Hagen’s Fish Market

Shopping , Grocery stores Portage Park
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Hagen’s Fish Market
Photograph: Damien Thompson
Fish Sandwich from Hagen's Fish Market

This old-school, full-service fishmonger has flair that’s a little bit country and a little bit, uh, Scandinavian. Inside the small hut there’s a fish counter (half fresh, half smoked) and a small grocery featuring Scandinavian staples like lutefisk and herring. Indulge your yen for deep-fried eats with the juicy sea scallops, spicy popcorn shrimp, hush puppies and clam strips. Don’t even try to resist the allure of the elusive deep-fried cheese curd. There’s no seating inside, but there are specially designed bags to keep your fish crispy and hot until you get home—or at least to the parking lot.

Venue name: Hagen’s Fish Market
Address: 5635 W Montrose Ave
Cross street: between Parkside and Major Aves
Opening hours: Lunch, dinner
Transport: El stop: Blue to Montrose. Bus: 78, 85.
Price: Average main course: $9
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David J

This food here is really good and the service is fast. Every one there is very nice and helpful.

Luis R

One of the only two fish smokersauce left in all of Chicago. Fantastic food, if you enjoy seafood.