8 Seafood Restaurants That Will Make You Think Illinois Is Right By The Ocean

The closest thing we get to an ocean in Illinois is Lake Michigan, and with the nearest coast hundreds of miles away, the second best option is definitely one the these eight seafood restaurants. Oysters, fried fish, shrimp, lobster, and so much more can be found at these excellent eateries.

Some of these hot spots are even situated on the water, increasing the chances you’ll feel like you’re dining by the ocean. Check it out:

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What other seafood restaurants make you feel like you’re on the coast? Share your favorites with us below in the comments.