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2017 Official Alton Visitors Guide
Social Lounge

Fin Inn

1500 W. Main St.
Grafton, IL 62037
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P: (618) 786-2030

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Hours of Operation
Open daily in summer 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Winter Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas
3.5 of 5 bubbles
161 Reviews
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Fin Inn

This unique aquarium restaurant is located right on the historic scenic byway in Grafton. The family-owned and operated restaurant features four 2,000-gallon aquariums with fish native to the Mississippi River as well as several different species of turtles. Twenty-one of the tables have tableside aquarium viewing windows. Known for its Turtle Soup, the Fin Inn has a full feature menu that includes several kinds of fish, steak, chicken and seafood. Homemade desserts are a specialty!



Price Range
$$

Cuisine
Seafood
Free Sundae at Fin Inn - Valid from 07/27/2018 to 08/05/2018
Free Child Size Sundae with Purchase of Entree

Children receive a child size sundae with purchase of an adult entrée.


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Fin Inn
1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
3.5 of 5 bubbles
161 Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Excellent
44
Very Good
49
Average
36
Poor
15
Terrible
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Recent Reviews
annmuehlemeyer3487
Rockford, Illinois
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Aquarium restaurant
Jul 1, 2018
We really enjoyed watching the fish swimming in the aquarium by our table. Especially the red tailed catfish. He looked like he was smiling at us. more »
Kevin_and_Emily
Columbia, Missouri
Trip type:
Family
Unique aquarium restaurant with adequate food
Jun 11, 2018
Our family was visiting Grafton on vacation and the idea of an aquarium at a restaurant was appealing to our group with small children. We ate here for lunch on... more »
tallman66
Red Bud, Illinois
Trip type:
Family
Dinner
May 28, 2018
Great experience for kids in that there is an aquarium at nearly every booth. My daughters love it. The food was fine, nothing spectacular, but certainly worth trying...especially with kids. more »
James T
Saint Louis
Trip type:
Family
Charming restaurant scenery
Apr 23, 2018
I'm glad I tried this restaurant. The aquarium was unique and that is the attraction that will bring you in: your friends and young children will LOVE the variety of... more »
Babu2773
Chicago, Illinois
Trip type:
Couples
Excellent service, okay food
Mar 31, 2018
We were intrigued by the aquarium concept and decided to give the place a try. We were greeted immediately and told to sit anywhere. We selected a table with some... more »
1-5 of 161 Reviews

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Fin Inn

This unique aquarium restaurant is located right on the historic scenic byway in Grafton. The family-owned and operated restaurant features four 2,000-gallon aquariums with fish native to the Mississippi River as well as several different species of turtles. Twenty-one of the tables have tableside aquarium viewing windows. Known for its Turtle Soup, the Fin Inn has a full feature menu that includes several kinds of fish, steak, chicken and seafood. Homemade desserts are a specialty!


Price Range
$$

Cuisine
Seafood

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