, appreciated the gluten free choices.

Thank RstMnDonder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry to say but we were disappointed with our visit to this place for dinner.The crab dish we ordered had hardly any crab.Mashed sweet potatoes dish was too sweet. The saving grace was Fish&Chips.

Thank Shinde51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the Sunday Brunch. So many outstanding selections. The traditional breakfast items were good but don't load up on them. The cold bar was outstanding.Fresh fruit was, well, fresh. Large shrimp, an several types of oysters ( I hate them but others apparently loved...More

Thank JEBstuart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I started with the soft shell crab appetizer for $16. It was very small and tasteless. The soft shell crabs in New Orleans are very large and flavorful so this was a disappointment. Not recommended. For dinner we had fish and chips which were good...More

Thank Karsko
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We discovered Shaw’s on a “Best of…” listing as we looked for a seafood place for an early Saturday dinner. When we called to get information we were told the earliest reservation was three hours later but we could take our chances with available bar...More

Thank WandWoman
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I took clients to Shaw's this week. The food, service, presentation, and selection were all great. The staff and dining room made it feel special while still allowing us to discuss business without feeling like we had to scream at each other to be heard....More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I very often go to Shaw´s especially before 6 pm which is when they close the Happy Hour oysters. Usually have oysters and a bowl of New England Clam Chowder. The chowder is excellent but then you also have a variety of fish dishes and...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I am reviewing only the Sunday brunch. My husband was recommended to try Shaw's. We travel from central IL to Chicago(land), 2 or 3 times a year. So this trip we made it a point to eat this brunch. We had reservations for 1115am. But...More

Thank notme2017
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Vince G
22 August 2015|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
Vince G., I appreciate the interest! There are some good answers here, especially regarding dress code- we say 'business casual' as a guideline but we see a bit of everything, so wear what makes you comfortable. Let's see... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 East Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
    (Higgins Rd and Rt. 53, I-290 and I-355)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Schaumburg
  • Phone Number: +1 847-517-2722
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