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Parties & Catering

Host your next event at Shaw’s for an exceptional meal with fantastic service! Shaw’s offers private dining and event space ranging from 10 to 250 guests and catering for groups from 7 to 100 guests.

Our restaurant spaces provide the perfect setting for events ranging from corporate business meetings and business happy hours to rehearsal dinners, showers, and wedding receptions. The timeless Shaw’s institution is the perfect destination for your milestone celebration.

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Party Rooms

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Oyster Bar

Shaw’s Chicago Oyster Bar is one of the first oyster bars in the city and you can rent out the entire iconic space for your next event!  The Oyster Bar features a convivial atmosphere with spacious booths lining the room and an abundance of high-top tables surrounding the wrap around bar.  The space accommodates 150 guests – perfect for reception style events.

Rowe Room

The perfect fit for large corporate receptions, award luncheons and rehearsal dinners, our Rowe Room can accommodate up to 80 guests for a seated lunch or dinner or up to 50 guests for a cocktail reception followed by a seated 4 course fare.

+Equipped with a mounted screen and LCD projector with connection to a laptop [VGA, HDMI & Mac Adapters provided] – recommended guest count of 30 guests max for a presentation.

Oyster Hall of Fame

This completely private, versatile room can accommodate a reception or seated gathering for up to 30 guests. The room can be set boardroom style [up to 16 guests], with two long tables [up to 30 guests] or up to three rounds [24 guests].

TV with laptop connect [VGA or HDMI cord provided] – recommended guest count of 24 max with a presentation

Craig’s Club Room

A private space just off of our Main Dining Room, our Craig’s Club Room can seat up to 12 guests – lunch or dinner. Reserve the space for your next board meeting, anniversary celebration or bachelor – bachelorette party!

TV for laptop connection [VGA cord provided]

Main Dining Room

Available for full buyouts, up to 250 guests, or large party reservations, 14-40 guests. Enjoy the traditional 1940s style seafood decor for your next charity event, or exclusive corporate gathering. Lunch or dinner or buffet stations available.

Off-Site Catering

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Roaming Shucker

Treat your guests to a snack and a show with our live action oyster shucking station at your next event. The eye-catching spread of chilled oysters on the half shell will be served alongside our house made mignonette, cocktail sauce & horseradish. We can arrange this over the top spread either as a station or we can coordinate a roaming shucker that will maneuver through your event adding a personal touch.

Boat Parties on The Chicago River

Boat down the Chicago River while dining on Chicago's best seafood! Shaw's catering and private events are available on Wendella Boats, Chicago's First Lady and private yacht charters.

Live Action Sushi

Enhance your event with a live-action sushi bar. Our expertly trained Sushi Chef will hand roll Shaw's Signature Sushi with grade A sushi.

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