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chicago's only unlimited alaskan king crab & prime burger experience

Chicago's only unlimited Alaskan King Crab & Prime Burger Experience. Located down the stairs at Quality Crab & Oyster Bah in Lincoln Park, Crab Cellar is your destination for delicious food and a great time.

The joint serves steamed Alaskan King Crab Legs and Prime Burgers made with Slagel Beef and topped with roquefort and crispy onions, until you say "when" reservations starting at $79.95 per person plus tax (gratuity not included).

Reservations are available Tuesday - Sunday. Join us at Crab Cellar, where the seating is limited but the crab and burgers are endless. Get Crackin'

Please note, walkins are not available Search Reservations
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The Space

A hidden gem down the stairs at Quality Crab & Oyster Bah

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The Food

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT ALASKAN KING CRAB, BURGERS & SIDES

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The Booze

Wine, cocktails, and bottomless schooners

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food

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a side of macaroni and cheese on a plate

Drink

Specialty Slushy

Watermelon Slushy

12

tequila, cointreau, fresh lime,
fresh watermelon

Sparkling Wine

Moét Imperial

btl: 26

(split) - champagne, fr

Crémant de Bourgogne

glass: 13, btl: 64

jcb brut no. 21 - burgandy, fr

Crémant de Limoux

glass: 12, btl: 59

bertrand sparkling rosé - narbonne, fr

White Wine

Sauvignon Blanc

glass: 13, btl: 51

mohua - Marlborough, nz

Chablis

glass: 15, btl: 59

drouhin vaudon - chablis, fr

Chardonnay

glass: 13, btl: 51

highway 12 - Carneros, ca

Grenache/Cinsault

glass: 11, btl: 53

jolie folle rosé (1L) - cotes de Provence, fr

Red Wine

Pinot Noir

glass: 15, btl: 59

ken wright cellars - willamette valley, or

Malbec

glass: 12, btl: 47

las nencias - Mendoza, ar

Cabernet Sauvignon

glass: 14, btl: 55

daou - central coast, ca

Draft beer

North Coast Scrimshaw Pilsner - CA

7

BELL'S OBERON WHEAT ALE - MI

7

anchor steam - CA

8

GOOSE ISLAND ROTATING - CHI

7

Oyster Beer Co. Seasonal - IL

8

Half Acre tuna extra pale ale - IL

7

FOUNDER'S SOLID GOLD LAGER - MI

7

BELL'S TWO HEARTED AMERICAN IPA - MI

7
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Bottomless

18oz Frosted Schooner
of any draft beer

A space made for
a night to remember

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House
Rules

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RULE #1

Always wear protection.
Keep your bib on.

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RULE
#2

You split the legs. You crack the lobster.
We cut the burgers.

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RULE #3

Don't hold back.
Sides are bottomless too.

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RULE #4

Do it right.
Drink schooners tonight.

RULE #5

Go overboard and add on unlimited lobster or filet too!

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Frequently Asked
Questions

At this time, we do not offer a separate kids menu for the Crab Cellar. Kids are welcome to join but are charged at the full price of $79.95. Our sister restaurant, Quality Crab & Oyster Bah, located at the same address, has a wide variety of menu items including King Crab Legs, Prime Burgers, and many other fish, meat, and vegetarian options. Quality Crab & Oyster Bah also features a kids menu for $5.95 for children 12 and under. Due to the limited capacity of Crab Cellar, our seats are reserved for guests enjoying the full experience.

We can accommodate the same menu and experience on the first floor of our sister restaurant, Quality Crab & Oyster Bah. If you are looking to make a handicap-accessible Crab Cellar reservation on the main floor of Quality Crab & Oyster Bah, please reach out at the restaurant by calling 773-248-3000 and any manager will be able to assist you in making your reservation.

Due to the nature of the ‘all you can eat’ menu, we do not allow to-go bags or doggy bags for any endless item.

Our largest table in the Crab Cellar seats up to 5 guests. If you would like a party for 6 and more, please click here .

Yes! Please fill out our Private Events form and our party manager will get in touch with you.

At Crab Cellar, we want to create an intimate environment for our guests. Pre-paid reservations allow us to anticipate who is coming in and to give guests an all-encompassing experience at the best price possible.

Reservations that have been booked and prepaid can be rescheduled for a date and time that is a better fit for the guest and is available. We do not offer refunds once the booking is complete.

We will do our best to accommodate an increase in party size but as the restaurant only have 7 tables and 8 bar seats, we are often limited in availability.

The Crab Cellar experience does include both the Endless King Crab & Prime Burger starting at $79.95 plus tax & gratuity. Of course, we will not force you to eat the crab or burger if you prefer not to, but the price is bundled regardless of the combination of crab & burger you enjoy.

Due to the nature of the shared family style experience, everyone at the table needs to partake in the add on food supplement.

Gluten allergy: Our King Crab Legs are gluten free and we are happy to build a bunless burger without crispy onions. For parties with some guests having other allergies, we suggest joining us in our sister restaurant, Quality Crab & Oyster Bah. Quality Crab & Oyster Bah has a wide variety of menu items including King Crab Legs, Prime Burgers, and many other fish, meat, and vegetarian items.

Our largest table in the Crab Cellar seats up to 5 guests. Please fill out our Private Party form and our party manager will be able to assist you in making a larger party reservation in Crab Cellar.

Yes, you can absolutely add on supplemental items when you join us.

Absolutely yes. Please call the restaurant at 773-248-1737 at the time of booking and a manager will assist you in applying the gift cards to your reservation.

Contact

Was there a question we couldn't answer for you in our Frequently Asked Questions? Please fill out the form with your question or feedback and a manager will get back to you promptly.

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