The Shanty
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In quite a small and unknown town, you'll come across this amazing diner that has really been doing it extremely well from the get-go. When you walk in, you can expect the classics such as Burgers, Pastas and good old fashioned Steak meals. If you're feeling adventurous, try the Tequila and Orange Salmon or the Filet Mignon that will melt in your mouth. The wood-clad location is a classical institute in the city and has always had a loyal local following since they opened their doors. In addition to the full menu, they have a full bar that will satisfy even the harshest of critics. Over the years they have created what they refer to as the "Shanty culture". A respect for the local culture and tradition that has translated to the menu and overall dining experience. They are also a great spot for private events, so if you're in the area be sure to set your reservation for your perfect day. They have taken the true spirit of hospitality and made it a reality at this restaurant. Fresh ingredients are always a must and they continue to invent new additions to the menu to stay ahead of the curve and give the customers a fresh and new menu each week. Prices are reasonable especially considering the quality and freshness of each meal. Staff is always friendly and never too pushy. This is a place where you know you'll be treated right and always have a satisfying meal. Without hesitation, this is the spot in Wadsworth to dine at - trust us.

Address / Location

38995 N US Highway 41
Wadsworth, IL 60083

The Shanty

Menu Recommendations

Cuisine / Diet Plan with Popular Foods & Meals to Eat Here

Seafood Shrimp

New Orleans Blackened Conch Filet Whiskey Shrimp Fried Alligator The Shanty Food Crab Cake Salad The Shanty Bison Burger Roasted Halibut Walleye

For menu, health nutrition facts, hours,
delivery, reservations or gift cards please call.

Diet-friendly, vegan, gluten free or
organic meals may be available.

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