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Fin Inn

1500 W. Main St.
Grafton, IL 62037
(618) 786-2030 PHONE
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Overview

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

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


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Fin Inn
1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
3.5 of 5 bubbles
147 Reviews
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Recent Reviews
wjbcqeagle
Florissant, Missouri
VPB's birthday lunch at Finn Inn
Aug 16, 2017
We enjoyed good food and service for my wife's 70th birthday luncheon. Our youngest granddaughter was mesmerized by the giant groupers and snapping turtle in table side aquarium. more »
Bob D
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
Family
Tired & not up to standards of the more recent additions to the area
Jul 27, 2017
Ten years ago, they had a captive market...not many alternatives in town. Now, this tired "dump everything into a deep fryer" restaurant really needs a facelift to up its game.... more »
Christine G
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
Family
Neat Place To Catch A Bite
Jun 26, 2017
My family drove up to the Fin Inn for dinner after we took the tour of the Melvin Price Lock & Dam in Alton. There are fish tanks at the... more »
Gail R
O'Fallon, Missouri
Trip type:
Family
Grafton Staple
Jun 19, 2017
This resturant is for sale!! Hope some one buys it and continues the tradition. Maybe with a new menu!! Everything is fried. Does not accommodate for allergies or other dietary... more »
PALAHE
Alton, Illinois
Trip type:
Family
Lunch
Jun 12, 2017
Fin Inn is always a great place to eat and relax. It's always fun to sit by the fish tanks and enjoy a meal. The food is delicious and the... more »
1-5 of 147 Reviews

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