If you need a place to eat on Fridays for the next couple of weeks...WE FOUND IT! Here is the seafood restaurant in Illinois named one of the 5 best in the entire US...

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According to the experts at Travel Awaits, Shaw's Crab House in Chicago is ranked 5th on their list of the 14 Best Seafood Restaurants in the US. Shaw's which has locations in Chicago and Schaumburg, Illinois, ranks ahead of seafood restaurants in South Carolina, Florida, New York, and more. What makes Shaw's Crab House the 5th best seafood restaurant in the US? On the site, they say...

"Shaw’s Crab House is a long-standing Chicago institution with a timeless atmosphere and a focus on great ingredients. Shaw’s is also home to a lively and large oyster bar with plenty of tables, a wrap-around bar, and friendly bartenders serving up oysters alongside drinks... With selections that run the gamut from sushi, sashimi, and poke to crab and Lake Michigan whitefish, there’s something to satisfy every appetite. This classy establishment is the perfect place to bring a group when the ambiance needs to be as impressive as the food."

To see the complete list of the best seafood restaurants in the US, click here!

Did they get it right?

As a former Chicagoan I can assure you that Shaw's is BELOVED in Chicago, does that mean it is the 5th best seafood restaurant in the US? I don't know... But I will say that if you are participating in the Lent season (or you just love taking a trip to explore a great restaurant) you should make plans to head to Chicago and check it out!

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