GT Fish and Oyster is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

1. GT Fish and Oyster

9.2
531 N Wells St (at Grand Ave), Chicago, IL
Seafood Restaurant · River North · 188 tips and reviews

Meredith A.Meredith A: Tuna poke was delicious, clam chowder was even better!. They take reservations very late - we ate at 11 pm!

Taylored W.Taylored Wines: The lobster breakfast burrito, chilaquiles & churro were all delicious and the peach belini was light, fresh and refreshing.

Molly L.Molly Lynn: Oysters (obviously), lobster roll, oyster po'boy, eggplant. Always crowded and great spot for lunch, brunch, or dinner.

Shaw's Crab House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

2. Shaw's Crab House

9.4
21 E Hubbard St (at N Wabash Ave), Chicago, IL
Seafood Restaurant · Near North Side · 184 tips and reviews

Wil E.Wil E.: Standouts include flavorful sushi and sashimi combinations, Georgia soft shell crab, and the Alaskan king crab. Come on Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday to listen to live music as you enjoy your meal

Beril E.Beril Esen: Amazing atmosphere: If you come here, you'll listen to live music with songs from Al Green while tasting delicious seafood. Order the king crab legs; you won't regret it. Scallops are a bit overrated.

Allen M.Allen Michael: Top notch old school seafood joint

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

3. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

9.6
60 E Grand Ave (at N Rush St), Chicago, IL
Seafood Restaurant · Near North Side · 181 tips and reviews

Jules T.Jules Takagishi: Bar and grill is first con first served. As a couple of Japanese, it was perfect just ordering the sea food latter, artichokes, grilled tomatoes and clam chowder. Dessert was humongous and yummy!

Leslie W.Leslie Willis: Black cod in tomato broth was amazing! Also a phenomenal wine list - the sommelier steered us towards a reasonably priced bottle that was incredible.

Roger B.Roger Bartel: Best Steak House is Syl's in Rockdale, IL. Steaks can just about be cut with a fork, Prime Rib is stellar, giant Shrimp make sea food lovers drool. It's just out of the way for Chicago Food Critics

Fish Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

4. Fish Bar

9.1
2956 N Sheffield Ave (at W Wellington Ave), Chicago, IL
Seafood Restaurant · Lakeview · 99 tips and reviews

Men's Health MagMen's Health Mag: Fish Bar's Sachmo Po' Boy is the classic New Orleans Po' Boy-made rich. Enclosed in a New England lobster roll is shrimp and crawfish, crispy lettuce, sweet pickles, and roasted garlic aioli.

Men's Health MagMen's Health Mag: Fish Bar's Sachmo Po' Boy is the classic New Orleans Po' Boy–made rich. Enclosed in a New England lobster roll is shrimp and crawfish, crispy lettuce, sweet pickles, and roasted garlic aioli.

Nichole .Nichole 📚: Amazing clam chowder. Rock shrimp and saracha/sour cream dip also the best. A poor mans lobster = rock shrimp.

Del Seoul is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

5. Del Seoul

9.4
2568 N Clark St (at W Wrightwood Ave), Chicago, IL
Korean Restaurant · Park West · 160 tips and reviews

Cecille C.Cecille Calderon: Shrimp & Kalbi tacos are super tasty ! Got to have the dumplings & kimchi fries on the side too ! So yummy.

Serious EatsSerious Eats: All of the Korean-style tacos at Del Seoul are worth ordering, though make sure to order at least one fish taco.

Pat H.Pat Hakey: Sesame shrimp tacos a must. Delicious

Glenn's Diner & Seafood House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

6. Glenn's Diner & Seafood House

8.9
1820 W Montrose Ave (at Wolcott Ave.), Chicago, IL
Seafood Restaurant · Ravenswood · 108 tips and reviews

MattMatt: Try anything and everything. I've yet to be disappointed. The fresh fish blackboard specials are amazing, but anything on the menu is worth a go, too.

Jeff H.Jeff Haseltine: The Jumbo Lump Blue Crab Benedict is my favorite breakfast ever. And order an extra potato pancake. You're welcome.

Heidi W.Heidi Wolff: Amazing experience! Had the crab cake and shrimp kargot app...they were awesome!! My hubby got the lobster Alfredo which was so so good! The yellow fin tuna was meh. All in all we had a great night!

Girl & the Goat is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

7. Girl & the Goat

9.2
809 W Randolph St (at Halsted St), Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · West Town · 513 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Sure it's tough to get in, but Stephanie Izard's hamachi crudo with crisp pork belly; pappardelle with goat, pork and veal sugo; and intricate veggie dishes make it worth the wait. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Sofia C.Sofia Cortina: Everything is amazing!!!! I recommend Shrimp zucchini pasta for appetizer, Goat belly for main course and pumpkin pie gelato for desert.

Anna d.Anna de Jesus: Squash blossom excellent. kohlrabi salad a bit overdressed but also excellent. Goat belly with crab yummy. A must place to eat in Chicago

Hopleaf Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

8. Hopleaf Bar

9.4
5148 N Clark St (at W Foster Ave), Chicago, IL
Beer Bar · Andersonville · 322 tips and reviews

Jenni M.Jenni Moy: Lots of craft beers and cider on tap. Delicious mussels and frites. Great late night hang-out.

Tim A.Tim Akimoff: Try the Mussels In Belgium Beer - Beer and mussels might be the perfect pairing. Better than basil tomato even.

Kelly K.Kelly Kaye: Get the white wine mussels. Amazing and enough for two for a meal. Comes with huge basket of awesome frites.

BIG & little's Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

9. BIG & little's Restaurant

9.0
860 N Orleans St (btwn W Chestnut St & W Locust St), Chicago, IL
Fast Food Restaurant · Near North Side · 140 tips and reviews

Chris V.Chris Vamos: Truly a hidden gem of River North- definitely not what I expected. Gourmet food at fast food prices, reggae music, and a laid back atmosphere. It's amazing. Try the fish & chips and the fish tacos.

Iman J.Iman Jalali: Steamed Blue Crab Poke Taco, Burgers with Merkts Cheddar, Truffle Fries... Best meal ever!

Raymond H.Raymond Harris: The raw ahi tuna taco is amazing! Especially on a hot day. All the other tacos are great as well.

Sunda is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

10. Sunda

9.2
110 W Illinois St (btwn N LaSalle Dr & N Clark St), Chicago, IL
Sushi Restaurant · River North · 264 tips and reviews

Lindsay L.Lindsay LeBlanc: Rock shrimp tempura, an orgasm in your mouth. Great restaurant, worth dealing with the noise, great atmosphere, helpful waiters.

Tony P.Tony Park: An amazing restaurant, I try to get to it every time I am in town. Try the tempura rock shrimp or the Brussel Sprout Salad. The Lobster Wagu roll...cue the drooling...now.

Thomas M.Thomas Mo: Tempura shrimp, sea bass, chicken, and NY strip were all excellent.

Big Star is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

11. Big Star

9.3
1531 N Damen Ave (at N Wicker Park Ave), Chicago, IL
Taco Place · Wicker Park · 565 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Tacos al pastor, which is spit-roasted pork cooked with pineapple and onion; a crunchy fried fish taco; and best of all, pork belly with tomato guajillo sauce, queso fresco, onion, and cilantro. Read more.

Hannah ..Hannah ...: FISH TACOS are 3-bite wonders!

Vitalina S.Vitalina S.: Tacos de pescado + fish tacos are sooooo good , definitely a must to try. Guacamole is amazing as well. If you are a taco lover definitely check this place out.

The Gage is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

12. The Gage

9.2
24 S Michigan Ave (btwn Monroe & Madison St.), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · The Loop · 301 tips and reviews

kate r.kate ryan: Elk poutine=amazingness. The rabbit salad, lamb entree and salmon entree were all equally delicious as well!

Joanne C.Joanne C.: Caramelized lobster, Brie fondue, & mussels vindaloo. Mmmm. Have them bring out fondue with the mussels so you have the most bread to dip in both. Great with a beer.

Marco H.Marco Howell: The lake superior trout is perfect. Also try the fennel soup and take advantage of the Chef Week special.

Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

13. Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House

8.9
1024 N Rush St, Chicago, IL
Seafood Restaurant · Gold Coast · 76 tips and reviews

MindiMindi: The crab cakes are great! Actual real lumps of crab. Not much filler. The filet is incredibly tender. And the chargrilled shrimp is well seasoned. Be sure to get a reservation, even on weeknights!

ISC C.ISC Chicago: The crab cake is the best I've ever had. The frog legs aren't too shabby, either. Save room for desserts: they're humongous!

Steven M.Steven Minor: Prime rib sandwich, fresh oysters. .. everything's delicious! The best place in chicago if your industry on Sunday nights!

The Publican is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

14. The Publican

9.2
837 W Fulton Market (at N Green St), Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · Fulton Market · 348 tips and reviews

Paul W.Paul Wang: Try the chef's selection of oysters and the sausages! If you're daring go with the sweet bread. You won't be disappointed.

Renaissance HotelsRenaissance Hotels: Platters of gleaming, fresh oysters, piles of juicy porchetta and a ribeye steak dry-aged for 60 days are extraordinary, and even better paired with beers from Publican’s world-class beer list. Read more.

Jeff W.Jeff Weinstein: Great oysters, pork belly, steak, and other meats. Beer list and service are top notch. Can be loud and crowded. Sneak a drink in at aviary before or after.

Parson's Chicken & Fish is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Chicago.

15. Parson's Chicken & Fish

9.2
2952 W Armitage Ave (btwn N Humboldt & N Richmond), Chicago, IL
Fried Chicken Joint · Logan Square · 168 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Start with raw fish and oyster selections before moving onto the fried options that include chicken, fish of the day, hush puppies and baccala fritters. There’s funnel cake to satiate the sweet tooth.

Becca K.Becca Kang: The chicken is perfectly fried & so juicy. The breeding is crisp to perfection. The fish sandwich was also amazing - the pickles, slaw, & Texas toast bun all complement each other so well.

Jenna K.Jenna Kowalczyk: Probably one of the best fish sandwiches I have ever had. The negroni slush was awesome, even in the cold. Basically go with a few people and order everything on the menu and share. It's worth it.