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Fin Inn

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

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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

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Fin Inn
1000 West Main Street, Great River Road Route 100, Grafton, IL 62037
3.5 of 5 bubbles
138 Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Very Good
Recent Reviews
Chesterfield, Missouri
Trip type:
Not accessable
3 of 5 bubbles Apr 3, 2017
I'm surprised that no one mentioned the steep stairs that lead up to the dining area from the front door and down from the exit door to the parking area.... more »
Doug G
Winfield, Missouri
Trip type:
Aquariums are the big draw
4 of 5 bubbles Mar 21, 2017
The food at the Fin Inn is decent, but not spectacular. They have lots of fried seafood items and some burgers. The prices are pretty good. If you are there... more »
Gerald I
Saint Louis, United States
Trip type:
Kids love the aquariums
5 of 5 bubbles Mar 17, 2017
Good food at reasonable prices. Kids love the fish on display in the aquariums. Excellent service. Turtle soup was outstanding. more »
St. Louis
Trip type:
Best Visit Ever
5 of 5 bubbles Mar 12, 2017
I have reviewed this restaurant before with less than satisfactory results, but I must state my visit this evening was SPOT ON!!!!!! The service was off the charts, super friendly... more »
Carol B
Saint Peters, Missouri
Trip type:
Good food
5 of 5 bubbles Feb 26, 2017
This is our second visit to this quaint restaurant. We each had a different entree. The restaurant has aquariums at each booth and you can watch fish swim as you... more »
1-5 of 138 Reviews

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