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What We Are Craving: Seafood!

Did you know that Chicago features the country's third coast, with close to 30 miles of scenic beaches along the lakefront? Of course, Chicago is also a city that loves to eat, and the downtown area along The Magnificent Mile is only blocks away from Lake Michigan.

Once you take in the lakefront view, be sure to reserve a spot at one of the district's popular and award-winning restaurants. Read on for our recommendations and get ready to dive into the Chicago seafood world around The Magnificent Mile.  

  • Riva Crabhouse

    Freshest Seafood In Town

    Take in the breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan all while enjoying deliciously fresh seafood options from Riva Crabhouse on Navy Pier.  This Phil Stefani Signature Restaurant features a variety of premium seafood sourced from Alaska, Maine and Hawaii.  

    Perfect for Sharing: Seafood Tower

    Riva Crabhouse
    700 E. Grand Avenue | (312) 644-7482

  • Rebar

    Ever-evolving Tastes with Captivating Views

    Take your seafood cravings into the sky at this chic, sophisticated lounge and bar in Downtown Chicago.  Soak in the vibrant atmosphere while enjoying every delicious bit of this innovative menu. 

    Our Pick: Rebar Roll

    401 N. Wabash Avenue | (312) 588-8034

  • Ocean Prime

    The Best of Land and Sea

    Stop into this modern American restaurant and lounge for a meal with an ideal view of North Michigan Avenue, extensive wine lists and an impressive menu of seafood and prime cuts of steak. 

    Best of Both: Surf & Turf

    Ocean Prime
    87 East Wacker Drive | (312) 428-4344

  • Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House

    A Leapin' Good Time

    Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House is a longtime neighborhood favorite and seafood staple located in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood.  Next time you catch a craving, stop in for their daily $1 Oyster Happy Hour from 3-6PM.  

    A Must-Try: Frog Legs (Yes, really!)

    Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House
    1024 N Rush Street | (312) 640-0999

  • Truluck's Seafood, Steak & Crab House

    Sustainable Seafood

    Being environmentally conscious is easy at Truluck’s, where the best catch isn’t only the best tasting but also the best choice for the planet! This restaurant devotes energy to “the plate, the palate, and the planet.”

    Currently In Season: Florida Stone Crab

    Truluck's Seafood, Steak & Crab House
    41 E. Chestnut Street | (312) 982-0050

  • Katana

    Cure Your Craving 

    Katana is one of Chicago's newest Japanese Steakhouses.  Located in the River North neighborhood, this seductive spot will have you indulging in exquisite cuisine on a regular basis. 

    For Your Daily Seafood Fix: The Bento Box

    339 N Dearborn Street | (312) 877-5544

  • Shaw's Crab House

    Two Restaurants in One!

    Step into Shaw's Crab House, located on the lively Hubbard Street, for an experience twice as likely to impress. This cozy neighborhood spot is two restaurants in one - a jazzy, sophisticated, seafood restaurant and a carefree, lively oyster bar - all enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. 

    Stop in for: Shaw's Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

    Shaw's Crab House
    21 E. Hubbard Street | (312) 527-2722

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