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Fin Inn

1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
+1 618-786-2030
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“turtle soup” (13 reviews)
“fish” (79 reviews)
“hush puppies” (6 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fish was really good and the aquariums are amazing to watch during your meal. There are a lot of steps to get in, but they have a side door for anyone who needs that.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I won't be back. VERY PRICEY for french fries and fried food that wasn't any better then McDonald's. ! appetizer and 3 meals for lunch with tips was $70.00. I wouldn't have minded if the food was above taste but this was below average. They...More

1  Thank Shellie G
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed lunch at this restaurant, food was good, reasonable prices, good service, friendly staff, we visit the Grafton area frequently, and always enjoy this restaurant.

Thank maryechovalley
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I was in Grafton, Illinois for a 50 minute river cruise today. I went on to Fin Inn for lunch. All the restaurants were pretty busy but there was no wait @ the inn. I had great whole pieces of catfish, green beans , 2...More

Thank clb5169
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for a family outing and was totally amazed. The food is good but the best part was the aquarium for each table. It's a huge tank sectioned off for different kinds of fish and turtles!! You get to watch them...More

Thank Miranda W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We enjoyed good food and service for my wife's 70th birthday luncheon. Our youngest granddaughter was mesmerized by the giant groupers and snapping turtle in table side aquarium.

Thank wjbcqeagle
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Ten years ago, they had a captive market...not many alternatives in town. Now, this tired "dump everything into a deep fryer" restaurant really needs a facelift to up its game. Kids will always love looking at the fish and turtles in the aquariums, but I...More

3  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My family drove up to the Fin Inn for dinner after we took the tour of the Melvin Price Lock & Dam in Alton. There are fish tanks at the end of most tables, so you can watch the river fish while you eat. The...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This resturant is for sale!! Hope some one buys it and continues the tradition. Maybe with a new menu!! Everything is fried. Does not accommodate for allergies or other dietary restrictions. But, great fries cod, french fries, hush puppies. And always fun for the grandchildren.

Thank Gail R
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Fin Inn is always a great place to eat and relax. It's always fun to sit by the fish tanks and enjoy a meal. The food is delicious and the prices are great. You get a lot for your money. Fritters are delicious!!

1  Thank PALAHE
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Ruthann E
9 December 2017|
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Response from maryechovalley | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
Ruthann E
9 December 2017|
Response from Lorin G | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling the restaurant directly at (618) 786-2030
Linda N
30 July 2015|
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Response from Pat W | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't remember, so I called. They are; there is a fenced area on the side of the building where you pull up, unload and enter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Grafton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-786-2030
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