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Captain Porky's

38995 N US Highway 41, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9652
+1 847-360-7460
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (20 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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38995 N US Highway 41, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9652
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our buddy Mike brought us here for some great home cooked food. If you want healthy choices, this is your place. Order off the menu, or make stuff up as you go as our friend usually will. We were not displeased one bit. I highly...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Captain Porky's is great for fresh seafood. They do have some seating areas, but most of their business is carryout. They have some unique seafood which is great.

Thank artistsmss
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I need to get off my butt and open the same concept of restaurant in Waukesha. This place has so much that is so close to being so good, just misses on a few minor details that I am not getting paid to fix for...More

Thank tkessler
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I always purchase the fresh seafood. Have had lunch a few times and always very good! They explain how to cook the seafood, and can tell you where every piece of fish they sell comes from. Live this place.

Thank flyinsaddle
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Captain Porky's is close to home and serves as my fried fish and shrimp go to. I have never tried the bar-b-que or any other fish or seafood selection. What I can tell you is the fried catfish fillets are always fried up to perfection....More

Thank Kendra L
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Okay....I really can't believe that people say this is the best seafood place in Chicago! Are you kidding me? We have now tried the carry out three different times and each one was worse than before. This last Friday night my husband stopped for carry...More

1  Thank Carol1961_13
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Since my last review...I have been...in person...to Captain Porky's!! Oh...that smoking scent in the air! Had my head hanging out the car door when we pulled in!! Mmm!! LOVE that smell! Although, I don't care for their ribs...the smoked salmon is to die for!!! Mmm!!...More

Thank JFLovestravel51
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We had lunch here. the food quality was exceptional, service was fast. the place has a good, down home feel. BBQ choices are excellent. Limited seating.

Thank William R
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The food in this little shack is really delicious ! This restaurant is basically for seafood but there are other items on the menu that supplement the seafood . The main thing is that whatever you choose to eat will be succulent . Where ever...More

Thank JC-n2-Cl
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have tried this place 2-3 times...only because we love ribs, but after the third try and declining food...we are officially done with this restaurant! The ribs are tough and not much meat on them...sides are not good either! I've personally never been to the...More

Thank JFLovestravel51
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38995 N US Highway 41, Wadsworth, IL 60083-9652
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Wadsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 847-360-7460
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