The Midwest wasn't always such a great spot for seafood, but these days, it's plenty easy to ship fresh oceanic treasures straight from the coasts. Add in some of the best chefs in the country, and it's not hard to see why Chicago is rife with excellent seafood restaurants that serve slurpable oysters, pristine tuna tartare, buttery lobster rolls and crab legs by the pound. Better yet, there's something for every budget—from quick-service lunch in the Loop to splurge-worthy steakhouses. Check out the 16 best seafood restaurants in Chicago.
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