Calumet Fisheries

Row 1

3259 E 95th St (at Calumet River)
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 933-9855
Fish Market, Seafood
Mon–Wed, Sun: 10:00 AM–9:45 PM Thu: 9:00 AM–9:30 PM Fri–Sat: 9:00 AM–9:45 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • This South Side spot is famous for smoked fish, but it fries the stuff for cheap, too.
  • Set at the base of the famous Blues Brothers bridge, this little white box brings in customers from all around for deep-fried frog legs, smoked shrimp and sable, which are always on offer.
  • Every time I'm close to this place and have a 20 spot in my pocket I seem to magicly pull up here like the money is telling me to "spend me there" LOL
  • Smoked shrimp and salmon - wow. Grab some and head east with a blanket to enjoy a smoked fish picnic on the shores of Lake Michigan.
  • Smoked shrimp--yes! Also, love the story about how they won the James Beard award and had to Google it because they didn't know what it meant.
  • If you stop by this small seafood spot make sure to try their smoked Alaskan salmon. Also, don't miss the shrimp fry up, catfish, frog legs, and more delicious dishes.
  • Amazing fish. Enough said.
  • Scallops! So good.
  • It's not the easiest spot to get to, but it's sure worth the drive. The award winning fishery, which has been around since the late forties, is known for its fish smoked in a natural wood smokehouse.
  • smoke salmon + smoked shrimp, fried scallops and smelts are good too. bit of a drive from the city but worth it. recent james beard america's classics award winner
  • Awesome smoked shrimp and salmon. Honestly everything I've has been good.
  • The smoked fish/shrimp is always a trea tre. The Fried Shrimp and Smelts are worth it
  • Everything
  • Smoked salmon, smelt, damn near everything else (except imitation crab cakes)
  • The best fried and smoked fish/seafood in the entire city can be found in this lonesome shack by the 95th street bridge.
  • Bourdain marveled at the massive amounts of freshly-smoked fish you could get for such a low price. And he loved everything he tried, stating it was better than the smoked fish he had in Iceland.
  • Smoked shrimps is a must try. Frog legs are also really tasty
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  • When you need your fried seafood or smoked fish fix, hit this James Beard-recognized, Anthony Bourdain-endorsed classic Chicago fish house on the Far South Side.
  • Get the salmon is the best stuff you'll ever taste