From crabs to clams and oysters, here's where to head for seafood this summer in Chicago.
Beautiful fresh sashimi and briny oysters make this one of the top spots for seafood in the city. Also, chowders and other soups will warm you up. Plus, great seasonal pies!
The Fish Guy sources only seasonal products and makes sure that they're sustainably caught. Take home fresh fish or lobster rolls, or dine in for seafood dishes.
Head in to pick up chowders and crab cakes, plus fresh fish and seafood salads.
Hagen's offers fresh, smoked and fried fish, like lake perch, smelt, and catfish. Plus there's a market to take home fresh seafood like salmon and cod.
This place can do no wrong - great beer and oysters and brunch. Also try: mussels, fish stews, and roasted chicken.
Housemade hot sauces and mignonettes nicely complement East and West coast oysters. Also try: tomato-laced mussels and clam chowder.
Tiny, unpretentious restaurant with incredible crab dishes. The chili crab will take you at least an hour to eat and every minute will be amazing.
Maude's decor evokes the dark salons of Paris, and you'll get drinks and food to match.
The beauty of Fish Bar is that preparations are simple - including oysters, which are stripped down to the basics: bivalve, mignonette, lemon. Also try: mussels cooked with rosemary and white wine and the crab gumbo. Plus - key lime pie!
A tiny slice of New England in Chicago, NESC offers fresh lobster rolls, sweet fried shrimp, and seafood to take home.