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Pier 5736
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Chef Peter McCarthy, owner of Pier 5736, selects only the best of the catch of the day from Chicago's finest seafood purveyors.
Address5736 N Elston Ave Chicago, IL 60646-5547
Phone(773) 774-3663
Our new target date for KingFisher (new name!) is fall 2010, it's a ton of work, but it's worth every hour we spend on this.

Pier 5736 is the only seafood restaurant on Chicago's Northwest side. Period. Others may offer a few limited selections of some frozen or processed fish, but if you want the freshest, healthiest, most flavorful seafood varieties, there is only one place to go, Pier 5736. Check out our write up on

Chef Peter McCarthy, owner of Pier 5736, selects only the best of the catch of the day from Chicago's finest seafood purveyors. Buying in smaller quantities and having daily deliveries ensures that each cut is the best it can be. Whether you are looking for your seasonal favorites like Lake Perch, Trout or freshly caught Smelt or have a taste for a beautifully prepared Salmon, Stripped Bass or Tilapia, or want to satisfy a real hunger with a hearty Halibut, Shark or Marlin steak, Chef McCarthy has something good cooking.
What else makes Pier 5736 distinctive; we kept it in the neighborhood. Chef McCarthy believes you shouldn't have to battle the hassle, expense and formality of the downtown seafood restaurants just to get fresh, well prepared seafood. Set in a casual, intimate dining room with vintage posters from Chicago's Gold Star Sardine Bar, our staff of professionals provides a relaxed, inviting, family friendly atmosphere, where there is something for everyone, including kid friendly dinners and a full service bar.

Are you in the mood for a 5 lb. Maine lobster or Yellow Fin Tuna? Give us a call if you are looking for something out of the ordinary and we will gladly special order anything you want. We can usually accommodate special requests with a 48 hour notice, unless out of season or unavailable.

Pier 5736 was ranked one of the top 50 restaurants in the city of Chicago by the Chicago Reader March 14, 2007. Pier 5736 received this honor in March 2006 as well, ranked with the likes of Tru, Charlie Trotters, The Ritz Carleton, Le Francais and The North Pond Cafe. Pier 5736 is the ONLY restaurant on the Northwest side of Chicago to be ranked in the top 50 for TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS! Chef Peter McCarthy is proud of his staff for keeping Pier 5736 in such a prestigious position.

Come and dine at Pier 5736 to taste the fresh seafood "The Pier" has to offer.

Please visit us Tuesday through Saturday 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. and Sunday from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Rated by James Ward, from ABC Channel 7, as one of the best small restaurants in Chicago, you will love Pier 5736. So the next time you are looking for exceptional seafood, think fresh, friendly, and in the neighborhood and remember Pier 5736 for seafood worth remembering.
Please call 773-774-3663 for reservations

wide selection of appetizers and entrees, and the wine will be selected by John, our very own bartender. Join us for this GREAT VALUE! You will not be disappointed!

Enjoy our delicious Twin Lobster Tails any time. Thursdays, our Twin Tails are on special.

New to our menu is our Jumbo Lump Crab with Linguini topped with American Sturgeon Cavier.

6th Anniversary Wednesday, November 18th. Rich Aladana at the mike 6:30 to 9:30 PM.


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