$12 for $20 Worth of Shrimp and Seafood at Lawrence's Fisheries

South Loop

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The Deal

  • $12 for $20 worth of shrimp and seafood specialties
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Lawrence's Fish and Shrimp

Since it opened in a tiny dock space in 1950, Lawrence's Fish and Shrimp has been plying the Chicago community with fresh seafood, including the best fried shrimp in the city, according to Chicago Magazine. The legacy started with founder Lawrence Schweig, whose commercial fishing operation on Lake Michigan reeled in fresh fish. Two generations later, the staff still uses family recipes and a signature breading process to churn out specialties such as fried large shrimp, frog legs, and bone-in catfish. Customers can get their fried fixings–as well as sandwiches and decadent desserts–24 hours a day. The counter spot retains its homey feel with picnic table seating and by serving its breaded bundles in brown paper bags.


Large shrimp are delicious, tender, with a killer crunchy breading!

Phil T., 10/26/11

It is tasty! We had catfish and shrimp. We called ahead and our meal was hot and ready we arrived.

Shelley D., 3/20/13

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “i love there food but it is a Luxury sooo good would love if they had a deal once a week or something”

  • “The food is great & the service was great”

  • “Love it there and we go all the time and was glad to see it available on Groupon”

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    South Loop

    2120 S. Canal St.

    Chicago, Illinois 60616


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In a Nutshell

Large fried shrimp, bone-in catfish, and deep-fried frog legs

The Fine Print

Expires Dec 4th, 2013. Limit 1 per person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid for dine-in or carryout only. Merchant is solely responsible for all sales and delivery of alcohol. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverages. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.