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Bob Chinn's Crab House

393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
+1 847-520-3633
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab” (114 reviews)
“seafood” (280 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (64 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
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Reviewed yesterday

Been to Bob Chin many times. There are certain dishes that you are "die for" and some you can skip the rest of the "production" line kind of food such as fried calamari, shrimp scampi, etc. "Production" line is where you don't really need a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to Bob Chinn's a few times, and my pet peeve is being served my drink out of a plastic cup. To me it's tacky. I also ordered seared tuna, which I have had a a few other places. Bob Chinn's was stone...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Davroz7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Bob Chinn’s Crab House with our son and his family and the food there is amazing. The staff are so inviting and friendly and our waitress kindly took the meat out of the crab legs for us and made it look so easy....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cathybN5858CF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's great! The appetizers, cocktails, famous garlic rolls and desserts are equally good, and I have no room for even one more take home Bob Chinn's tumbler, but what keeps me going back time after time is the magnificent seafood! I always keep my fingers...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carol A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

....with a group of 7 people. A mixed impression as some of the dishes were very good and some not good. The starter we ordered was a mix of Sushi, Fried Calamari, and Crab balls. Fried Calamari was not good compared to the Sushi, Crab...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Skippysan
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

My hotel recommended this place because I was looking for seafood that was close to the hotel. It was a Wednesday so much to my surprise, it was $3 house wine Wednesday’s so it unexpectedly started out great! I sat at the bar to watch...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 12YearTravels
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I have lived in Chicago for many years and have never been to Bob Chin’s. Today was the day, headed to Wheeling after church. It struck me strange, the parking lot had many open spaces after hearing only positive things. We entered a very clean,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I have not been to Bob Chin’s in over 5 years and it was just as go as it adjusts was. Service was great and good was fresh.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andiburt
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We having been coming to this place from Tennessee for 5 years for our anniversary. Never disappointed. We always get the porterhouse and crab legs for two and end up taking some home. Its pricey but with it. Everything is seasoned well and very savory.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank g0ldie0000
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is always busy but they’re very good at getting people in and out. The food is excellent and I’ve never been disappointed by a choice I’ve made. The garlic rolls and Mai Tais are a must.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Terri Z
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27 April 2016|
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Response from nutsandlunes | Reviewed this property |
That is a great question and I can tell you a LOT! I don't know the exact number but I do know that they sell them by the 1/2 gallon and the gallon ( we have bought them before and they are awesome!!) Th place is so big and... More
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26 January 2016|
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Response from Adelsh | Reviewed this property |
We were a group of 20 and we did a reservation beforehand and they accepted it
24 May 2015|
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Response from Lisa K | Reviewed this property |
The menu states "Most items available Gluten Free" And "Bobs Guarantee". We didn't order anything gluten free when we were there though, awesome seafood!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 847-520-3633
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